Free Press Journal
  • 5-yr imprisonment to accused

    Ujjain: The district court on Friday granted five year imprisonment and a fine of Rs 30, 000 to an accused who duped money. The accused was convicted under Sections 409, 467, 468, 471 and 120 B of IPC. Complainant Suresh Pal Singh, regional manager MP State Seed and Farm Corporation office filed a complaint against the then senior auditor RJ Goswami who worked as assistant manager account at the office and junior

  • Congress activists gherao DISCOM office

    Ujjain : Congress activists led by woman leader Noori Khan gheraoed the zonal office of the DISCOM at the Nai Sadak on Friday.

  • Close shave for school kids

    Indore : A major disaster was averted after a school bus caught fire suddenly on AB Road near Rajendra Nagar, on Friday afternoon. After noticing smoke coming out of the bus engine, the driver stopped the vehicle and evacuated the children and teacher. Though the fire was doused, nearly half of the bus was destroyed in the blaze.

  • Grain market to remain close for nine days

    Ujjain : The grain market or Chimanganj Krishi Upaj Mandi will remain closed for the upcoming nine day. The decision was taken in a recent meeting that was held here at Mandi office. Mandi Secretary MS Muniya said the Mandi will remain closed from March 28 to April 5. Reason behind the long holiday is upcoming vacations. The banks will remain closed for more than 5 days in the week and the

  • Decrease in sex ratio: Indore dist in red-zone

    Indore : Experts have raised an alarm over decreasing sex ratio in the state, particularly in the city.The sex-ratio here has touched to its lowest at 901:1000 (i.e 901 girls per 1000 boys), which is much below the state figure (918:1000).

  • Ruckus in MY after patient’s death

    Indore : Family members of a 50-year-old patient created ruckus in MY Hospital on Friday after the death of patient. They alleged that the patient died due to negligence of the hospital staff and doctors.

  • Miscreant teases girl, pelts stones on her relatives

    Indore : A miscreant teased a 17-year-old girl returning home with her siblings in Scheme No 78. When the siblings intervened, the miscreant pelted stones, inuring them. He then threatened them and fled the scene. The police have registered a case against the accused.

  • Police, airline officials asked to crack the case

    Indore : DIG Rakesh Gupta gave strict instructions to the Aerodrome Road police to investigate the case of Rs 43,000 stolen from the Jet flight. He also instructed them to solve the matter as early as possible.

  • Fake MCX Exchange case: ED files prosecution complaint

    Indore : The Enforcement Directorate (ED), on Friday filed a prosecution complaint in the court of Special ED Judge here against five accused for money laundering as they were involved in running a fake commodity exchange in the name of MCX Exchange. The case was filed under Section 420, 467 and 471 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

  • Tax dues: 9 Discom vehicles seized

    Indore : Officials of Western Region Power Distribution Company faced an embarrassing situation on Friday when they moved out to act against big power defaulters but their vehicles were seized just outside their office by the RTO due to pending tax. At least, 9 vehicles of thE Discom were seized.

  • IIM Indore grads advised to explore alternate career choices

    Indore : Sachin Nandgaonkar, member of management board, RPG Group, and author Rashmi Bansal had come to pre-convocation ceremony of Indian Institute of Management Indore on Friday with a piece of advice for the graduating students: “explore the alternate career choices other than the traditional fields.”

  • NGT miffed over state govt inaction on encroachment

    BHOPAL : State government, in its reply to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday in connection with encroachment in Kaliasote Riverbed, sought more time for the compliance of the Tribunal’s order. Chief Sectary of the state did not appear before the NGT. Principal Secretary (Housing and Environment) was present there.

  • Barkhedi level crossing to remain closed for 3 days

    BHOPAL : Barkhedi level crossing gate number 250, situated between Bhopal and Habibganj stations, will remain close from March 30 to April 1 for road traffic following its maintenance work.

  • Five accused of vyapam scam, remanded

    BHOPAL : Three accused on Friday were sent to police remand till March 31 in connection with vyapam scam. The accused including Mahendra Saxena, Surendra and Jitendra Pandey were produced in the court of ADJ Ramkumar Chaubey who ordered to send them to police remand till March 31. Similarly, Laxminarain Malviya and Sarvesh Patel have been sent to police remand till March 31 in connection with PMT scam. They were produced in

  • Collector annoyed over negligent Mandi employees

    Dewas : To take a firsthand account of the process where purchase of wheat of farmers is underway at support price, collector Ashutosh Awasthi reached Haat-Piplia Krishi Upaj Mandi on Friday.

  • SIT to probe Raghogarh murder case

    Dewas : For a free and fair probe in the sensational murder case of a villager in nearby Raghogarh village where son of erstwhile royal and sitting BJP MLA Tukoji Rao Puar is an accused, a Special Investigation Team was formed.

  • Server plays spoilsport for teachers’ salaries

    Jabalpur: State of teachers of the State government institutions, who were waiting for their long awaited salaries for the month of February, worsened when their salaries could not be processed because of a server error. While the salaries of the teachers were processed somehow at the State treasury by Thursday, because of which the teachers got some respite thinking that they would be able to get their salary within a day or

  • No immediate reprieve to Bharat Commerce workers

    Nagda : After completion of the hearing in the now closed Bharar Commerce Industries, Indore bench of High Court has reserved the verdict and fixed the next date of hearing on May 12.

  • Tytler Case: Court To Consider Closure Report On April 22

    New Delhi : A court here on Friday fixed April 22 for considering the closure report filed in a case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with the 1984 riots in Delhi.

  • Janata Parivar Leaders Mull Plans To Protest Land Bill

    New Delhi :  Janata parivar leaders including Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav met on to chalk out joint protests against the controversial land bill. “We discussed our strategy against the land bill as we are opposed to it. We reject it outright,” JD(U) President Sharad Yadav said after the meeting.