Free Press Journal
  • Jung-Kejri jang goes to Rashtrapati Bhawan

    New Delhi :  The full blown turf war between Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung will reach the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday. Kejriwal is scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee in the evening, after a scathing letter that he has written against the Lt Governor. The thrust of the letter is that the LG’s “unconstitutional” orders regarding appointment of key bureaucrats will not be complied with.


    Mumbai :  The world’s oldest comatose patient, a former hospital nurse Aruna Shanbaug (67), who had been in a vegetative state ever since she was raped by a ward boy and choked with a dog leash, died at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital on Monday morning after remaining in coma for almost 42 years.

  • Mukesh Ambani, Prime Minister now have the same hi-tech car

    Mumbai :  The Road Transport Authority at Tardeo has registered the city’s most expensive car in the recent past — a BMW 760 Li security edition. The high end bullet proof car, which comes with a price tag of Rs 8.5 crore, was registered by Reliance Industries Limited a fortnight ago.

  • As Modi readies report card, RAGA gives him 0

    Lucknow/Delhi :  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi seems to be taking his new aggressive avatar rather seriously. On Monday, he targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on home turf Amethi and asserted that farmers and the poor would rate his government “zero’’ on a scale of 10, though industrialists, especially of the crony variety, would be more charitable and even give him “ten out of ten.”

  • City students grab ICSE-X top rankings

    Mumbai :  A Mumbai girl and a Navi Mumbai boy have topped in the Indian Certificate Secondary Education (ICSE-X) examination, which was conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate (CISCE). Besides, there are seven city students in the top 17. However, in the Indian School Certificate (ISC- XII) exam, only two city students figure in the first ten.

  • RSS wish list for Modi Govt

    New Delhi :  Even before the PM Modi completes one year in office, the RSS has voiced its displeasure at the government’s functioning and slapped 72 commandments to be complied with.

  • IIM-I to close Dubai campus

    Indore : Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore on Monday officially announced plans to shut down its campus in Dubai, citing some unforeseen circumstances.

  • Fraudsters relieve woman of bangles worth `1.5-L

    Indore : Fraudsters, posing as police officers, conned an elderly woman and relieved her of her gold bangles worth Rs 1.5 lakh at Pratrakar Colony Square on Monday.

  • ICC panel not for batting power play in ODIs

    Mumbai :  The International Cricket Council committee has suggested removal of batting power play and allowing five fielders outside the circle between the 41st and 50th over in One-Day-Internationals.

  • Man brutally stabbed to death over old enmity

    INDORE : A man was brutally stabbed to death by a group of youth over an old enmity in Rahul Gandhi Nagar on Monday night. The assailants chased Santosh Khede, 27, of Ganesh Nagar in the isolated spot behind Pratiksha Dhabha, stabbing him repeatedly till he dropped dead, CSP Shashikant Kankane said.

  • City sizzles on hottest day at 43.50 C l Our Staff Reporter

    Indore : Mercury soared to 43.5 degrees Celsius on Monday recording the highest temperature this season. Met department claimed that it was also the hottest day of May recorded since 2010. Five years ago, the highest temperature in May was 44.2 degree Celsius.

  • 2 debt-ridden men commit suicide

    Indore : Two men committed suicide due to financial difficulties at separate places here on Monday. The police have registered cases in both the instances and are conducting investigations based on the suicide notes found on their persons.

  • Police nab four looters, recover nine mobile phones, car

    Indore : Police have arrested four persons of a gang in connection with more than half-a-dozen loots perpetrated in Palasia, Ring Road and Khargone. They have also recovered as many as nine mobile phones and an Indica Car looted by the accused along with a motorcycle used in the loots.

  • ‘Plastic currency notes have not been released by RBI yet’

    Indore : Though the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has selected four cities to experiment with plastic notes, no currency note in the new form has been released till date, said RBI Regional Director (MP-CG) Murli Radhakrishnan here.

  • Poor response to IMC garbage lifting drive

    Indore : The Indore Municipal Corporation’s (IMC) plan to lift garbage from various wards for five days a week received a lukewarm response on the Day-1 of the drive, on Monday.

  • Political appointments in Corporations anytime now

    BHOPAL : The exercise of political appointments in the Corporations and Boards in the state is going to start within a couple of days. This was decided at a meeting on Monday at CM House in which besides Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Union Minister Narendra Tomar , State President Nandkumar Singh Chauhan, Organisational general secretary Arvind Menon were present.

  • Bike rider killed in mishap

    BHOPAL: A middle-aged man who was injured in a bike accident on Sunday night succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Hamidia hospital on Monday morning. The Gandhi Nagar police have registered a case against the unidentified bike rider and started investigations. According to Gandhi Nagar Police, deceased Tohid Ali, 48, son of Ayub Ali, resident of Arjun Nagar Maida Mill area was returning after attending a marriage ceremony along with

  • Industries Department consultants are ‘incompetent’: Scindia

    BHOPAL : Industries Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia, during a review meeting of her department here on Monday, admitted that ‘incompetent’ consultants were working in the department. Scindia, in the meeting, tried to find fault with departmental officers but Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan did not pay much heed to it.