Free Press Journal
  • Rahul Gandhi

    Not banking on any front

    Amethi (UP) : In a significant statement, Congress vice president Rahul ruled out the possibility of his party supporting the Third Front to form the government.

  • modi

    DD ‘editing’ war escalates

    New Delhi : The debate over press freedom came full circle on Saturday with Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari refuting allegations that he had any role to play in editing Narendra Modi’s Doordarshan interview, even as the BJP leader compared the controversy to the media repression witnessed during the Emergency.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    ‘Provocative’ Rahul remark sends BJP running to the EC

    NEW DELHI : A furious Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday approached Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath to take stern action against Rahul Gandhi for his Friday speech at Solan in Himachal Pradesh that there would be massacre of 22,000 people if Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister.

  • Modi poll case: Police summon TV journalists

    Ahmedabad : The Ahmedabad police, which has initiated a probe against BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for alleged violation of election laws, has asked representatives of some news channels to appear for recording statements.

  • Policy paralysis back on crucial appointments?

    NEW DELHI : In an anti-climax of sorts, decisions on the army chief’s appointment and the Snoopgate judge were put into cold storage for the time being. While the Election Commission denied any decision taken by a full Commission meeting on Friday to refuse permission for appointment of the next Army chief as reported by an English national daily, the Home Ministry on Saturday dismissed the imminent appointment of a judge

  • Varun battles to reclaim his late father’s legacy!

    Lucknow : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaign in Sultanpur is quite different from that in the rest of the country – it is the candidate’s family name rather than Narendra Modi’s name which is making him popular. In an environment when every BJP candidate expects to win riding a so-called ”Modi wave” Varun Gandhi is invoking his late father Sanjay Gandhi’s name to win hearts. Sultanpur is adjacent to Amethi


    New Delhi : Nine more bodies were recovered on Saturday taking the toll to 32 in the violence unleashed by NDFB-Songbijit militants in two of Assam’s Bodoland

  • 15 killed in Barnagar cracker factory fire

    Barnagar : Fifteen persons, including three children were killed in a major fire at a cracker factory in Barnagar town on Saturday. The deceased persons include ten women, two men, two girls and one boy. One woman was pregnant.

  • Poor security arrangements at rly station irks RPF DGP

    Ujjain: Railway Protection Force (RPF) DGP Krishna Choudhary visibly annoyed over the poor security arrangements at the city railway station on Saturday. Choudhary, who arrived here from Delhi on Saturday morning, pulled up the officials for the lackadaisical attitude in security matters.

  • Vehicle lifters’ gang busted

    Ujjain: Mahidpur police claimed to have busted a vehicle lifters’ gang with the arrest Bhanwarlal, son of Asharam, a resident of Rohal Khurd under Nagda police station on Friday. He was nabbed while trying to sell a stolen Bolero vehicle near Lakhakhedi. His accomplice Rakesh, son of Nathu Bagri, managed to flee from the spot. Police have seized the stolen vehicle.

  • Kota rly guards misbehave with Ratlam div’s guard

    Ujjain: Railway guards from Kota division indulged in a verbal duel with a railway guard from Ratlam division at Mahidpur railway station on Friday. Kota railway guards misbehaved with the guard and stopped him to operate the Chennai-Bikaner Express. Western Railway Employees Union joint division secretary SS Sharma informed that Ujjain headquarters was allotted the operation of Chennai-Bikaner train in the budget.

  • Bhrigu Bhargava Samaj celebrates Parshuram Jayanti

    Ujjain: District unit of Sri Bhrigu Bhargava Samaj celebrated Parshuram Jayanti on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya at Shankar Bhavan on Friday. Pt Omprakash Bhargava recited hymns during the worship of Lord Parshuram. Senior advocate Pt Jiyalal Sharma, district president Vijay Dubey, Padam Tedia, Mahohar Dubey, Vinay Mishra, Umesh Bhargava, Rambabu Tiwari, Chandrashekhar Bhargava, Omprakash Bhargava, Brajesh Bhargava, Dilip Bhargava, Nirukt Bhargava, Yashwant Bhargava, Rameshwar Sharma, Surendra Vyas and others were present

  • Miscreants snatch necklace from woman

    Ujjain: Two bike borne miscreants snatched away the wedding necklace of a woman near World Market while she was walking along with her husband on Friday night. Miscreants were riding on an Activa. Nanakheda police registered a complaint against the miscreants and two suspects were taken into custody.

  • Rohit Sharma

    home Run

    Mumbai edge out Punjab for their first win of IPL 7 and extend their unbeaten run on home turf

  • Dist hospital doc refuses to admit road mishap victim

    Ujjain: In a shocking incident, a doctor on duty in the emergency ward of district hospital refused to admit a road accident victim on Saturday.  According to sources, a pick-up vehicle (MP 09-GE-7152) was overturned at Panthpiplai village on Indore Road on Saturday. Driver Ravi, son of Shivram Gogale, was hurt in the accident and was rushed to the district hospital. Dr Agrawal, who was on duty in the emergency ward, refused

  • Tap-water schemes should be revived: Collector

    Ujjain: Collector BM Sharma chaired a review meeting and asked concerned officials to revive all tap-water schemes as early as possible to ensure the availability of water to rural people. A control room should be established at Janpad headquarter and employees should be deployed there. Problems regarding closed tap-water schemes and shut-down hand-pumps should be received at control room and immediate action should be taken over it. Loan camps will be organised

  • Mass marriages held on Akshay Tritiya

    Ujjain: Mass marriages ceremonies were organised by different communities in the city on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya on Friday. Shri Kshatriya Marwadi Mali Samaj president Rameshchandra Gehlot and Kishore Kumar Bhati in a press release informed that two day mass marriage ceremony was organised at Urdupura located Krishna Garden. Rajesh Sankhla from Indore presented devotional numbers on this occasion.

  • Cultivate patriotism, dedication and service in youths: Ram Madhav

    Ujjain: It is the need of the hour that teachers should cultivate patriotism, dedication and service among youths. Indian youths have proven their mettle in foreign countries with their hard work. India is a nation of having wise, mighty and hard working personalities.

  • Royals stroll to easy win over Daredevils

    New Delhi: Young Karun Nair cracked a brilliant unbeaten half-century to guide Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils in their IPL-7 match at the Ferozshah Kotla stadium.