Free Press Journal
  • Amar Singh praises Modi, hints he is open to joining BJP

    Lucknow: Former SP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh today kept alive speculation over his joining the BJP, pointedly praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hinting that he was open to the possibility. “I am not making any attempt (to join the BJP). I like Modiji and I am standing in support of him,” he told PTI when asked about his chances of joining the ruling party.

  • Amar Singh praises PM Modi, creates buzz in political circles

    Lucknow: Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh may be down but not out, yet. Amid talk of a larger Opposition unity, Mahagathbandhan, or a federal front, Singh is quietly weighing his options. The fact is everyone in the Uttar Pradesh BJP is talking about Singh’s newfound love for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Quietly stoking Singh’s ambitions are two political realities of Uttar Pradesh: first, the socialist citadel

  • Bilateral trade suffers due to adamant Pak

    New Delhi : India’s bilateral trade with Pakistan suffers because an adamant Pakistan has not reciprocated to accord the “Most Favoured Nation” (MFN) status to India as WTO member as it still bans the import of 1209 products, permitting the transit of only 138 Indian products through the Wagah-Attari land border.

  • Check out: Sridevi’s surprise birthday party for Boney Kapoor

    Boney Kapoor turned 63 in style earlier this week. On November 11 he flew down some of his closest friends to Chennai for an intimate birthday get-together where the food and the drinks and the reminiscences flowed freely.

  • J D: Decomposed Expose

    About a journalist’s sensational rise and eventual downfall following a rape allegation, this film bears parallels to the Tarun Tejpal story but unfortunately has little interest in portraying the media industry as it is in real life.

  • No plans to take Amar Singh in Samajwadi front: Shivpal Yadav

    Lucknow : Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Sunday said he has no plans to take Amar Singh in his proposed Samajawadi Secular Front and that he had also opposed his rejoining the party last year. “I was not in favour of Amar Singh joining SP again. I knew he will not be getting due respect and one should avoid…You can ask anyone I was not in his favour”, Yadav told PTI.

  • Ujjain: Amar Singh, Jaya Prada pay obeisance at Mahakal temple

    Ujjain: Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh and actor Jaya Prada paid obeisance at Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple on Thursday. In recent past both of them were very close to Samajwadi Party, but talking to media persons Amar Singh took a dig at party saying ex-CM Akhilesh Yadav made UP sick and spent public money lavishly. “Now Yogi Adityanath would do the best to improve situation in the state,” he added. Both of them

  • Looking for graceful opportunity to join another party: Amar Singh

    New Delhi: Amar Singh, who was expelled from the Samajwadi Pary in January, today said he is looking for a “graceful opportunity” to join another party. “I am available, waiting for a graceful opportunity. If it comes, I will be more than happy to give it a thought…,” he said.

  • Conspiracy to break SP has failed: Amar Singh

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh today hailed SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s decision to revoke expulsion of his son Akhilesh Yadav and brother Ramgopal as the right thing and said the conspiracy to break the party and the family has “failed”.

  • Decoding Amar Singh

    Wikipedia describes Amar Singh as a “politician”. How will history refer to him? Part-politician, part-fixer, the SP general secretary and RajyaSabha MP exhibits traits of both, but in so potent a blend as to render him unique. He is a species unto himself, defying nomenclature.

  • ‘Dalal’ Amar says will back Netaji’s son, not Akhilesh

    New Delhi : Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who has been portrayed as an antagonist by the Akhilesh Yadav camp in the ongoing feud within the Samajwadi Party, on Thursday, broke his silence and said that he may not be on board with the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, but will always back party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s son.

  • Amar Singh is scared of expelled SP party leader Ram Gopal Yadav’s threats

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh on Thursday said he is scared about the threats coming from expelled party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, as the latter has his roots in the one-time dacoit-infested region of Chambal and has used both a carbine and a pen.

  • I may not be with CM Akhilesh, but always be with Netaji’s son: Amar

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who kept himself away from the media during infighting in the Mulayam Singh Yadav’s clan and was portrayed as a villain by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Thursday broke his silence saying he may not be with CM Akhilesh, but would always be with Mulayam’s son Akhilesh.

  • Akhilesh Yadav supporters demand his return as SP’s UP chief

    Lucknow: Minutes after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed all was well within the family and the party, hundreds of Akhilesh Yadav supporters virtually laid siege to the party office here, demanding that the Chief Minister be given back the reins of the party’s state unit.