Free Press Journal
  • No one listens to us, bemoan lifeguards!

    Mumbai :  The drowning of three youths at Juhu beach on Friday afternoon has once again put the focus on the duty of lifeguards. The question is whether the lifeguards are only meant to warn people against venturing into dangerous waters or can they actually stop people from going into the water when the situation demands.

  • Modi’s ‘personal’ mission in Nepal

    Kathmandu :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be accompanied by a Nepalese youth who has been living with him for the past 16 years on his Nepal visit.

  • Sena slams ‘media trial’ of tainted cop

    Mumbai :  The Shiv Sena stoked a fresh controversy on Saturday by coming out in support of senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar accused of rape by a 26-year-old model, claiming that it has become a “fashion” to charge men with rape to seek personal revenge.

  • 500 kg adulterated mawa sealed at Mathurawala

    Indore : The joint team of District Administration and Food and Drug Administration Department launched a drive against adulterated food products in the city on Saturday. Teh step was taken to ensure delivery of quality food to the consumers during the festive season.

  • Shivraj afraid of handing over Vyapam probe to CBI: Katare

    Indore : Targeting Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, leader of opposition in the state assembly Satyadev Katare said that Chauhan would go behind bars if he handed over MPPEB and MPPSC scam probe to CBI.

  • Police arrest Akash, Golu from Mhow

    Indore : The prime accused in the murder case of goon Narendra Kushwah, Akash and Golu were arrested by the police on Saturday.

  • CM, Smriti in city today

    Indore : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani will reach here on Sunday morning.

  • Cheated by Indian agent, Sudan student lands in city airport

    Indore : A South Sudan student, who fell victim of an Indian travel agent, landed at city airport, on Saturday. The CISF personnel frisked him and also helped him with active cooperation from the district administration.

  • Break for Sonia, Rahul: Brar invites show cause

    Chandigarh :  The Congress on Saturday issued a show cause notice to its senior leader from Punjab Jagmeet Singh Brar who has created a flutter by asking Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to take a break in the wake of the party’s worst-ever debacle in Lok Sabha polls.

  • Even Cong named in Volcker report: Natwar

    New Delhi: Natwar Singh hit back at the Congress on Saturday saying the party has conveniently forgotten that it too was named in the Volcker report as a “non-contractual beneficiary”.

  • More trade bodies back Aug 5 city bandh

    Indore : The anger against new VAT return form, introduced by the Commercial Tax Department, is growing among members of trade associations of the city and some more trade bodies agree to observe August 5 Indore bandh.

  • Arundhati in trouble over Bapu comments

    Thiruvananthapuram :  Kerala police on Saturday initiated legal action against Booker prize-winning novelist and human rights campaigner Arundhati Roy for belittling the Father of the Nation.

  • State hanger to be built at Indore airport

    Indore : In order to make upcoming Global Investor Summit (GIS), to be held from October 8 to 10, a grand success and to provide all necessary facilities to the visiting investors, a meeting was held at the Collectorate, on Saturday to discuss about preparations for the summit.

  • Patwari caught accepting bribe of Rs 4000

    Petlawad : Indore Lok Ayukta police snatched mask from face of a corrupt patwari posted at Petlawad tehsil of Jhabua district.

  • Two-hour curfew relaxation in Khandwa

    Khandwa : The citizens of curfew hit Khandwa had a sigh of relief on Saturday, as females and children were allowed to shop for two hours—from 10 am to 12 noon, as  a relaxation given by the administration.

  • Education quality should be improved says collector Dehriya

    Alirajpur : In the last month, collector had inspected around 125 schools and got disappointed with the irregularities that were prevailing in the schools. In each inspection, either he had suspend the absent teacher or deducted their salary. Thus, in order to improve the quality of education and bring development in the educational field, a meeting of all the Jan shikshak and education officials was called on Saturday at the assembly hall

  • 1 injured in road mishap

    Nagda : One person got injured in an accident that took place at by-pass road near Ajad Dhaba on the intervening night of Friday –Saturday.  He was rushed to the regional hospital.

  • 270 cubic meter illegal sand seized

    Khargone : A case of illegal sand mining has come to fore during the construction work of Eklavya School and hostel, situated near the bank of Kunda river.

  • Oops, Akhilesh poses with riot accused in pic

    Lucknow :  A photograph purportedly showing Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with an accused of Saharanpur violence sparked a controversy on Saturday but the Uttar Pradesh government was quick to dismiss it as “baseless and misleading”.

  • Scanty rainfall in Ratlam district

    Ratlam : A total of 248 mm rainfall has been recorded in the district, which is 508 mm less than the last year by this time. Bajna this year recorded 325 mm rainfall while Alote recorded 194 mm which is lowest in the district. Bajna recorded last year by this time 740 mm rainfall. While, Alote recorded last year 672 mm rain fall.