Free Press Journal
  • Traders protest against new VAT norms

    Nagda : Kirana Vyapari Sangh has joined the statewide agitation of trade unions against new VAT returns and online filing procedure. Nagda residents will take part in phased agitation against the new VAT norms and will also not file returns, in line with other organizations’ decision. Spokesperson T T Porwal informed that pooja and abhishek was conducted at Mukteshwar Mahadev temple on the Chambal bank.

  • ‘Pashupati Manokamna Abhishek’ begins

    Mandsaur : With the starting of Shravan, the one month long ‘Pashupatinath Manokamna Abhishek’ also started in the renowned Pashupatinath Mahadev Mandir.

  • BJP-Cong at loggerheads over breach of privilege

    BHOPAL : The House witnessed ruckus on Tuesday on the issue of the caste certificate of Ritu Chauhan, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s niece. Parliamentary affairs minister Narottam Mishra and forest minister Gaurishankar Shejwar brought resolutions of breach of privilege against Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare for submitting a false and fabricated document relating to Ritu’s selection through MPPSC.

  • Police station compound may give way to mishaps

    Khategaon : Drainage that was dug-up last year at the local police station compound to stop the passage of people through the compound has been filled up by the rainwater, results in causing troubles for the residents.

  • Police recover stolen bike

    Dewas  : The City Kotwali police have recovered the stolen motorcycle from UP that was stolen from Dewas in past couple of days.

  • CM wants govt should have no say in Vyapam affairs

    BHOPAL : The state cabinet, on Tuesday, deferred the proposal for the reconstitution of Vyapam as the Chief Minister was unwilling to allow any interference in of the government in its affairs. A proposal was brought in the cabinet meeting for the reconstitution of Vyapam and also to bring it under the department of general administration.

  • Katare writes to Modi, demands action against Tomar

    BHOPAL : Leader of opposition Satyadev Katare has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, demanding take action against the Union minister and BJP state president Narendra Singh Tomar regarding publication of the book ‘Vyapam Ka Sach’ by the BJP.

  • MLA says he was beaten up at Toll tax naka, breaks down

    BHOPAL : MLA Surendra Singh Baghel turned emotional in the House on Tuesday during a discussion on a calling attention motion regarding brawl at a Toll tax check post that took place four months ago.

  • ADJ court upholds lower court order

    BHOPAL : ADJ court on Tuesday upheld the decision of lower court in the case of property attachment of on-the-run police inspector Upmanyu Saxena. JMFC APS Chauhan on July 12 had passed an order for the attachment of property of Upamanyu Saxena in suicide of Professor Indu Sharma. ADJ VK Pandey rejected the revision petition filed on behalf of Upamanyu Saxena.  Saxena is accused of abetting his live-in partner Indu Sharma to

  • Maria asks police stations to probe trail of missing youths

    Mumbai : Amid reports of four youth from Kalyan joining ISIS jehadists fighting in Iraq and Syria, the city police chief Rakesh Maria has asked the Crime Branch and Anti-Terror Cells of police stations to be on alert and probe the trail of youths missing from their areas.

  • `Home-grown terror being exported’

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena on Tuesday expressed concern over what it described as “home-grown terror being exported” to Iraq, which could pose serious ramifications for India.  In an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, the party said that the incident of four missing youths from Kalyan town in Thane, who have reportedly joined the ISIS jihad in Iraq, is a warning bell which India must heed.

  • Live streaming expenditure on EC radar, issue under scrutiny

    Mumbai : Demands to consider the expenditure on live streaming of candidate’s campaign speeches under the category of ‘paid news’ have come to us and we are considering the matter, the Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath said here on Tuesday.

  • Municipality’s wellcome gate collapses, two injured

    Nagda : Two bike-borne youth were injured as the well-come gate, situated at the Ingoria road, constructed by the municipality, collapsed due to the heavy rains on Tuesday. The injured were rushed to the district hospital and after primary medications; they have been referred to the Janseva hospital.

  • Finally, Vidarbha gets downpour

    Nagpur : After a long dry spell, dwellers in the Vidarbha region on Tuesday experienced heavy rains with Gadchiroli recording a highest of 220.53 MM rainfall in a single day, Met officials said.

  • Water level in lakes goes up

    Mumbai : Thanks to the heavy rainfall over the weekend, the level of water went up in the lakes. After the catchment areas received good rainfall, the amount of usable water is now 99,517 million litres per day (MLD). On this day last year, the lake level was 8,35,285 MLD.

  • SBI cuts rates on select deposits

    New Delhi : State Bank of India slashed the interest rate on short-term fixed deposits up to 179 days by 0.5 %, a move expected to be followed by other lenders.  Interest rate on fixed deposits between 7-179 days has been reduced to 7 % from 7.5 %, SBI said in a statement.  The new rate would be effective from July 18, it said.

  • SC rejects YES Bank plea to stay Madhu Kapur case hearing in HC

    NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court rejected Yes Bank Ltd’s plea to stay proceedings in Bombay High Court on the petition against the bank filed by Madhu Kapur, wife of the bank’s co-founder late Ashok Kapur.