Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Congress’ first list may not figure some sitting MLAs

    Bhopal: The Congress party is contemplating the release of its first list of candidates in the month of September. Congress state president Kamal Nath and senior leaders are mulling over the names to be included in the first list.

  • Ujjain: Congress party men stage ‘dharna’ demanding better facilities for devotees

    Ujjain: Congress volunteers observed a one-day fast on Wednesday to protest against the non availability of a waiting hall and other amenities at Dewasgate bus stand and around Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple premises for devotees. The Congress leaders demanded that the administration provide to devotees coming to the city for religious purposes.

  • Link with Cong dragged me into the case: Bihar shelter home accused blames Congress link

    Muzaffarpur : Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home alleged rapes, on Wednesday claimed that he has been falsely implicated as he was planning to join the Congress party. Thakur was produced before the court among other accused. A woman meanwhile threw ink at Thakur outside the court.

  • Breaking! Riteish Deshmukh to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections

    Actor and producer Riteish Deshmukh is all set to follow his eminent politician dad Vilasrao Deshmukh’s footsteps and enter politics! Yes, according to reports Riteish will contest elections from his hometown – Latur constituency. He will contest the Lok Sabha 2019 elections from Congress party. Now, this is a major development as it marks his transition from a Bollywood celeb to a politician. Earlier in 2016 when he was posed with this

  • Bhopal: Congress objects against photo embedded CM Sambal Yojana Smart Card

    Bhopal: Congress party filed objection against photo embedded Mukhya Mantri Sambal Yojana Smart Card of chief minister to the chief electoral officer, on Tuesday. State media coordinator Manik Agarwal and others submitted the complaint to the CEO. Agarwal informed that the chief minister is going to print his photograph on the cards of sambal scheme and this comes under the violation of election code of conduct.

  • Bhopal: Simiriya BJP MLA files complaint against BJP ‘local minister’

    Bhopal: The BJP MLA from Simiriya has filed the complaint against the ‘local minister’ of her same party to the IG Rewa.  In the complaint she has alleged that the minister is giving life threat to her family, because they are opposing illegal sand mining.

  • Sharad Pawar

    Pre-poll grand alliance not practical: Sharad Pawar

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said a pre-poll grand alliance in the next year’s Lok Sabha elections is “not practical” while maintaining that non-BJP parties may come together for state-specific alliances to take on the ruling BJP.

  • Bhopal: ECI begins verification of voters in 230 constituencies

    Bhopal: Election Commission of India has started the physical verification of voters in all the 230 constituencies of the state. Congress party claims that the ECI is conducting the verification on their complaint. Earlier on June 3, Congress party had filed the complaint to the Chief Election Commissioner alleging various irregularities in the voters list of the state. It was claimed that around 60 lakh bogus voters are present in the state.

  • ‘Mahagathbandhan’ can be revived if Nitish cuts ties with NDA: Congress

    Gohil’s remarks come amid conflicting statements being made by the BJP and JD(U) over seat sharing for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. In contrast, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav had recently said that the doors of the ‘mahagathbandhan’ had been closed for Kumar.

  • Indore: Bhaiyyu Maharaj killed himself, say police

    Indore: The police on Wednesday said circumstantial evidence suggests that spiritual guru Bhaiyyu Maharaj shot himself to death. The police said he committed suicide possibly due to domestic discord though Congress party and his disciples have demanded a CBI probe into his death.

  • Pranab Mukherjee’s Mission Nagpur: Striking a blow for democracy

    The images from Nagpur were, in the words of a Congressman, hard to digest. Here was Pranab Mukherjee, a dyed-in-the-wool secularist, who had spent a lifetime in the Congress party, then became the President of India with the responsibility of upholding its Constitution, sharing the platform with, and enjoying the hospitality of, a person — and the organisation he heads, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) — espousing values and ideals that are

  • Congress clarifies says former President Pranab Mukherjee is invited for Iftar party

    New Delhi: The Congress party came up with a late night clarification: It went out of the way to deny that it has not invited former President Pranab Mukherjee for the Iftar party to be hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on June 13. The party was constrained to clarify after multiple media houses indicated that Pranab had been dropped as an invitee to the official Congress Iftar party.

  • Election Commission rules out irregularity in Madhya Pradesh electoral lists

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Friday rejected reports of any irregularities in the electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh. Responding to the allegation leveled by the Congress party, the polling body in a statement said “nothing unusual” could be noticed in the electoral roll of the state.

  • Congress never hesitates to associate with fringe group, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday lashed out at the Congress party and said the party never hesitated to associate itself with fringe groups. Sitharaman’s statement came after the Congress party allegedly questioned the timing of the recovery of a letter that talked about the Maoists mulling “Rajiv Gandhi-type” assassination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Congress bigwigs seen in poor light

    The paranoia of the Congress party on the eve of former President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to RSS workers at the Nagpur headquarters of the outfit, using every ruse to prevent him from fraternising with the RSS, showed intolerance at its worst. The party’s top brass was petrified that Pranab da may well pour out his angst against a party that had wronged him by denying him prime ministership when its then president

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    Cannot do anything without Congress’ permission, says Kumaraswamy

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said that he is dependent on the Congress party and cannot do anything without its permission. Reiterating that he is at the ‘mercy of Congress’, Kumaraswamy said that his responsibility towards the state is different and he will deliver his job as the chief minister. “I am at the mercy of the Congress party. I am responsible for