Free Press Journal
  • Biplab Kumar Deb

    Tripura government to donate Rs 1 crore for relief work in flood-hit Kerala

    Agartala: The BJP-led government in Tripura will donate Rs 1 crore for the relief work in the flood-ravaged state of Kerala. A day after the opposition CPI-M urged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to contribute funds to the flood-ravaged Kerala, the Tripura government on Monday night said that it will donate Rs 1 crore.

  • Bhopal: CM seeks missed call in return of his letter on Rakshabandhan

    Bhopal: In the election year, various ways to woo people to win their favour are being explored.  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sent letter to more than 50 lakh women on the festival of Rakshabandhan. The letter extending greetings on the festival has solicited reply in the form of missed call, Whatsapp message or SMSs. \

  • The meaning of the falling Rupee at 70

    When the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Indian rupee crossed 70, the headlines screamed “the rupee hits an all time low”. There is melodrama in such headlines, mostly fuelled by the rhetoric of political parties. It is implied that when the rupee “weakens” against the dollar, it is a loss of national prestige and of economic power. Perhaps, even the word “weakens” is a giveaway. For how can a

  • Rahul’s love Mani is back, says BJP

    NEW DELHI: The BJP on Sunday took on Rahul Gandhi over the revocation of suspension from his party of Mani Shankar Aiyar, who had used objectionable language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it exposed the Congress chief and his “love for a person of many controversies”.

  • Vajpayee passes away: Advani bids farewell to ‘closest friend’ Atal Bihari Vajpayee at BJP headquarters

    New Delhi: Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani paid his final tribute to “closest friend for over 65 years” Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Friday at BJP headquarters at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg. The mortal remains of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reached the BJP headquarters earlier this morning on a decorated gun carriage.

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    Vajpayee Passes Away: BJP-Sena alliance benefited from Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Balasaheb Thackeray, says Uddhav

    Mumbai: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray respected each other, due to which the alliance between the two parties had a smooth sailing, compared to the frosty ties now. “Even as prime minister, Vajpayee was in constant touch with Thackeray and always discussed various issues,” Sena MP Sanjay Raut said. Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday following prolonged illness, shared a “relation of comfort and warmth”

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A man of dignified words and silence

    It was the summer of 1996. The Congress government of Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao had lost the general election and, for the first time, there was an opportunity for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed by the moderate and well-liked Atal Bihari Vajpayee, to take power. He lacked parliamentary majority but nevertheless made the bid to form a government and become Prime Minister — an ambition that he had long nurtured

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: BJP rode on Vajpayee’s appeal to win allies and power in 1990s

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whose politics of moderation in a hard line party propelled the BJP to power for the first time in the 1990s, died on Thursday after long illness. The 93-year-old leader, who had faded from public life for more than a decade following health complications and was admitted to AIIMS with a urinary tract infection on June 11, breathed his last at 5.05 p.m., the

  • INDIA-POLITICS-ELECTION

    Mhadei verdict: BJP claims ‘victory’, Congress dubs ruling “unfortunate”

    Panaji: The Goa government on Tuesday claimed to have achieved a “major victory” after the Mhadei Inter-state Water Disputes Tribunal in its ruling on Tuesday, allotted 13.42 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) from the Mhadei river basin to Karnataka, as against 36.55 TMC demanded by the southern state.

  • Congress, BJP in video war over Rafale deal

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Congress and the BJP over the Rafale deal does not seem to be ending. They have now entered a video war. The Congress released on Tuesday a video explaining the deal, countering the explanation offered by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday. “What ‘really’ is the Rafale deal? NOT for dummies. Here’s the teaser, stay tuned for more later today…,” said the official