Free Press Journal
  • Democracy under attack by communal, repressive forces: Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed concern over attacks on democracy by the “communal and repressive forces” in the country. “When we are celebrating 75 years of the Quit India Movement, there are doubts among people whether fear is overshadowing the sense of freedom; whether attempts are being made to destroy the democratic structure, also freedom of speech, equality and social justice,” Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha during the special

  • Bharatiya Janata Party backs PM Modi’s Emergency remark

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Emergency remark saying that the young generation must recall and remember the dark chapter in the electoral history.

  • Arrest rot in democratic spirit

    Even as democracy matures in the country with the average voter empowering himself to take well-thought-out and pragmatic ballot box decisions, there are serious ills that have crept into the system in a virulent way which threaten to annul the very spirit of democracy.

  • Is Donald Trump really naïve or plain stupid?

    The United States of America is world’s oldest democracy. America stands for freedom of speech, liberty, free press and modern values. The scenario in US has changed post November 8, 2016. The presidential election saw two candidates in Donald John Trump of Republican Party and Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton of Democratic Party locking horns. Never in the history of independent America there was hatred for both the candidates. It was like choosing between devil

  • Modi appreciates surveys on his govt’s performance

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday welcomed the analyses being done in various media fora about the performance of his three-year-old government, saying “constructive criticism” strengthens the democracy.

  • Bhopal: Inter-house debate at Anand Vihar School

    BHOPAL: An inter-house debate competition was held at Anand Vihar School on Wednesday. The students of Class XII debated on ‘Democracy is The Best Policy of the Government’.

  • Bhopal: Media shows the mirror to establishment said Commissioner

    GWALIOR: Media shows the mirror to all the three pillars of democracy and they decide their policies and future course of action based on the feedback provided by the media. Hence, it is necessary that media should be in constant touch with all sections of society.

  • Elections are celebrations of democracy: PM

    New Delhi : Extending warm wishes to the nation on the occasion of National Voters’ Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, said that elections are celebrations of democracy, which communicate the will of the people.

  • Pro-democracy groups make record gains in Hong Kong polls

    Beijing/Hong Kong : China faced a grim scenario in Hong Kong as pro-democracy groups have made record gains in polls for Election Committee, which will elect the former British territory’s next Chief Executive who unlike his predecessor may have to toe a balanced line to address growing anti-Beijing resentment.

  • No place for a ‘dictator’ like Modi, says Mamata

    Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday vowed to remove Prime Minister Narendra Modi from politics, saying there was no place for dictators like him in a democracy. “I appeal to everybody, take a vow – either I will die or live, but remove Modi from politics. There is no place for dictators like you, Modi babu. This is a democratic country,” Banerjee told a huge rally here against the

  • Heart: “I am used to the noise of democracy,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi quipped on Saturday, in an apparent reference to the opposition attacks on him back home. Modi made the remarks when Afghan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar suggested him to wear earmuffs after he boarded a helicopter for travelling to the Herat Governor’s House from Herat Airport after his arrival from New Delhi. “I come from the world’s largest

  • John Kerry hails Suu Kyi role in Myanmar shift to civilian govt

    Naypyidaw : US Secretary of State John Kerry hailed Myanmar’s transition to a civilian government steered by Aung San Suu Kyi as a “remarkable statement” that furthers the cause of global democracy.

  • Victory of democracy: Cong

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday hailed as a victory of democracy the ruling of the Uttarakhand High Court setting aside the imposition of President’s Rule in the state.

  • Over 100 injured as police, protesters clash in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong : Nearly 90 policemen and dozens of protesters were injured in Hong Kong after a riot erupted when officials tried to shift illegal hawkers, the worst clashes since mass pro-democracy protests in 2014.

  • Activists hail move to re-examine gay sex verdict!

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court’s move to order re-examination of its verdict criminalising sexual activity between same sex consenting adults under section 377 of IPC was widely welcomed by activists today as “hope of upholding the democracy” in the country.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad

    BJP has ‘murdered democracy’ in Arunachal: Congress

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has murdered democracy by recommending President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh.