Free Press Journal
  • Mastermind charged Rs 6.5L from each candidate

    BHOPAL: All the five accused, including the mastermind and three imposters, have been sent on police remand till February 11. They have been charged with committing irregularities in police constable recruitment. STF arrested all of them and produced them in District and sessions court on Wednesday.

  • Days get hotter; trend to continue

    BHOPAL: Day temperature continued to soar in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. The trend is likely to prevail for the next four to five days. However, night temperature continued to fluctuate. The temperature has risen even the northern parts, which were in the grip of biting cold till a fortnight back. The northern wind, which usually generate chill in Madhya Pradesh, is missing.

  • Dr Bhandari’s bail plea in PMT- 2012 case rejected

    Bhopal: Five accused of PMT- 2012 fraud case, including four students, have been given anticipatory bail on Wednesday. However, ADJ Amitabh Mishra rejected the bail plead of Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences ( SAIMS) chairman Dr Vinod Bhandari. The students who secured bail included Priyanka Dharve, Gunita Bansal, Mohammed Sadiq and Ajit adav. Besides, Amardip Bansal, father of Gunita Bansal, has also been granted anticipatory bail.

  • Sales tax evasion of Rs 25L unearthed

    BHOPAL: Sales tax sleuth unearthed tax evasion of Rs 25 lakh in raids conducted on premises of K Tiwari who runs security agency Industrial Army. His office is in MP Nagar. He also runs 3- 4 companies.

  • Modi Tea Chaupals to be held in all LS constituencies

    BHOPAL: Bharatiya Janata Party, state unit has finalized the programme of ‘ Narendra Modi Ke Sang Chai Chaupal’ to be organised in the Parliamentary constituencies of the state. As per the programme, two ‘ Chai Chaupals’ will be held in Khandwa, Jhabua, Dewas, Sidhi, Balaghat, Satna, Hoshangabad, Ratlam, Mandsaur and Vidisha constituencies.

  • Lady doc’s house burgled

    BHOPAL: A band of thieves struck at the locked house of a woman doctor at Chunna Bhatti area and escaped with booty worth Rs 4.20 lakh late on Tuesday night.The family members returned home late in the night after attending a marriage ceremony and found the house burgled. Later they lodged a complaint at Chunna Bhatti police station.

  • Doc held for molesting class four employee

    BHOPAL: Mahila Thana police have arrested a middle- aged doctor for molesting a 38- year- old woman on Wednesday afternoon. The arrest was made following the complaint of victim woman after which the accused has been booked under sections 354, 506 and 509 of the IPC. SHO, Mahila Thana, Renu B Muraw said the accused has been identified as RS Parihar ( 55) who is a doctor in Government Ayurvedic clinic located

  • AWC officers visit Free Press to know newspaper operation

    Indore: In an attempt to expand their spectrum of knowledge of print media, officers of Army War College ( AWC), Mhow took it as a point of responsibility to visit the Central India’s leading English daily, Free Press, and see for themselves the way things are done in the media house.

  • Pregnant woman succumbs to burns

    Indore: A pregnant woman succumbed to her burns at M Hospital on Wednesday. The police handed over the woman’s body to the family members after autopsy.According to police, the incident occurred at Mahaveer Nagar under Aerodrome police.

  • ‘ Keep houses for weaker sections affordable’

    Indore: Efforts should be made to keep the cost of houses being constructed for the weaker section and low- income groups as low as possible so that they are affordable. The above decision was taken in a meeting of the Indore Development Authority ( IDA) Board held at the Authority’s office on Wednesday. IDA chairman Shankar Lalwani, Collector Aakash Tripathi, IDA CEO Deepak Singh, and others were present.

  • Two more held in fake mark- sheet case

    Indore: Continuing its probe in Fake mark- sheet racket, the Crime Branch police arrested two more accused, on Wednesday. The Crime Branch sleuths are interrogating the accused.It is to be noted that the Crime Branch had busted the racket and arrested 10 accused in this connection.

  • PS INCHARGE CAUGHT RED- HANDED

    Indore: Lok Ayukta police nabbed a police station in- charge redhanded accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 from a person in Bhikangaon, of Khargone district.The complainant informed the Lok Ayukta police about Rs 10,000 bribe demand by the thanedar of Bhikangaon police station to settle a family dispute.

  • DAVV may go into a tailspin

    Indore: The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya ( DAVV) is very likely to run into rough weather as deputation period of three key position holders in the university has come to an end.These three key persons are— Dean Student Welfare Rajeev Dixit, Exam Controller KN Chaturvedi and Press Controller Anupum Jain.

  • NKSL project inauguration deferred as testing fails

    Ujjain: Inauguration of the ambitious Narmada- Kshipra- Simhastha- Link ( NKSL) project which was scheduled for Thursday, on the occasion of Narmada Jayanti, was deferred following unsuccessful testing of the project on Tuesday. Now the project is likely to be inaugurated on February 25.

  • Kalidas was a follower of Vedant: Dr Pandya

    Ujjain: Kalidas was a follower of Vdantic philosophy. The word Vedantu is mentioned in the literature of Kalidas.Vedantu means scripture.German poet Goethe translated the English translation of Abhigyan Shakuntalam into German in 1791.

  • ATS arrests one more SIMI activist from Mahidpur

    Ujjain: A team of Anti Terrorist Squad ( ATS) from Bhopal arrested one more SIMI activist from Mahidpur town on Tuesday.Out of the nine activists arrested within a month, five are from Mahidpur.

  • 50 couples enter wedlock under Mukhya Mantri Kanyadan yojna

    Ujjain: Fifty couples tied nuptial knots during a mass marriage ceremony organised at Krishi Upaj Mandi premises on the occasion of Basant Panchami under the joint aegis of Free Sarva Dharma Mass Marriage Committee and Gyam Panchayat Harsodan. Convener Kesar Singh Patel and president Raju Khati informed that about 48 couples tied nuptial knot

  • Today at Kalidas Samaroh

    Ujjain: On the third day of the week- long Akhil Bharatiya Kalidas Samaroh, several cultural and literary programmes will be organised at Kalidas Sanskrit Academy on Thursday. Mumbai’s Ashvini Bhide will present a classical programme in the evening which will be followed by drama ‘ Raja Harishchandra’ under the guidance of Krishnadevi

  • Farmers return compensation cheques

    Ujjain : Farmers of Mangrola village, whose lands were acquired for construction of proposed Badnagar bypass under Simhastha- 2016, returned the cheques given to them. The farmers complained that the compensations were not as per new Acquisition Act. Therefore they have returned the cheques. SDM Shailendra Singh Solanki said that the compensations were given to farmers as per new Land Acquisition Act. Earlier, 80 percent amount is given in first installment and