Free Press Journal
  • ‘Rahul Gandhi to lead 2019 Lok Sabha elections’

    Mumbai: AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi will soon assume the post of the party’s president and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be fought under his leadership, said senior Congress leader and former Union minister Kunwar Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh.

  • Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Saharanpur

    New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been denied permission to visit Saharanpur, where a caste conflict had erupted in which many Dalits were allegedly targeted. The confirmation of this development has been given by Additional Director General of Police Law and Order Aditya Mishra to ANI. Gandhi was supposed visit Saharanpur to take stock of the prevailing situation. Clashes occurred on Tuesday after Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati’s visit to

  • Rahul calls review meetings of poll-bound states

    NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi will soon hold review meetings of the party in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to discuss the organisational weaknesses and take decisions to strengthen the party for the Assembly elections due in these states next year-end. Party sources said Rahul has already started the state-wise review of the party, but his first priority is to give attention to the states that go to the polls before the 2019

  • Gurudas Kamat quits all Congress posts

    Mumbai: In the backdrop of the appointment of former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot as the general secretary and in-charge of Gujarat by the party’s vice president Rahul Gandhi, Gurudas Kamat, senior party leader, has quit from all party posts on Wednesday.

  • Aadhaar leak: Privacy breach can dent major scheme: Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday raised serious concern over the leakage of personal data of lakhs of citizens and asked government not to compromise on privacy and security concerns of Aadhaar.

  • Poll reverses review, Congress style

    The Congress stocktaking on the U P Assembly elections has predictably not dwelt on the poor leadership provided by the party high command, steeped as the party is in a culture of sycophancy and lack of honest fixing of accountability. It is considered sacrilegious to question Sonia Gandhi or son Rahul for their sins of omission and commission and that tradition has been followed in toto. Much of the blame in the

  • Internal polls in Cong: Rahul to be crowned as party chief?

    New Delhi : The Congress is starting its organisational elections from May 15, setting October 30 as the deadline for the process that may be completed with the election of Rahul Gandhi, who turns 47 on June 19, as its new president by October end.

  • Congress-led Oppn meets Prez over EVM tampering

    NEW DELHI : Two days after petitioning the Election Commission, top leaders of the Opposition led by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee to apprise him of the alleged tampering of the electronic voting machines (EVMs) and urged him to save democracy from the fraud in the machine

  • It is partial relief for farmers: Rahul on UP loan waiver

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said the UP government’s decision to waive off farm loan was a “partial relief” but a step in the “right direction” and asked the Centre to evolve a national response to the widespread distress, reports PTI.  Gandhi said the Centre should not discriminate amongst states and no politics should be played with farmers suffering across the country.

  • PM working only for the rich: Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the BJP government was “Kisan Virodhi” and asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi can give debt relief to the richest, then why not the farmers.

  • Amarinder Singh at odds with Congress culture

    The Congress is on the horns of a dilemma. Its high command overlordism that has been its culture under the Indira-Rajiv-Sonia-Rahul dispensations is under challenge by a State satrap who is the dominant reason for the party’s impressive victory in the recent Assembly elections in Punjab. Amarinder Singh, who has earned his position as chief minister, bouncing back in style, owes his win to no one but himself. He carried the party’s

  • Yogi’s dig at Rahul and Akhilesh: I came in between you two

    New Delhi: “I came in between” Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today, taking a dig at the leaders of Congress and Samajwadi Party who had formed a coalition to take on the BJP. “I am younger by one year to Rahul jee and one year older to Akhilesh Yadav. And I came between the two (Rahul and Akhilesh). This could be a major reason for

  • Rahul Gandhi tries to rope in Sharad Pawar for anti-BJP front

    New Delhi: Seventy-six-year-old Maratha leader Sharad Pawar may once again play a major role in uniting national and regional forces and set up a broad front to halt the steady march of the BJP.

  • Raj Babbar offers to resign as UP Congress chief

    New Delhi : Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar today offered to resign, taking moral responsibility for the poll debacle in the state, amid demands for structural changes and fixing responsibility in the party. Babbar also echoed Rahul Gandhi on the need for making structural changes to strengthen the party but defended the Congress Vice President, saying leadership is not changed “for losses in one or two elections”. Babbar alleged that the BJP

  • Amarinder Singh to take oath as Punjab CM tomorrow

    Chandigarh: Amarinder Singh, who led the Congress to victory in Punjab after a gap of 10 years, will take oath as the state’s 26th Chief Minister here tomorrow morning in a simple ceremony, which party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is also expected to attend.