Free Press Journal
  • GRP busts gang of thieves

    Ujjain : The city Government Railway Police (GRP) on Monday claimed to have busted the gang of thief duo, who used to steal in long distance trains and recovered goods and jewelries from them worth Rs 5 lakh. The police also recovered various identification documents with different names and photos from the thieves.

  • CM defamation: Mishra wants all papers, prosecution says no

    BHOPAL: The prosecution has opposed the PCC spokesman KK Mishra’s plea to make him available all documents in connection with the defamation case filed against him by the government. Mishra has sought all the documents saying that they were needed by him for mounting his defence. The court has reserved order on the issue for May 16. Public Prosecutor Anand Tiwari said, “We argued that we are ready to provide documents witness-wise

  • Ex-Minister Devda’s OSD booked in forest guards scam

    BHOPAL : The STF, on Monday, filed an FIR against Rajendra Gurjar, former OSD to the then transport minister Jagdish Devda in connection with forest guards recruitment fraud. He is already wanted in Transport inspectors recruitment fraud.

  • Clouds sprinkle water on city; enhance discomfort

    BHOPAL : Isolated rains in some parts of the city failed to provide relief from intense heat to the residents of the state capital on Monday. On the contrary, it turned the weather humid with clouds blocking dissipation of heat.

  • Kundapur Vaman Kamath: From $100-bn ICICI Bank to $100-bn BRICS Bank

    New Delhi :  ICICI Bank non-executive Chairman Kundapur Vaman Kamath has been appointed the first president of USD 100 billion BRICS Bank–Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa– which will provide infrastructure loans to emerging nations, rivalling multilateral lenders such as World Bank and IMF.

  • Minister faces flak for inaugurating bar

    Mumbai : Minister of State for Home Ram Shinde has come in for flak for inaugurating a beer bar in Ahmednagar district, where more than 600 gram panchayats have resolved in favour of imposing liquor ban.

  • Pankaja Munde still in race to become Chief Minister

    Mumbai : Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde has once again given a voice to, what can be termed as ‘her dream’. At a function in Pune, she said, “I don’t know whether I’ll become Chief Minister. I’m also not sure whether I’d remain as a minister. But, it is pleasing that wherever I go people say that I should become Chief Minister.”

  • Will decide issue of larger bench first: Supreme Court

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that it would first decide on the issue of referring the challenge to the new system of appointment of judges to a larger bench of nine or 11 judges and then go into the merits of the case.

  • Mythical Saraswati River ‘Discovered’

    New Delhi : The thrust of the BJP government in Haryana to revive the mythical Saraswati river mentioned in the Rigveda and other vedic texts bore fruit last week when a spring burst out while digging in Mugalwali village of Yamunanagar district.

  • Govt ropes in health workers to curb farmers’ suicides

    Mumbai : Two days after Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse said that the government cannot stop farmer suicides, his cabinet colleague Deepak Sawant has decided to rope in health workers (anganwadi sevikas) to stop farmers from killing themselves.

  • Sensex rallies 402 pts aided by public sector banks

    Mumbai :  Rising for the second straight day, the benchmark BSE Sensex surged 402 points to close at over two-week high of 27,507.30, encouraged by , encouraged by Jan-Mar earnings of Bank of Baroda, RBI rate cut hopes and positive US economic data. The NSE Nifty too spurted by 133.75 points or 1.63% to settle at one-week high of 8,325.25.