Free Press Journal
  • Congress launches "Save the Constitution" campaign

    Rahul offers support to Women’s Bill

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday dashed off a 2-page letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women’s Reservation Bill passed by the Lok Sabha in the ensuing monsoon session, using the brute majority of his National Democratic Alliance (NDA), and offered his party’s “unconditional support” for this purpose.

  • Surgical Strikes Videos: Watch how Indian Army destroyed terror camps

    Almost two years later, the surgical strikes which were carried out under the aegis of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), spearheaded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is making headlines again. The reason for the surgical strikes, which were carried in the intervening night of September 28 and 29, 2016, are in headlines again as video footage of the operation was broadcast by several news channels on Wednesday (27 June).

  • NDA government caused ‘hardships’ to people through ‘injurious’ policies: Pondycherry CM V Narayanasamy

    Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said the NDA government at the Centre has ’caused hardships’ to people through ‘injurious economic and monetary policies.’ “Demonetisation, GST tax system and failure to provide loans to farmers and rescue them from debt trap had brought in widespread wrath and anger against the NDA government..

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    Won’t allow a repeat of 2014 in 2019 general elections: Shiv Sena

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena on its 52 Anniversary tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. Accusing its alliance partner of doing injustice with the nation at various fronts, the Uddhav Thackrey helmed party, in its mouthpiece Saamna made clear that it would opt out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

  • CM Nitish Kumar is the face of NDA in Bihar: JD(U)

    Patna (Bihar): The Janata Dal (United) spokesperson Ajay Alok on Sunday said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is the face of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Bihar. He also clarified that there is no confusion in the party regarding seat sharing.

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    Maharashtra: BJP confident Shiv Sena won’t ditch alliance

    Mumbai: Hours after the Shiv Sena losing Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll to the BJP and party chief Uddhav Thackeray saying the BJP government did not need allies anymore, Maharashtra BJP leader Chandrakant Patil has ruled out the possibility of the Sena walking out of the NDA. “Uddhav will not take a step that will benefit the opposition Congress,” the Revenue Minister told reporters at Mantralaya here.

  • Have to take 2 steps back for a big leap: Rajnath on Bypoll

    Bhopal, With the BJP facing reverses in bypolls to Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said one has to take two steps backward before a big leap. Asked about the BJP’s performance in the by-elections to 11 Assembly and four Lok Sabha seats in various states ahead of next year’s general polls, Singh, in a lighter vein, said, “For a massive leap, one always has to go

  • 619 militants killed in four years in Jammu and Kashmir: Rajnath

    Lucknow: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said a total of 619 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir had been killed in gun battles with security forces as he highlighted the all-round improvement in internal and external security under the Narendra Modi government. He also clarified that the operations against militants had not been stopped during the holy month of Ramadan but had just been suspended. “It is not ceasefire but a

  • Won’t support BJP in Lok Sabha polls if mining operations don’t resume: GFP

    Panaji, The Goa Forward Party (GFP), a constituent of the BJP-led Goa government, today said it will not support the saffron party in the next Lok Sabha elections if it fails to resolve the ongoing mining crisis in the state. The GFP said the BJP will land in “trouble” if the mining activities don’t resume immediately. The mining operations in the state have come to a halt from March 16 after the

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    Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Karnataka Poll Victory: Course set for bigger win in 2019

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the Karnataka election results had set the course for a “bigger victory” for the BJP and the NDA in the 2019 general elections. “The wave of hope created by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now been transformed into a wave of faith and the people have expressed it through their mandate,” he told PTI.

  • Supreme Court to hear PILs on Article 35A

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the Public Interest Litigations (PILs) in connection with the Article 35A that empowers the Jammu and Kashmir state legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state by two months. Four petitions demanding scrapping of Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir were listed before a bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud.

  • Parliament Logjam: NDA MPs to give up 23 days salary for disrupted part of budget session

    New Delhi: The cat is out of the bag. There will be no business in Parliament on the last two days of the Budget Session. It is official since the word has emanated from no less than Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar. As if to cover itself in glory for the House wash-out, the NDA MPs would be giving up their salaries and other allowances for the 23 days for which Parliament

  • Why BJP allies are restless now?

    In its mindless pursuit of electoral conquest, the BJP seems to have overestimated its prowess; the overkill is now yielding diminishing returns. The defeats in crucial by-elections in the cow belt, growing unrest among its allies and the sudden exit of TDP from the National Democratic Alliance in a crucial election year are signs that the BJP is losing its sheen and Prime Minister Narendra Modi his brand value. While the TDP

  • NDA: Cracks are wide and visible

    The sudden acceleration of tempo in Andhra has snowballed into a major crisis for the Modi government. It is no longer about numbers, it is about a perception quotient, which the prime minister can afford to ignore only at a bigger political cost.

  • Opposition should unite for ‘Modi-mukt Bharat’: Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai: Launching a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday called for opposition unity and a “Modi-mukt Bharat” by 2019. Addressing party workers at a rally at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, Thackeray said, “The country is fed up with the false promises made by Narendra Modi and his government.”

  • BJP needs to forge and renew alliances

    As the adage goes, ‘when sorrows come, they come not single spies but in battalions.’ This fits the BJP to a ‘t’ in today’s political context in India. The allies of the BJP in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are increasingly demanding their pound of flesh, seeing its vulnerability in the wake of the party’s string of defeats in by-elections in the country’s northern belt. After barraging the BJP for purported omissions