Free Press Journal
  • Rafale deal: Congress targets Anil Ambani over French film connection

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday reiterated its demand for a joint parliamentary probe into the Rafale scam citing a multi-crore saga of conflict of interest and quid pro quo. This, it said, has become obvious after media revelations of a deal between industrialist Anil Ambani and the lady partner of former French President Francois Hollande.

  • Modi govt selling petrol, diesel cheaper abroad, alleges Cong

    The monstrous taxes being levied by the govt have resulted in the skyrocketing petrol and diesel prices. The Modi govt has already profited by over Rs 11 lakh cr from draconian taxes on fuel , Randeep Surjewala Congress chief spokesperson.

  • All well between JDU, Congress: Deve Gowda

     Bengaluru : Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday rubbished the reports of a rift between the Congress and his party, which at present is running a coalition government in Karnataka.

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    Congress attacks Centre over rising fuel prices, falling rupee

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday attacked the Modi government over “skyrocketing” fuel prices and claimed that over Rs 11 lakh crore was earned from taxes imposed on fuels while the rupee is at a record low of Rs 71 per dollar.

  • ‘You are Rahul Gandhi, not Chinese Gandhi’: BJP mocks Congress chief on Mansarovar visit

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on Rahul Gandhi on his Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the Congress president is obsessed with China. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, while addressing a media briefing, asked Gandhi why he is behaving like a Chinese spokesperson and took a dig by reminding him that he is “Rahul Gandhi, not Chinese Gandhi”.

  • Rafale! What’s the big deal about it?

    With Congress and BJP being constantly engaged in a war of words on the Rafale deal, the multi-billion fighter jets deal has become the talking point of every debate. In April 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced that India will buy 36 French-manufactured Rafale fighter jets off-the-shelf from Dassault, the French aircraft builder, and integrator. India and France signed a deal worth euro 7.87 billion (Rs 59,000 crore approximately) in September

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    Maharashtra: Congress launches ‘Jan Sangharsh Yatra’ against BJP government

    Kolhapur: The Congress party today launched its ‘Jan Sangharsh Yatra’ campaign here to highlight the “failures” of the BJP-led central and state governments in fulfilling the promises given to the people. The campaign also aims to convey to the people the solutions that the Congress has to offer. The campaign was launched in the presence of party general secretary in-charge for Maharashtra Mallikarjun Kharge, state Congress chief Ashok Chavan, Opposition Leader in Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe

  • Demonetisation has affected Gandhi family the most, says BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that the Congress president Rahul Gandhi is criticizing demonetisation because it was adversely affected by the currency swap. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra while addressing a press conference here accused the Gandhi family of looting public money and said that the Congress is creating the brouhaha because all the money they looted became worthless post demonetisation.

  • Congress launches "Save the Constitution" campaign

    Less than 6 hours left: Rahul Gandhi reminds Arun Jaitley over Rafale JPC deadline

    New Delhi: Young India is waiting for a decision on a joint parliamentary committee on the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi told Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today, a day after he gave him 24 hours to “check and revert” on the issue. As Indian Youth Congress workers gathered outside the AICC office in preparation for a protest march to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence on the

  • Bhopal: Congress wanted children to remain illiterate, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Bhopal: Launching a scathing attack on Congress, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged that during its tenure the Congress government did not take any interest in opening schools and colleges as it wanted children to remain illiterate, who could not develop an understanding to question the government.

  • Rahul Gandhi has ripped open old wounds

    Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s penchant for foot-in-the-mouth remarks is low-hanging fruit for his political opponents. He does it all the time and winds up being lampooned on social media.

  • Ahead of elections, Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in September

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi is likely to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra in the first week of September and may leave later this week for the journey, sources said here.   Gandhi had desired to undertake the Yatra during Karnataka assembly elections and had announced it at the party’s ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ at Ramleela maidan on April 29.