Free Press Journal
  • 4K cr cricket betting racket in PM’s Gujarat

    New Delhi :  From Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s erstwhile assembly constituency Maninagar in Gujarat — this man Kiran Mala and his betting buddy Tommy Patel, a BJP councillor from Unjha municipality, have been allegedly implicated in a cricket betting racket that is estimated to be over Rs. 4000 crores by officials of the Enforcement Directorate.

  • ’60 cigarettes a day didn’t kill someone’

    Tezpur/New Delhi :  Amidst a raging controversy over remarks on smoking by a BJP MP who is a ‘beedi’ baron, another BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah on Friday waded into the row, claiming there is no clear proof yet linking cigarette puffing and cancer while wondering whether tobacco contains “herbal medicine”.

  • DAVV mulling fee hike, decision next week

    Indore : The Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) has started contemplating hike in course fees and seats in various teaching departments much before commencement of new session 2015-16.

  • Decked up Krishnapura Chhatris dedicated

    Indore : The historic Krishnapura Chhatris, that reveal the actual Maratha style of architecture with domes and spires, were dedicated to public on Friday after being beautified with an investment of Rs 1.1 crore.

  • Action plan ready for Bijasan temple

    Indore: The district administration has prepared an action plan for renovation and development of historic Bijasan temple and Rs 3 crore would be spent on it. Besides the temple, beautification of 9-acre hilly area would also be done.

  • 20 more CISF jawans to man City airport

    Indore : Soon, the number of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the City airport would be increased. On the basis of a survey conducted by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) in 2014, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA) have approved the plan.

  • IIM girl is Campus Princess at IIT-I

    Indore : Student of Indian Institute of Management Indore, Charvie Punia won the Campus Princess title during a competition organised by Indian Institute of Technology Indore as part of its annual cultural fest Fluxus-2015.

  • Vijayvargiya may be made BJP gen secy

    Indore : UAD minister Kailash Vijayvargiya is all set to be elevated to the BJP National Executive Committee soon. Rumour mills are abuzz that he may be made general secretary of the party. According to sources, Vijayvargiya reached Bangalore two days ago and assisted BJP president Amit Shah.

  • Mayor’s son gets taste of IMC goof-up

    Indore : Goof-ups in certificates issued by the Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) have been known. But on this occasion, the victim was Ekalavya, son of Mayor Malini Gaud.

  • Govt claims belied: 60L families still without bank accounts!

    BHOPAL : The state government has claimed that cent per cent families of the state have bank accounts. On November 30, 2014, the government had announced that there was no family in the state which does not have a bank account.

  • “Kali Gang” blackens faces of two-wheeler riders sans helmets

    BHOPAL : Wearing black sarees and holding thick sticks in their hands, a couple of women, who described themselves as “Kali-Gang”, suddenly descended on the Hamidia Road near Nadra Bus Stand on Friday afternoon and started stopping two-wheeler riders not wearing helmets. They allowed the drivers to leave only after painting their face black. After a complaint, six members of the gang were arrested under various sections of IPC.

  • Woman ends life to relieve parents from worrying about her marriage

    BHOPAL : A woman and a youth committed suicide in separate incidents during the last 24 hours in the city. The first incident has been reported from Awadhpuri where a woman identified as Sonu Prajapati, 20, daughter of Rajendra Prajapati, resident of Awadhpuri, committed suicide. She was a student of ITI at Sehore. She had come to her uncle’s home in Awadhpuri during vacation. The family hails from Rewa.

  • Three new private varsities to come up in state

    BHOPAL : The government is planning to promulgate an ordinance to allow for the establishment of three new private universities in the state, which will become functional from July this year. Congress leader Narendra Nahata is the promoter of one of them.

  • 9 masked miscreants open fire; create ruckus at Satyug Restaurant

    Ujjain : Sensation prevailed at Gudri Square when some miscreants laced with canes and pistol opened fire and razed the Satyug Restaurant in broad daylight, here on Friday. The miscreants demanded extortion from the owner of the restaurant. The entire incident was recorded in CCTV footage.

  • Boy steals valuables from own home; cooks up theft story

    BHOPAL : Miscreants decamped with house items worth Rs 3 lakh in Indra Vihar Colony under Koh-e-Fiza police station. Minor son had informed the parents on phone about the loot. Police have zeroed on minor son and his friends in the case of theft.

  • Anybody can file objection over faulty survey reports, says BJP GS

    Ujjain : Refuting the charges of partisanship in survey of the hailstorm affected villages and compensation distribution among the affected farmers, the State BJP general secretary (GS) Bansilal Gurjar said that anybody can file objection to the government and administration on any injustice made out with him.

  • Policeman was raping his daughter for 4 yrs; held

    BHOPAL: Head constable Vinod Singh, posted in Hanumanganj police station, was arrested on charges of raping his daughter on Friday. A case has been filed under section 376 IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against Vinod Singh in Kamla Nagar police station. As per the police, Vinod Singh has been raping his daughter for the past four years. At present, Vinod Singh’s daughter is 16 years of age.

  • GDC principal Dr Ishaque bidden adieu

    Ujjain: Principal of Government Girls PG College, Dr Mohammad Ishaquewas bidden adieu by college staff during a programme. Staff members felicitated Dr Ishaque by presenting him bouquets. Delivering a very emotional speech, Dr Ishaque said that he had performed his service with the support of staff. He will always remember the cooperation extended by his colleagues. He expressed a sincere thanks towards all the staff. Dr Rammohan Shukla read the felicitation letter.