Free Press Journal
  • CBI files case against ED Joint Director

    New Delhi  : The CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at the Enforcement Directorate’s Ahmedabad branch after registering a case of alleged bribery against its Joint Director investigating the IPL betting probe. CBI sources said the agency has registered a case of alleged corruption against Joint Director J P Singh, a 2000 batch Indian Revenue Service officer of Customs and Excise wing, on the basis of a complaint received from the Directorate.

  • Bharti exercising his right to take bail, says AAP

    New Delhi : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Preeti Sharma Menon on Wednesday said former law minister Somnath Bharti is not running away from the law, but exercising his right to take bail from the Supreme Court.  “Technically, he is not running away, he is exercising his right to take bail. And, he is approaching the apex court. So, he is within his right to do that,” Menon told ANI. “But personally,

  • MP Malviya conducts inspection of railway station

    Ujjain : Member of Parliament (MP), Chintamani Malviya conducted inspection of Simhastha development works along with DRM Manoj Sharma on Wednesday. MP Malviya gave various directions to railway authorities and uplifted issues to providing better facilities to passengers before railway authorities during inspection. MP was seen concerned about the problem of water logging in under pass and about the security of passengers. Malviya directed for the maintenance of CCTV cameras for better

  • Man creates ruckus, attacks cop

    Mumbai : A man was arrested for creating nuisance and attacking a policeman during Ganpati immersion festivities in Girgaum chowpatty.

  • Teachers, students, social activists felicitated

    BAGLI : Teachers and social workers were felicitated by Javed Ali Memorial Foundation at function which was attended by more than a thousand citizens. The function was held at Purani Kachhari.

  • Learn art of being humble from rishis: Parrikar tells scientists

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday asked the DRDO scientists to learn from ‘rishis’, the art of being humble and overcoming jealously and anger. Stressing on the need for educated people to be humble, he said ‘rishis’ in the olden years were “probably great scientists”. Parrikar, who was speaking at the the 39th Directors’ Conference of DRDO here, said he would not like to get into a controversy whether ‘rishis’

  • DRDO seeks enhanced budget, says China spending more on R&D

    New Delhi : DRDO, the premier defence research organisation, on Wednesday sought enhanced budget saying that China was spending close to 20 per cent of its defence outlay on R&D as compared to a mere 5-6 per cent in India.

  • Railway to finalise preps before Feb: DRM Sharma

    Ujjain : Divisonal Railway Manager (DRM) of Ratlam Zone, Manoj Sharma along with Simhastha Fair-2016 officer of Railways Sanjay Shukla and other senior officials briefed pressmen about their preparations of upcoming Simhastha Fair in a Press Conference here on Wednesday. DRM Sharma claimed that all the development works will be completed till February 2016.

  • Bohras celebrate Bakrid

    Ujjain : The city is gearing up for Eid-ul-Adha or Bakrid, the second most important Muslim festival after Eid. The Dawoodi Bohras celebrated Bakrid on Wednesday, a few days ahead of other Muslims, as they follow the Egyptian calendar.

  • Programme organised under Beti Bachao Campaign

    DHAR : The Women Empowerment Department organized a programme under Beti Bachao Campaign wherein girls of Girls’ Hostel Gyanpura in development bloc Tirla tied raksh sutras on the hands of the guests. Over 350 girls participated in the programme.

  • Why are Manipur hills reverberating with protests

    Imphal : The Joint Committee on Inner Line Permit System in Manipur which often claims to represent the voice of the native people of the northeastern state is a misrepresentation of the factual situation in the state. This committee only represents the Manipuris or Meiteis who live in the capital city Imphal. They are the inhabitants of the valley areas of four Manipur districts which make up less than 10 percent of

  • Rationalist Bhagwan booked for outraging religious feelings

    Mangaluru : An FIR has been registered against rationalist free-thinker and Kannada writer K S Bhagwan, who is facing the wrath of fringe rightwing oufits and threats to his life, for allegedly “outraging” religious feelings.

  • Dr Sagar grilled for 4 hrs by ED

    Indore : One of the king pins in the infamous multi-crore mega Vyapam scam, Dr. Jagdish Sagar was grilled by the sleuths of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for 4 hours not-stop on Wednesday here.

  • Duo thrashed after abduction by fishing contractor’s aids

    MANDSAUR : The aids of a fishing contractor kidnapped two men from Nataram Village in Seetamau area and took them to their office in village Basai. After beating up the duo, they brought them to village Billod and thrashed them again. The episode lasted for around 6 hours. Later on, both were left in serious condition in village Billod. According to the police station in-charge Gopal Suryavanshi, Tulsiram and Rajaram Guradiya were

  • Tribute paid to employees union leader

    BARWANI: national vice president of employees union and patron of state association Devi Prasad Sharma passed away on Monday. A condolence meeting was organized which was attended by state employees union’s president Mukesh Jain and secretary Ashok Doshi and others.

  • Row erupts over Raje govt move on reservations

    Jaipur  : A controversy erupted on Wednesday over the passage of two bills by Rajasthan Assembly that will push the quota percentage in the state to 68 per cent, much beyond the cap of 50 per cent, with Congress terming it as a ‘farcical attempt’ even as the state government found nothing wrong.

  • Hardik to address four rallies in Bihar

    Patna : Patidar Ananmat Andolan Samiti convener Hardik Patel will address four rallies in Bihar next month, his aide Abhishek Katiyar said on Wednesday. The rallies will be held at Bhagalpur, Bhabhua, Nalanda and Muzaffar to mobilize support for uplift of Kurmis and their reservation under OBC category, Katiyar, who is the secretary of Patel Nav Nirman Sena told reporters here.