Free Press Journal
  • Apprehension of losing membership leads to Cong MLAs end dharna

    BHOPAL : The sit-in staged by Congress MLAs for 3 days in the well of the House, ended before reaching any conclusion. Assembly Secretariat on Thursday night, citing rules, issued a notice to leader of opposition Satyadev Katare and instructed the MLAs to vacate the House. Besides notice, the Congress MLAs were also given warning implicitly that if they don’t vacate the House their membership may be in jeopardy. Congress MLAs feared

  • Congress spokesman thrashed by party members during Yagna

    BHOPAL : Congress spokesman Ravi Saxena was beaten up by his own party workers during a Yagna, which was performed by the party in front of state Assembly on Friday to give wisdom to the state government.

  • Chauhan chairs first meet of sub-group on centrally sponsored schemes

    BHOPAL : Maiden meeting of CMs’ Sub-Group on rationalisation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes to give new direction to development in the country was held at National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) in New Delhi today.

  • Coop society refuses to buy discoloured wheat, farmers stage road blockade

    BHOPAL : A large number of farmers led by Congress leaders resorted to road blockage for three hours from 11am to 3pm on Bhopal-Indore Road at Phunda on Friday after Mandi officials denied to purchase the faded wheat referring it as ‘substandard’ wheat. However, later collector Nishant Warwade assured for procurement of the faded wheat if it is good in taste after intervention of Leader of Opposition in Vidhan Sabha Satyadev Katare.

  • Cutting across party lines Cong, BJP congratulate Vajpayee on Bharat Ratna

    BHOPAL : Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee on being conferred with Bharat Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee going at former’s place, has brought cheer and happiness in the state. Vajpayee has been congratulated by not only the BJP but the Congress leaders too.

  • Maha-ashtami celebrated with religious fervor

    Ujjain : The festival of Durga Ashtami was celebrated with enthusiasm in the city on Friday. Devotees started visiting the temples, which were decked up with beautiful flowers and lights, early in the morning.

  • Salman Khan


    Mumbai : Taking the witness stand in the Bandra Bandstand ‘hit and run’ case for the first time, actor Salman Khan on Friday told the trial court that he was not driving the car which met with an accident in 2002 killing one person and injuring four.

  • Do you sleep with other men? Delhi immigration poser

    New Delhi : The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly asked her whether she slept and “partied” with other men when she was not with her husband. He even had the temerity to ask the passenger, a mother of two, whether she drinks, and “will you be the mother of my third child.”

  • LNG price cut by 9%

    New Delhi : In the first reduction of its kind, the rate for locally produced natural gas will be slashed by 9 per cent to $4.56 per unit from April 1, reflecting the softening in international prices.

  • ‘Crash’ co-pilot hid his depression from airline

    Montabaur : The Germanwings co-pilot who flew his Airbus into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, hid a serious illness from the airline, prosecutors said on Friday, amid reports he was severely depressed.

  • Police share Simhastha preps with public reps

    Ujjain : Police administration on Friday shared the preparations being done for the upcoming Simhastha Fair-2016 with people’s representatives, police control room. Suggestions were sought from people’s representatives to improve the overall arrangements being managed by the police department.

  • Extensive milk production to make villagers prosperous at Ujjain hamlet

    Ujjain : The hamlet of Gudha located near Ujjain will soon witness a remarkable economical growth with its extensive milk production. District administration has planned to provide loans to villagers for buying dairy cattle to produce milk at large scale. Officials also assured to establish a milk processing unit at the village.

  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    Atalji is Bharat Ratna, officially

    New Delhi : At a simple brief ceremony president Pranab Mukherjee conferred Bharat Ratna — the nation’s highest civilian honour — on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  • DISCOM launches bill waiver camps under Deenbandhu Scheme

    Ujjain : The DISCOM Essel Distribution is organizing electricity bills waiver camps under the Deenbandhu Scheme of the state government. The camps will organised from March 28 to March 31, at the Maksi Road Zone office of the DISCOM. PRO Saurabh Shastri said the camp has exclusively been organised for the BPL consumers, adding that BPL consumers should avail benefits under Deenbandhu Yojana. Under the scheme, bills of BPL consumers outstanding as

  • Copy Right Act violator ‘discharged’

    Ujjain : The court of 3rd additional sessions judge (ADJ) here has discharged one Mahesh Panwar under Section 63 of the Copy Right Act and Section 420 of the IPC.

  • Thieves strike shops at Indore Gate

    Ujjain : In what reflects the poor law and order scenario of the city, thieves struck at two shops in the Indore Gate area here on wee hours of Friday, and decamped with goods worth thousands. The exact amount of stolen goods it yet to be estimated. Ironically one of the shops National Battery was robbed just three months ago.

  • Sonia tells Govt to revert to 2013 Bill

    New Delhi : The Congress president Sonia Gandhi has sharpened the contours of the on-going political battle over the Land Acquisition Bill 2014. In a strong six-page detailed letter to the union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari, in which she has responded to his call for a public debate, the Congress president has made it clear that the party would not relent in its opposition to the law and called upon the

  • Beyond tu-tu main-main

    New Delhi : Some months ago, when they humbled the BJP in its citadel with a cricket score like 67/3 tally in the Delhi vidhan sabha, they were seen as the harbingers of the great change that the much maligned Indian political system needs. The AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal was seen to have avenged his Varanasi loss to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and with his high promise of good governance was

  • Passenger’s bag stolen from train

    Ujjain: A bag containing valuables was stolen by unknown thieves from the Indore-Yashwantpur Express here. The victim woman Sangita registered a case with Government Railway Police here. The woman said goods worth Rs 8000, were kept in the bag. The Ujjain GRP have registered a Zero FIR and transferred the case.