Free Press Journal
  • PM Modi condoles Rajasthan bus accident victims

    New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the deaths of 30 people who were killed when a passenger bus fell into a river near Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur, saying his “thoughts” were with the victims’ families.

  • Congress wants PM Modi to admit to poll stunt, in order to end Parliament blockade

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday opened a window for Prime Minister Modi, so that the blockade of Parliament could end. “Let him state in Parliament that his insinuation of conspiracy against Manmohan Singh was a stunt to win the Gujarat Assembly elections and the ”gola” (bombshell) hit the target. He can clarify that he can say this since the poll is now over,” Azad told reporters after

  • Narendra Modi and Manmohan Singh

    Government, opposition to discuss PM Modi’s allegations against Manmohan Singh

    New Delhi, The government on Tuesday invited all the opposition parties to discuss a way out of the impasse in the Rajya Sabha over the allegations levelled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. The Congress, which has been demanding Modi’s apology over the remarks, agreed to the idea after Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu held an informal meeting with the treasury and opposition leaders to break the

  • Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP and Congress both are sweating

    Ahmedabad: Both the BJP and the Congress are a bundle of nerves over the outcome of Gujarat elections with the former displaying a certain bravado, which stems from the clear pattern in the exit polls, and the latter, admitting to a certain optimism, based on the internal party assessment and perception of ground realities.

  • Election Commission drops show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi but mum on PM Modi’s conduct

    Gandhinagar: The Election Commission has withdrawn a notice it served to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for an interview that he gave just before the second phase of voting for Gujarat elections. The commission said based on a Congress appeal, it has formed a panel to examine whether changes should be made to the model conduct rules which come into effect before elections.

  • PM Modi to visit Ockhi-hit fishing villages in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

    Thiruvananthapuram, After Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi visited villages hit by Cyclone Ockhi and commiserated with families of fisher folk, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also said to visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu soon, an official said.

  • Winter Session: Ruckus in Rajya Sabha on Modi’s ‘conspiracy’ charge

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha erupted into ruckus time and again on the opening day of the winter session over Prime Minister Modi’s charge against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, accusing him and others for “conspiring” with Pakistan to defeat the ruling BJP in the Gujarat Assembly elections.

  • PM Modi renews call for simultaneous polls

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again on Thursday called for a national consensus on holding simultaneous elections of the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies every five years. He broached the issue with the leaders of all parties at a meeting convened by the government on the eve of the Parliament session beginning on Friday.

  • Gujarat Assembly Polls: PM Modi urges people to enrich ‘festival of democracy’

    New Delhi: As the second phase of Gujarat Assembly polls commenced on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested people to vote in “recording numbers” and enrich the “festival of democracy.” “Today is Phase 2 of the Gujarat elections. I request all those voting today to vote in record numbers and enrich this festival of democracy,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted early this morning.

  • FRDI Bill: Bank deposits are safe, says PM to rumours

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sought to allay fears of bank account holders, saying their deposits were safe and the return on that will not be jeopardised. Addressing the FICCI annual general meeting, he said rumours were being spread by some sections about provisions of the proposed Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill under which the depositors would suffer.

  • Gujarat Assembly Elections: TV channels told to blank out Rahul Gandhi interview

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday asked TV channels to “forthwith stop” airing interviews of Rahul Gandhi, as they violate the election law and directed the Gujarat poll authorities to lodge an FIR against anyone violating the legal provisions. One such interview has become the latest flashpoint between the BJP and the Congress, with the latter accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Union Minister Piyush Goyal of “threatening” journalists in the

  • Congress leader says Taiwanese mushroom behind Modi’s fairness, Twitter goes one step ahead

    OBC leader and Congress candidate Alpesh Thakore on Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi disliked Gujarati food and was fond of Taiwanese mushrooms which cost Rs 80,000 per piece. Thakore also alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party’s Gujarat leaders siphoned off Rs 1,500 crore meant for Banaskantha flood victims.

  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi’s math gone wrong?

    New Delhi: Shooting off a seventh question at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as campaigning for elections in Gujarat reached fever pitch, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi committed an embarrassing mathematical faux pax with regard prices of essential commodities on Tuesday.

  • Trump, Modi express satisfaction over entrepreneurship summit

    Washington: President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed satisfaction over the recently concluded Global Entrepreneurship Summit co-hosted by the US and India this week in Hyderabad, the White House said today.

  • Aadhaar weapon against benami property: PM Modi

    Noting that Aadhaar is helping in bringing about an “irreversible change” in people’s interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Unique Identification Number will work as a “big wea-pon” in the fight against benami property, too.

  • Ivanka Trump goes gaga over a chaiwala Modi

    Hyderabad: Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump’s daughter and informal advisor, on Tuesday went gaga at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, showering lavish praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She especially applauded the PM for bringing a promise of “transformational change” to Indians through his journey from humble beginnings to the top office.

  • Has Modi forgotten he is prime minister, asks Chidambaram

    New Delhi, Congress leader P Chidambaram today hit out at the prime minister and said the elections were not about “Mr Modi, the individual” but the promised “achhe din” that had not arrived even after 42 months. In a series of posts on Twitter, the former finance minister also asked if Modi had forgotten he was prime minister. “Mr Modi’s campaign is about himself, his past and the