Free Press Journal
  • IB report, Nehru, Netaji’s family

    Declassify Netaji files, family to tell Modi

    New Delhi/Kolkata: Subhas Chandra Bose’s grand nephew will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Germany on Monday to demand declassification of all secret files related to him, amid a row over snooping on his close relatives.

  • Unanimity over Bharat Ratna for Netaji, but…

    New Delhi :  In the wake of the recent revelations that the Intelligence Bureau had put the family of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose under surveillance from 1948 to 1968, it has also been revealed that there has been complete political unanimity over conferring the nation”s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna on him.” All central governments of any political inclination were willing to confer this award on Netaji. There was no dispute over

  • BJP should woo Sena on Jaitapur project: Pawar

    Mumbai : NCP president Sharad Pawar came out in support of the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra’s Konkan region and said BJP should persuade its ally Shiv Sena to support the mega project.

  • India Meteorological Department plays down US warning on El Nino

    Mumbai :  After the Climate Prediction Centre of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States predicted that El Nino could last throughout 2015 in Northern Hemisphere affecting the climate in the equatorial Pacific Ocean and possibly leading to a drought in India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai said that it is too early to make such predictions, which are in any case, unlikely.

  • PG Medical student held in PMT fraud

    BHOPAL: Gwalior police arrested a medical PG student for playing the role of a middleman in Vyapam admission fraud case. Dr Devraj Singh Kushwah, son of Gambhir Singh, resident of Bhind district, was arrested. Police said he facilitated admission of Sanjay Singh Morya in 2009 through PMT and provided solver. Sanjay Singh got admission in Gajra Raje Medical College.

  • State leaders eying berths in BJP national team

    BHOPAL : There are speculations that the BJP national president Amit Shah may make changes in his team of office-bearers this month. Many leaders from the state are trying to enter Shah’s team.

  • Non-BJP parties concerned over communal violence

    BHOPAL : A meeting of various secular political parties and organisations was organised in the city under the aegis of Rashtriya Secular Manch. The representatives of Congress, Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Gondwana Republic Party, Janata Dal (U) and Rashtriya Isai Mahasangh and other organizations were present. Manch’s National Convener LS Herdenia presided over the meeting.

  • AAP launches Jal-Satyagraha to protest Omkareshwar decision

    BHOPAL : The Aam Admi Party (AAP), on Saturday, launched ‘Jal-Satyagraha’ in protest against the government decision to fill water up to 191-metre level in Omkareshwar Dam on river Narmada in the Khandwa district. It also plans to hold a rally in Bhopal on April 12 to demand withdrawal of the decision and to protest the proposed 25 per cent hike in power tariffs. The rally will start from Yadgar-e-Shahjahani Park and

  • Acquisition of Nawab property to be challenged

    BHOPAL: Ghar Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (GBSS) will challenge the central government move in High Court to acquire Bhopal Nawab property under Enemy Act as many property holders will be disposed from their properties. Samiti has convened a meeting on Saturday to chalk out the next course of action.

  • Mumbai Indians look for home comfort against Punjab!

    Mumbai :  In the 2014 edition of the Indian Premier league (IPL), Mumbai Indians (MI) got off to a disastrous losing first five games on the trot in the UAE-leg. Lying at the bottom of the table, Mumbai’s campaign looked in complete mess.

  • IIT-IIM Face-off concludes

    Indore : The concluding Day of the IIT-IIM Face-off was an interesting one as all the events came down to nail-biting finish. The evening took off with a debate on the topic – ‘ This House believes that the United Nations as an institution has failed in its role.’ IIM-Indore won following a heated argument. The debate was judged by faculty members from both the institutes.

  • ‘India’s political scene apt for cleansing water bodies‘

    Indore : In order to meet the growing demand of water, serious efforts should be made to conserve water bodies and prevent contamination by human and industrial waste, experts said here on Saturday.

  • Guest lecturers want recruitment of Asst Professors halted

    BHOPAL : Guest lecturers working in government colleges demanded to put on hold regular recruitment of assistant professors through MPPSC. The Supreme Court has asked university grant commission to frame new rules to make NET or SLET mandatory within a month, they said. A delegation of Madhya Pradesh Asthayi Pradhyapak Sangh submitted a memorandum to higher education principal secretary KK Singh and secretary of MP Public Service Commission in this regard. They

  • Wannabes banking on their mentors for red-beacon cars

    BHOPAL : With the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and BJP State President Nandkumar Singh Chauhan giving a go-ahead for political appointments in Boards and Corporations, the aspirants have started making all-out efforts to wriggle into the list of appointees.

  • Police uncover prostitution racket; five held

    BHOPAL: Three women and two men, including Raisen Mandi secretary were arrested on Saturday in connection with flesh trade in Ayodhya Nagar. All the five have been sent to jail. A case has been registered against them.

  • Bandra (E) voters seal fate of future netas

    Mumbai :  About 42 per cent voter turnout was recorded at 254 polling stations in the Assembly by-election held in Mumbai’s Bandra-East constituency amid tight security on Saturday. The by-poll was held as the seat fell vacant after the death of Shiv Sena MLA Prakash (Bala) Sawant in January.

  • Greenpeace to move court over spiking of its funds

    New Delhi :  Greenpeace India on Saturday issued a point-by-point rebuttal of charges made against it by the government and said it would not only challenge the order in courts but also continue to campaign fearlessly.

  • Handling disaster: Civic school teachers to be trained

    Mumbai :  From next academic year, municipal school authorities including teachers and students will be in a position to handle crisis like fire, building collapse, flooding and bomb blast as the civic body is making ‘School Disaster Control Management Plan’ for every civic school campus.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Congress pulling out all stops for farmers’ rally

    New Delhi :  Congress is pulling out all the stops for its April 19 farmers’ rally here on the land bill, where Rahul Gandhi is set to make his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, with the party launching an aggressive media campaign, besides booking a special train.

  • Medicos debate need for caesarean births

    Mumbai :  Concerned over the ‘epidemic’ of caesarean sections globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised that the procedure should only be performed when medically necessary as surgical intervention can have harmful effects on the mother and child. The number of caesarean sections births has increased notably in several metros in India.