Free Press Journal
  • Rahul thanks Sushma for recognising contribution of Congress governments in nation building

    NEW DELHI: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi looks for the slightest pretext to give credit to the erstwhile Congress government. On Sunday, he thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for acknowledging the contribution of Congress governments in nation building. “Sushmaji, thank you for finally recognising Congress governments’ great vision and legacy of setting up IITs and IIMs,” said Gandhi on Twitter.

  • BHU lathicharge is BJP version of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: RaGa drive

    New Delhi : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed the BJP for the lathicharge by police on girl students of the Benaras Hindu University, saying it was the saffron party’s version of “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”, reports PTI

  • Rahul Gandhi’s new avatar: Is it here to stay or just an aberration?

    The grand old party (GOP) of India, Indian National Congress, which governed India for close to 60 years out of 70 years of independence is currently facing an existential crisis in Indian polity. The party, which took part in the independence struggle is reduced to just a fringe element and over the past three and a half years, Congress is losing elections after elections and is now fighting for its survival and

  • Viral! Photo of Rahul Gandhi with Spanish actress Nathalia Ramos is creating a buzz on social media

    Rahul Gandhi is on two-week trip to United States and in between he met a Spanish actress Nathalia Ramos, the actress took her Instagram account and shared a picture of her with Rahul Gandhi and she captioned the photo “Last night with the eloquent and insightful @rahulgandhi. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to meet and listen to so many brilliant thinkers from all parts and perspectives of the world.

  • Rahul Gandhi condemns killing of Tripura journalist

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condemned the killing of Tripura journalist Santanu Bhowmick in protests, terming it “worrisome for our democracy”.  “Appalled at the gruesome murder of TV journalist Shantanu Bhowmik. Repeated attacks on media are worrisome for our democracy,” said Gandhi on Twitter.  Bhowmick was hacked to death on Wednesday while covering clashes that broke out between the Communist Party of India-Marxist’s Tribal wing Tripura Rajya Upajati

  • Rahul Gandhi US Tour: His take on India’s unemployment, dynasty, trolls and more

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s two-week US tour, which started on 11 September, made several heads turn there because of his calculated speeches but have created controversies back home. During his tour, he addressed gatherings at Princeton University, the University of California, visited the Silicon Valley, met think tanks in Washington and ended his tour at New York Times Square. The aim of the tour was to project him as the future leader

  • Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre over intolerance, says divisive forces ruining nation’s reputation

    New York: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government said that incumbently divisive politics is being practiced in India. While addressing a gathering at Times Square in New York, Gandhi said that people around the globe are questioning that why tolerance level in India is reducing and where is that harmony which once prevailed.

  • Steps soon to bolster economy: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the government is considering additional measures to bolster the economy that has hit a three-year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the current fiscal. The minister said an announcement with regard to the additional steps will be made after consulting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • We are not competing well with China: Rahul Gandhi in Princeton

    New Jersey: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has said that India is not competing well with China. Rahul, while addressing students at the Princeton University on Tuesday, said that it was very important for India to compete with China expeditiously as it is moving ahead with ‘tremendous power.’

  • Ram Madhav takes on Rahul over defense of dynastic politics

    New Delhi : Without naming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who defended dynastic politics in India at a function in the US, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav on Tuesday said the opposition’s love for dynasty and black money were strange, reports IANS.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi might have instructed Manish Tewari to post against PM Modi

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the Congress top rung might have instructed party leader Manish Tewari to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the social networking site. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Tewari who is recognized as a good and a sensible person has spoiled his image by making an obscene remark against the Prime Minister.

  • Narendra Modi at 67: Has the game really changed or has the rhetoric taken over?

    What is the idea of India? Where is India headed? Is India still fighting the age-old problem between communalism and secularism? Will the dream of ‘Bapu’ Mahatma Gandhi ever be achieved? The questions are endless and we could keep going on and on, but India as a republic after 70 years of independence is standing at crossroads and no one knows what will happen to Bharat. Narendra Damodardas Modi is a man,

  • NSUI’s victory in DUSU elections indication of 2019 results: Congress

    Lucknow: Expressing happiness over the National Students Union of India’s (NSUI) win in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, the Congress Party on Thursday said the victory indicates that people are not ready to get misguided by the Modi government anymore.

  • Bhopal: Dynasts galore in both parties in MP

    Bhopal: The BJP has kicked up a storm over Rahul Gandhi’s statement on dynasts in India. However, the fact is that the BJP is as much afflicted with dynasty politics as the Congress. At least three members of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan ministry in the state – Surendra Patwa, Deepak Joshi and Vishwas Sarang – owe their positions to their family background. The fathers of Joshi and Sarang are senior BJP leaders

  • Rahul Gandhi’s Berkeley speech: Did Yuvraj of Congress jump the gun or state harsh facts?

    Rahul Rajiv Gandhi, the vice-president of Indian National Congress (INC) is a polarising politician. The ‘Yuvraj’ of Congress has been a parliamentarian for the past 13 years and has always been talked about as the natural heir of the Congress party. Congress, which was in power during 2004-14 suffered a colossus defeat in the 2014 general elections, and could only muster 44 seats and were wiped out of the electoral map of

  • Rishi Kapoor chides Rahul Gandhi over dynasty politics remark

    New Delhi: Actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been known for his tirade against almost everything on Twitter, didn’t seem much impressed with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi referring to Bollywood, while talking about the presence of dynasts all across India.

  • Maharashtra: Congress slams BJP minister Babanrao Lonikar over call to burn effigies of Rahul Gandhi

    Mumbai: The Congress has condemned Babanrao Lonikar, minister for water supply department for his controversial statement against Rahul Gandhi, the Congress vice president, in which Lonikar instructed his party workers to burn the effigy of Gandhi, disrupt rallies and events of the Congress party. Gandhi in his speech at Parbhani, home district of Lonikar had criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi.