Free Press Journal
  • Dress not reason behind rape: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Calling for a change in mindset, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, it is ridiculous to claim that a woman’s attire is the reason behind a rape. She further questioned, if the dress is the reason, then why does an elderly woman or a toddler is sexually abused.

  • Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman

    Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman attend SCO meet in China

    Beijing: The meetings of the defence and foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), being attended by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began here today.

  • BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully flight tested from Pokhran in Rajasthan

    Pokhran (Rajasthan): India successfully flight tested the supersonic cruise missile, BrahMos from Pokhran test range, Rajasthan on Thursday morning. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took to Twitter and congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the successful fight test while stating how it will be a further boost for the country’s security.

  • Rahul Gandhi’s speech “rhetoric of a loser”: Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: Giving a point-by-point rebuttal of Gandhi’s speech, senior BJP leader and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman termed his address as the “rhetoric of a loser” and “devoid of substance.” “Rahul Gandhi’s speech sounds like rhetoric of loser devoid of substance. But although devoid of substance, will counter some points….  “Who are Pandavs, who are Kauravas… It (the Congress) is a party that chooses to mock Hindus and Hindu rituals,” she said.

  • PM Modi has to answer, not ask questions, says Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for conducting himself like an opposition leader while replying to debate on the motion of thanks on the President’s address on Wednesday unless he has started practicing being in the Opposition. He wondered if Modi has forgotten that he is the Prime Minister now.

  • Army Day 2018: Respect the silent soldier

    Harsha Kakkar, Major General (Retd) talks about the problems faced by the soldiers of The Indian Army and how can they be benefitted by offering incentives to them from the government

  • Defence, intelligence cooperation with US suspended: Pakistan

    Islamabad: Pakistan has suspended defence and intelligence cooperation with the US amid growing tensions over Washington’s suspension of military aid to Islamabad, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir has said.

  • We got better pricing for Rafale jets: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: The government said today that there cannot be any comparison between the cost of the 36 Rafale fighter jets it inked with France and the price negotiated by the previous UPA regime for the original 126-fighter aircraft deal as the deliverables were different.

  • Cyclone Ockhi: Nirmala Sitharaman assures rescue operations won’t stop

    Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday assured that the rescue operations in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi are making every attempt to bring back stranded fishermen in the sea. Sitharaman’s statement comes after she recently visited Kerala and Tamil Nadu where she held talks with the chief ministers of both the states, and also held meetings with police personnel and Indian Navy officials to discuss the rescue operations.

  • Cyclone Ockhi: 357 fishermen have been rescued so far, says Nirmala Sitharaman

    Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday informed that, so far, 357 fishermen, including 71 from Tamil Nadu, who had been stranded in sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, have been rescued. Defence Minister reached Kanyakumari on Sunday to take stock of the situation in the wake of the cyclonic storm, which has tormented the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala and now Lakshadweep islands.

  • Nirmala Sitharaman begins 2-day Jammu and Kashmir visit

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to review the preparedness of the soldiers on borders and security in the hinterland.  The two-day visit would be her first since she assumed office as the Defence Minister of the country.

  • No Indian troops in Afghanistan, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: India on Tuesday made it clear to the US that it won’t deploy troops in war-torn Afghanistan even as New Delhi and Washington pledged to eradicate the “scourge” of terrorism and to hold to account those who use it as an instrument of state policy, an apparent reference to Pakistan. “There shall not be boots from India on the ground (in Afghanistan),” Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at a joint media conference