Free Press Journal
  • Sonia to visit Bihar on Oct 3

    Patna  : Congress president Sonia Gandhi will visit Bihar on October three to campaign for the high-stake Assembly poll in the state, the first phase of which will be held on October 12, a party leader said here on Thursday.

  • Rs 45 crore cash seized from Kolkata in IT raids

    Kolkata/New Delhi : The Income Tax department on Thursday seized over Rs 45 crore cash, stashed in gunny bags and almirahs, in Kolkata and adjoining areas as part of a crackdown against lottery and hawala dealers suspected to be channeling illegal funds for Dawood Ibrahim gang.

  • BSP, Congress mount attack on SP, BJP over riot panel report

    New Delhi/Lucknow  : BJP and Samajwadi Party were on Thursday locked in a blame game over the Muzaffarnagar riots inquiry report while Congress and BSP attacked the two parties, demanding strict action against those indicted for the communal violence.

  • AAP slams Goa minister in Sanatan Sanstha issue

    Panaji  : The AAP in Goa on Thursday slammed the BJP-led coalition government in the state for spending public money on advertisements in the Sanatan Sanstha’s Marathi daily Sanatan Prabhat.

  • MHRD seeks legal opinion on ‘sacking’ Visva Bharati VC

    New Delhi/Kolkata: Acting swiftly, HRD Ministry on Thursday approached the Law Ministry to seek legal opinion on the sacking of Visva Bharati Vice Chancellor Sushanta Duttagupta.    The action comes in the wake of President Pranab Mukherjee returning the file of HRD ministry recommending the sacking of the VC, asking it to seek legal opinion before any decision.

  • ‘Academic Fest’ at Excellence Institute

    BHOPAL: A programme was organised by the Commerce and Psychology Departments of Institute of Excellence in Higher Education (IEHE) on Thursday to celebrate ‘Academic Fest’ and ‘NSS Day’. Director of the Institute Dr ML Nath inaugurated the event. Competitions on ‘Make in India’, ‘Swaccha Bharat’ and ‘Budding Entrepreneur’ were organised. A skit was staged to create awareness on consumer rights. The event ‘Saga of Success’ enumerated the inspirational stories of successful entrepreneurs.

  • IGRMS cleanliness campaign from today

    BHOPAL: The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya will be organising a ten-day-long ‘Intensive National Cleanliness Campaign’ from September 25 to October 11 under the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ of the union government. Under this campaign, cleanliness drive, poster-making contests, street plays, awareness marathon, debates and lectures will be organised. Last year also, the Sangrahalaya had conducted a cleanliness drive on the museum campus and street plays on ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign were staged at

  • One-third of city youth prone to heart ailments: Survey

    BHOPAL: World Heart Day will be observed on September 29 across the world. A survey conducted by Indus Health Plus indicates that males are at a higher risk of suffering from cardio-vascular diseases. 12.47 per cent of males and 9.51 per cent of females in Bhopal are suffering from CVDs.

  • IS claims mosque bombing in Yemen

    A bomb attack targeting Shiite worshippers killed at least 25 people & wounded dozens more during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha (more…)

  • Don’t take unilateral actions along Sino-India border: PLA

    Beijing : China’s military asked the Indian Army not to take any “unilateral actions” affecting the stability of the border areas, days after the Indian side removed a Chinese-built hut in the Ladakh sector.

  • IFS officers promoted, transferred

    BHOPAL : The state government on Thursday issued promotion orders of 21 officers of Indian Forest Service of chief forest conservator level. They have been promoted to the post of additional principal chief forest conservator and given new postings.

  • Cameron faces legal action over drone strike on Britons in Syria

    London : UK Prime Minister David Cameron faces the prospect of a legal challenge over the decision to target Islamic State terrorists in strife-torn Syria with drone strikes that killed two British militants, the first such action by Britain in a country it is not at war with. Cameron had said in Parliament last month that a Royal Air Force (RAF) drone had killed two British-born IS fighters in an attack near

  • US court orders mediation in Indian-origin autistic boy’s case

    Washington : A court in the US state of California has ordered the Indian-origin parents of a boy with autism and their neighbours into mediation, after a lawsuit was filed against the Indian couple alleging that their son was a “public nuisance”, a media report said.

  • Peon caught accepting money for doc’s promotion

    BHOPAL : A team of the Special Police Establishment of Lokayukta, on Thursday, nabbed a peon in the Jail Department from near the Vindhyachal Bhawan while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 4000 from a doctor posted in Bina (Sagar) to hasten the process of the promotion of his doctor wife.

  • Hardik-PATEL

    Hardik Patel row: Economic, not caste-based

    The Hardik Patel phenomenon seems to have caught everyone by surprise. That lakhs of Gujaratis should protest in unison all over the state at the command of someone who till a few weeks ago was little known outside his immediate circle of friends and relatives underscores the deep anxieties within the most dominant caste group in the State. Was the State Government and others who usually keep watch on the socio-economic undercurrents