Free Press Journal
  • Tenders invited for construction on Ravindra College land

    BHOPAL : Ravindra College management, on Monday, served notices on the district administration for inviting tenders for construction at the site where the Ravindra College building once stood, ignoring a High Court stay. The college will also file contempt petition against the district administration for violating the High Court stay.

  • Tyre dealer commits suicide in his MP Nagar office

    BHOPAL : A 45-year old businessman committed suicide by hanging self from the ceiling fan at his office situated in MP Nagar area on Sunday evening. No suicide note was found at the spot but the kin of the deceased informed that he was depressed after his mother’s death.

  • Cong Corporators’ demonstrate with pitchers in BMC meeting hall

    BHOPAL : The General Council meeting of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), scheduled for Monday, was adjourned after Mayor Alok Sharma fell ill and was admitted to Chirayu Hospital. The meeting has now been fixed for June 4. The meeting was to be held at ISBT hall. On the agenda was clearance to preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Rs 1600 crore for renovation and construction of drains and drainage system

  • BJP may let off Kothari, Kushwaha with warning

    BHOPAL : Bharatiya Janata Party may let off Finance Commission Chairman Himmat Kothari and senior leader from Gwalior Jai Singh Kushwaha after giving them a warning. At a meeting of BJP Disciplinary Committee here on Monday, complaints of anti-party activities were examined. Around 150 complaints have been taken into cognisance. The issue of Kothari and Kushwaha was also discussed in the meeting.

  • Rs 2.36L stolen from car after breaking window glass

    BHOPAL : Unidentified bike-borne youth robbed Rs 2.36 lakh from the car of a farmer by breaking the window glass on Monday afternoon at around 2.45 pm. The car was parked in front of Shriram Colony gate within the limits of Misrod police station and the vehicle owner had gone to have refreshments merely 50 feet away from the spot.

  • SPG swings into action as Rahul Gandhi comes today

    Mhow : Rahul Gandhi, would come today to come and kick start the 125th anniversary year of Baba Sahab Bhimrao Ambedkar. While all preparations with regards to Rahul Gandhi’s rally have been completed, the rally venue has been transformed into a fortress with SPG and more than 1000 policemen, who have been deployed in the area.

  • Garoth by-poll : Hectic lobbying for ticket

    Garoth: Hectic lobbying has started in political parties for Garoth assembly by-election. Ticket seekers are making all efforts and presenting themselves as contenders with senior leaders of parties. The main contest will be between Congress and BJP, however other parties will also field their candidates. In the last election, former minister Subhash Kumar Sojatia of Congress was defeated by Rajesh Yadav of BJP. This seat fell vacant because of demise of Rajesh

  • Dalit’s houses demolished in village adopted by Minister

    Nagda: A dalit villager has alleged that his and his brother’s houses in village Badgaon were demolished by the tehsildar. This village was adopted by central minister Thawarchandji Gehlot.

  • Media outcry forces NDA‘rethink’ on Kargil martyr

    New Delhi :  Following severe criticism from service veterans and the media, the Centre has done a rethink and decided to exercise the option to move the International Court of Justice against Pakistan on the issue of torture and slaying of Kargil martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia in 1999.

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    Modi sounds stern warning to fringe Parivar elements

    New Delhi :  In a stern message to all those attempting to derail the governance agenda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated on Monday that any provocation or violence on religious grounds would not be tolerated in his government. Modi made the remark in an interview to news agency UNI.

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    Achche din already here!

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi also told the news agency, United News of India, in an interview that the government has managed to usher in ‘acche din’ (good days) in the country.

  • Driver caught accepting bribe of Rs 2000

    Khandwa : In a trap laid by the Lokayukta police, a driver posted at Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA) caught red-handed while accepting Rs 2000 as bribe.

  • Maggi ads: ‘Supermom’ Madhuri Dixit could face action

    New Delhi :  Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has not ruled out the possibility that actress of yesteryears, Madhuri Dixit Nene, who plays the ‘super mom” in various commercials for the fast food Maggi noodles, could face penal action.

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    Uber driver in another molestation

    Gurgaon :  Six months after the rape of a financial consultant by an Uber cab driver, the App based cab service provider ran into fresh controversy after a driver was accused of molesting a 21-year-old student in Gurgaon.

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    Jayalalithaa faces big legal hump

    Bengaluru :  Chances are that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa may lose power once again and face an uncertain future. The days ahead would be crucial as the Karnataka government on Monday decided to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case.

  • No dearth of ‘new’ work for ‘old’ jaded cricket faces

    Be it Indian cricket or politics or any other area, there is no dearth of work for certain lucky groups of people. When Indian cricketers were touring Australia, and later during the World Cup, key members of our Cricketing Galaxy were there as commentators or media personalities: if nothing else, they were members of the elite ‘Hangers on’ group.

  • Dispute after municipal staff digs cemetery to install lights

    Dewas : Residents of the area entered into an argument with the municipality staff when it dug a crematorim and installed lights using a JCB and fixed a board notifying the land as a cemetry. Angry at the move residents of the area such as Yeshwant Harode, Satya Narayan Vemra and others reached the SDM office and said that the crematorium has been converted into a cemetery using illegal means. After this

  • MP laggard in education, health sectors: ASSOCHAM

    BHOPAL : Apex industry body ASSOCHAM, on Monday, said that Madhya Pradesh government needs to take significant steps to perk up social infrastructure in the state to ensure equitable development and social empowerment which is a precondition to sustainable economic growth.

  • MPTDC offers 40% discount to UP tourists

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC), in order to attract tourists from Uttar Pradesh, has decided to give 40 per cent discount to residents of Uttar Pradesh in its selected units during their travel to the state. The residents of Uttar Pradesh will get this discount on taking package tour.