Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • Yadav loses his job as JD(U) leader in the Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi : Nitish Kumar has struck. On Saturday, the JD(U) chief and CM of Bihar removed rebel Sharad Yadav from the post of the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha.  Yadav had publicly opposed the JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar, saying the people of the state voted for the Grand Alliance.

  • JD-U not just Nitish’s party, is mine too: Sharad Yadav

    Patna: Senior JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Saturday hit out at current JD-U president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, saying the party is not Kumar’s alone but belonged to him too.

  • Sonia Gandhi trying to create rift within us: JD (U)

    New Delhi: With Sonia Gandhi inviting Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav in the Opposition meeting today, the party has come down heavily on the Congress President saying she is trying to create a rift within the Nitish Kumar-led party.

  • A Raja meets Sharad Yadav

    New Delhi : JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav does not approve of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s move to dump the ‘grand alliance’ and form government with the BJP, according to CPI leader D Raja who met him on Sunday.