Free Press Journal
  • Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: PM Modi sees Pakistan-Congress collusion

    Gujarat: The political discourse in the ongoing Gujarat election campaign touched a new low when Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday alleged that former Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyer, along with some senior Congress leaders, had met senior Pakistani leaders before making the “neech” comment against him.

  • Air India seeks Rs 1,100 cr loan for VVIP planes

    New Delhi  : Disinvestment-bound Air India (AI) is seeking a loan worth over Rs 1,100 crore for the modification of two Boeing aircraft scheduled to be acquired next month, for ferrying VVIPs, according to an official document. The two Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft are to be delivered in January 2018 and the cost for “modification in its (planes) interior configuration” is estimated to be USD 180 million.

  • Rohingya crisis: Hasina seeks Cambodia’s help

    Cambodia : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday called for Cambodias support in developing a sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis and the minorities’ persecution in Myanmars Rakhine state.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends greetings on Navy Day

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Indian naval personnel on the occasion of Navy Day.  “On Navy Day, greetings to all navy personnel and their families,” Modi tweeted, attaching a video of the Indian Navy showing its prowess in the sea.  Navy Day is celebrated annually on December 4 to celebrate the Indian Navy’s achievements and commemorate the sacrifices made by the personnel.

  • Narendra Modi accuses Congress of trying to divide society

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday leveraged the Uttar Pradesh civic elections results to assert a repeat performance was on the cards in Gujarat. ‘‘You have seen what has happened there. UP knows the Congress and so does Gujarat,” he said while speaking at a poll rally in Bharuch.

  • Positive change is visible in India: PM Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that there has been a “positive change” in the mindset and self-confidence of the people ever since his government came to power in 2014.

  • Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi

    Gujarat Assembly Election: Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi cross swords in battleground Gujarat

    Gandhinagar: Commerce and art formed the central theme of principal opponents Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress vice-chief Rahul Gandhi who were locked in a poll duel in Gujarat on Wednesday. If Modi was invoking commerce by laying out benefits of their ”man” ruling in Delhi, Gandhi compared him to a consummate actor and gave him more marks than megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

  • Nityanand Rai apologises for his ‘warning’ to PM Narendra Modi’s dissenters

    Patna (Bihar): Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai, who warned of dire consequence to those pointing fingers against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday apologised for his statement. Expressing regret over his statement, the BJP leader told ANI, “My statement is being misquoted. It was just a sentence quoted from a phrase. If someone has been hurt then I express my regret and also apologies. I also take back my statement.”

  • Sharad Pawar

    Sharad Pawar rubbishes possibilities of becoming Prime Minister

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday rubbished possibilities of him becoming the Prime Minister of India and clarified that he was aware of his party’s strength. He also clarified that the NCP and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would never join hands. Pawar rejected possibilities of any tie-up with the BJP in the future.

  • Demonetisation was a note-worthy move: Here’s proof

    While fellow countrymen are still recovering from the aftermath of demonetisation, India is ready to celebrate the first anniversary of demonetisation. While the Modi government’s idea of demonetisation was to bring in black money, but till today there has been no exact figure announced as in how much black money has been brought back in.

  • Sharad Pawar

    NCP day dreams of Sharad Pawar becoming Prime Minister in 2019

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which has four members in current Lok Sabha, is dreaming of party supremo Sharad Pawar becoming the next Prime Minister of India. Senior party leader Praful Patel while indicating that the NCP would go along with Congress in 2019 Lok Sabha poll and said that Pawar stands a good chance of becoming the PM. For Bharatiya Janata Party, its a day dream of NCP and just to

  • Shamika Ravi to be appointed as member of PM economic panel

    New Delhi, Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), a senior government official said.

  • Shinzo Abe re-elected as Japanese Prime Minister

    Tokyo: Following snap polls, Japan’s Lower House of Parliament on Wednesday re-elected Shinzo Abe of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as the Prime Minister. Abe’s party won the snap elections held on October 22.   The 63-year-old leader, received 312 votes in favour, out of 465 in the House of Representatives. Abe will announce his new cabinet later in the day, Efe news reported.  Abe, as leader of the LDP, has now been re-elected