Free Press Journal
  • Veer PRatak Vedik with Hafiz Saeed

    It’s official! Private citizen Saeed met private citizen Vaidik

    New Delhi : There may be huge unbridgeable differences between the governments of India and Pakistan, but at least on one issue that has been rocking the public domain the two neighbours are on the same page. Both the governments were blissfully unaware that a freelance Indian journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik (who has not yet filed the story of that famous interview) was to meet the most wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed for

  • Rescue Chopper: From high seas to city high rise

    Mumbai :  A cheer went up from the onlookers as the Coast Guard’s Chetak chopper arrived on the scene at 2.30 pm. The 10 firemen hanging on to life from the railings waved to them but the fire and smoke prevented the helicopter from hovering overhead. In fact, the crew had difficulty spotting them.

  • Brave Heart Dies

    Mumbai :  Fireman Nitin Yevlekar, 35, who succumbed to injuries sustained during the fire operation, had shifted a month ago to his newly purchased flat in Global City in Virar.

  • Police uses canes, water cannon to stop NSUI march to Assembly

    BHOPAL : Hundreds of NSUI activists, marching towards Vidhan Sabha to lay siege to it, seeking CBI probe into Vyapam scam and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s resignation, were cane-charged at Link Road number one. Led by State Congress president Arun Yadav, leader of opposition Satyadev Katare and accompanied by State Youth Congress president Kunal Chaudhary,  workers marched from PCC office to reach Assembly as per their announcement.

  • UP middleman sent on PR till July 25

    BHOPAL : Middle man Bediram has been sent to police remand till July 25 in connection with MPPSC paper leak.

  • Collector orders gazette notification for Kolar merger

    BHOPAL : Collector Nishant Warbade, on Friday, ordered Gazette notification for extension of the limits of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). Now decks are clear for merger of Kolar Municipality, which covers 141 villages.

  • Mayor shows concern to city’s chaotic traffic & parking; pays visit to sites

    Ujjain : City mayor Rameshwar Akhand appeared to be conscious towards the problem of traffic and parking prevalent in the temple town. The mayor along with his aids visited dozens of parking sites where commoners are seen to be struggling with traffic issues, on Friday.

  • Teenage girl missing from JP Hospital

    BHOPAL: The whereabouts of the teenaged missing girl from JP Hospital early Thursday morning where she was admitted on Wednesday following labor pains, could not be known, Habibganj Police said. TI, Habibganj GP Agrawal told ‘Free Press’ that the 17-year-old girl was identified as Parveen who basically hails from Morena. She had left her house some time ago and was residing in a shelter home located at Kotra Shahjehanabad. The pregnant lady

  • Mehidpur abduction case : 6 get life

    Ujjain : Local court sentenced life term imprisonment to six accused in a case of abduction, here on Friday. Court also imposed fine of Rs 1 lakh on five of six accused and Rs 50, 000 on one accused under Section 365, 368, 323 and 120 B of IPC.

  • Essel Utilities to take up power distribution in Ujjain from Aug 1

    Ujjain : Essel Utilities has taken up the onus of providing seamless power and superlative customer services in the city from August 1. As the largest power DF (distribution franchisee) in three major states namely Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Bihar, it has pioneered and already successfully implemented the DF model in Sagar, Nagpur and Mujaffarpur since past two years.

  • 36 contractual teachers sacked after STF probe: Minister

    BHOPAL: School education minister Paras Jain, in his written reply to a question of MLA Harsh Yadav, said as many as 36 contractual teachers have been removed from service on the basis of investigations done by special task force (STF).  These include 31 contractual teachers grade-2 while 5 contractual teachers of grade-3. As many of them have taken stay order from court, action could not be taken.  The sacked teachers include 12

  • Reward for Indira Nagar robbery raised to Rs 15,000

    Ujjain : Reward over Indira Nagar dacoity have been raised to 15, 000 by IG V Madhukumar. Police are still clueless over the dacoity held at the house of Suraj Nagar, a joint-collector and Nepa Nagar SDM, here on July 8.

  • Happiness prog begins on Jul 22

    Ujjain : Akhil Bharatiya Digambar Jain Mahila Parishad Awanti is going to organise the ‘Anandotsava Karykram’ for Ujjainites to relieve them from tension and anxieties from July 22. President Sangita Sogani informed that The Art of Living Happiness Programme will be organized between 6 to 9 am at Mahakal Parisar Hira Mill Road from July 22 to 27. Participants will be taught pranayam, yoga and other practices to keep themselves tension free,

  • Heavy rain drenches city

    BHOPAL : Heavy rain lashed the City on Friday. According to meteorological department, 6 mm rain was recorded in the city till evening and it continued to precipitate till filing of the report.

  • Quantum of reward on accused increased

    BHOPAL : The Special Task Force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh Police has raised the quantum of reward on two absconding accused in PMT scam.

  • Dialysis machines in all distt hospitals; MBBS seats to go up by 850

    BHOPAL : Health and family welfare minister Dr Narottam Mishra has said that dialysis facility will be provided in each district hospital in the current year along with empowering district collectors to sanction medical treatment up to Rs two lakh in Rajya Bimari Sahayata Nidhi.

  • Height of Ganesh, Durga idols not to exceed 6 ft

    BHOPAL: The idol-makers of the city have agreed that the idols for Ganesh Utsav and Durga Ustav would not be more than 6 feet in height. A consensus was arrived on this arrangement in a meeting held here at collectorate on Friday. Collector Nishant Warvade, office-bearers of Hindu Utsav Samiti, idol-makers and other officials were present in the meeting.

  • Congress gives breach of privilege notice on ‘Vyapam Ka Sach’

    BHOPAL : The book ‘Vyapam Ka Sach’ published by Bharatiya Janata Party has become a headache for the government. Congress MLA Ramnivas Rawat, on Friday, gave a breach of privilege notice on the book and demanded the notice to be forwarded to the Privileges Committee. Rawat, during Zero Hour demanded a discussion on the applicability of privileges. He demanded a discussion on his notice on the lines of the notice of breach

  • NGT team inspects Kaliasot riverbed

    BHOPAL : A team of National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Friday,led by  Pollution Control Board Assistant Engineer Brijesh Mishra and activists visited Kolar on Friday for the inspection of compliance of NGT order for removal of encroachment from Kaliasot river bed.

  • State-level commission soon to settle land disputes

    Bhopal : State revenue minister Rampal Singh on Friday announced setting up a state-level commission for land disputes related with erstwhile states and ceiling cases to give back land to farmers.