Free Press Journal
  • Atal Jyoti proves to be damp squib

    BEGUMGANJ: The much touted claim of the Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co Ltd has turned out to be a sick joke for the residents of rural and urban areas of Begumganj Tehsil alike. While the power distribution company has said it is supplying electricity round the clock, the area residents face undeclared power cuts for hours many times a day. The soaring summer heat compounds the people’s problems manifold.

  • Dacoity attempt foiled

    Ujjain : A dacoity attempt was foiled by villagers of Gothda at Triveni area on Thursday night. When 5-6 armed dacoits started thrashing the door of resident, but were not successful as before breaking and entering neighbors of the resident woke up, which scared the dacoits and made them ran off. Such daring of criminals within city limits has questioned the working fashion of police, while Ghonsla dacoity case is yet to

  • Police recover girls missing for 7 months

    BEGUMGANJ: Sultanganj police have recovered two girls who eloped from Khamaria village under Sultanganj police station limits around seven months ago.  The girls were found living with their lovers in Badodara, Gujarat. The cops have arrested the youths and charged them with abduction of the girls. The girls have been handed over to their kin on Thursday.

  • SP declares reward of Rs 5K each for dacoit & rape accused

    Ujjain: SP Anurag Kumar announced cash reward of Rs 5000 each on the leak of information about absconding accused of dacoit and rape on Friday. SP informed that some 7-8 accused dacoits had looted away gold, silver jewelries worth Rs 2 lakh from a house at Ghonsla after hurting family members on May 5.

  • RTO seizes nine buses for overloading

    Indore: A passenger bus of Dahima Travels was seized on Friday for over-loading at the checking point of Bypass Road, on Friday morning. Recently, another overloaded bus of this travels turned turtle near Kshipra killing 2 persons and injuring 27 others.

  • Two injured as bike skids

    BETUL: Two motorcycle-borne youths sustained injuries at Aamdhana under Ranipur police station limits on Thursday. Both the youths were admitted to district hospital.  According to sources, Ashok, 24, son of Laxman, resident of Khadi Gonda riding on motorcycle sustained injuries at Aamdhana under Ranipura police station limits.

  • Visually challenged demand posting against backlog posts

    BETUL: The visually challenged youths on Thursday called on the collector Rajesh Mishra and demanded to complete the recruitment process on backlog posts up to June 30. The collector assured them that the process will be started just after lifting model code of conduct during Lok Sabha election-2014.

  • Lady lawyer files plaint against hubby over illicit relations

    Ujjain: A lady lawyer detected her husband having illicit relationship with other woman. She filed a complaint before District Sessions Judge, Woman Commission and police station against his husband. High Court advocate Mamta Rawat in her complaint to DSJ told that her husband Deepak Rawat who is a clerk at JMFC court tortured her for last four months.

  • Fraudsters dupe man in name of lucky draw

    NARSINGHPUR: People are regularly cheated Nowadays through various fraudulent schemes such as identify the face through television and newspapers. In such schemes people are shown a photograph of any prominent figure and a reward is attached on its successful identification. When a person falls prey to such a scheme money is siphoned from him under various heads and amount is deposited through him in various bank accounts.

  • Ruckus at veg market

    Ujjain: Trading at Chimanganji stopped for a bit, when altercation between two traders started to evolve into a fight, which ended at Chimanganj police station, officials told that actual issue is still unknown, but both parties have ended into a compromise.

  • Woman accuses teacher of sexual harassment

    MULTAI: A woman allegedly complained about beating and sexual harassment against a school teacher on Thursday. According to sources, school teacher Rajesh Gujare who lives at his in laws house in the town. A woman living at a rented room lodged sexual harassment case against him. The woman also alleged that Raju Gujare also beat her brother and sister who tried to rescue her. Police sent the victim for medical examination.

  • Purohit reps restricted in Mahakaleshwar temple

    Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) put a ban on the entry of four Purohit representatives in temple for fifteen days. They will not be allowed to perform worship in the temple. MTMC took this hard step on the complaint of influencing devotees at Sabha Mandap.

  • In-laws shut the door on pregnant woman

    SHIVPURI: A married woman has accused her in-laws of perpetrating atrocities against her just because her parents could not fulfill the dowry demands of the accused.The six-month pregnant woman, said she regularly faced invectives, thrashing and pejorative remarks from her in-laws before they finally expelled her from their house.

  • Wasp sting kills elderly man

    NARSINGHPUR: A man stung by wasp died of suffocation caused by inflammation at Karakbel village on Friday.    Lakhan Thakur, posted at police chowki in district hospital said that Vijay Kumar Barelal, 50, resident of Karakbel died on the way while he was being rushed to the hospital by the kin.  The kin of the deceased said that he was working as a peon at the government senior secondary school.

  • Central team inspects summer moong cultivation

    HOSHANGABAD: A central team from Delhi visited the district and inspected cultivation of summer season moong crop in the area on Thursday. The team was comprised of agriculture commissioner JS Sandhu of ministry of agriculture, government of India, additional commissioner of food security mission, ministry of agriculture, DP Mallik and director pulses, GoI, Dr Tiwari.

  • CS emphasises on need for building permanent infrastructure

    BHOPAL: Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa has completed review of preparations for Global Investors Summit by 10 departments so far including Agriculture, Food Processing, Information Technology, Urban Administration, Tourism, Renewable Energy, Medical Education, Health, Higher Education, Technical Education and Skill Development departments.