Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Vote for corrupt but not for BJP, says Jignesh Mevani

    Indore: Slamming Bharatiya Janata Party for spreading lies and hatred in the country, Gujarat’s Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Sunday appealed to people to vote for corrupt people but avoid voting for BJP candidates in assembly elections. “Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh are drawing closer. After assembly elections, Look Sabha elections are due in 2019….

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  • Indore: IMC to focus on beautification besides cleanliness

    Indore: Indore Municipal Corporation, which is leaving no stone unturned to maintain cleanliness in the city, would now focus on beautification work. “In Swachh Survekshan 2019, city’s beautification has been made an important parameter. So, we have to focus on making our city beautiful also,” mayor Malini Gaud told Free Press. She said IMC would…

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  • Indore: Tagore Education College granted autonomous status

    Indore: University Grants Commission has granted autonomous status to Tagore Education College following orders given by Supreme Court. With this, the total number of autonomous colleges in the city has reached seven. A Grade B accredited institute, Tagore College applied for autonomous status last year. In the same year, the UGC changed autonomous rules making…

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  • Indore: DAVV scores zero in ‘perception’ in NIRF rankings

    Indore: The reasons for drop in the ranking of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) are out nearly four months after national rankings of higher educational institutions were announced by National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF). The NIRF has released scores obtained by institutions. Previously, the NIRF had only released rankings. The DAVV, which figured in the ranking…

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  • Indore: Girl abducted, raped by friend

    Indore: A youth was booked by the police for allegedly abducting and raping a 26-year-old girl in Lasudiya area on Sunday. The accused also kept her captive in his car for six hours and thrashed her. The youth was nabbed by the police for further investigation. Additional Superintendent of Police Shailendra Singh Chouhan said that…

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  • Bhopal: Women outpost in markets still a far cry

    Bhopal: Bhopal Municipal Corporation is yet to identify the sites in the city’s commercial areas where women help-desk outpost are to be set up. The municipal authorities though have begun survey at the busy markets but are yet to decide on the location for constructing these cells. The civic body has proposed the setting up…

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  • Bhopal: Keralites cancel Onam festivity, join hand to arrange relief fund

    Bhopal: Expressing solidarity with the people facing the wrath of nature in Kerala, members of the Malayalee community in the city have cancelled the week long Onam celebrations. The state capital’s Malayalee Associations have joined hands in mobilizing relief articles including blankets, medicines, grains,  mineral water and other essentials to the flood-hit state. A truck…

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  • Bhopal: Govt plans e-office, report says employees not competent enough

    Bhopal: While the government is planning to turn its state secretariat into e-office the report by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis (AVIGGPA) finds the overall scene very discouraging. The study by AVIGGPA in its finding said that government should rethink about its e-office programme as the outcome of the study…

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  • Bhopal: Cash crunch BMC goes for planters at Rs 3500 each

    Bhopal: Despite availability of all sorts of earthen planters, BMC has taken up a pilot project, purchasing expensive huge pots claiming that they would serve multiple purposes. Cash crunch hit Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has bought huge ornamental planters to be placed on dividers and in areas where plantation is not possible. The civic administration…

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  • Bhopal: Congress OBC wing demand more tickets

    Bhopal: In a meeting conducted by the national president of Congress OBC wing (COW) Tamradwaj Sahu and Member of Parliament Rajmani Patel, the members of COW demanded that tickets for upcoming elections be distributed in proportion to the percentage population of various castes and communities. Four working presidents of state Congress including MLA Jeetu Patwari,…

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  • Bhopal: Light to moderate rain likely in 24 to 34 hours

    Bhopal: Brief spell of light rain on Sunday evening provided much needed relief to the people in state capital from humid atmosphere.  Light to moderate rain may occur at many places in Bhopal, Indore, Sagar, Jabalpur Shahdol and Hoshangabad divisions. Besides, rain is expected in Katni, Mandla, Morena, Narsinhapur, Panna, Rewa, Sagar, Satna, Sehore, Seoni, …

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