Free Press Journal
  • PM Narendra Modi wishes Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu on his birthday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished long and healthy life to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on his birthday. The Prime Minister took to his Twitter handle to send the warm greetings to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief.

  • Modi blasts Oppn for ‘dividing’ the country

    Describing the Madhepura Electric Locomotive Factory as a prime example of Make in India and a source of employment in the region, he said work on the project was first approved in 2007 but it began only three years ago when the NDA government came into the power. On Tuesday, the first engine rolled out of the factory.

  • Parliament washout: A wasted Budget session in Parliament

    The Budget session of Parliament, which finally ended last week, set a new low in several ways. Though pandemonium, disruptions and rushing to the well of the House was by now routine, this session saw virtually the entire post-recess period being fully wasted. Everyone was responsible for the complete wash-out, including the ruling party. Why, even multiple notices of no-confidence motion could not be taken up is a blot on the way

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid protests

    New Delhi: Opposition protests today forced the adjournment of proceedings in Rajya Sabha for the day without transaction of any business as members trooped into the Well and shouted slogans, drowning every other voice.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, no-confidence motion not taken up

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha today failed to take up again notices for no-confidence motion against the government after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the House was not in order and adjourned proceedings amid noisy protests over various issues.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid opposition protest

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for the day amid protests by AIADMK and TDP members as appeals by the Chair to give farewell to the retiring members fell on deaf ears.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned for day following noisy protests

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for the day amid noisy protests by AIADMK and TDP members over various issues even as most members wanted to bid farewell to about 40 retiring colleagues.

  • TDP’s decision to quit NDA ‘unfortunate, unilateral’: Amit Shah to Chandrababu Naidu

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Amit Shah on Saturday termed the decision of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu to pull out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over special category status to the state as ‘unfortunate’ and ‘unilateral’.

  • Why BJP allies are restless now?

    In its mindless pursuit of electoral conquest, the BJP seems to have overestimated its prowess; the overkill is now yielding diminishing returns. The defeats in crucial by-elections in the cow belt, growing unrest among its allies and the sudden exit of TDP from the National Democratic Alliance in a crucial election year are signs that the BJP is losing its sheen and Prime Minister Narendra Modi his brand value. While the TDP

  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, no-confidence motion not taken up

    New Delhi: The proceedings of Lok Sabha became a casualty of noisy protests by the AIADMK and TRS members yet again today as the House was adjourned for the day without transacting any business. The two notices of no confidence motion against the council of ministers were not taken up for the fourth day as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she could not proceed forward unless the House was in order.

  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid noisy protests

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for the day following noisy protests by the Congress, TDP and AIADMK on various issues soon after the House passed the payment of gratuity bill.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; no-confidence motion stands pending

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted today for the 13th day after members from the AIADMK and TRS continued with their noisy protests, stalling the taking up of two notices of a no-confidence motion against the council of ministers for the fourth day. Amid the din, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said that she cannot do a headcount of 50 members supporting the move, a prerequisite for taking up the notices for the