Free Press Journal
  • DEO complains against VP ZP Porwal

    Ujjain : District Education Officer (DEO) complained about the unruly behavior of Vice President of Zila Panchayat (ZP) to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Zila Panchayat, Ruchika Chauhan and to other senior officers on Wednesday.

  • MP cops grant more time to Digvijay to appear before it

    Bhopal :  The city police granted more time to senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday by asking him to appear before it on October 15 in connection with alleged irregularities in appointments in the Madhya Pradesh assembly secretariat, a day after the former MP CM requested for it.

  • Bag stolen from Bilaspur express

    Ujjain: Unknown thieves stole the bag of Rajesh Gupta resident of Kareli from Sleeper coach of Bilaspur Express on Wednesday. Unknown burglar had stolen his bag near Bairagarh station, while he was asleep on his berth. Incident took place when Rajesh was travelling to Ratlam along with his wife and son. Valuables including two costly mobile phones and Rs 1,000 cash total worth Rs 35,000 were stolen in the theft. Ujjain GRP

  • Malegaon blasts: NIA refutes prosecutor’s claim in SC

    New Delhi : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has termed as “unwarranted and baseless” the allegations levelled by its ex-special public prosecutor Rohini Salian that she was asked to “go soft” against the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.

  • 14 absolved of the charge of working for SIMI

    Khandwa  : Fourteen people were absolved of the charge of working for banned Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) but five out of them were sentenced to more than three years of imprisonment and fined Rs 2,000 each under Arms Act. Additional Sessions Judge A Singh awarded three years of imprisonment to Wajid Shafi, Raqeeb Khan, Khalil, Abdullah Hussain and Babu Dominic under Arms Act. The police had claimed that it had

  • Farmer commits suicide after his crop ruined in rainfall

    Ujjain: A middle aged farmer committed suicide at his home at village Barkhedi located at Maksi Road on Wednesday afternoon. Deceased was identified as Anil son of Badrilal Kumawat (45). Farmer was under depression after his soya bean crop had been ruined in incessant rainfall of this season. Uncle of the deceased, Gyanchand informed that Anil hanged self by ceiling fan when he was alone at his home. Police took the body

  • Class III employees observe strike

    Ujjain : Class III government employees of the district were on collective holiday on Wednesday on the call of Class III Government Employee Union of M.P due to which the work was stalled in many government offices and schools. District Chairman of the Union Motilal Nirmal said that all the employees remained on collective holiday and formed a human chain at Tower Chowk as a sign of their protest. Chaganlal Akela, MS

  • Ready to be hanged to prevent scrapping of quotas, roars Lalu Prasad

    Patna : Unfazed by an FIR against him for his alleged casteist remarks, Rashtriya Janata dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said that he is ready to be “hanged” but will not allow BJP and RSS to scrap quotas for the backwards and dalits, making it clear that Mandal politics will top his agenda for the Bihar polls.

  • Development main issue: JDU

    New Delhi  : Amid a controversy over ally Lalu Prasad’s alleged casteist remarks, the JD(U) on Wednesday sought to do a delicate balancing act, asserting that inclusive development with social justice is the poll plank of grand alliance led by Nitish Kumar in Bihar polls.

  • After J&K, demand for liquor ban in UP

    Lucknow : After Jammu and Kashmir, a demand has been made in Uttar Pradesh for banning liquor, with a Muslim organisation saying there should be prohibition in the state which is a “land of faith for both Hindus and Muslims”.

  • 1995 Jammu blasts: Supreme Court awards life term to Hizbul terrorist

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday awarded rigorous life imprisonment to Pakistan national and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Ghulam Nabi in a case relating to the 1995 serial blasts at a Republic Day function in Jammu that had claimed eight lives.

  • Mahakaleshwar Temple Garbha Griha wall gets silver coating

    Ujjain : With the silver being donated by the devotees at Mahakaleshwar Temple, the coating of the walls of the sanctum sanctorum has begun on Wednesday. The work is being done considering the upcoming Simhastha Fair-2016.

  • Sanja Lokotsav from Oct 4

    Ujjain : Sanja Lokotsav a festival organized to celebrate the traditional culture of the Malwa will be inaugurated on Ocotber 4. The festival will continue till October 11.

  • In a first, Tamil Nadu court broadcasts live proceedings

    Chennai : In an unprecedented move in the history of the Indian judiciary, the Madras High Court on Wednesday organised for a live broadcast of proceedings in a contempt of court case involving two lawyers by setting up a giant screen on the court premises.

  • Goa Police seek narco tests on Kamat, Alemao in graft case

    Panaji : Goa Police Crime Branch has sought to conduct narco-analysis test on former chief minister Digambar Kamat and the then PWD minister Churchill Alemao in the Louis Berger bribery case, an official said on Wednesday.

  • National Army soldiers during an operation, outside Kunduz city, north of Kabul on Wednesday.

    NATO forces bolster Af troops against Taliban in Kunduz

    Kunduz : NATO said its special forces are supporting Afghan troops in Kunduz after Taliban insurgents seized the city, fought off a counter-attack and advanced on the airport to shore up their biggest victory in 14 years.      Heavy fighting was underway near the northern city’s airport where government forces retreated, highlighting the potent challenge the militants pose after their lightning capture of Kunduz.