Free Press Journal
  • Dispute over gambling kickbacks behind Prithvipur shootout

    BHOPAL : The residences of both SHO Pramod Chaturvedi and SDOP KS Malik were searched and a cash amount of around Rs 20,000 each was recovered from both the houses. Besides, a car without registration number was found parked at residence of SHO.

  • Imran gets nod from sons on all-weather girl

    Islamabad/London: Pakistan’s flamboyant cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Tuesday hinted that he could remarry, days after he termed his marriage reports with BBC weather girl Reham Khan as “greatly exaggerated”.

  • Chess championship begins

    Ujjain : The State-level chess contest was inaugurated at Kshir Sagar Wrestling Arena under Atal Sports Meet, here on Tuesday. Around 140 chess players from across the State are participating in the contest. The contest is organised in memory of Martyr Jitendra Singh Chauhan under the aegis of Ujjain Municipal Corporation in association with District Chess Association.

  • Meet revenue targets, turn investor-friendly: CM

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan set targets for his government in the year 2015 in a marathon meeting with ministers and officials.

  • MNS workers vandalise toll booths at plaza

    Mumbai: In a vehement protest against new toll plazas at Kharghar and Kamothe, which started functioning from midnight of January 6, a convoy of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists vandalized some of the toll booths. The incident occurred at around 4.45 am on Tuesday, when a convoy of seven cars with 30 MNS activists damaged three toll booths at Kamothe.

  • Seven held while planning to loot petrol pump

    BHOPAL : Acting on a tip-off, Hanumanganj police foiled a dacoity bid of seven miscreants who were planning to commit robbery at a petrol pump located at Alpana Tiraha on Monday night.

  • Cops take out vehicle rally to spread awareness

    Ujjain : Traffic police wearing helmet took out a vehicle rally to spread awareness among public on helmet while riding two-wheelers on Tuesday.

  • Kailash from Bhopal, Geeta from Jabalpur

    BHOPAL : The Congress, on Tuesday, announced that Kailash Mishra and Geeta Sharad Tiwari will be its Mayoral candidate for Bhopal and Jabalpur respectively while Kalpana Rajendra Suryavanshi will contest on party ticket from Chhindwara

  • Fugitive terrorist nabbed from Pak national’s house

    Bangkok: The Thai police have arrested a fugitive Sikh terrorist who was involved in the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh and several others in 1995.

  • BU may shut down Adult Education Department

    BHOPAL: A three-member committee headed by senior professor Dr Asha Shukla has recommended closure of adult education department of Barkatullah University, raising questions over the qualification of two professors of the department. The report, which has been submitted to the university registrar LS Solanki, will decide the fate of the department as it is not getting grants from university grants commission (UGC). The committee, sources said that the department was not fulfilling

  • CM to hold one-to-one meeting with Ministers today

    BHOPAL : The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will hold one-to-one meetings with all the Ministers on Wednesday. The series of meetings will begin at 10 in the morning and will continue till late in the evening. During the meetings, the CM will discuss the working of their departments with the Ministers as well as the problems they are facing from the bureaucrats.

  • Bankers not to strike work today

    BHOPAL : The proposed strike by bankers was postponed on Tuesday. The bankers were to go on strike on January 7 for pay revision. The proposed bank strike has been postponed because of ongoing talks with Indian Banks Association which has enhanced the offer of salary revision. Earlier, Association had offered 11 per cent but now it has offered 12.5 per cent.

  • Cong announces 63 Corporator candidates

    BHOPAL : The Congress, on Tuesday, announced 63 candidates for the post of Corporators in Bhopal. The list is as under:

  • BCSF urges city youths to attend ‘Student Parliament’ at Pune

    Ujjain : Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad Foundation (BCSF), the largest classroom in India for evolving future political leaders is going to host the fifth Indian Student Parliament (ISP), a 3-day annual national conclave at MAEER’s MIT campus, Pune from January 10. The BCSF volunteers in a press conference on Tuesday have urged the city youths to take part in the event.

  • Carnival-like atmosphere in Collectorate as hundreds file papers

    BHOPAL : Collectorate witnessed heavy rush of candidates and their supporters on the last day of filing nominations for civic body polls on Tuesday. Amidst beating of drums candidates reached with their supporters to file the nominations. Drummers were not allowed within the Collectorate premises. At sharp 3.00 pm, the gate was closed. No one was allowed to enter to file nomination.

  • AIBEA felicitates retired staff

    Ujjain : Allahabad Bank Employees Union (AIBEA) Madhya Pradesh organised a programme to felicitate retired employee of the bank. Former special assistant Nalini Parashar who was retired from Allahabad Bank, Rishi Nagar was felicitated by presenting her a memento. State and local office-bearers of the Union from Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain and Ratlam were present on this occasion. Parashar was made member of Allahabad Bank Retired Employees Association accredited with All India Bank

  • BJP rebels stage demo, burn Gupta’s effigy

    Indore : Factionalism in the BJP came to fore on Tuesday when some party activists staged demonstration to express their anger over the candidates list for the forthcoming IMC elections.

  • BJP nominees file nominations, uncertainty persists in Cong

    Indore : BJP’s mayoral candidate Malini Gaud, MLA and other candidates for the posts of corporators filed their nomination forms at the Collectorate, on Tuesday. Earlier, they reached the venue through a rally taken out from Rajwada sqaure.

  • IMC to make arrangements for voters at 2091 booths

    Indore : The IMC is making plans to provide facilities to the voters. It was said that facilities like development of ramp, drinking water, washrooms and others would be provided to voters. According to information, the IMC would have to buy earthen pots to provide drinking water to voters. Other facilities like electricity, washrooms would be made available at the polling booths.

  • It’s rush hour at Congress office

    Indore : The City Congress once again failed to come up with a final list of candidates for the Indore civic body polls till the last day of filling nomination (Tuesday).