Free Press Journal
  • North-East can be new engine for India’s growth: PM Narendra Modi

    Imphal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dubbed the northeast the new engine for India’s development and said the country’s growth story will remain incomplete till the east comes at par with the west. Modi laid stress on infrastructure development in the region and said in 2014 Manipur had 1,200 km of declared length of the national highways.

  • Gorakhpur-Phulpur bypolls: BJP gets reality check ahead of 2019 elections?

    2014: 73 seats out of 80, 2017: 325 seats out of 403. These were the number of seats that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won in 2014 Lok Sabha and 2017 assembly polls respectively. The shocking results in the bypolls of Gorakhpur and Phulpur have changed the political landscape not only in Uttar Pradesh but also in India. The bypolls were deemed necessary after Yogi Adityanath (Gorakhpur) and Keshav Prasad Maurya

  • BJP’s tally in Lok Sabha down to 274 from 282 in 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP, which had won an absolute majority in the 2014 General Elections with 282 seats, a first by a political party after 30 years, has lost seven seats in by-elections held so far in the last four years.

  • Mr Naresh Agrawal, don’t apologise, just change your sick mindset

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal (now BJP member) on record said some objectionable and vile things about Jaya Bachchan and indirectly comparing her to a dancer. This incident is not one-off because many politicians cutting across party lines (Digvijaya Singh, Giriraj Singh, Sriprakash Jaiswal, Sharad Yadav, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Abu Asim Azmi, Sanjay Nirupam, Yogi Adityanath, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Abhijit Mukherjee; the list is unending) have said some nasty and unparliamentary things

  • PM Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi, Solar Power Plant in Mirzapur

    Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi: PM Modi, French President inaugurate UP’s biggest solar power plant in Mirzapur

    Dadar Kalan (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron today inaugurated Uttar Pradesh’s biggest solar power plant in Mirzapur district’s Chhanvey block. The prime minister, Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received the French president and his wife Brigitte at the airstrip here.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom’s academy in presence of Vijender Singh, Sushil Kumar

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation’ in Imphal on March 16 and present in the long-awaited event will be Olympic medallists — boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar. Nestled at the foot of Langol hills in Manipur’s Imphal West district, Mary Kom’s Boxing Academy, spread across 3.3 acres, is around 10 km from the center of state capital Imphal.

  • Want our youth to recognise Indo-French ties: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the youth from either country should get to know themselves better in order to strengthen Indo-French ties. At a joint press meet, Prime Minister Modi stressed on the importance of people-to-people relationship for furthering in the bilateral relations between India and France.

  • India, France ink 14 pacts including on nuclear energy, security

    New Delhi: India and France today inked key pacts in the strategic areas of security, nuclear energy as well as protection of classified information after extensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron.

  • French President Emmanuel Macron visits Rajghat

    New Delhi: French President Emmanuel Macron visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and paid his tribute to the latter here on Saturday. The French President was accompanied by his wife, Brigitte Macron and M.J. Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, among other officials.

  • Delhi Sealing Drive: Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, seeks appointments

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, seeking time to meet them for resolving the issue of sealing of shops in the national capital. In his letter to the prime minister, he stressed on bringing a Bill in Parliament to remove anomalies in the law which are the reasons behind sealing of commercial establishments, and warned that unemployment caused by the

  • Forget becoming PM, is Rahul Gandhi good enough to lead Congress?

    Maharashtra, Haryana, Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Punjab, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Goa, Tripura, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi. I know these are the Indian states and why am I mentioning them elaborately? The above-mentioned states have gone to polls since 2014 Lok Sabha elections and India’s grand old party i.e. Congress has only Punjab and Karnataka in its kitty and once a pan India

  • Sonia Gandhi attacks Modi government, says freedom under ‘sustained assault’

    Mumbai: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a direct attack against the Modi government, alleging that freedom of the people was “under systematic and sustained assault” as provocative statements from the ruling establishment were neither random nor accidental but “part of a dangerous design”.