Free Press Journal
  • Dairy owner succumbs to injuries; cops register murder case

    BHOPAL : A 45-year-old dairy owner, who was attacked by a hardcore criminal at CTO Colony in Bairagarh on Thursday night around 11, succumbed to his injuries on Friday night while undergoing treatment at Suditi Hospital.

  • Indore-Mhow section to be ready by Feb

    Indore :Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of Ratlam division, Manoj Sharma, has said Indore-Mhow gauge conversion and other development work at Indore railway station will be delayed.

  • Mahila help desks at tehsils soon

    Indore : DGP Surendra Sinh has said Mahila help desks will be set up at tehsil level to deal with crimes against woman. Sinh was in the city for inspection on Saturday.

  • Dispute over BRTS bottleneck portion resolved

    Indore : The important issue of widening of bottleneck portion of the BRTS is resolved. Now, the portion— LIG Square to Palasia—would be widened from the present 36 meters to 60 meters. The affected dwellers have given their consent for widening of the road.

  • Cargo sending via airlines to begin from next month

    Indore : The much-awaited facility of Common User Domestic Cargo will be made available to all airlines from the end of next month. The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has given the responsibility of handling the facility to the GSEC for five years.

  • Police solve loot case, arrest two

    Indore : Heera Nagar police have solved the robbery case of a finance company employee and arrested two persons on Saturday. The police also seized a motorcycle and a knife and recovered looted mobile phone along with Rs 19,800 cash.

  • Govt to study social impact of irrigation projects

    BHOPAL : The State government has mooted a proposal to study social impact of irrigation projects. Water resources department has sought expression of interest from state universities for the study. Proposals have been sought from department of sociology for the universities. Each university will be asked to study social impact of at least two projects and will survey at least 500 families. Individual firms or agency involved in such impact studies can

  • Youth holds cousin as hostage, rapes

    BHOPAL : A 17-year-old girl was raped by her 22-year-old cousin after being captivated at Dwarka Nagar under Bajaria police station area on Friday. The accused fled from the spot after the incident and is yet to be nabbed.

  • DHE forms panel for uniform statutes, ordinances of varsities

    BHOPAL : The Department of Higher Education has formed a five-member committee, including two ex-VCs, for making recommendations to bring about uniformity in the statues and ordinances related with seven state-run universities.

  • Mother of two immolates self

    BHOPAL: A 31-year-old mother of two committed suicide by setting herself ablaze on Friday evening at Kalra village within the limits of Gunga police station. At the time of the incident her family members including her husband had gone out for some work. Police following the information reached the spot registered a case and started investigations.

  • Five Additional CCFs promoted as PCCFs

    BHOPAL : The Forest Department, on Saturday, promoted Additional Principal Chief Conservators of Forests (APCCF) of Indian Forest Service to the post of Principal Chief Conservators of Forest (PCCF), giving them new postings.

  • Parliament

    Parliament logjam: Cong may boycott allparty meet

    New Delhi : The Congress party may boycott Monday’s all-party meeting being convened to end the parliamentary logjam if the government failed to reach out  with concrete proposals, the party indicated on Saturday.

  • Body found in trunk identified

    Ujjain : The half-rotten body, which found in the Kshipra riverbed, inside a locked trunk near village Alampur Udana, on March 30 was identified after the DNA reports came out. The dead body inside the trunk was of a six months pregnant woman identified as Tina wife of one Vijesh, resident of village Mukata, of Sanwer tehsil.

  • CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury leading the CPI(M) rally against BJP government at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Saturday.

    Corruption turned PM into ‘Maunendra Modi’: Yechury

    Mumbai : CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become ‘Maunendra Modi’ due to his “silence” over corruption and claimed that agenda of the Monday’s all-party meeting, convened to break Parliamentary logjam, was not explained to him by the BJP.

  • Govt mulls robust system to counter radicalisation

    The focus would be on how to quickly respond to any report of youths planning to join terror groups like ISIS and how to prevent Indian youths from coming under the sway of extremist doctrines (more…)

  • Poster war: Now BJP puts up bills against AAP ads

    New Delhi : Stepping up Delhi’s poster war, state BJP has put up bills across the city questioning the rationale behind Arvind Kejriwal government’s Rs 526 crore expenditure on its advertisement, many of which have targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Yuva Sena chief invites PM to visit civic schools

    Mumbai: Yuva Sena president Aditya Thackeray on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and invited him to visit the ‘Virtual Classroom’ project in civic schools in Mumbai.  The Virtual Classroom project, where children are taught without the use of textbooks, and notebooks, has been initiated by the Yuva Sena in collaboration with the Shiv Sena.