Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan is huffing and puffing again

    New Delhi :  In a provocative statement just days ahead of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks, the Pakistan High Commissioner on Thursday said his country extends “full diplomatic and moral support” to what he described as “legitimate struggle” of the Kashmiris.

  • RJ jokes bring MPs to grief

    New Delhi :  The tolerance threshold of our parliamentarians is indeed low: Now, they have taken umbrage at radio jockeys of private FM channels lampooning MPs.

  • ST status: Dhangar community’s agitation disrupts suburban trains

    Mumbai : Dhangar community geared up their agitation for the Scheduled Tribe status on Thursday across the state. Some of the agitating community members staged a rail blockade at Kurla railway station while others blocked the Mumbai-Pune highway at Kalamboli in the morning.

  • Is unrest brewing within NCP?

    Mumbai : Though the party appears to have won the first round against alliance partner Congress, there is not all well in the Nationalist Congress Party. Insiders believe that unrest is brewing within the party and many have started criticising the leadership day by day. Congress party withdrew its candidate from the Legislative Council by-poll, facilitating state NCP unit Chief Sunil Tatkare’s unopposed election to the council. But, this


    New Delhi : The budget-cum-monsoon session of Parliament adjourned sine die on Thursday with the government taking pride that more work was done and more hours were devoted to the business compared to the similar post-poll budget sessions in 2004 and 2009. The session was more productive ever, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said.

  • Communal violence: BJP fires on all cylinders

    New Delhi : As the debate on the issue of rising incidents of communal violence after the advent of the Modi Sarkar remained unfinished yesterday, the BJP on Thursday got on upperhand in the exchanges over statistics and claims and counter-claims about appeasement of minorities.

  • ­DAVV teachers observe hunger strike over autonomy issue

    Indore : Nearly a month after the State Assembly passed the Madhya Pradesh University Act (Sanshodhan)-2014, a faction of DAVV teachers on Thursday went on mass leave and also observed a hunger strike alleging that the State Government has attempted to rob the state universities of the autonomy through the amendments.

  • 3 arrested for cheating woman

    Indore : A woman was informed over her mobile that she was the luck lottery winner of Rs 25 lakh and required only Rs 20,000 to pay as Income Tax in advance to avail winning amount.  The woman believed the anonymous caller and paid the amount.

  • Irfan records statements in-camera

    Indore : One of the accused in the RTI activist Shehla Masood case, Irfan who recently wished to become government witness recorded his statements behind closed doors, on Thursday.

  • Man held for harassing woman, her mom in-law

    Indore : ‘We Care For You’(WCY) cell arrested a 36-year-old man, on Thursday for harassing a 55-year-old woman over phone.

  • EC gives in to pressure, revokes fee hike

    Indore : Giving in to pressure build up by BEd students of School of Education, the Executive Council of the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), on Thursday revoked fee hiked by it some months back.

  • Murder mystery solved, 3 held

    Indore : With the arrest of three persons, the police claimed to have solved murder mystery of an elderly man, whose body was found at his house in Digvijay Singh Nagar area three days ago.

  • Retd DSP’s wife chain snatched

    Indore : Two bike ridden thieves snatched a gold chain from the neck of wife of a retired DSP on Thursday evening. The lady shouted after the incident, but the ruffians succeeded in escaping from the crime site.

  • Four minors arrested with 11 stolen cell phones

    Indore : A team of crime branch succeeded in arresting four minors who were in possession of 11 illegally stolen mobile phones. Police have recovered the cell phones the cops are quizzing them.

  • Cow head found inside temple premise

    Mhow : A heinous act of hurting the sentiments of a particular community was committed when a cow’s head was found placed inside a temple situated in Ambajhar village near Bhagor area. The idol of goddess in the temple too was found broken (Khandit) by the locales here.

  • San Thome Academy celebrates Janmashtami

    Dewas : San Thome Academy at Bhopal road celebrated Janmashtami on Thursday with festive fervour. While there were performances from stories, which consisted of Gopis enquiring about dark tone of Lord Krishna’s skin, incidences of friendship between Krishna and Sudama, Rasleela and breaking of pot were among the programmes performed. All students and staff were present. The programme was anchored by Ayush Mohite and Mahak Sisodiya presented vote of thanks.

  • Memo submitted against colonizer

    Mhow : Residents of a colony situated in Mhowgoan reached SDM office and handed over a memorandum against carelessness of the colonizer.