Free Press Journal
  • Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif strirs K-Potboiler

    Islamabad :  In remarks that can cause concerns in India, Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif said Kashmir is an “unfinished agenda” of the partition in 1947 and Pakistan and Kashmir are “inseparable”.

  • Vinay Katiyar defies PM diktat, demands Ram Mandir

    New Delhi :  Repeated warnings by Prime Minister Narendra Modi seem to have had little effect on the restless and provocative Hindutva brigade. Barely forty eight hours after the PM”s stern message to partymen against anti-minority statements, BJP MP and senior UP leader Vinay Katiyar has reacted aggressively to party chief Amit Shah”s recent comment. Katiyar demanded that the govt should start negotiations for a Ram temple in Ayodhya. He pointed out

  • Congress has serious queries on curtailed Rafale deal

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi”s ”successful” Rafale deal has come under fire as the Congress party has raised a number of queries in the aftermath of this decision.

  • Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh

    India dubs it ‘wrong notions’ on Kashmir

    New Delhi :  Reacting strongly to Pakistani Army chief General Raheel Sharif’s remarks on Kashmir, India said Pakistan can keep “harbouring the wrong notions” but that will not make any difference to actual conditions.

  • Jail not new to Madras Café actor, her boyfriend

    Chennai :  South Indian actress Leena Maria Paul and her live-in partner Sekar Reddy alias Balaji, who have been arrested by the Mumbai Economic Offences Wing police, are not new to the world of crime. Just two years ago, the two were arrested by the Chennai police for defrauding the Canara Bank to the tune of Rs 19 crore. Not just that, Sekar had duped many people by claiming to be a

  • Ambani annoyed with govt because of Julania

    BHOPAL : Business tycoon Anil Ambani is upset with Water Resources Department Principal Secretary Radheshyam Julania and that is why he is not showing interest in investing in the state. Reliance Industries runs a power plant at Saasan and Julania has slapped a bill of around Rs 50 crore for the supply of water.

  • BJP State GS told to withdraw from ticket race

    BHOPAL : Bharatiya Janata Party Election Committee has prepared a panel of four names for selecting party’s candidate for the by-polls to be held in Garoth Assembly constituency. The names of Chandar Singh, Devilal Dhakad, Seema Yadav and Rajesh Chauhdary are in the panel. The aspirants were present in the meeting of the Election Committee during which BJP State President Nandkumar Singh Chauhan and Organisational General Secretary Arvind Menon interacted with all

  • Noodle muddle grows murkier

    New Delhi :  The Delhi government on Wednesday banned Maggi noodles for 15 days as Nestle India, the manufacturer of the popular snack, battled controversy with many more states ordering tests following a lab report that samples of the noodles contained more than the permissible limit of lead.

  • Met Director says no need to worry

    BHOPAL : Director, Meteorological Department, Madhya Pradeh Dr Anupam Kashyapi, while interacting with the media said here on Wednesday that the forecast of 10 per cent deficit in rainfall in Madhya Pradesh was nothing to be worried about. The South-West monsoon which covers Malwa region part will be affected due to deficit rainfall which will be because of El Nino.

  • 2011 batch IFS officers promoted as DFO

    BHOPAL : The state forest department has promoted four officers of the 2011 batch of Indian Forest Service (IFS) in the senior scale of 15600-39100+6600 (grade pay) and transferred them.

  • Curb illegal sale of acid with a heavy hand: Collector

    BHOPAL : Instant action would be taken to check illegal sale of acid in district. Information about sale of acid without valid license at several places was received and it was necessary to check them. Collector Nishant Warvade gave instructions in this regard in a meeting of revenue officers.

  • 70 shanties removed to make way for MLAs’ high-rise

    BHOPAL: There was fierce protest from shanties dwellers when anti-encroachment squad of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) went to remove shanties in Rachna Nagar on Wednesday. The BMC had to deploy heavy police force to tackle the situation.

  • ‘Don’t get lured, fall into trap of agents of pvt colleges’

    BHOPAL : The Technical Education Department has issued an advisory to students seeking admissions in professional courses in private institutions in the state. It says that the students should not fall for any fee waiver scheme or other allurements.

  • Back grills removed from 5700 buses, fitness certificate of 1000 cancelled

    BHOPAL : Transport Minister Bhupendra Singh has said that the process of issuing permit to buses will be brought under the purview of Public Service Guarantee Act. The district transport officers will have to dispose the application for temporary permits within 15 days and of permanent permits within 30 days.

  • One held for forging voter IDs; Cong Corporator also booked

    BHOPAL: The Kamla Nagar police, on Wednesday, arrested a person on the charge of making fake voter IDs which were used for voting in the municipal elections in the city. Another accused Pradeep Saxena, popularly known as Monu Saxena, who won from Ward Number 27 on a Congress ticket is also wanted in the case and is yet to be arrested. He won from the New Bhopal area, which was swept by

  • Minor girl raped for four months; becomes pregnant

    BHOPAL : A minor girl was threatened and raped by a history-sheeter criminal in the TT Nagar area for the last four months. The act came to light when the girl became pregnant and mustered the courage to reveal her ordeal to her parents. Subsequently the mother of the girl took her to the Mahila Thana and registered a complaint against the accused. The Mahila Thana on the complaint of the victim

  • Anyone coming in way of farmers’ interests will face action: Chauhan

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, speaking at a felicitation programme organised by BJP Kisan Morcha at his residence here on Wednesday said anyone coming in way of serving the interests of the farmers will have to face the music.

  • Rs 400 cr. sanctioned for Mhow-Khandwa BG work

    Indore : The Mhow-Khandwa broad gauge (BG) project — the 139.19 km long and the one of the most intricate projects due to the spiral shaped ‘Ghat Section’ – has got a been sanctioned Rs 400 crore for execution.

  • Girl consumes poison, critical

    Indore : A 15-year old girl, residing in Sanjeevani Nagar, mistakenly consumed poison and died on Wednesday. Although, the girl’s father claimed that she had confused the poison with glucose powder, the police are trying to ascertain the circumstances under which the fatal mistake occurred.

  • IDA to seek Rs500 cr from State for TCS, Infosys land

    Indore : Indore Development Authority (IDA) is set to demand more than Rs 500 crore from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in order to pull its balance sheet out of red. IDA Chairman Shankar Lalwani said the demand was justified in view of the fact that the authority had allotted land worth Rs 650 crore to TCS and Infosys free of cost at the behest of the State government.