Free Press Journal
  • Child beggars rescued

    Indore:  The Women and Children Welfare Department, Indore ChildLine, Special Child Unit and Anti-Begging Unit launched an operation to rescue child beggars in Tejaji Nagar area on Saturday. They also counseled parents of the children to send them to school.

  • RTO crackdown on school buses

    Indore : In a joint action against school buses, a joint team of the District Administration and the Regional Transport Office cracked whip on buses of four premier schools and cancelled fitness certificate of 42 buses, on Friday.

  • Scribe was slain for stealing cheques, drawing money: Police

    BHOPAL : The Balaghat police arrested three more accused in connection with the abduction and murder of journalist Sandeep Kothari on the night of June 19. Two persons, Brijesh Daharwal, 45, resident of Nagpur and Vishal Tandi, 33, from Katangi, were arrested earlier while Pappu alias Shahid Sheikh, resident of Balaghat was arrested on Friday. On Saturday the police arrested Tinku alias Yogesh Chaudhary, 36, resident of Vikas Nagar Tumsar, Sanjay Soni,

  • Step aside HoD, here comes the Principal Secretary

    BHOPAL : Proactive Principal Secretaries are calling the shots while heads of department (HODs) have been left out in the cold in the state. With HODs unable to perform as per expectations, most of the works are being disposed from the Mantralaya. Not long ago, the HODs were powerful but it is the Principal Secretaries who are commanding departments these days.

  • Social activists to ask Naolekar to ‘Go Home’

    BHOPAL : Some social activists announced to resort to ‘Gandhigiri’ to request to persuade Lokayukta PP Naolekar for not accepting extension in his tenure, granted by the state government, on Monday. Activists have urged the state ombudsman not to accept the extension and take voluntary retirement.

  • Woman gives Rs 30L to become partner in ‘Gurukul’; duped

    BHOPAL : A 40-year-old married woman was duped of Rs 30.2 lakh in the name of establishment and partnering in an educational institute in Bangrasia under Misrod police station area; a case of fraud was registered by the Misrod police on Friday.

  • Sharma, Shukla on JR till July 10

    BHOPAL : Former Minister Laxmikant Sharma and his former OSD OP Shukla, who are accused in irregularities committed in the recruitment of Transport Constable conducted by Vyapam have been sent on judicial remand (JR) till July 10.

  • EC will decide on complaint against Shivraj: CEO

    BHOPAL: The office of the Chief Electoral Officer has clarified that it had not given any sort of clean chit to chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in the complaint regarding his telephonic conversation with BJP leader Rajesh Chaudhary. “District returning officer directly submitted his report to the election commission and copy of which was submitted to the Chief Electoral Office that did not take decision on it. Decision regarding the report and

  • Punjab, GT, Ch’garh among 59 rains not to run today

    BHOPAL : There seems to be no end to the woes of the passengers. With the signalling nerve centre of Itarsi, destroyed in fire, under repairs, the railways has notified the cancellation of a number of trains, including important ones like Punjab Mail, GT Express, Chhattisgarh Express and Narmada Express. These trains won’t be running today.


    New Delhi : In a veiled message to the Modi government in wake of the controversy over Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje, BJP patriarch L K Advani said there is a need to maintain probity in public life and recalled how he resigned soon after his name cropped up in the hawala scam.

  • Chit fund fraudster sent to jail; CG police arrests him

    BHOPAL: Pushpendra Singh Baghel chit fund fraudster, who allegedly duped investors of hundreds of crores of rupees in around six states of the country including Madhya Pradesh, was presented in the court as his police remand ended on Saturday. The court sent Baghel to Jail till July 10 on judicial remand. Apart from this the Chhattisgarh police formally arrested him. TI MP Nagar Brijesh Bhargawa said that after getting the production warrant

  • States seek flexibility at last meeting of Chauhan-headed NITI Aayog panel

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan chaired the fifth and final meeting of Chief Ministers’ Sub-group under NITI Aayog, constituted by the Prime Minister for rationalisation of centrally-sponsored schemes in New Delhi on Saturday.

  • Vasundhara Raje


    Raje attends NITI Aayog meet, but goes back to Jaipur without meeting either PM Modi or BJP president.

  • Lalit Modi

    Modi names 3 cricketers who were bribed

    New Delhi : Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi has alleged that two leading Indian cricketers – Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina – and a West Indian player – Dwayne Bravo- had been bribed by an Indian real estate tycoon, who is also a bookmaker.

  • Diplomat in the eye of a storm

    Melbourne/New Delhi : India’s High Commissioner to New Zealand Ravi Thapar has been called back to New Delhi following allegations that his wife assaulted their cook who claimed that he had been kept in “slavery”.

  • Pakistan fight back in second Test against Sri Lanka

    Colombo :  Pakistan’s batsmen bounced back after the first innings debacle to throw open the second Test against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Thursday.

  • Tariff hike for RInfra, Tata users from June

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its order on the multi-year tariff proposals has approved 3.9% overall increase in average tariff of Tata Power users and 5.2% of RInfra users for 2015-16.

  • Sanchi Stupa, Jatak kathas, Ashokan edicts on ceramic pots

    BHOPAL : A huge collection of decorative and utility or daily use items made up terracotta, ceramic and papermache drew the visitor’s attention in exhibition-cum-sale ‘at ‘Mati Ki Mahak’ at Gauhar Mahal on Saturday.