Free Press Journal
  • Narayan Rane

    BJP rebuff: Narayan Rane told to float own outfit, join NDA

    Mumbai: Narayan Rane, who had recently resigned from the Congress, is not likely to join the BJP. A senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader has told the Free Press Journal that party president Amit Shah has advised Rane to form his own party and support the National Democratic Front led by the BJP government.

  • BJP has shrunken Indian economy unlike other governments: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday said that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not know how to govern the nation, as it has shrunken the Indian economy in the past 60 months, which is unlike any other previous ruling government. “Tomorrow the NDA-led BJP Government would be completing 40 months in office. The essence of these 40 months can be summed up in one sentence that this

  • Note ban: Will the economy recover?

    After the ruling NDA’s euphoria over its recent track record in elections to State assemblies, there have been some rude shocks that should awaken the Narendra Modi government to changing realities. The biggest dampener has been the persistent lifting of the veil on the performance of demonetisation of high-value notes. Another has been the poor performance on the jobs front.

  • Is Narendra Modi running out of time to deliver on its promises?

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) headed by prime minister Narendra Modi has already completed over three years in the office and in less than 20 months time will have to face people to get a mandate in their favour. The government which has been based excessively on the charisma and leadership of Narendra Modi has a lot to answer to the electorate and the results on the ground

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut says NDA has been murdered

    Mumbai: Irked at not being given an additional ministerial berth in  expansion of the union cabinet, Shiv Sena skipped the swearing-in ceremony of nine Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers. Reacting to the expansion, Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha MP, Sanjay Raut said that the NDA has been murdered and it exists only when votes are needed for elections,  such as presidential poll.

  • 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.

  • Why BJP and Amit Shah should aim for 400+ for 2019 elections

    Indian republic is always in an election mode. India being such a vast country with 29 states and seven union territories, somewhere in the country elections are happening. In 2014, Indian politics changed forever with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) winning close to 340 seats out of 543 and BJP winning 282 seats single-handedly and it broke all sets of records. Narendra Modi has completed three years at the centre

  • Narendra Modi’s cabinet reshuffle on Sunday: This is what has happened so far

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) which completed three years in the office is bracing up for another cabinet reshuffle. Three union ministers have already resigned from the union cabinet, among them senior BJP leaders Uma Bharti and Rajiv Pratap Rudy, signalling a mega reshuffle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers, which will be held at 10 am on Sunday, a top government official said. It will

  • Maharashtra: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana withdraws support to NDA

    Mumbai: Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS) has pulled out support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led union government. The decision to pull out from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was taken in the state executive committee meeting of SSS on Wednesday held in Pune. The meeting was chaired by Raju Shetti, Member of Parliament and the chief of SSS. Shetti’s SSS has also quit from the Bharatiya Janata

  • Raju Shetti’s SSS snaps ties with NDA over farmers’ issues

    Pune: The Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana (SSS), headed by MP Raju Shetti, on Wednesday announced snapping of ties with the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra, while accusing the NDA of failing to honour its promises made to the farmers.

  • Railways accidents become continuing story in three years of NDA Govt.: Congress

    New Delhi: After the Government yesterday suspended four railway officials and sent Northern Railway General Manager R.N. Kulshrestha on leave in Utkal train derailment tragedy in Muzaffarnagar, the Congress Party on Monday said that the railways accident has become the continuing story in the last three years of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. “We are not at all satisfied. In last three years of this NDA Government, 27 major accidents took place

  • Bhopal: Amit Shah is lying on central assistance to state, says Ajay Singh

    Bhopal: BJP national president is misleading the people of state with lies, alleged Congress leader and leader of opposition in state assembly Ajay Singh on Sunday. The 14th finance commission was announced by UPA government in 2013 but Shah is claiming that the NDA government has constituted the same, said Singh.

  • Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction joins BJP-led NDA

    Patna: The JD-U faction led by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday joined the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the party’s national executive meeting here.

  • Chandrakant Patil deepens ties with SSS with Cabinet berth to Raju Shetti

    Mumbai: Amid threats of quitting national Democratic Allaince, (NDA), Raju Shetti, Member of Parliament and chief of Swabhimani Shetakari Sanghatana (SSS), Chandrakant Patil, the minister for revenue has offered Shetti a berth in the state cabinet on the condition he keeps the alliance with NDA.

  • Does opposition have any answers to tackle mighty Amit Shah?

    India is world’s largest democracy and will celebrate its 70th independence day on Tuesday. India has seen rapid change over the years and is on its way to become a global superpower. In 2014, there was a tectonic shift in Indian politics, when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) came to power and won a humongous mandate from the people of India. BJP alone on its own got 282

  • Nitish Kumar has committed ‘political suicide’, says Lalu Prasad

    Patna : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad on Monday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for walking out of the Grand Alliance government and said the JD(U) leader has committed “political suicide” by joining hands with the BJP.

  • Gopalkrishna Gandhi says fight with Venkaiah Naidu based on constitutional principles

    New Delhi: In the midst of ongoing Vice Presidential elections, Opposition candidate and former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Saturday said that it’s a fight based on constitutional principles and nothing is personal. Gandhi is pitted against National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu.