Free Press Journal
  • Vyapam scam: Cong calls for state bandh on March 1

    BHOPAL: After a series of demonstrations and hunger strikes, the Congress has given a call for state- wide bandh on March 1, with an appeal to business community, vehicle operators and citizens to support its demand for CBI probe into the multi- crore Vyapam scam.

  • RSS to display its might in city today

    BHOPAL: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ( RSS) is going to display its might in the city on Sunday by organising ‘ Path Sanchalan’ and ‘ Sharirik Pradarshan’. The ‘ Path Sanchalan’, which is a type of March Past, would be attended by five RSS workers from each locality. The March Past would start from Ankur School at 3 pm and conclude at Model School, TT Nagar by 4.30 pm followed by RSS chief

  • Social justice, equality still a far cry: Justice Patnaik

    Bhopal: Supreme Court judge Justice AK Patnaik said economic forces in the country had become so powerful that they influenced political leaders and other sections of the society. Addressing the sixth convocation ceremony of National Law Institute University, here on Saturday, Justice Patnaik said the country was heading towards the situation where there would be no way out but violent revolution if the people did not wake up.

  • Man held in forgery case after 18 years

    BHOPAL: City crime branch nabbed a 43- year- old absconding permanent warrantee for the last 18 years, from Kolar area in connection with a forgery case on Saturday who was handed over to Piplani police. ASP ( Crime) Shailendra Singh Chauhan said the arrested was Rajneesh Shrivastava, son of Narendra Kumar, a resident of Honey Homes at Kolar Road.

  • HC stays final decision over de- recognition of BEd colleges

    BHOPAL : A Division Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court presided over by Chief Justice AM Khanvilkar and Justice JK Maheshwari, on Saturday, through an interim order, directed that any final decision relating to cancellation of recognition of private B. Ed. college shall not be given effect to during the pendency of the petition, while issuing notices to National Council for Teacher Education and State Government.

  • FIRST BACKING, NOW BETRAYAL

    Mumbai :  In a complete volte-face, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Saturday attacked the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the 2002 riots issue, saying the entire country has seen the “mass murders” that took place in Gujarat.

  • Modi plays to the gallery on China

    Guwahati :  For once, Naren-dra Modi show-ed that he has a plan in place to counter China’s incursions in Arunachal.  On Saturday, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate  countered China’s frequent claims over Arunachal Pradesh, saying no force in the world could take the state from India.

  • Top guns mock Rahul’s Ordinance push

    New Delhi :  Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi, BJP on Saturday said the “late entrant” in the anti-corruption bandwagon was indulging in “posturing” and his effort was “not genuine” as he never spoke earlier on scams that took place during the UPA rule.

  • Brace for a further hike in milk prices

    Mumbai :  Milk prices are set to increase by another Rs 4-5 per litre in Mumbai, thanks to price rise in the  international milk powder production.

  • Who has the power to replace Dhoni as captain?

    MSD is not only the captain of the IPL side, but he is also a top executive of the company owned by the BCCI chief. What chance do the selectors have to remove him as the skipper of the Test team?

  • End of the dream

    India’s aspiration of defending the title swept away after defeat to England

  • Amla strokes Proteas into strong position

    Port Elizabeth (South Africa): South Africa moved into a strong position on the third day of the second Test against Australia at St George’s Park on Saturday.Australia were bowled out for 246 in their first innings, giving South Africa a lead of 177, which they stretched to 369 by the close of play, reaching 192 for four. Hashim Amla returned to form with a sparkling innings of 93 not out.

  • Ukraine prez flees Kiev after ‘coup’

    Kiev :  Ukraine’s parliament voted on Saturday to remove President Viktor Yanukovych from office, hours after he abandoned his Kiev office to protesters and denounced what he described as a coup.

  • CAG clinch BCCI Corporate Trophy

    Mumbai: Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India won the fifth edition of the BCCI Corporate Tournament to lift the Raj Singh Dungarpur Trophy by defeating defending champions Chemplast by 32 runs in the final on Saturday.

  • Rooney pledges future to United

    Manchester : Wayne Rooney pledged his long-term future to Manchester United on Friday after signing a blockbuster contract extension with the English Premier League champion.Rooney had just 18 months left on his previous deal and was a transfer target for Chelsea last year, sparking speculation he could leave at the end of this season, but the England striker has agreed to prolong his stay at Old Trafford until June 2019.

  • Third doping case hits Sochi Winter Games

    Sochi: The Olympic Games in Sochi were hit by a third doping case after a Ukrainian skier failed a drugs test, as German prosecutors searched the home of a double Olympic gold medal-winning biathlete.The Ukrainian Olympic Committee said Saturday that cross country skier Marina Lisogor had tested positive, coming after German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italian bobsledder William Frullani also failed tests.

  • Delhi, Punjab sail into finals

    Delhi rode on Walmiki’s lone goal to beat Wizards in first semi-final while Sandeep’s dragflicks handed Punjab a 3-2 win to dash the hopes of Rhinos