Free Press Journal
  • Elphinstone Road station stampede: Sonia Gandhi expresses grief, terms it man-made disaster

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed shock and anguish at the stampede at the Parel- Elphinstone Railway Station, Mumbai and termed it as a man-made disaster. At least 22 people died and more than 30 were seriously injured on Friday morning in a stampede at the railway station. Wishing an early recovery to the injured, Sonia conveyed her heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased.

  • Delhi court to resume hearing in National Herald Case

    New Delhi: The Patiala House Court on Saturday will resume the hearing in the National Herald Case, involving Congress Party frontrunners Sonia Gandhi and son Rahul Gandhi, among others.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi might have instructed Manish Tewari to post against PM Modi

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the Congress top rung might have instructed party leader Manish Tewari to attack Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the social networking site. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Tewari who is recognized as a good and a sensible person has spoiled his image by making an obscene remark against the Prime Minister.

  • Narendra Modi at 67: Has the game really changed or has the rhetoric taken over?

    What is the idea of India? Where is India headed? Is India still fighting the age-old problem between communalism and secularism? Will the dream of ‘Bapu’ Mahatma Gandhi ever be achieved? The questions are endless and we could keep going on and on, but India as a republic after 70 years of independence is standing at crossroads and no one knows what will happen to Bharat. Narendra Damodardas Modi is a man,

  • NSUI’s victory in DUSU elections indication of 2019 results: Congress

    Lucknow: Expressing happiness over the National Students Union of India’s (NSUI) win in the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections, the Congress Party on Thursday said the victory indicates that people are not ready to get misguided by the Modi government anymore.

  • Smriti Irani on Rahul Gandhi: Failed Dynast spoke about his failed political journeys in US

    New Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday unleashed a tirade against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and asserted that latter highlighting the fact that the grand old party donned arrogance in 2012 under the helm of her mother Sonia Gandhi and hence lost elections is a huge political confession.

  • Modi’s New India is about silencing dissent: Congress

    New Delhi : Condemning the murder of senior journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh, the Congress on Wednesday said “muzzling the voice of ordinary citizens and silencing dissent” is the slogan of ‘New India’ under the Modi government.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi condemn killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi today condemned the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh and said it was a chilling reminder that “intolerance and bigotry is raising its ugly head in our society”. Her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi also expressed shock at the killing of the firebrand journalist in Bengaluru yesterday and said no one could suppress the truth. The Congress president described Lankesh as one with fearless and

  • Protests across Karnataka condemn journalist Gauri Lankesh killing

    Bengaluru: Protests erupted across Karnataka on Wednesday morning condemning the dastardly killing of senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead at her residence here on Tuesday night by three unidentified men. Journalists, activists, writers, thinkers and women organisations were seen among the crowds that gathered in the city and across the state condemning the killing of the journalist.

  • Did Lalu Yadav organise the anti-BJP rally to launch sons?

    New Delhi : It’s been just 24-hours that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav finished his much touted anti-BJP rally. However, it seems there was more if one was to read between the lines. Some political observers felt that the Lalu’s rally was only to launch his sons.  JD(U) party spokesperson K.C. Tyagi said: “Lalu Yadav organised this anti-BJP rally only to launch his sons so that they become the

  • Priyanka Gandhi showing progressive recovery, say Sir Ganga Ram Hospital doctors

    New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the daughter of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who is undergoing treatment for dengue at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, is convalescing. Doctors at the hospital said that her vital parameters and laboratory results are showing progressive recovery.

  • Sharad Yadav vows to take on BJP with Mahagathbandhan in 2019 poll

    Patna : Former chief of JD(U) Sharad Yadav on Sunday defied the warning of the party leadership and joined the RJD rally at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. Addressing a mammoth ‘Bharat Bachao, BJP Bhagao’ rally, Sharad Yadav said he would continue to lead the campaign against Nitish Kumar all over the state as he had betrayed the trust of the people who had voted to power the Grand Alliance of the JD(U),RJD and

  • Analysing the dearth of Female Politicians in India

    India is the world’s largest democracy. India’s population is over 1.25 billion and women constitutes close to 50 percent. India is a prosperous nation and is emerging as a leader in Asia after China and is one of the most emerging markets in the world. The general elections in 2014 change the situation in the country. India got its first government with clear majority after 30 long years. Bharatiya Janata Party-led National

  • Robert Vadra decries CBI probe into Bikaner land deals

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra has dubbed the Rajasthan government’s recommendation of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the alleged land scams in Bikaner, involving his company, as another “attempt of malicious prosecution.”

  • Is Sonia Gandhi the real reason for Congress’ demise?

    In 2014 general elections, there was a tectonic shift in Indian politics, when Bharatiya Janata Party won a huge mandate from the people of India and ousted the erstwhile Grand Old Party (GOP) Congress, which had ruled India since independence for better part of 60 years. It was reduced to mere 44 seats, i.e. less than 10 % of total parliamentary seats. How did this happen? How come Congress which was the natural party

  • Gujarat Congress MLAs to meet Rahul, Sonia Gandhi today

    New Delhi: All 43 MLAs of Gujarat Congress will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today. These legislators recently presented a united stand during the Rajya Sabha elections in the state.

  • Sharad Yadav readies for show of strength

    New Delhi : Leaders from several opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, are expected to attend an event on Friday, hosted by rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday.