Free Press Journal
  • Bharat Bandh: Congress criticises PM Modi on fuel price hike, says looting people’s money for own publicity

    New Delhi: The Congress dubbed the BJP government claims on petrol as white lies. Countering the BJP, Randeep Singh Surjewala said the average crude oil price during Manmohan Singh’s tenure was $107 per barrel while it is $50 in Modi’s four years. That is 55% less, but instead of giving benefit to the people, the excise levied on petrol has increased by 210% and on diesel by 443%, to collect Rs 11

  • Troll victim Congress spokesman demands probe into ‘fake news’

     New Delhi : Congress chief spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala is the latest victim of the trolls pushing “fake news” on the social media.  He sought an urgent action from both Prime Minister Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday against those falsely quoting him that he sought release of Mohd Irfan Khan arrested for the rape of a child in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh on the ground that “rape is

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    CongRESS focuses on FOUR years of ‘betrayal’ by Modi govt

    New Delhi : Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party celebrates completion of its four years of government on May 26, the Congress is organising the “Vishwasghaat Diwas” (Betrayal Day) on that day across the country in every state and district capital to stand with the people betrayed on every count since Prime Minister Modi came to power.

  • Yeddy next victim of Modi-Shah duo?

    New Delhi : Congress chief spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala dubbed denial of ticket to the son of former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in the Karnataka Assembly elections as “no-confidence” in him.

  • AICC plenary set to project Rahul as credible challenger

    New Delhi :  The 3-day AICC plenary session beginning here from Friday will project its new president Rahul Gandhi as a credible challenger of the united Opposition to pull down the Modi government in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections which may be even advanced in November-December to be held with the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

  • Sonia sets up dinner date with Oppn leaders on Mar 13

    New Delhi : Sonia Gandhi has taken the charge of uniting the opposition parties to prepare for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, inviting their leaders for a dinner on March 12 or 13 even while the Congress decried some ambitious individuals trying to damage the opposition unity by exploring a third front, a clear hint at the recent overtures of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

  • SSC scam: Cong too seeks CBI probe

    The students came on street when the SSC cancelled an examination slated on February 17 because of the leakage of the question paper.

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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.

  • Cong chides govt on J&K in bad shape, oil prices

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday derided the Modi government for an unprecedented rise of deaths in Jammu and Kashmir and high prices of petrol and diesel despite sharp fall of crude oil prices in the international markets.

  • Congress slams Centre for sleeping over Doklam 2.0

    New Delhi : The Congress on Thursday slammed the Modi government for compromising national security and strategic interests by sleeping over the high intensity Chinese military build-up at the Doklam plateau.

  • Sonia retiring? Party quick to say ‘no’

    Her remark triggered wild speculation as all in the AICC headquarters here so far believed that she would be hoisted as a sort of the political chairman emeritus or patron of the party.

  • Congress hails Supreme Court’s Right to Privacy decision

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court’s judgement declaring the Right to Privacy a fundamental right and said that it rejected the Narendra Modi-led government’s attempt to whittle it down.

  • CCTV footage missing, BJP trying to protect Barala’s son: Congress on ‘stalking’ case

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Monday cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Chandigarh stalking incident and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pressurizing Chandigarh administration to protect the son of Haryana BJP Chief Subhash Barala. Speaking to ANI, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the BJP is hatching a conspiracy to shield the Haryana state chief’s son, who harassed and stalked an IAS officer’s daughter in an alleged

  • Congress does a flip-flop, now says Rahul met Chinese envoy

    New Delhi: Six hours after an assertive denial of meeting between Rahul Gandhi and Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui, the Congress did a major flip-flop and said that not only did the party vice-president meet the latter, but the Bhutanese envoy as well.