Free Press Journal
  • Herald case: Young Indian asked to deposit Rs 10 crore

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Young Indian Pvt Ltd (YI), whose major stakeholders are Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi, to deposit Rs 10 crore in the Rs 249.15 crore income tax proceedings against the firm.

  • 19 parties leaders attend Sonia’s ‘dinner diplomacy’

    New Delhi : The Opposition unity to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP appeared intact as 19 parties turned up at the dinner hosted by Sonia Gandhi, dispelling recent reports of a third front under Telangana CM K Chandra Sekhar Rao taking shape as a non-BJP and non-Congress front.

  • Sonia Gandhi visits Patangrao Kadam in hospital

    Mumbai: Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi today visited Lilavati Hospital here to inquire about the health of veteran party leader and former state minister Patangrao Kadam, who is suffering from renal dysfunction.

  • Sonia Gandhi attacks Modi government, says freedom under ‘sustained assault’

    Mumbai: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a direct attack against the Modi government, alleging that freedom of the people was “under systematic and sustained assault” as provocative statements from the ruling establishment were neither random nor accidental but “part of a dangerous design”.

  • 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.

  • Old guards dominate Rahul’s teams for AICC plenary

    New Delhi : The old guards dominate seven teams constituted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday for the AICC plenary session to be held here from February 16 to 18, with very few positions to his young brigade.

  • Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi

    Time to create a sense of security and nationalism

    The difference between 2014 and now is that the UPA lacks a charismatic leader. It is widely accepted that Rahul Gandhi as a leader does not compare with Narendra Modi. But let’s bear in mind that in 2004, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a much taller leader than Sonia Gandhi but still did not manage to sell India shining to the voter.

  • Bofors: Court to hear CBI’s plea on April 7

    New Delhi : A Delhi court on Saturday decided to hear on April 7, the CBI’s plea seeking a direction to allow it to go for further probe into the politically sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case.

  • Be ready for early polls, Sonia tells party MPs

    New Delhi : Sonia Gandhi, the Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson, on Thursday cautioned the party MPs to be prepared for an early Lok Sabha election as done by then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  • Rahul Gandhi to meet Congress workers at AICC headquarters today

    New Delhi: Reviving the old party tradition, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will interact with delegations of party leaders and workers from across the country today at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters at Akbar Road here. According to party sources, the AICC headquarters will be open for those on the list of appointments with the Congress chief from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.

  • Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary, here at Rajghat. Congress President Rahul Gandhi, earlier in the day, paid his homage Mahatma Gandhi here at Gandhi Smriti. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1948. This day is also observed as Martyrs Day by the nation.

  • Rahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting as Congress President

    New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi on Friday chaired the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting for the first time as Congress President with party leaders expected to discuss the current political issues, including the verdict in the 2G spectrum case in which all the accused have been acquitted.


     New Delhi  : Rahul Gandhi, 47, on Saturday took over as the new Congress President with much fanfare, dancing and bursting of crackers by party workers and vowed to turn Congress as India’s “grand old and young party” to defeat the politics of anger and hatred practised by the BJP. His message to the party was never to buckle down, back down when the Congress is attacked but stand up to them

  • JD-U calls new Cong President a new avatar of dynasty politics

    Patna: The Janata Dal-United (JD-U), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar, on Saturday described the new Congress President Rahul Gandhi as “Vanshvad Ka Naya Avatar” (new incarnation of dynasty politics) and said there is hardly anything new about it.