Free Press Journal
  • ‘Students should get interest on college deposit’

    Sendhwa : Through a letter written to the PM Modi, the HRD minister Irani and finance minister Jaitely, the BJP spokesman Sunil Agrawal demanded that the students should get the interest on their deposit submitted to the educational institutes while the government should use the deposit for the public welfare works.

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrives at the residence of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in New Delhi on Sunday for a meeting regarding JD(U)-RJD-SP coalition for Bihar elections

    BJP faces a big dilemma: Who will take on Nitish?

    New Delhi : With the RJD-JDU alliance declaring Nitish Kumar as its CM candidate, the BJP-led NDA has already started feeling the pressure on the leadership question in the all important Bihar polls.

  • Two-finger rape test row: Delhi Govt drops its move

    New Delhi : The Delhi Government was on Monday forced to issue a fresh advisory to all hospitals in the city prohibiting the ‘two-finger’ test on rape victims to ascertain sexual assault after a previous circular allowing the controversial procedure drew sharp attack.

  • Govt denies nod to prosecute ex-IB official, his 3 colleagues

    New Delhi/Ahmedabad : In what could put brakes on the probe in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case in Gujarat, the Centre has denied sanction sought by CBI to prosecute ex- IB official Rajender Kumar and his three colleagues, all of who were charged with criminal conspiracy.

  • Collector oversees flood control measures

    Hoshangabad : The collector Sanket Bhondwe made an inspection of the Randhal, Hasalpur and Dolaria villages and gave instructions for arrangements to be made in eventuality of floods.

  • Judges’ appointment through NJAC will of the people, SC told

    New Delhi : The central government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it was the will of the people to have transparent, accountable and criteria-based appointment of judges through the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) instead of the collegium system whose working was shrouded in mystery.

  • Police lathi charge on slum dwellers

    Ujjain :  Police lathi charged on several slum dwellers as they protested the road widening work by pelting stones on the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) staff and declined to shift to other locality on Monday.

  • India bars entry of Greenpeace Intl staff

    New Delhi : A Greenpeace International staff was denied entry into India as his named figured in Home Ministry’s ‘blacklist’, triggering protests from the NGO which dubbed allegations of wrongdoing as ‘farce and a smear’.

  • Tanker falls into ditch, two dead

    Sehore : A petrol tanker plunged into a ditch at Dohad ghat late on Sunday night, leaving two dead. According to police, a tanker was going to Hoshangabad from Shahganj when it lost control and plunged into a 50 deep ditch at Dohad ghat near Budni. It caught fire in the impact and the driver and cleaner was burnt alive as they could not manage to come out of the truck.

  • ‘Nestle’s recovery from Maggi ban will be long haul’

    New Delhi : Recovery may be a long haul for Nestle India with its flagship product Maggi noodles having been banned by food regulator FSSAI over safety concerns, according to analysts.

  • Education officers told to improve results, achieve targets

    Ujjain :  The School Education Department has started mounting pressure on the teachers so as to get ‘desirable’ results during the high secondary and high school examinations and also to achieve the targets received from the higher side.

  • Prof Malviya to release his report card on June 10

    Ujjain :  To present his one-year report card, the BJP MP from Ujjain-Alote parliamentary constituency, Chintamani Malviya has organised a unique programme at the Kalidas Sanskrit Academy premises, here on June 10.

  • Maran’s Sun TV faces threat of licence cancellation

    Chennai : With the DMK out of political reckoning, the party’s extended first family’s member and one of the country’s richest men, Kalanithi Maran, is staring at the prospect of waging a protracted legal battle to retain intact his vast media empire, the Sun Network.

  • Blame game ensues over Chandivali fire

    Mumbai : Within 72 hours of the massive fire that claimed seven lives and injured 25, a blame game has begun. Residents of the ill-fated Lake Lucerne building allege that a severe lack of coordination between fire officials and a delay in reaching the spot were two reasons, among others, why so many people died in the blaze.

  • Jethmalani announces ‘break-up’ with Modi

    New Delhi : Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Monday announced his ‘break-up’ with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said his ‘diminishing respect’ for Modi has ‘ended’. The expelled BJP MP, who had strongly supported Modi’s prime ministerial candidature, had been opposed to the appointment of former CBDT chairman K V Chowdary as Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and said he will now fight the government in Supreme Court after his appointment was cleared

  • Eng eye ODI revival against New Zealand

    London : England, not for the first time, will try to re-launch themselves as a ODI side when they face World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first of a five-match series at Edgbaston on Tuesday. Jos Buttler, England’s wicket-keeper accepted the team’s approach to 50-over cricket had to change. “You have to be brutally honest and say we were getting it wrong,” the 24-year-old said. “We have to be looking at