Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court seeks report from district judge on trial in Babri Masjid demolition case

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday sought a report in sealed cover from a lower court judge on how he intended to complete the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case involving BJP veterans L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti within the April 2019 deadline. A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra also issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea of trial court

  • Moderate Atal rose on base built by hardliner Advani

    New Delhi : Atal Bihari Vajpayee was often described as the “mukhauta”, the agreeable and affable mask presented by the Bhartiya Janata Party to the outside world. If that were so, the real face behind it was that of L K Advani, the original mass hero of Hindutva.

  • Mamata Banerjee meets Advani, Kirti Azad, Congress leaders in Parliament  

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress President Mamata Banerjee met veteran BJP leader L K Advani at his chamber in Parliament today and termed it a “courtesy call”. Their meeting lasted 20 minutes. “I know Advaniji for a very long time. I went to enquire about his health. It was a courtesy call,” Banerjee said after the meeting.

  • Sonia, Rahul skip meet on Mahatma’s Gandhi’s birth anniversary 

    New Delhi: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today skipped a meeting chaired by President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss ways to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.  Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP veteran L K Advani were among those who attended the first meeting of the ‘national

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri not hostile to RSS, often consulted Golwalkar: L K Advani

    New Delhi: Lal Bahadur Shastri was not ideologically hostile towards the RSS like Jawaharlal Nehru and would often invite its chief Guru Golwalkar for consultations when he was prime minister, veteran BJP leader L K Advani has said. Describing Shastri as a “dedicated Congressman” in an article in the 70th anniversary edition of the RSS-affiliated weekly Organiser, Advani said his personal qualities won him the goodwill of the nation.

  • People living on China border our strategic assets: Rajnath Singh

    Joshimath (Uttarakhand) : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that people living along the China border were the country’s “strategic assets”, and directed the frontier guarding force ITBP to ensure that they did not migrate as this would put India’s security at risk.

  • If I wanted Finance Ministry, Arun Jaitley wouldn’t have been there: Yashwant Sinha

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Friday again attacked Arun Jaitley, saying that if he was a “job applicant” at 80, then Jaitley would not be holding charge of the Finance Ministry now. Sinha also told the media that those who had never won a Lok Sabha election were questioning and attacking him and misleading the people of the country over the issue of black money.

  • Venkaiah Naidu files his nomination for vice president

    New Delhi: Flanked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and veteran BJP leader L K Advani, former minister M Venkaiah Naidu today filed his nomination papers for the vice presidential election.

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    Shatrughan Sinha bats for Advani as Prez, says he is physically fit for post

    New Delhi : Disgruntled BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday yet again backed party veteran L.K. Advani as the most deserving candidate for the post of President of India, saying he was physically fit and has the ability to “understand the complexity of the Constitution”.

  • Babri: CBI gives copies of witness statements to defence lawyers

    Lucknow : The CBI on Friday provided copies of statements of 196 of its prosecution witnesses to the counsel for 12 BJP, RSS and VHP stalwarts including L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in Babri Masjid demolition case.

  • Spl CBI court to resume Ayodhya case trial today

    Lucknow : The trial in the politically- sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case by a special CBI court will resume here on Monday, following a Supreme Court order to it to hear the case on a daily basis and deliver the verdict in two years.

  • Sad that Sindh not a part of India: Advani

    BJP patriarch L K Advani on Monday rued that the Pakistani province of Sindh, where he was born, is not a part of independent India. He was speaking in the presence of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at an event organised by the India Foundation here. “I do not know how many of you have this realisation, the realisation that I have that there was one part of India, when India was