Free Press Journal
  • UP Polls: Akhilesh will address 5 rallies today, targeting BJP and BSP

    Akhilesh Yadav on Monday will address 5 rallies. First of which will be held at Eta Sadar Assembly, Joginder Singh, SP candidate will be present at GIC ground showing his solidarity. After that the rally will move to Aliganj in Eta district to Gandhi Inter College, here Joginder Singh will address the rally. Today, they will address a public meeting in Patiyali Kasganj district. Then they will campaign in Amanpur. Hasrat Ullah sherwani assembly

  • Mulayma Singh plays spoiler amid Akhilesh-Rahul Gandhi bonding

    New Delhi: Voicing displeasure over the alliance between Samajwadi Party and Congress, SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said he would not campaign for it in the state assembly polls. “I am completely against the alliance. I will not campaign for it,” Mulayam said on a day his son and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi held their first joint press conference in Lucknow and held a road show displaying

  • ‘Even his unborn child will become Cong chief’

    Lucknow: Defending tickets given to kin of party MLAs and MPs, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday took a dig at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, saying if he were to get married, his yet-to-be-born child would be anointed the next leader of the opposition party. He was responding to a pointed query on whether giving tickets to family members of senior BJP leaders amounted to promoting dynastic rule.  He said Rahul Gandhi’s

  • Amarinder dares Kejri to name AAP CM face

    “Kejriwal’s adamant refusal to name a Punjabi chief ministerial candidate and to clarify on the AAP candidate for deputy CM’s post suggests that he is interested in taking over the coveted post”
    Amarinder Singh / BJP Punjab unit chief
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  • Sonia, Rahul to campaign for Uttarakhand polls

    Dehradun : Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh are among 35 eminent leaders who will campaign for the party in Uttarakhand for the February 15 Assembly elections.

  • Modi vs Rahul battle plays out loud ahead of Punjab polls

    Chandigarh : With little over a week to go before poll day in Punjab, the political battle escalated in the state on Friday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi engaging in a high decibel war of words.

  • Rahul In Punjab For 2 Days, Goa On January 30

    NEW DELHI : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has chalked out his campaign tour of Punjab for two days on January 27 and 29, followed by a day’s campaign in Goa. Both the states are the first to go for the Assembly polls on February 4.

  • Rahul Gandhi to take call on Mumbai Congress mess

     Mumbai: While the Congress party has been fighting hard to get support from its oldest ally in Maharashtra, the Nationalist Congress Party, their central leadership is trying to control the damage caused by the internal politics within the party.

  • Congress-SP Alliance On Tenterhooks

    While SP refuses to budge from its offer of 90-odd seats, the Cong is not ready for anything below 120.

  • Cong counters BJP with Modi’s video speech

    New Delhi : In a tit-for-tat over the BJP two days ago questioning Rahul Gandhi’s “religious speech” at a party convention in Delhi on January 11, the Congress on Thursday approached the Election Commission over violation of the model code of conduct by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in arousing religious sentiments for electoral gains in his video speech from Delhi on January 12.

  • BJP moves EC against Rahul’s ‘hand’ remark

    New Delhi : Any speech made in Delhi, Mumbai or Bhopal cannot become a subject matter of violation of the Model Code of Conduct in force in the five poll-bound states and yet the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday petitioned the Election Commission for action against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for a speech made in Delhi on January 11.

  • Rahul’s ‘hand’ remark: BJP wants Cong symbol cancelled

    Lucknow : The BJP on Friday lodged a complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer of Uttar Pradesh against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his party for allegedly violating the Model of Conduct (MCC) by “co-relating the Congress election symbol with religious figures”.

  • Sidhu to join Cong in day or two, assured big role: Navjot Kaur

    Amritsar: Congress leader Navjot Kaur today said her husband Navjot Singh Sidhu will join the party in a “day or two” and has been assured of “significant” role in Punjab if it formed government in the state.

  • UP polls: Congress doesn’t rule out alliance with SP

    New Delhi: Possibility of a Congress- Samajwadi Party alliance in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh brightened today with the AICC declining to rule out such a tie up in the “highly evolving and rapidly transforming” scenario.