Free Press Journal
  • B’desh asks BIMSTEC to take ‘unified’ stand on climate change

    Nay Pyi Taw: Bangladesh today asked BIMSTEC countries to take a “unified” stand and seriously consider the adverse impact of climate change keeping in mind global assessments that indicate an increase in the frequency and intensity of natural disasters in the region.

  • Russia on ‘wrong side of history’: Obama on Ukraine

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said Russia was on the “wrong side of history” and its invasion in Ukraine was an attack on sovereignty of a nation, warning that he was considering economic and diplomatic options to punish Moscow if it didn’t reverse course quickly.

  • US suspends military cooperation with Russia

    Washington: The US Defence Department has suspended all military-to-military engagements with Russia because of Moscow’s military movement in Ukraine.

  • Govt presentes Rs 51,000- cr vote- on- account

    Bhopal: The state government, on Monday, tabled a vote- on- account for Rs 51.6 thousand crores for getting funds for the next four months in the legislative assembly.

  • 127 arrested after investigations into nine examinations

    • Govt. made revelation in House
    • Former minister Laxmikant Sharma, Ajayshankar Mehta amongst accused

    BHOPAL: As many as 127 persons have been arrested after filing of FIRs and investigations into nine examinations of Vyapam. This was informed in the House by home minister Babulal Gaur in reply to a question raised by MLA Arif Aqueel on Monday.

  • Cong demands debate on Vyapam

    BHOPAL: The Congress party, on Monday, demanded discussion through an adjournment motion, on the irregularities in the recruitments made through Vyapam. Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare, during Zero hour, demanded a debate on Vyapam scam. MLA Sunderlal Tiwari, in the Question hour, urged to get Vyapam scam probed by the CBI. Tiwari alleged that several cabinet members would be handcuffed if there is a CBI probe.

  • Cong hauls govt over the coals on farmers’ issues

    • Says compensation for damage to Soya crops unpaid
    • Ministers shedding crocodile tears, seeking publicity

    Bhopal: The opposition members in House put the state government in the dock for its failure to distribution compensation for damage to crops of last season and launching publicity campaign for relief to farmers this time.

  • Higher education minister says no, MoS says yes

    Bhopal: The issue of holding direct elections of the students’ unions in colleges and universities has become a bone of contention between the two ministers of the higher education department indicating that the government is divided on the issue.

  • IAS officers to donate a day’s salary for farmers

    BHOPAL : The IAS Association of the state has decided to give one day salary for the farmers, whose crops were damaged in unseasonal rains and hailstorm. Association’s president and additional chief secretary, panchayat and rural development Aruna Sharma, Dr Sanjay Goyal, director, public health and family welfare have said that the Association would help the farmers in other ways besides monetary aid.

  • List of legal colonies to be put on web: Vijayvargiya

    BHOPAL: Minister for urban administration and development Kailash Vijayvargiya announced in the House on Monday that the department was getting software ready which will provide information of all legal colonies across the state on website within 6 months.

  • 46,000 women go missing in two years in state

    BHOPAL: Home minister Babulal Gaur, replying to a written question raised by MLA Ramnivas Rawat on Monday, said that as many as 46,159 cases have been registered in past two years related to trafficking and kidnapping of woman. Gaur said as many as 27,748 women have been traced and more than 4000 persons have been arrested in these cases. Gaur said 16172 women, who have been traced, were minors.

  • PCC president off to Del

    Bhopal: PCC president Arun adav and leader of opposition Satyadev Katare went to Delhi to take part in Central election committee’s meeting scheduled on Tuesday.

  • MBBS student dies of heart attack in exam hall

    Indore: In a shocking incident, a final year student of MBBS died in the examination hall while writing exams at MGM Medical College, on  Monday. The doctors termed it as a death due to heart attack. However, the police sent the body for post- mortem and started an investigation.