Free Press Journal
  • Congress busts govt’s veil on Rafale deal

    Cong released the controversial data from the annual report of the French giant Dassault Aviation to show they were bought at thrice the price negotiated by the Manmohan Singh government.

  • Parliament stuck for second day

    New Delhi : Parliament could not function on Tuesday for the second day of the month-long second phase of the budget session due to pandemonium on more than one issue and not the PNB scam alone.

  • Goa delegation seeks steps to protect iron ore mining sector

    New Delhi : An all-party delegation of ministers and MLAs from Goa, led by Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant, on Monday submitted a memorandum to Union Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari for a Central ordinance or any other appropriate step to override the Supreme Court’s directive on closure of all iron ore mines in the state after March 15.

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    Cong decries I&B minister’s whims

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday decried “unbridled, unchecked and uncontrolled whims and anger” of Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and asked why Prime Minister Modi is mum about it.

  • Finally, govt wakes up tos hortage of fighter jets

    New Delhi : Months after Prime Minister Modi slashed the demand of the French Rafale fighter jets from 126 to 36, the government has woken up to the shortage cry of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to go for a fresh global tender inviting the foreign companies to make the fighter jets in India.

  • PM Modi has to answer, not ask questions, says Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for conducting himself like an opposition leader while replying to debate on the motion of thanks on the President’s address on Wednesday unless he has started practicing being in the Opposition. He wondered if Modi has forgotten that he is the Prime Minister now.

  • Institutional credit and MSMEs

    The New Year began for the SMEs and the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), with Prime Minister Modi playing late Santa and showering them with sops. Addressing the key constraint of availability of finance, it is assumed, would help harness the employment generating potential of this key sector. Given the current mood with regard to employment generation, as also the business sentiments among the small businesses, Budget 2018 may see further

  • Vodafone boss lauds Centre for making it easier to do business

    Davos : Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao, on Thursday, said the Indian government has significantly increased the amount of spectrum that will be available to operators. “The proposed increase in spectrum caps will further hasten the rollout of networks to the benefit of customers, government and industry,” Colao said at the  WEF summit. Speaking at a WEF Governors meeting, Colao complimented Prime Minister Modi’s government for a marked improvement in the ease

  • Rahul lends ‘help’ for PM’s “Mann ki Baat”

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday tweeted three issues for Prime Minister Modi to include in his nationwide “Mann ki Baat” broadcast.

  • Barmer refinery gets one more inauguration; Congress taunts

    New Delhi : On the launch of the Barmer oil refinery by Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday, the Congress taunted that he was sticking his name on yet another project started by its UPA government.

  • Congress ridicules PM for ‘half truth’ at PIO meet

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday ridiculed Prime Minister Modi for “half truth” of the highest ever fresh investment in India from abroad instead of admitting the lowest ever FDI investment in the past 13 years.

  • Oppn to take up cudgels against EVM once again

    A viewpoint in Cong is that Opposition parties should totally boycott elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland unless EC agrees to revert back to paper ballots or counting of the VVPAT slips.

  • Mani blames Modi for creating controversy over his remark

    New Delhi : Suspended former Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar (76) says he is bewildered at the charge that his “neech” remark cost the Congress in the Gujarat elections and he squirms at the thought that “I should have brought down the party that has given me so much.”

  • No truce yet to end Parliament impasse

    New Delhi : The Congress on Tuesday claimed no truce is yet reached with the government to end the ongoing impasse in Parliament over Prime Minister Modi’s accusation of conspiracy with Pakistan on his predecessor Manmohan Singh and others.

  • 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.

  • Now, Congress wants a 2nd apology from PM Modi

    New Delhi: The 2G judgment found instant echo in the Rajya Sabha with Opposition leader Ghulam Nabi Azad saying Prime Minister Modi has to now give two clarifications, the first on his charge of conspiracy with Pakistan by his predecessor Manmohan Singh and the second on the propaganda his BJP built on the alleged 2G scam to win the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

  • Congress’s working style, corrupt ways remain same: BJP on Rahul’s elevation

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party on Saturday shrugged off Rahul Gandhi’s remarks immediately after his elevation as the Congress President, requesting him not to demean the basic nature of democracy in the country, shutting eyes to the nation’s progress under the Modi government.