Free Press Journal
  • Narendra Modi

    Modi remarks to judges boomerang

    New Delhi :  Predictably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two comments at the judges’ conference on Sunday have drawn political flak. Speaking frankly, he had said,

  • Sonia primacy back in vogue

    New Delhi :  Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh has stressed the primacy of party president Sonia Gandhi’s leadership in the political domain. ‘‘She is the leader, she will remain the leader,” he said while adding that there is no contradiction between this position and the demand that her son Rahul should become the party president.

  • Beef ban just the Beginning: State

    Mumbai :  Asking the Maharashtra government why animals like goats do not figure in its ban on cattle slaughter, the Bombay High Court on Monday mooted a licence policy by which import of meat of cows and bulls slaughtered outside the state can be permitted.

  • Tobacco: Supreme Court intervenes on big warnings

    New Delhi :  The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on demand for larger pictorial warnings on cigarettes and other tobacco products. It also agreed to give an early ruling as it concerns public health.

  • Cairn India

    Cairn India moves Delhi HC against Rs 20,495 crore tax demand

    New Delhi :  Cairn India moved Delhi High Court against a Rs 20,495 crore tax demand slapped on it by the Income Tax Department for allegedly failing to pay taxes on gains made by its former parent in a share transfer transaction about eight years ago, reports PTI.

  • Prosecution turns heat on Sallu driver

    Mumbai :  Dubbing the driver of Salman Khan as a “liar” for telling the court that he was behind the wheel when the car rammed into a bakery shop in September 2002, the prosecution on Monday sought action against the driver for giving false evidence.

  • UMC not in mood to organise municipal polls: Meena

    Ujjain : District Congress Committee president Anantnarayan Meena alleged Ujjain Municipal Corporation for not conducting municipal polls shielding BJP from getting their image spoiled. Meena was addressing a meeting Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan at Kshir Sagar on Monday. The meeting discussed several issues like deferment of municipal polls, compulsion of wearing helmet in the city and holding Kisan Rally in Delhi on April 19. Meena informed that the tenure of present BJP municipal

  • No Helmet, No Petrol in the city

    Ujjain : The local administration on Monday issued directives to petrol pump owners across the districts to provide petrol and diesel only to those two-wheeler riders who wear helmet. However, this kind of regulation has also been implemented by the state government earlier. An official press release said to ensure implementation of the orders issued by food, civil supplies and consumer protection department. Order asked fuel pump owners to create awareness among

  • Mill workers stage demo at Min Jain’s house

    Ujjain : Workers of the ‘closed’ Binod-Bimal Mills staged a demonstration in front of the house of School Education Minister Paras Jain and demanded payment of their dues towards the shut-down mill, here on Monday. Minister assured angry workers to get back their dues.

  • Grain Market opens in chock-a-block situation

    Ujjain : The Chimanganj Mandi grain market was chock-a-block on Monday with wheat, but unfortunately not because of a bumper harvest. The congestion was seen due the prolonged holiday of nine day after which the mandi had opened up. The bumper arrival of wheat in the Chimanganj Mandi has pushed the authorities to make arrangements for storage and timely payment of the minimum support price to farmers. The Food Corporation of India

  • 6 scribes to receive regional journalism awards tomorrow

    Ujjain : 6 scribes will receive Kanhaiyyalal Vaidya Regional Journalism Award from the hands of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a function to be organised on April 8 at 5 pm at Samanvay Bhawan, Bhopal. Earlier, a jury formed by the State Government selected the journalists for Regional Journalism Awards. Selections for awards from 2008 to 2014 have been made.

  • Laghu Udyog Bharti to hold Convention & Workshop on Apr 8

    Ujjain : Laghu Udyog Bharti is organising State Women Entrepreneurs Convention and Workshop here on April 8, 2015. The main objective of the convention is toprovide solutions for women entrepreneurs for the problems like industry, marketing training, land, finance, loan, etc.

  • PMO asks state to probe charges against Dhakad

    Indore : Indore Division additional director (Higher Education) Dr Narendra Dhakad seems to be in troubled waters as his friend-turned-foe Prof SL Garg has lodged a complaint with Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging misuse of government fund by him during his tenure as principal of Government Holkar Science College.

  • Fake cops dupe elderly couple of gold bangles

    Indore : Fraudsters, posing as policemen, duped an elderly couple of four gold bangles worth Rs 1.5 lakh near Bhanwarkuan police station after cooking up a story about loot incidents in the locality on Monday.

  • Fire breaks out in Ranipura market

    Indore : Panic gripped Jawahar Marg near Ranipura market after a fire broke out at a footwear godown, on Monday morning. Residents of Jawahar Marg and Ranipura noticed thick black smoke over their buildings and smelt smell of burning of rubber around 10 am.

  • HC reserves verdict on ‘no helmet, no petrol’ order

    Indore : On a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging district administration’s order pertaining to “no helmet, no petrol” for two-wheeler riders, the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, on Monday reserved its verdict.

  • Dreaded criminal, 3 others arrested with weapons

    INDORE : With the arrest of four criminals, including a hardcore goon, the police on Monday claimed to have averted a robbery attempt at a bank in Aerodrome area.

  • ‘A CS can be a whistle blower, if he detects fraud’

    Indore : CS Atul Hasmukh Rai Mehta, president of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), believes that the New Company Act, 2013, empowers shareholders and company secretaries. It provides revolutionary e-voting right to the investors.

  • Major issues to be discussed at BJP State Executive Meet

    BHOPAL : A couple of major issues will be discussed at the BJP State Executive Meet, to be held here on April 9-10. On the penultimate day of the Meet i.e. April 8, a meeting of state-level office-bearers of the party would be held, which would be attended by state in-charge Vinay Sahastrabudhe. Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Prakash Jawadekar would also join the meeting.