Free Press Journal
  • Can Rahul Gandhi’s coronation as Congress president revive the fortunes of the Grand Old Party?

    Indian National Congress (INC) or more commonly known as Congress is a party which is more than 130 years old and has played an important role in India’s evolution from being the party which took part in freedom struggle to governing the Indian republic for close to 60 years since its independence, the Grand Old Party (GOP) now finds itself at crossroads and is unsure about what kind of legacy it wants

  • Rahul Gandhi Elevation: Only sabotage can spoil show

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi (47) is all set to be elevated as the Congress President and succeed his mother Sonia Gandhi who is holding the post for two decades since. His unanimous election is a foregone conclusion unless someone sabotages the exercise by entering the fray and forcing a poll on December 16 and counting on December 19.

  • Rafale purchase win-win partnership: French min

    New Delhi : French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Saturday said the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets would bolster India’s security and it was a “win-win partnership” for both the countries.

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    Rahul takes a dig at Modi’s ‘promise’ to convert potatoes into gold but social media thought otherwise

    New Delhi: Momentarily, it seemed Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was back to his old ways. He was on Wednesday a subject of much ridicule after a video went viral, wherein he says that he will install a machine that “if fed potato, will give gold in return.” (Aisi machine lagaunga, iss side se aaloo ghusega, uss side se sona niklega.”) The social media instantly latched onto the gaffe, sharing the video on multiple

  • India doesn’t need 5 different GST slabs but one tax: Rahul Gandhi

    Gandhinagar : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi attributed changes in GST to public and Congress pressure on the Centre but made it clear that structural  changes were imperative and that his party would continue its stir until this comes about. ”India does not need five different GST slabs but one tax. GST needs structural changes,” he added.

  • Congress guns for Gujarat CM Rupani in SEBI case of manipulative share trading

    Gandhinagar: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a report that says SEBI had imposed penalties on several entities, including Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s family, for “manipulative trading in shares.” “Na khaunga, na khane dunga ki kahani. Shah-zada, Shaurya aur ab Vijay Rupani (Another story of ‘will not be corrupt myself, nor allow others to be’),” Gandhi tweeted.

  • Cong inciting Surat traders over GST: Irani

    Ahmedabad : Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday alleged that though small businessmen and traders in Surat are ready to embrace GST, Congress leaders are trying to “incite” them against the BJP government in Gujarat, which goes to polls next month.

  • Tragedy or boon? Govt, Oppn battle it out on note ban anniversary

    New Delhi : Union ministers fanned out across the country to highlight the crackdown on black money to mark the first anniversary of demonetisation on Wednesday which the BJP celebrated as “Anti Black Money Day” while the Congress-led opposition observed it as “Black Day” with street protests.

  • Demonetisation was a thoughtless act: Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: On the first anniversary of demonetisation, Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi dubbed the note ban as a tragedy. Gandhi further slammed Centre’s decision of swapping currency and said that his party stands with those who were hit by Prime Minister Modi’s thoughtless act.

  • Manmohan Singh in Gujarat: Tax terrorism eroded confidence of Indian businesses

    Ahemdabad: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday cornered the Centre over its economic policies and asserted that the fear of tax terrorism has eroded the confidence of Indian businesses. Critical of the Good and Services Tax, Dr. Singh said the tax reform broken the back of small businesses.