Free Press Journal
  • Opposition protests suspension of Congress MPs, allows Kovind’s swearing-in

    New Delhi : Opposition parties on Tuesday protested at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in the Parliament House against suspension of six Congress MPs for throwing paper missiles at the Speaker on Monday while taking no action against BJP MP Anurag Thakur, who videographed their act forbidden under the rules.

  • Six Congress MPs suspended: BJP mocks Rahul Gandhi’s “dream team”

    New Delhi: After the Lok Sabha Speaker suspended six Congress MPs for unruly behaviour, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said it is a new standard set by the “dream team” of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

  • Nitish Kumar to meet Rahul Gandhi on today evening

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to meet Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday evening as well as attend a farewell dinner for outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee, JD-U sources said.

  • Smriti Irani hits back at Rahul Gandhi for taking dig at Centre

    New Delhi: A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi slammed the Centre by digging out issues including the Rohith Vemula suicide case, Dadri lynching case and demonetisation drive, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday mocked the former for ‘all that he does.’

  • National Herald case: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi to file reply today

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday will file their reply to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea, seeking certain documents from the Associated Journal Limited (AJL) and the party in the National Herald case. A Delhi court on July 1 sought a reply from Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders on Swamy’s plea.

  • Rahul Gandhi launches scathing attack on PM

    New Delhi : Continuing his tirade against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS want India to surrender its voice. “What is happening today is the systematic capture of India’s democratic institutions. By the PM, bureaucrats and the RSS,” Gandhi said.

  • Ambika Soni rubbishes reports of quitting Congress

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni on Friday rubbished reports of resigning from the party, saying she had only requested the high command to reduce the load of duties as party General Secretary due to health reasons.

  • Post ‘farmer-GST’ jibe, BJP reminds Rahul Gandhi of “Parliamentary procedures”

    Bengaluru / New Delhi: After Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre alleging that it was not willing to discuss farmers’ issues in Parliament and that its decision to implement the GST was taken in haste, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the Congress vice-president should “mature” himself as a parliamentarian and try to raise relevant issues in the Parliament.

  • Leadership a ticklish issue for Opposition

    Even though there is a serious dearth of national-level leaders in the Opposition to offer at least a token challenge to Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, it appears unlikely that Congress president Sonia Gandhi would be able to persuade other opposition parties to accept Rahul Gandhi as the Opposition mascot.

  • RaGa crafting own team to have grip over every state

    New Delhi :Instead of concentrating organisational responsibilities in a few hands of general secretaries with multiple states under their charge, the Congress is building a new set up in each state having a separate in-charge with at least two AICC secretaries attached to him to conduct the party affairs in the states.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul vote in Presidential election

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice-President Rahul Gandhi cast their votes for the Presidential election on Monday.  Gandhi on Sunday called for a “conscience vote” while attacking the Narendra Modi government for trying to impose “narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision” on the country.

  • Congress falsely implicating Bhagwat, charge Sonia, Rahul for perjury, says Swamy

    New Delhi: Lambasting Congress for falsely implicating Rashtriya Swayamseak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for perpetrating “so-called Hindu terror’ across the country, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party leader P. Chidambaram should be charged with perjury.

  • RaGa’s tweets rattle BJP

    New Delhi : The Bhartiya Janata Party leaders are rattled by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s taunting tweet on Wednesday on the Amarnath tragedy as PM Modi’s “personal gain” at the cost of “India’s strategic loss and sacrifice of innocent Indian blood.”

  • Smriti Irani’s remark against Rahul as fake as her degree: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Thursday said Union Minister Smriti Irani’s statement against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi was as fake as her degree.  “Smriti Irani’s statement is as fake as her degree. Irani thinks she can gain brownie points by attacking Rahul Gandhi. She should peep into history and try to get all the records,” Congress leader Shobha Oza told ANI.