Free Press Journal
  • Amit Shah

    Amit Shah to address party workers at Amritsar

    New Delhi : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will on Saturday address party workers at Amritsar. Shah will also interact with 33 district presidents and general secretaries of the party. According to reports, he will later pay obeisance at Golden Temple and Durgiana Mandir before paying tributes at Jallianawala Bagh. Before leaving he will pay obeisance at Sri Ram Tirath tomorrow.

  • Total Mayhem in Hills

    Kathmandu :  Nepal’s remote mountainous areas have suffered “almost total devastation” from a powerful quake that claimed over 6,300 lives, aid agencies warned on Friday, even as relief slowly began to reach far-flung regions amid fresh aftershocks that kept people on edge.

  • Nitin Gadkari

    CAG finding: Congress wants Nitin Gadkari to quit

    New Delhi :  For years, the BJP as an opposition party would quote from reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General and demand that the UPA ministers getting adverse attention should resign. Now that the Congress is in opposition it is using the same device.

  • Sakshi Maharaj, Loksabha

    Intel officers object to RSS meet

    New Delhi :  Even as the likes of Sakshi Maharaj continue to defy the PM’s diktat, there is growing resentment among a section of the government about the alleged ‘meddling’ of the RSS in the sensitive affairs of governance.

  • Snapdeal in the dock

    Mumbai :  Taking strict measures to curb the online sale of medicines, otherwise sold only with prescription, the Food and Drug Administration, Maharashtra, on Friday registered an FIR against the Director and the CEO of snapdeal.com (an on-line marketing company) with Panvel police.

  • Pakistan flags waved at Geelani rally in Jammu and Kashmir

    Tral :  Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani re-ignited a familiar controversy on Friday after Pakistani flags were waved during his rally in Tral. About 15 to 20 Pakistani flags were spotted.

  • Expressway holiday jam

    Mumbai :  There was a major traffic jam on Friday morning on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Mumbai-Goa highway and the Eastern Express Highway. Reason: the four-day long weekend and the scramble to get out of the city limits.

  • Subhash Chandra

    ‘Rebel’ cricket buzz is denied

    Sydney :  Amid speculation that Indian business tycoon Subhash Chandra wants to establish a new world cricket body as a rival to the International Cricket Council, which is eyeing top Australian players and dangling 10-year contracts worth $50 million, Cricket Australia on Friday said it remains committed to the ICC. It also ruled out the possibility of siding with any breakaway venture.

  • Fuel price hike to fetch Rs 500 crore for state

    BHOPAL : The steep hike in prices of petrol and diesel by petroleum companies may have upset the common man but it has come as good news to the state government. The state government is expected earn an additional Rs 500 crore from the recent price hike of petrol and diesel.

  • Amit Shah in Punjab, tension mounts

    New Delhi :  At a time when the ruling Badal family is directly under attack for the Moga incident and tension is growing between the BJP and the Akali Dal, Amit Shah’s Punjab visit on Saturday may further upset the already miffed Akali leadership.

  • BP Singh becomes ACS

    BHOPAL : The state government has promoted Principal Secretary, BP Singh, an IAS officer of 1984 batch, to the post of Additional Chief Secretary (ACS). Singh would continue to be posted in the Home Department.   Singh has been promoted against the vacancy, which was created in ex-cadre posts of Chief Secretary pay scale, after Swadeep Singh’s superannuation.   FPNS

  • Will bridge old & new Indore divide: Narahari

    Indore : A 2001 batch IAS officer, P Narahari, on Friday took charge as Indore collector. Returning after eight years, when he was Indore Municipal Corporation Commissioner, Narahari finds a great divide in new and old City.

  • Housemaid nabbed, ` 2L booty seized

    Indore : A housemaid decamped with jewellery wroth Rs 2 lakh from a house in Saket Nagar here has been arrested from Gujarat. Police have recovered booty from her.

  • 15 days after finding new home, Champa meets death

    Indore : Cow elephant Champa, which was shifted to a new enclosure in Indore zoo on April 15, died after sustaining injuries in a fall on Friday.

  • Silver plating of Mahakaleshwar temple soon

    Ujjain : Foreseeing the Simhastha Fair-2016 and with a motive of beautifying the temple, the Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee has decided to Silver Plate garbhagriha walls of Mahakaleshwar Temple.

  • 6 benches to redress 600 cases of 29 depts

    Ujjain : State Information Commission is organising Lok Adalatat Kothi Parisar here on Saturday. 600 cases of 29 departments will be resolved by six benches at Lok Adalat.

  • Are goons choosing jails suitable to them?

    Indore : Though its solely court’s jurisdiction whether an inmate will stay in District Jail or Central Jail during the trial of the particular case, the goons in the city often choose between the two for personal security or comfort.