Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Walia

    Congress pits Kiran Walia against Kejriwal

    New Delhi: Congress today pitted former Delhi minister Kiran Walia against AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal from prestigious New Delhi constituency in February 7 Assembly polls.

  • BJP candidate on campaign blitz

    BHOPAL: The intensive election campaigning by BJP mayoral candidate Alok Sharma is in full swing. Sharma on Friday did campaigning in South Assembly area. Sharma was accompanied by Higher Education Minister Umashankar Gupta who appealed to people to ensure victory of Sharma by a huge margin of votes.

  • Suresh, Aqueel discuss mayoral poll strategy

    BHOPAL : Former union minister Suresh Pachori and Congress MLA Arif Aqueel – both known for strained mutual relations – had a closed door meeting in support of Mayoral candidate Kailash Mishra.

  • Govt docs protests suspension of Sultania Superintendent

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh Medical Officers Association has come out in support of the Medical Teachers Association agitation against suspension of Sultania Hospital’s Superintendent Dr Sudha Chaurasia and five others.

  • Petrol price jugglery, people feel cheated

    BHOPAL : Hike in excise duty after slashing petrol as well as diesel prices on Friday has evoked sharp criticism in the public Earlier, the state government had hiked VAT when union government had reduced the prices of petrol and diesel. This time, the union government hiked the excise duty. Public call it cheating with them as they are being deprived off benefit of reduction in petrol and diesel.

  • Flights, trains delayed; AP Exp 21 hours late

    BHOPAL : A thick fog, which enveloped the state capital, disrupted air, railway and road traffic on Friday. Flights and trains were delayed. Morning flights were delayed and evening flights were cancelled.

  • RSS’ Omprakash Agrawal’s name rejected

    Ujjain : Politics started for the appointment of full time vice-chancellor (VC) of the Vikram University (VU) with its executive council (EC) on Friday rejecting a proposal to elect an RSS man as VU’s nominee for the search committee. Instead, the EC members finalised the name of former VC Prof Jawaharlal Kaul for the search committee after long deliberations.

  • Chill back with fog in tow

    BHOPAL : Biting cold was back in the state capital on Friday. Intense chill paralysed normal life in the state capital. Kids were the most affected lot as they had to catch schools buses in the morning hours. Aministration has already given instructions to schools not to start classes before 8:30AM.

  • 3 arrested for stopping water supply to Dalit community

    Ujjain : In yet another case of social ostracism, a few members of upper caste allegedly stopped water supply to Dalit community at village Baanskhedi under Bhairavgarh police circle. However, some of the accused surrendered at the police station sensing pressure from the police and administration.

  • Police crack acid attack case, arrest accused

    Ujjain : Chimanganj police on Saturday claimed to have resolved the acid attack case occurred couple of days ago. Police arrested the main accused who plotted the entire incident which revolves around a property issue.

  • Cold wave sweeps city

    Ujjain : City groaned under biting cold as cold wave swept the region intensifying the winter chill on Friday. The weather remained mainly dry even as dense fog disrupted road and rail traffic. Dense fog disrupted movement of trains and road transport in the city throwing normal life out of gear.

  • Pulse polio campaign from tomorrow

    Ujjain : The district administration has set the target of 276,000 children below five years of age for immunization. The drive will be conducted from 1778 booths in the district in the first phase of pulse polio campaign on January 18.

  • Biting cold fails to deter parents

    Ujjain : Parents queued up to obtain admission forms from St Mary’s Convent Senior Secondary School for the admission of their children on Friday morning. A large crowd of parents were seen at the school daring the biting cold since morning.

  • Hindu Sammelan on Sunday

    Ujjain : About 10,000 people are likely to attend the city-level ‘Hindu Sammelan’ being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) at Samajik Nyay Parisar here on January 18. VHP functionary Vinod Sharma and Mukesh Yadav told a press conference that the programme has been organised to mark the golden jubilee year of the VHP. A number of senior VHP leaders and sants-sadhus will remain present on the occasion.

  • BURA to move PIL in HC on e-registration of properties

    Ujjain : The Bharatpuri Ujjain Registration Association (BURA) has decided to move a public interest litigation (PIL) in the High Court (HC), Indore to stop e-stamping and e-registration process launched by the State government as a pilot project in five cities for the documentation of immoveable properties.

  • Cong expels 4 leaders

    Indore : Chaos like situation prevailed for sometime during office inauguration of Congress Mayoral candidate Archana Jaiswal as a few members expressed their anger over selection of candidates to senior party leaders, who came here to take part in the event, on Friday.