Free Press Journal
  • Mentally-ill man creates ruckus

    Ujjain: A mentally unstable man created ruckus at Mahakaleshwar temple area by hurling stones at pilgrims and residents on Sunday. The man is said to be an outsider who came to the city recently. Residents and pilgrims were petrified as he was hurling stones and abusing them. He has been creating nuisance for last five days. Residents told that they had informed Mahakal police but no action has been taken against him.

  • Poet’s daughter acquitted in defamation case

    Ujjain: Mitul, daughter of renowned poet Pradeep, was acquitted in a defamation case during a judgment given by local court on Monday. A defamation case was filed against Mitul by president of Malwa Rangmanch Samiti Keshav Rai in 2007. According to advocate Virendra Sharma, Malwa Rangmanch Samiti president Keshav Rai filed a defamation case against Mitul, daughter of famous poet Pradeep. The famous patriotic song ‘e mere vatan ke logo, jara aankh

  • Dacoits target house at Ghonsla; goods worth Rs 5 lakh looted

    Ujjain: A gang of dacoits looted a house of Banjara family at Ghonsla village on Ujjain-Agar highway, in the early hours of Monday. They escaped with gold ornaments, cash, mobiles and other valuables worth Rs 5 lakh. Dacoits laced with guns thrashed family members who were hospitalised later. Sources informed that the robbery took place around 2 am when 8-10 people armed with machetes, guns, iron rods and batons barged into the

  • Parshuram Jayanti procession taken out

    Ujjain: Akhil Bharatiya Brahmin Samaj organised a grand procession to mark three day Parshuram and Jagatguru Shankaracharya Jayanti on Sunday. The grand procession accompanied by chariots of Lord Parshuram and Shankaracharya was accorded warm welcome at several spots in the city. Procession began from Mahakaleshwar temple. Procession was welcomed by several social organisations including Purohit Sabha, Sanadya Mahasabha, Sekwal Brahmin Samaj and others. Akhil Bharatiya Brahmin Samaj president Surendra Chaturvedi expressed gratitude

  • Key railway officials’ meeting tommorow

    BHOPAL: An All-India conference of chief operating managers (COMs) of Railways would be organised in Bhopal division on May 7 and 8 at Hotel Lake View Ashoka, Bhopal. The conference would feature detailed discussion on improving operations of trains, punctuality, increase in income of railways and new trains. Railway Board member, traffic Devi Prasad Pandey, additional member, traffic AK Maitra, other senior railway officials would be present in the conference.

  • Burglars strike at house of ex-deputy collector

    HOSHNAGABAD: A band of unidentified thieves targeted the house of a former deputy collector at downtown posh area Anand Nagar late on Sunday night and decamped with valuables and cash.In another incident of housebreaking in the same locality, the thieves closed the front door from outside when they did not find anything to steal after sneaking into the house. The victim and his family, who were fast asleep while the burglars were

  • 2 kids sustain electric shock

    NARSINGHPUR: Two children sustained severe burns when a power cable snapped by a truck fell on them on Rajmarg Square at Kareli in the district on Sunday evening. They have been admitted to the hospital. According to sources, a Gutauri village resident woman had gone to the weekly market on Rajmarg Square with her sons Mohd Raees, 10 and Mohd Sabir, 2, both son of Chhuttan Khan for purchasing vegetables and other

  • Poet’s daughter acquitted in defamation case

    Ujjain: Mitul, daughter of renowned poet Pradeep, was acquitted in a defamation case during a judgment given by local court on Monday. A defamation case was filed against Mitul by president of Malwa Rangmanch Samiti Keshav Rai in 2007. According to advocate Virendra Sharma, Malwa Rangmanch Samiti president Keshav Rai filed a defamation case against Mitul, daughter of famous poet Pradeep. The famous patriotic song ‘e mere vatan ke logo, jara aankh

  • Waiting room not built after 4 yrs

    NASRULLAHGANJ: The waiting room at bus stand in the town has not been constructed despite chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had sanctioned a fund of Rs 2,90000 for it four years ago. Owing to freewheeling irregularities, municipality too has taken no action after inviting the tenders. Buses for Bhopal, Obaidullaganj, Rehati, Hoshagabad, Itarsi, Harda, Khategaon, Indore, Ujjain, Sehore, Ichhawar Ashta and other places ply from this bus stand but the passengers have

  • Mumbai eye ‘Perfect 10’

    With nine wins at home, MI will look to go one better when they clash with RCB today

  • Cops counsel groom not to call off marriage for dowry

    SHIVPURI: The groom along with his kin and friends left the marriage venue without the bride before the rituals were performed over a demand of dowry. Later the matter was sorted out with mutual discussion and agreement at the police station.   The father of the groom demanded a sum of Rs 50,000 suddenly from the bride’s father. When the bride’s father pleaded that he has done whatever he could according to his

  • BEGUMGANJ: Police personnel posted at Begumganj police station perform in the crumbling police station building. Even their families are also living in such dilapidated buildings which might collapse any time but the senior officials and people’s representatives are not concerned about their safety. The old building of police station constructed a long time ago after merger of Bhopal state in the Indian union has got damaged at several places.

  • Knightmare continues!

    Tambe hat-trick helps Rajasthan pull off a stunning 10-run win over Kolkata

  • Gauti stumped by KKR batting

    Ahmedabad: A miffed Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir described his side’s 10-run loss to Rajasthan Royals in an IPL match here as something which he has never seen on a cricket field.In one of the most dramatic turnarounds in the history of IPL, Rajasthan came from nowhere to register an improbable victory against KKR.

  • Super Kings hammer Daredevils

    New Delhi: Dwayne Smith cracked a blistering 79 as a dominant Chennai Super Kings steamrolled Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets for their sixth straight win in the IPL on Monday.Chasing a competitive 179-run target, CSK overhauled the target with two balls to spare as the West Indies batsman led the chase with his 51-ball knock that was embellished with eight sixes and four hits to the fence.

  • Pistorius ‘torn apart’ after shooting girlfriend: Witness

    Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial resumed with a neighbour and friend giving a heart-wrenching account of finding the “broken” athlete coming down the stairs, holding his dead girlfriend in his arms.After a two-week break in the trial, the Pistorius defence called Johan Stander, the first man to arrive at the crime scene after the Paralympic gold medallist shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

  • Bring it on, says Starc

    Bangalore: Bangalore pacer Mitchell Starc said his team is eagerly waiting to face Mumbai in their backyard, especially after winning a thriller against Hyderabad.”It isn’t too early to face Mumbai Indians in their backyard. Some players have hit form. Bowlers are doing well. AB (de Villiers) has come good and Chris (Gayle) also shown his bit. Bring it on, will play for sure,” he said.

  • Misuse of matrimonial law against men in C-India

    Indore: Save Indian Family Movement, a foundation formed in 2005 against misuse of matrimonial laws against innocent men of the society launched its Indore chapter with an online help service for the victimized men on April 16 and in 18 days of time, the organization is claiming to have registered maximum cases of innocent men being assaulted through gender biased laws.