Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi is an honest person and a leader who can take the Congress legacy forward, says Ashok Chavan

    Nagpur: The Maharashtra Congress party thanked the outgoing president of All India Congress Committee (AICC), Sonia Gandhi for nominating her son, Rahul Gandhi as the new president of the party. Ashok Chavan, the president of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee, said: “Every Congress party president has not only worked for the benefit of the party, but has also contributed to the development of the country.”

  • Congress compulsion: From mother to son

    Never mind the substance, the Congress Party does seem to care for the form (though under the dictate of the Election Commission). Despite the fact that there is a solitary candidate for election as Congress President, there shall be no announcement of the outcome until all the 89 nomination papers in favour of the Crown Prince are scrutinized. And the date for that earth-shaking announcement is set for December 11. There are

  • Rahul Gandhi’s regressive politics

    Rahul Gandhi has received much attention in the on-going Gujarat campaign. As the leader of the principal opposition party, most of it is well-deserved. Given that he is soon to be anointed the head of the Congress Party in place of his mother, Sonia Gandhi, it is natural for the people to be curious about him. But if you coolly consider what he says on the stump or through intermediaries on his

  • Egypt mosque attack: Sonia Gandhi calls for response from global community

    New Delhi: Condemning the recent terror attack in Egypt, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said such an attack is a reminder that terrorism remains a formidable challenge and calls for a concerted and sustained response from the global community.

  • Can Rahul Gandhi’s coronation as Congress president revive the fortunes of the Grand Old Party?

    Indian National Congress (INC) or more commonly known as Congress is a party which is more than 130 years old and has played an important role in India’s evolution from being the party which took part in freedom struggle to governing the Indian republic for close to 60 years since its independence, the Grand Old Party (GOP) now finds itself at crossroads and is unsure about what kind of legacy it wants

  • Never misused my position like Mallya: Robert Vadra

    New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra on Tuesday cried foul after liquor baron Vijay Mallya drew parallels citing both of them were victims of political vendetta.

  • Cabinet Committee will mull dates for winter session soon: Ananth Kumar

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar on Tuesday said a Cabinet Committee meeting will be held soon to fix the dates for winter session of Parliament. The Union Minister told ANI that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is committed to hold the winter session.

  • Rahul Gandhi Elevation: Only sabotage can spoil show

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi (47) is all set to be elevated as the Congress President and succeed his mother Sonia Gandhi who is holding the post for two decades since. His unanimous election is a foregone conclusion unless someone sabotages the exercise by entering the fray and forcing a poll on December 16 and counting on December 19.

  • CBI, ED should register case against Sonia Gandhi: Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday urged the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to register a case against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the basis of letters revealed by former Samata Party President Jaya Jaitly, which were purportedly written by Gandhi to former finance minister P. Chidambaram.

  • Tehelka Case: P Chidambaram wants government to release his reply to Sonia Gandhi

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has suggested that the media should ask the government for release of his reply to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, who had reportedly asked him to look into the allegations of harassment of private firm First Global, the financiers of ‘Tehelka’.

  • Rahul’s anointment off to December 28?

    New Delhi : The Congress has quietly deferred anointment of Rahul Gandhi as its president by two months, with hints that it may come on December 28 on the foundation day of the party. There is, however, no official word yet as a top source in 10 Janpath said on Saturday that no decision had been taken as yet on which he should take over the party’s command from his mother Sonia

  • ‘Agusta agent used cover of scribe to contact Fernandes’

    New Delhi : Former Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly on Thursday claimed that arms middleman Christian Michel, who has been named in the CBI charge sheet in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, used the cover of a journalist to contact then defence minister George Fernandes.

  • Pranab Mukherjee: The Prime Minister India never had

    India, which got independence in 1947, has seen 14 prime ministers so far and from the days of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru to the incumbent Narendra Modi, the office of prime minister is highest that anyone can attain. The job and designation of being the prime minister is the top most job and he is the supreme leader of the Indian republic. This topic comes on the back of former president and

  • 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.