Free Press Journal
  • IMC, Zonal offices go ‘powerless’ for hours

    Indore : Power supply at IMC headquarters and several zonal offices across the city was put on hold by the Discom, on Tuesday. The action was taken as the IMC has not cleared dues. However, after a few hours, the supply was resumed. According to information, the Discom discontinued power supply to the IMC headquarters on Tuesday as the civic body was clearing pending power dues. Sources said that several notices were

  • Indore-Patna weekly premium from April 5

    Indore : To clear summer rush of passengers, the Western Railway has decided to ply summer special premium superfast train between Indore and Patna. Train No 09305 Indore-Patna Weekly Premium Superfast Special train will depart Indore at 14.00 hrs on Sundays and reach Patna at 13.20 hrs next day. This train will run from April 5 to June 28. Similarly,  Train No 09306 Patna- Indore Weekly Premium Superfast Special train will depart Patna

  • 58-year-old man dies after speeding car hits his vehicle

    Indore : A 58-year-old man was died in a road mishap when a speeding SUV hit him at MR-10 on Tuesday. He was going towards his house on scooter when the accident occurred. The car driver fled the spot after the incident. Police registered a case against errant driver and are searching for him.

  • Govt to give Rs 1200cr guarantee to Markfed

    BHOPAL : In the cabinet meeting, it was decided to make arrangements for 6 lakh metric ton DAP, 2 lakh metric ton Complex, 60,000 metric ton Potash and 10 lakh metric ton Urea through Markfed for Kharif crop 2015. For this, the state government would give guarantee of Rs 1200 per year to Markfed for 2015-16 and 2016-17.

  • Govt employees to get salary by April 15

    Indore : As per the tradition, most of the employees of the State Government will get salary of March in April 15. The basic reason of this delay is heavy work during last week March, the last month of the financial year. During this month, most departments focused on recoveries.

  • Crops damaged in 4000 hectare area in 3400 villages

    BHOPAL: In an informal discussion during cabinet meeting on Tuesday, it came to the fore that crop have been damaged due to hailstorm and unseasonal rains in 3400 villages across the state over 4000 hectares of land. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said in the meeting that all District in-charge Ministers should review the damage caused and they should also see the survey reports. He said cognisance of the objections must be

  • BMC to take Tehsildars, Police officers on deputation

    BHOPAL: BMC will have Tahsildars/Naib Tahsildars as zonal officers. Similarly, BMC will take police officers on deputation. However, Congress corporators opposed the decision saying that BMC is self sufficient and has its own set up so there is no need to import Tehslildars and police officers on deputation and increase the financial burden. Senior Mayor-in-Council (MiC) member Krishna Mohan Soni said, “The encroachment cell of BMC always face ire of the public

  • Girls marrying NRIs should be alert: DGP

    BHOPAL : Director General of Police Surendra Sinh on Tuesday here inaugurated a workshop on ‘Fraud NRI Marriages’. DGP Sinh, in his address, said public awareness in necessary to check such marriages. Police should also investigate into these cases with sensitivity and by following the set legal procedure. Sinh said National Woman Commission has also issued certain guidelines as far as NRI marriages are concerned and they should be publicised. He said

  • Ardour of BJP men behind 1cr membership achievement: CM

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and former Chief Minister Kailash Joshi were given active membership of the party in a programme held here at State BJP Office on the occasion of success of the party’s membership campaign.

  • Bus stands to be modernised through PPP

    BHOPAL : The modernisation of bus stands across the state would be done through public-private partnership (PPP) mode. This would help in availability of basic amenities at bus stands for public along with running of private buses. This was said by Transport Minister Bhupendra Singh in a meeting of general body of Madhya Pradesh Intercity Transport Authority.

  • BMC to build 29-storied HQ, start five petrol pumps

    BHOPAL : Mayor Alok Sharma presented Rs-97.26 crore deficit budget of the BMC for fiscal year 2015-16 on Tuesday. The budget estimates BMC income at Rs 2,700 crore and expenses at Rs 2,745 crore. Besides, five per cent of the budget will be set aside as security fund and it comes to be Rs 52.59 crore, thus pegging the total deficit at Rs 97.26 crore.

  • Mahidpur police crack fake mark sheet racket

    Ujjain : The Mahidpur police on Monday claimed to have cracked open the fake mark sheet racket which was operating in their area for a long time.

  • BJP office-bearers inspect Simahastha development work

    Ujjain : The office bearers of ruling party on Monday inspected the Simhastha Fair related development works. Interestingly the inspection tour was organised by the SimhasthaMela Authority. The delegation of the BJP members was led by the party city president Iqbal Singh Gandhi.SimhasthaMela Authority chairman DivakarNatu guided the delegation of the party, across the development works. The inspection tour of began from the construction site at the Mangalnath Temple and ended at

  • Devar gets life for killing Bhabhi

    Ujjain : The district court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to the killer Devar Varun (brother in law) for murdering her Bhabhi Monica a year ago, here on Monday.

  • Congressmen stage protest against power cut

    Ujjain : The workers of Congress Party staged a road block the Mali Pura area against the unscheduled power cuts and alleged arbitrary functioning of the DISCOM. Congressmen alleged the power cut has made the life of resident’s miserable as most of the time they are deprived of the water. The power is absent at the time of water refilling. Also the studies of students are being heavily affected. The demo was

  • Thousands of tech aspirants get careers guidance at MGI’s PJEET

    Ujjain : Thousands of science of technology aspirant students got career guidance at the PJEET organized by Mahakal Group of Institutes (MGI), on Monday.More than 1600 students from city including areas ofDewas,Nagda, Barnagar,Tarana, Shajapur, Shujalpur, Agar, Mahidpur, and Dewas participated in the examination.

  • Call details may crack Ambulance fire mystery

    Piplia Station (Mandsaur) : The call details of the four poppy smugglers may unravel several mysteries behind the sensation fire incident where three of them were charred to death while one is battling for life in the hospital.

  • Encroachments removed from the bank of pond

    Badnawar : Despite strong protest from slum dwellers residing along the local pond near a government school, the administration dismantles their shanties in present of police on Tuesday.

  • Three injured in murderous assault at tehsil office

    Dewas : Three persons were injured seriously and were sent to Indore for treatment after they were attacked by rivals over a land dispute at Tehsil office on Tuesday.