Free Press Journal
  • Arvind Kejriwal

    AAP internal crisis escalates

    New Delhi :  Making the announcement two days before the executive meets here, AAP spokesman Ashish Khetan said Bhushan and Yadav appeared dead set against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the party’s best known face who assumed office on February 14. “They say one thing in private and another in public,” Khetan told the media, adding he had been involved in days of close-door discussions with both men over issues confronting India’s

  • Virat Kohli

    Blame it all on Anu bomb

    New Delhi :  One of the freeze-frames of the otherwise forgettable World Cup semi-final match between India and Australia on Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground was the reaction of Anushka Sharma, Bollywood’s rising star, when vice captain — and ace run-getter — Virat Kohli got out after scoring just one run.

  • Co-pilot had crashed plane ‘intentionally’

    Paris :  The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings plane locked his captain out of the cockpit before deliberately initiating the plane’s descent and crashing the aircraft into the Alps, the French prosecutor revealed on Thursday.

  • India wilt like pack of cards

    Sydney :  For Australia, which are yet to hit top form in the World Cup, it was easy pickings as India bent backwards to help the host team win by 95 runs. With that, Michael Clarke and his men have booked their berth in Sunday’s final against co-hosts New Zealand.

  • Gandhi loyalist takes on Dynasty

    New Delhi :  Old warhorse and Gandhi family loyalist Hansraj Bharadwaj has taken pot shots at his leader at 10 Janpath and former colleague P Chidambaram.

  • Youth burnt vehicles to avenge traffic challan

    Indore : The city police have arrested three persons in connection with setting nearly half-a-dozen motorcycles afire two days ago. Apparently the trio were challaned for riding triple on the motorcycle and they retaliated by torching the motorcycles including one belonging to the son of the TI. The accused admitted to torching other motorcycles in Vijay Nagar area and the police are questioning them strictly.

  • EC asks VC: Why no action against Chand, Sapre?

    Indore : In a scathing attack at the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) administration, the university executive council members on Thursday sought to know reason behind inaction against School of Life Sciences head Suresh Chand and International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS) director A K Sapre despite growing complaints against the duo.

  • MPEB executive engineer falls from flat, dies

    Indore : An executive engineer employed with MPEB fell to death from his second floor flat. The incident occurred in township located in Kanadia area. The engineer was posted in Ujjain and had returned home from work late on Wednesday night. Apparently he opened the balcony door confusing it with the bathroom, lost his balance and plunged to the ground. At the time of the incident, his wife and daughter were fast

  • LIC agent dies in road mishap

    Indore : A middle-aged man died when a speeding SUV hit the motorcycle he was riding. The impact caused the man to be thrown about 10 feet away and landed on his head with serious injuries. According to police, the man was identified as Dwarikaprasad (45), a resident of Nandbag. He was passing through Aurbino Hospital when the accident occurred. He was rushed to a hospital but by that time he succumbed

  • Rape

    One rape film gets banned, other gets national award

    New Delhi :  Notwithstanding the outcry and ban imposed on screening of British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s film, ‘India’s Daughter,’ another film on the same theme of Delhi gang rape and with an almost identical title has been adjudged the “best film on social issues” in the 62nd national film awards announced early this week, and there have been no protests.

  • Mahajan leads Parliamentary delegation to Hanoi

    Indore : An eight-member Parliamentary delegation led by local MP and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has left for Hanoi to attend the 132nd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union to be held from March 28 to April 1. Mahajan will address the parliamentarians at the general debate on the political, economic and social situation in the world under the overall theme, ‘The Sustainable Development Goals: Turning Words into Action’. Besides, the Assembly will

  • Man files theft complaint against sister

    Indore : In a bizarre incident, a man has lodged a complaint of theft against his sister. The incident occurred in Anjani Nagar. Police have registered the complaint and are investigating. According to the police, the complaint was filed by Narendra Rathore, a resident of Anjani Nagar. In his complaint Narendra told the police that his sister Nirmala alias Rani, had left her home on March 13 to give her examination. However,

  • Week-long petrol pump inspection from April 1

    Indore : Three teams consisting of three officers led by Tehsildars will conduct a week-long inspection of petrol pumps in the city from April 1. After concluding their inspection on April 8, the teams will have to submit their report to the collector before April 15.

  • Nights turn warmer, drizzles expected

    Indore : After bout of unseasonal rain and hailstorm, Indoreans have now been experiencing scorching heat, as the day temperature nearing 37 degree Celsius in the city. The night temperature has also broken the records of last three years in month of March.

  • Cops bust online cricket satta

    Indore : Tejaji Nagar police on Thursday busted online cricket satta and arrested five accused from a flat in the area. The accused were betting over India and Australia semi-final of ICC cricket world cup. Police have also recovered Rs 9000 cash and account of more than Rs 4 lakhs from the accused.

  • Convocation: IIM Indore hires 50 buses to transport students, families to city

    Indore : Neither students nor employees are happy with the decision of holding convocation ceremony out of the campus but still the Indian Institute of Management Indore has to go ahead with the idea as memories of last year’s stage collapse incident, in which 66 students were hurt, still haunt it.

  • PWD asked to intimate police before starting Simhastha projects

    Ujjain : Divisional Commissioner Dr Ravindra Pastor directed PWD to inform police department before they starting working on new development project under Simhastha head. Pastor was reviewing the development works worth Rs 600 crore recently approved by State High Power Committee, here on Thursday.

  • Satta gang busted at Ambar Colony

    Ujjain : The Neelganga police claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest of 4 persons after conducting a raid in the Ambar Colony here on Thursday.

  • More than 30 Congress MLAs begin indefinite hunger strike

    BHOPAL : Congress MLAs’ sit-in continued for the third day in the legislative Assembly building on Thursday and all MLAs, except ailing leader of opposition Satyadev Katare, have started indefinite hunger strike in protest against the state government ignoring the plight of hail-hit farmers in MP.

  • Senior MLAs give Katare-led Dharna a miss

    BHOPAL : Many senior Congress MLAs have not joined the dharna inside the state Assembly, being staged by the party MLAs under the leadership of leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare, demanding immediate relief for hail-hit farmers. The absentees, it seems, do not agree with Katare’s strategy.