Free Press Journal
  • BJP cannot alienate its friends

    True, the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra are a long way away, but the BJP needs to realise that its government is being increasingly seen to be blundering along under a dispensation that is not inspiring people at large.

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    Labour pains that threaten the government

    The stakes for the government at the centre are growing higher by each passing month. The spectre of unemployment looms larger with each passing month. Almost 15 months have gone by, but there are few signs that the labour market has revived.  Skilling of India’s population is among the lowest among industrial aspirants who seek to be global players (see chart). With more automation reducing the number of jobs across sectors, the need

  • Lynching sad but what could Centre do?

    New Delhi :  Steering clear of the storm that has enveloped the political domain over the mob lynching of a Muslim man and the denial of permission for Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali’s concert in Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has observed that these are unfortunate events but also questioned the opposition’s criticism of his government.

  • Miffed Sena reminds Modi of Godhra riots

    Mumbai :  After Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke his silence on the Dadri incident and described the lynching and Shiv Sena’s recent vandalism as unfortunate events, the Sena on Wednesday attempted to corner Modi on post-Godhra riots. It is the first time that the Sena has taken a dig at Modi on Godhra.

  • Veil over Netaji to lift next year

    New Delhi :  In a much-awaited move, the dark shadows of secrecy over one of the biggest mysteries of modern Indian history may finally begin to lift.

  • Aadhar cards for Class I students

    Bengaluru :  While the Supreme Court is still debating the need for Aadhar Cards for various services and has not made it compulsory, a few schools in the IT city have asked even Class I students to produce Aadhar card as a prerequisite to write their unit tests.

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    A reunion for Netaji’s family

    New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance to Subhash Chandra Bose’s family sounded as sweet to his descendents as the Bengali language. More than that,  the gathering of nearly 30 family members at 5, Race Course residence of the Prime Minister, turned out to be a cheerful  family reunion before Durga Puja with Netaji’s relatives coming from as far as Holland, the Netherlands, the United States and some from India’s financial

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    Government blacks out ISIS pages on Facebook

    New Delhi : Cracking its whip on terror propaganda being carried on Internet, the government on Wednesday ordered banning of two websites and some pages on social networking site Facebook after it was found that they contained material detrimental to the country’s sovereignty.

  • Nehru almost drew US, UK into 1962 war

    Washington :  Former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had sought American assistance and wrote to the then US president John F Kennedy to provide India jet fighters to stem the Chinese tide of aggression during the 1962 Sino-India war, according to a new book.

  • Need action not words: Opposition

    New Delhi :  As Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the opposition of indulging in “pseudo secularism” and politics of polarization, there was quick counter response with the Congress accusing him of selective amnesia.


    Indore : Indoreans celebrated Diwali much in advance on Wednesday when Team India thrashed South Africa in the second ODI for the Peace Trophy.

  • Celebrations began before the match

    Indore : It was no usual Wednesday morning for the Indoreans. Sensing a victory for Team India, they started their preparation for a grand celebration. They began thronging the venue since early morning by wearing Team India jersey or collecting other such stuffs to cheer the team from both inside and outside Holkar stadium.

  • Nijatpura tri-junction widening gets courts nod

    Ujjain : The widening work of Nijapura tri-junction and its arterial road will be started in upcoming two days, as the High Court has given its nod to the proposal of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) under the Simhastha Fair development works.

  • 79-yr-old retd ASP’s body donated to AIIMS

    BHOPAL : A retired ASP Arun Majumdar donated his body to AIIMS, Bhopal. Majumdar who was of 79-year-old died in a private hospital on Wednesday at Lal Ghati.

  • Sikh community submits memo

    Ujjain: Sikh Community submitted memorandum to Supernitendent of Police, MS Verma and demanded to arrest of accused in the case of attack over Former Community vice president Satindra Pal Singh, at Police Control Room on Tuesday. The police will soon nab SP Verma assured to community members that accused. Jathedaar Surendra Singh Arora, president of community Gurdeep Singh Juneja, Jasbir Singh Saluja and others were present.

  • Contractual health employees demand safety at workplace

    Ujjain : Contractual employees of Health Department expressed their discontentment against the indecent behavior of people at workplace and demanded security from Department on Wednesday.

  • Papers of engineering in Hindi from next session

    BHOPAL : Papers of engineering will be in Hindi along with English in engineering colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya from next session. A student can write the papers either in English or Hindi as per choice. This was stated by higher and technical education minister Umashankar Gupta at a meeting of officers of private universities on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) at RGPV here today.

  • Provide copy of daily-diary: SIC to police

    BHOPAL : The Madhya Pradesh State Information Commission (MPSIC), in its hearing here on Wednesday, directed the Police to provide photo-copy of daily-diary within seven days, free of cost to the appellants.

  • Sapre’s resignation accepted, Tripathi is new director of IIPS

    Indore : Nearly two months after AK Sapre resigned as director of International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS), Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) acting vice-chancellor Prof Ashutosh Mishra accepted his resignation and appointed Prof B K Tripathi as new director of the institute.