Free Press Journal
  • Bail petition of Sahara officials turned down

    Indore: The CBI court turned down the bail plea of the officer and assistant of the tax consultant of Shahra Group, who were arrested by the investigative agency after the allegations of bribing the I- T officers, here on Wednesday. The court ordered to send the accused to jail till February 25 and to shift the tax consultant to M Hospital from the private hospital.

  • Leopard caught

    Indore: The leopard, which attacked and injured four persons including a forest guard in last 48 hours, was caught on Wednesday morning. At least 200 forest employees were involved in the operation to catch the beast.

  • City witnesses water crisis

    Indore: The city witnessed water crisis on Wednesday as the water supply from Jalood Pumping Station was interrupted due to break down in power supply. Work for maintenance and fixing up the problem continued till Wednesday night at Jalood.

  • Police solve Banganga murder case, one held

    Indore: Police arrested a person for his involvement in the murder in the Banganga area last month. The accused, identified as Omkarlal Sharma, had battered his neighbour, Sundarlal, to death following a scuffle over smoking ‘ chelam’. CSP Rajesh Dandotia said Sundarlal ( 65), a resident of Ravti Kankad in Banganga area, was found dead at his residence on January 6.

  • Tabish’s bail plea submitted

    Indore: The Special Court of CBI will hear the bail plea of Tabish, one of the accused in the RTI activist Shehla Masood murder case in next hearing. His lawyer submitted bail plea on wednesday According to sources, statements of a telecom company official were recoded before the court about the call details and the conversation of the prime accused Zahida and Saba. Sources said the statement of the official

  • Railways to stop preparing food in pantry cars

    Indore: The railway authorities have decided to stop preparing food in pantry cars. Instead, they will be prepared at the ‘ base’ kitchens and served to passengers in the trains. This decision came after a few incidents of fire in the trains. To control such mishaps in future, the railway authorities have decided to set up base kitchens at railway stations,

  • SNDT College student beaten up

    The 16-year-old student was allegedly beaten up by a group of around seven other students, two of whom are her classmates. The victim claimed the incident happened right outside the college.

  • Borivali-based bizman strangled

    Mumbai : A Borivali-based businessman, who had left home on Monday following the invitation of an acquaintance for a birthday party, was found murdered at Talasari , 143 kms from Mumbai, a day later. Nilesh Upadhyaya, the deceased, had lent Rs 7 lakh to his acquaintance, Prakash Sawant.

  • ‘ Corrupt’matron suspended

    Indore: The Directorate of Medical Education, Bhopal suspended the matron, who had been caught red- handed by the lokayukt police while taking bribe of Rs 2,000 from a male nurse, here on Wednesday. The Medical Education Department sent the suspension order of the matron to the hospital.

  • Patil prefers to ignore Raj Thackeray tirade

    Mumbai : In yet another bout of slanging match, which the State politics is usually accustomed to, Congress has termed MNS leader Raj Thackeray a stand-up comedian while NCP preferred to call him a mimicry artist.

  • Police evict Congress corporators by force

    Indore: As the standoff between the Congress coporators and the Indore Municipal Corporation ( IMC) authorities did not come to an end even after 17 hours of protest at Commissioner Rakesh Singh’s office, the police on Wednesday morning arrested the protesting corportors and got Singh’s office vacated.

  • Entire State Cabinet in marriage procession

    Mumbai: The entire State Cabinet on Wednesday attended the marriage ceremony of son and daughter of Minister of State for Urban Development Bhaskar Jadhav as a result of which the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday was cancelled and Mantralaya wore a deserted look.

  • Behrani undergoes lie detector test

    Mumbai : Assistant Police Inspector (API) Anil Behrani, who is has been accused by Sandhya Singh family as the prime suspect in her murder, has undergone lie detector test and will soon be subjected to a brain mapping test, a source said on Wednesday.

  • Div commissioner directs CMOs to check illegal colonies

    Ujjain: Chairing a division- level review meeting of urban bodies at Brihaspathi Bhavan here on Wednesday, divisional commissioner AK Pandey directed chief municipal officers ( CMOs) for controlling illegal colonies in urban bodies.

  • Navodaya Vidyalaya teachers launch serial strike

    Ujjain: Members of All- India Navodaya Vidyalaya Staff Association launched their indefinite strike for the fulfillment of their demands at Tower Chowk here on Wednesday.

  • Sand recovered from mines auctioned

    Ujjain: Mining department organised auction procedure of legal and illegal sand recovered from mines at Brihaspathi Bhavan in the presence of ADM Vikas Singh Narwal here on Wednesday. A big crowd of purchasers gathered during the auction and due to this the process was later conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra.

  • Show cause notices to DEs, janpad officers, panchayat secy

    Ujjain: Show cause notices were issued to seven deputy engineers ( DEs) Sarvesh Sharma, Sanjay Mehar, Devendra Rajput, SL Jatwa, Sonu Sahu, PK Sharma and Ishwar Chandra Gupta for practising apathy in official work. Likewise, Zilla Panchayat CEO MP Patel issued show cause notices to additional project officer of Janpad Panchayat Tarana Kamal Patidar and Assistant Accounts Officer Arun Soni for practising negligence. Patel also issued notices to panchayat secretaries of Khachrod

  • Cop shortage stalls night patrolling in Kotwali area

    Ujjain: People complained to SP Anurag that police patrolling was not conducted for many weeks in Kanthal and nearby areas while he was inspecting Kotwali police circle here on Wednesday.

  • distributed Free slippers distributed to 100 children

    Ujjain: Free slippers were distributed to 100 inmates of Juveniles Home at Lalpur. Milind Panhalkar and Daud shoe store owner Akbar Ali distributed the free sleepers on the first marriage anniversary of Milind’s daughter Sanvi Siddhesh Pednekar.

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