Free Press Journal
  • Jairam Ramesh

    Congress tears apart Modi’s 1-yr rule

    Bengaluru/Mumbai :  In a stinging counter offensive, Congress said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no work on ground to show and accused him of “murdering democratic institutions” while running “a one-man government”.

  • One-rank-one-pension plank!

    New Delhi :  Attacking the government over non-implementation of ‘one-rank-one-pension’ scheme, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said he will “pressurise” the Centre to act on the issue at the earliest. After meeting a delegation from the ex-servicemen cell of the party, Gandhi said the UPA government had made provisions for the scheme and had even allocated money but the Narendra Modi government failed to implement the scheme.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Our regime has restored PMO’s credibility: Arun Jaitley

    New Delhi: Attacking Congress over dual power centres during UPA’s reign, BJP on Saturday said its rule has restored the credibility, dignity and stature of the post of Prime Minister, who has the last word in this government.

  • Jayalalithaa

    CM Jaya takes guard for fifth time

    Chennai :  Basking in the glory of her acquittal in a 19-year-old corruption case by the Karnataka High Court, AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a fifth time at a glittering ceremony at the Centenary Auditorium of the University of Madras. Governor Rosaiah administered her the oath of office and secrecy preceded by high-pitched slogans by her supporters in the packed auditorium.

  • Jayalalitha

    Karnataka can appeal against release of J Jayalalithaa

    Bengaluru :  The Congress on Saturday asked the BJP to make its stand clear on filing an appeal in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa without realising that it is the Congress-led government in Karnataka that has to file an appeal. Karnataka is the sole prosecuting agency in the case, and has the authority to file an appeal in the Supreme Court. The state government

  • Adani is the real minister for External Affairs : Shakil Ahmad

    BHOPAL :  Congress’ National General Secretary Shakil Ahmed, speaking at a press conference here on Saturday, ridiculed the Central government alleging that Sushma Swaraj was Minister for External Affairs only for namesake it is Industrialist Gautam Adani, who looks after every foreign tour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He is the real Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ahmed said.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Shivraj skips Diggi son marriage reception; Modi, Tomar attend

    BHOPAL :  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan may have got clean chit regarding allegations levelled on him by former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh in Vyapam scam but the episode has soured their relations.

  • Acid attack-cum-murder: Jewellery shop staffer arrested

    BHOPAL :  Police have arrested one Irfan, who works at a jewellery shop at Mangalwara in connection with the so-called acid attack and the subsequent death of the assailant on Saturday.

  • Sorry, Kolkata cabbies Don’t play in the afternoon!

    Kolkata :  When it is hot in the City of Joy, there is little happiness. Unlike Mumbai where the weather has hardly any bearing on the public transport unless there are floods, it is not that difficult to hire a cab at any part of the day.

  • CM requested not to announce schemes with financial implications

    BHOPAL :  Unsure of whether the state would be able to recover from the financial crisis it is facing in the current fiscal, the finance department has requested Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan to avoid making announcements that may put a heavy financial burden on the state exchequer.

  • State continues to sweat; city temp falls nominally

    BHOPAL :  The state continued to sweat on Saturday. For the last fortnight, heat wave has taken the entire state into its grip. Khajuraho recorded 46 degrees Celsius and Gwalior recorded 44.9 degrees Celsius. Panchmarhi recorded 40 degrees Celsius.

  • Youth mistaken as child lifter, brutally beaten

    Dalauda/Dhudhadka : Villagers of Dhundhadka caught a gypsy (bahuroopiya) today and thrashed him mercilessly. The hapless man was rescued by some. The police was promptly informed but no help was sent.

  • 24% rural population, 22% in cities not using toilets: Bharagava

    BHOPAL :  A state-level workshop to prepare a strategy for successful implementation of ‘Swacch Bharat Mission (rural) was inaugurated by Panchayat and rural development minister Gopal Bhargava here on Saturday.

  • Delayed monsoon may lead to severe water crisis in state

    BHOPAL :  Drinking water is being supplied in several urban centres every second or third day. And it will be difficult to continue even this arrangement beyond a fortnight. If monsoon gets delayed the state may slide into a deep crisis.

  • Distirct court serves notice on PS Julania

    BHOPAL :  The District and Sessions court, on Saturday, issued a notice to the Principal Secretary, Irrigation, Radhey Shyam Julania in connection with property attachment.

  • LPG subsidy made taxable, but individual tax payer exempted from it

    Indore :  Under the recently introduced Income Tax Computation and Disclosure Standard (ICDS), revenue subsidy is made taxable. Thus, the subsidies like that on LPG are now made taxable, CA Rajesh Mehta said here on Saturday.

  • Fun and Games with Free Press at Tulsi Nagar

    Indore :  The residents of Tulsi Nagar enthusiastically participated in the Fun and Games with the Free Press. Several games were organised and the residents too had a blast. The winners of various games were also given prizes.

  • Girl steals jewellery to help boyfriend tide over debts

    Indore :  A young girl stole gold and silver ornaments to help her boyfriend overcome facing financial crunch in Pardeshipura area. Police have booked her and brother for theft.