Free Press Journal
  • Bihar: Drugs firm owner among 6 file nominations

    Patna : Dr Mahendra Prasad alias King Mahendra, owner of a premier multi-national drug manufacturing company and Ashfaque Karim, promoter of private medical colleges in Bihar are among the six candidates who filed their nomination papers at state assembly secretariat on Monday.

  • Budget 2018, Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar, MSP, minimum support price, union budget 2018-19

    JDU will not contest any seat in Bihar by-poll next month: CM Nitish Kumar

    Patna: The Janata Dal (United) will not contest any seat in Bihar by-poll next month, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday. The JD-U has decided not to field any candidate in by-polls to the Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jahanabad and Bhabhua assembly seats.

  • Bihar: Road blockade, march against the film

    Patna : Padmaawat could not be released in Bihar despite assurance of protection by the chief secretary of state government to cinema hall and multi-plex owners. Violence erupted in different parts of the state as Rajput organisations protested on streets and clashed with the police.

  • Centre has failed to control cow vigilantes: Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said lynching of a dairy farmer by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan was “unfortunate” and criticised the Centre for failing to control the menace. “Government is unable to control cow vigilantes as again one Ummar (Khan) has been killed in Alwar while transporting cows and calves,” Sharad Yadav said in his tweet.   He said it is “unfortunate that such incidents are increasing” and

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav living inglorious days because of family: JD(U)

    New Delhi/Patna: With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoning Lalu Prasad Yadav and his son and former Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) on Friday said that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief’s family has brought inglorious days for him.

  • Coalitions are here to stay, for now

    Comparisons between the Congress-of-yore and the BJP-of-today are irresistible, now that the latter appears to have replaced the grand old party as ‘the natural party of governance’. So, when the BJP’s principal allies are ignored in the ministerial merry-go-round, fuelling expectations of another reshuffle, the Congress transition frombig brother arrogance to adoption of coalition ‘dhamma’ spontaneously comes to mind.

  • Another cabinet expansion on cards by BJP, to woo its NDA allies

    New Delhi: Though this was billed as the last Cabinet reshuffle before the 1019 parliamentary polls, it may not pan out that way. Political sources said another expansion is expected in the next few months as Modi can still accommodate six more ministers in his team.

  • Cabinet reshuffle: Uncertainty over participation of AIADMK, JD(U)

    New Delhi: A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the participation of the AIADMK and the JD(U) in the Union Cabinet as Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes a major revamp tomorrow to fill key vacancies and bring in new faces ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  • BJP-ruled state CMs to meet PM Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah will meet chief ministers and deputy chief ministers of all party ruled states on Monday to take stock of development and social welfare work being done. Besides 13 chief ministers and six deputy chief ministers, a few cabinet ministers are also expected to attend the meeting. This will be Modi’s third meeting with the chief ministers after the BJP swept

  • Nitish Kumar belongs to BJP-United, not JD(U): Ghulam Nabi Azad

    New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday launched a scathing attack at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and said he does not belong to the Janata Dal (United ) (JD(U)), but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (United).

  • JD(U) cracks whip on Sharad loyalists, 21 suspended

    Patna: The Janata Dal (United) today suspended 21 leaders, considered loyalists of Sharad Yadav who has opposed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to join hands with the BJP, for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities.