Free Press Journal
  • Vidisha CMO shifted for bragging before Sushma

    BHOPAL : Bragging before the Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj cost dear to the Chief Municipal Officer (CMO) of Vidisha. Sushma complained to the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, who ordered the officer’s transfer.

  • 20 EPFO employees found guilty of gobbling up Rs 73L

    BHOPAL : A special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) gave a historic judgement on Thursday in the much talked about Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) scam. The court has sentenced twenty people convicted of embezzling government funds around Rs 73.18 lakh between the years 2001 to 2003. After investigation the CBI had filed a charge sheet against the main accused, Gajendra Chouhan and accomplices Pratap Singh, Ravi Khandare, Bhagwan

  • HCL’s campus drive at MIT

    Ujjain : HCL BSERV organised their campus drive at the Mahakal Group of Institutes, here on Thursday. Training and Placement department of MIT organised the mega campus drive under the aegis of HCL BSERV. About 220 final year students of branches including EC, CS, IT, EE and EI participated in the drive. Mega recruitment drive, according to TPO director Prof Anurag Bhadaniya, students of MITM, MITS, AIT, MIT, and SGSITS participated in

  • Youth run over by pickup

    BHOPAL: A bike-borne youth was hit by a speeding pick-up at Abbas Nagar near Aero City Square in front of Eastern Public School within the limits of Gandhi Nagar police station on Thursday around 1.30 pm. The youth sustained severe head injuries in the accident and died on the spot before the ambulance could reach the spot. The driver of the pick-up left the vehicle and fled from the spot after the

  • 80-acre Upper Lake catchment freed from encroachments

    BHOPAL : The District Administration, in a major action, demolished illegal constructions on around 80 acres of land in the catchment area of the Upper Lake, on Thursday. Bulldozers and JCB machines were used to uproot electricity poles, wires, fencing and roads in the illegal colonies which had come up in the area.

  • BJP membership may witness a fall

    BHOPAL : The total number of members of the Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party may finally turn out to be lesser than the claimed figure. During the “Mahasampark Abhiyaan” launched by the party from Saturday, the party plans to verify the members. During the membership campaign, the party had registered members on the basis of missed calls. These members would be verified and they would be asked to fill up a form.

  • 150 Low-floor buses remain off roads for second day

    BHOPAL : The around 500 Drivers and Conductors of 150-odd Low-floor buses operating on eight routes of the city remained on strike for the second day on Thursday. Only around 50 buses operated.

  • US brickbats for Modi Govt on ‘ghar wapsi’

    Washington :  Religious minorities in India have been subjected to “violent attacks, forced conversions” and ‘Ghar Wapsi’ campaigns by groups like RSS after the Modi government assumed power in 2014, a US Congress instituted panel has said.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister holds back plan to prune RBI power

    New Delhi :  Buying peace with the RBI, the NDA government on Thursday dropped plans for the time being to strip the central bank of powers to regulate government bonds and manage public debt and give it to an independent agency.

  • Young girl crushed by water tanker

    BHOPAL: An 8-year-old girl was run over by a water tanker at Janata Colony, Surya Nagar near Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre on Wednesday night. The tanker had come to supply water in the area. The tanker driver fled from the spot after the accident. Nishatpura Police have registered a case and started investigations. The deceased was identified as Tamanna, daughter of Israr Khan. The tanker driver was later arrested by

  • Proposal to allow fish sale on footpaths

    Mumbai :  Soon you may be able to buy fish from roadside hawkers as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is contemplating marking “Fish Zone” on streets by incorporating the same in the hawking policy.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Yeh Soojh-Boojh Ki Sarkar Hai… Suit-Boot Ki Nahi – Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi :  “Yeh Soojh-Boojh Ki Sarkar (a wise government) Hai, Suit-Boot Ki Nahi,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. “Booted hona better hai, booted out hona khatarnak (Better to be in boot rather than being booted out,” he said in a jibe at Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s taunt in the House.

  • Follow the Japanese way to avoid damages from an earthquake

    BHOPAL : An earthquake of 7.9 magnitude ripped Nepal and surrounding areas on April 25 .The devastation from this earthquake was much greater than usual, as the country fell victim to its biggest seismic event in 80 years. The flurry of aftershocks hit many Indian states claiming more than 50 lives.

  • PR Director Ahuja retires

    BHOPAL : Lajpat Ahuja, Director, Directorate of Public Relations was bid farewell in a programme by the officials and employees on Thursday. Several journalists and journalist organisations feted Ahuja.

  • Laxmikant arrested in data entry operators’ fraud

    BHOPAL: The STF investigating the Vyapam scam, on Thursday, took on remand three prime accused Nitin Mahindra, Dr Pankaj Trivedi and CK Mishra in connection with fraud in recruitment of data entry operators and would take former Minister Laxmikant Sharma and his OSD OP Shukla on remand on Friday. Earlier, all the five accused were formally arrested in Data Entry Operators recruitment fraud. On STF’s request, the court sent three accused Nitin

  • Fire guts documents, furniture at SBI branch

    Indore : A fire broke out in State Bank of India (SBI) GPO branch forcing customers and employees run for their lives on Thursday evening. The fire turned several computers and furniture into ash before it could be doused. However, no loss of life was reported in the incident.

  • 92 of 114 students fail in DAVV’s BAMS examination

    Indore : After MEd course results which was below 3 per cent, the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) saw another poor results, this time of BAMS course.

  • Molestation

    Girl molested, dies after thrown off bus in Moga, Punjab

    Chandigarh/Moga :  A woman and her teenage daughter were allegedly molested and thrown off a running bus belonging to the ruling Badal family in Punjab, leaving the girl dead and mother seriously wounded, and kicking up a political storm.

  • MPPSC to seek crackdown on hotels

    Indore : To make sure that state civil service preliminary exam-2014 is conducted fairly on May 9, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC), on Thursday said that it would write a letter to the police requesting them to launch a crackdown on hotels and lodges ahead of the exam to bust PSC racket, if any, underway.

  • DAVV aims at ‘Model Varsity’ status from State & ‘Potential for Excellence’ status from UGC

    Indore : Not only in terms but also in achievements, the golden jubilee year of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) really struck gold. The DAVV achieved many feats in the golden jubilee year right from hosting Inter-University National Youth Festival to advanced level of Special Assistance Programmes (SAPs), Centre of Excellence Status for two of its teaching department to Rs 11.50 crore grants for sports facilities and in principal approval of Rs 20