Free Press Journal
  • Group clash over tree felling

    Ujjain: Tension prevailed here after violent clashes between two groups over the chopping of an old banyan tree near Siddhvat under Bhairavgarh police circle on Saturday.  Parmanand Sharma and his son Anand were allegedly injured by Bhairushankar Chaturvedi and his son Surendra. The clash started after one party interfered in chopping of an old banyan tree in the area. A case was registered at Bhairavgarh police in this regard.

  • Thieves loot from moving truck

    Ujjain : A gang of local thieves has taken multi-tasking to an all-time high. The thieves are said to have developed a method of unloading goods from trucks while on the move. A truck driver from Uttar Pradesh was robbed of four tires worth Rs 40000, which were loaded on his truck in a dare devil robbery. A case was registered at Chimaganj Mandi police station by driver Gabbu Ali on Friday.

  • Water crisis: Ujjain residents stage chakka jam

    Ujjain : Irked over the lackadaisical approach of Ujjain Municipal Commissioner (UMC), around 200 female residents of Muni Nagar symbolically blocked the road in front of the bungalow of Commissioner Municipal Corporation (CMC) Vivek Kshotriya on Saturday. Residents got angry as they were not supplied tap water for the last five days.

  • St Paul School PTA election held

    Indore : The General Body meeting of Saint Paul School’s Parents Teachers Association was held on Saturday.

  • Teachers irked at govt’s amendment bill bid

    BHOPAL : Governor and chancellor Ram Naresh Yadav has no time to meet professors of state universities, staging protest against the state government’s proposed amendment bill that will cut governor’s power in the university system.

  • RIL becomes first pvt co to post $ 1 bn quarterly profit

    New Delhi :  Reliance Industries on Saturday posted a 13.7 per cent jump in its first quarter net profit to almost $1 billion, the highest quarterly profit by a private firm, on the back of higher refining margins, better petrochem earnings and surge in US shale gas business.

  • Cong asks MLAs to attend House necessarily

    BHOPAL : Cong legislative party (CLP) has geared up for cornering the state government again in the last phase of current budget session of legislative Assembly and has asked its MLAs to attend the proceedings. Permanent secretary of CLP Kishan Panth issued brief whip to party MLAs to necessarily attend the House. Party whip Ramniwas Rawat asked all MLAs to ensure their presence and reminded absence of MLAs during voting on Arif

  • ARE HINDUTVA HAWKS FLYING AGAIN?

    It is obvious that while the people in general are expecting an economic revival, the saffron lobby wants the implementation of its Hindu agenda

  • Five men assault Panchayat secy

    ASHTA :  The police have registered a case against five persons for assaulting secretary of Mehatwada gram panchayat Yogendra Singh on Thursday. Singh had gone with a team of administrative officials at Bilpan Chouraha to remove encroachment. Later the police registered a case against five persons under sections 353, 332, 186, 294, 706 and 34 on the directions of Tehsildar Jawar Ashok Kumar Guvadia.

  • CIC upholds PMO’s refusal to declassify three Netaji files

    Kolkata :  The Central Information Commission (CIC) has upheld the Prime Minister’s Office’s contention of keeping, as classified, three files on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, on grounds their declassification would adversely affect foreign relations, reports IANS.

  • Parents slam slow probe in 6-yr-old girl’s rape case

    Bangalore :  The investigation into the rape of a six-year-old girl of a leading school in Bangalore made no headway even as the city witnessed a massive protest on Saturday against the slow pace of investigations and the school authorities’ stand that their staff members were not involved in the crime.

  • Delhi racketeer sent back to Tihar

    BHOPAL : Rajiv Prasad, whose police remand ended on Saturday, was sent to judicial custody in MPPSC paper leak. Rajiv is one of four Delhi racketeers who were produced in Bhopal district and sessions court in connection with the paper leak. Last week, suspended railway engineer Rajiv Prasad was sent to police remand till July 19 while former NCR (Railway) officer Dinesh Kapil, Vinay Dende and Sanjay Kumar have been sent to

  • Constable dhobi’s removal

    Chennai :  The Madras High Court has come to the rescue of a ‘constable dhobi’, quashing his removal from CISF on grounds of indiscipline after it was brought to its notice that he was a chronic tuberculosis patient, his wife had cancer and his son was disabled. A division bench of Justices N Paul Vasanthakumar and K Ravichandrabaabu, converting the removal of P C Damodaran from service into a case of compulsory

  • Family court asks wife to pay alimony to husband!

    GANDHINAGAR :  In a rare judgement on a divorce petition, a Gujarat court on Saturday ordered a woman to pay alimony to her physically challenged husband, a former cricketer, who accused her of causing physical and mental torture.

  • Akhilesh cracks the whip on cops

    UP CM announces financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh to two children of the deceased besides meeting the expenditure on their education

  • Dowry-hungry hubby slashes throat of newly-wed woman

    BEGUMGANJ : A man assaulted his newly-wed wife, injuring her critically by slashing her throat after a scuffle ensued between the couple over the dowry. The woman’s kin rushed her to the civil hospital from where the doctors on duty after first-aid referred her to the district hospital owing to her serious condition.