Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Row in Congress over appointment of new panels

    Bhopal: The committees formed after the appointment of Kamal Nath as state Congress chief for the assembly elections has kicked up a row on Wednesday following which four party leaders, including an MLA from Suswasra Hardeep Singh Dung put in their papers in protest.

  • No DJ, communal speech in rally: Rahul told

    MANDSAUR: Although Rahul Gandhi was granted permission to conduct a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur district, the authorities have put 19 conditions before him, including a ban on the usage of DJ sound system and words that might hurt religious sentiments. The Congress party will launch its 2018 Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election campaign during the rally in Malhargarh, where five farmers had lost their lives in police firing during protests last year.

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    Anti-Sterlite protest: ‘Tamils are being killed for objecting to RSS ideology’, says Rahul Gandhi

    Chennai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that Tamils are being killed as they refused to “bow” to the ideology of the RSS. In an apparent reference to the anti-copper plant violence at Tuticorin yesterday in which 10 people were killed in police firing, Gandhi said he was with the Tamil people. Violence continued for the second day today and a man was killed in police firing.

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    Mumbai: ‘Congress-mukt’ India means a country free of crony politics, says Prakash Javadekar

    Mumbai: Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s remark that he is ready to be the prime minister, saying there is no ban on “day-dreaming”. The Congress has lost 20 states and it is in power only in a couple of states now. “If on that basis, Gandhi is thinking of becoming the prime minister, then there is no ban on day-dreams in this country,”

  • PM Narendra Modi wants to appoint officers picked by RSS in civil services: Rahul Gandhi

    NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday gave a call to students to rise in protest, warning them that “your future is at risk! RSS wants what’s rightfully yours.” In a tweet, he revealed the Prime Minister’s alleged mischief to deprive meritorious students who shine in the civil service examination of what is rightfully theirs by manipulating the merit list using subjective criteria, instead of exam rankings.

  • Rahul Gandhi appoints new Himachal Pradesh Congress in-charge

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed former Rajya Sabha MP Rajni Patil as the AICC in-charge of party affairs in Himachal Pradesh in place of Sushil Kumar Shinde. He also appointed Jitendra Baghel and Biswaranjan Mohanty as AICC Secretaries for party affairs in Gujarat.

  • Kumaraswamy wants long-term relations with Congress: Randeep Surjewala

    New Delhi: Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said that Karnataka chief minister-elect HD Kumaraswamy‘s meeting with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi was a cordial one and that the two parties sought a long-term partnership with each other.

  • Subramanian Swamy slams Rahul Gandhi over Pakistan comment

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy slammed Congress president Rahul Gandhi for comparing Karnataka political turmoil with Pakistan. Speaking to ANI, Swamy said that comparing the situation with the “third rate country” is an insult.

  • Atmosphere of fear in country, situation similar to Pakistan: Rahul Gandhi

    Raipur: Against the backdrop of political developments in Karnataka, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed the situation in the country was similar to that in Pakistan under “dictatorship”. At an event here, he alleged there was an atmosphere of fear in the country and the Constitution was under “severe attack”, with even the institutions such as the judiciary and the press being suppressed and threatened.

  • Is sulking Rahul upset, hurt over party moves in K’taka?

    Though a punching bag for the BJP and despite all his shortcomings, one thing has to be said about Rahul in all fairness – he believes in fair means to an end and, to an extent, honesty in politics. He has been preaching this when he promises to bring a change. In the case of Karnataka, he was upset that though his party lost, the lust for power forced his party-men to