Free Press Journal
  • PM’s targets Lalu, says RJD should be ‘Rashtriya Jaadu-Tona Dal’

    Chapra: Training his guns on Lalu Prasad Yadav over the ‘dark magic’ row that is escalating by the minute in the ongoing Bihar polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that since the RJD supremo showed so much interest in talking about ways of warding off ‘demons’ he should change his party’s name to ‘Rashtriya Jaadu Tona Dal’.

  • Akbaruddin Owaisi denied permission to hold rally in Pune

    Pune: MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has been denied permission to hold a rally here tomorrow for a civic by-election by Pune police, citing possibility of a law and order problem. Owaisi was scheduled to address a rally in support of his party’s candidate Mazhar Maniyar for the Kondhwa by-poll to be held here on November 1.

  • ‘Inconceivable’ that India, Africa don’t have permanent UNSC seats

    New Delhi: Pushing for United Nations Security Council (UNSC) reforms, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said it was “inconceivable” and “incomprehensible” that India and the African continent do not have a permanent representation in the elite club and that both need to work to remove this “anomaly”.

  • Poster wars reach a crescendo in Patna ahead of polls

    Patna: Helicopter-borne candidates and campaigners circling over villages and cities may have raised the battle pitch in Bihar literally to the skies, but posters and hoardings still rule here as opponents are using the visual campaign to the hilt to trade barbs to woo voters. ‘Bahut hua jumlon ka war, phir ek bar Nitish Kumar’ (too much of barb-trading, vote for Nitish Kumar once again), screams a hoarding at the busy Exhibition Road

  • Unity in diversity pride of India: Narendra Modi

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi described diversity as the pride of India and the key to development. In his “Mann ki Baat” radio address, Modi also said he was excited about inaugurating an Ambedkar Bhavan in London next month.

  • Terrorist arrested,

    Two civilians injured in Pakistan shelling

    Jammu: Two villagers were today injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire again, targeting 14 Border Outposts (BoPs) and border hamlets in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on BSF posts along the IB in Samba sector from 2105 hours last night”, a BSF officer said today, adding BSF troops carried out effective retaliation with equal calibre weapons. The Rangers fired on 14 BoPs of BSF along

  • Two more bodies fished out from Narmada river

    Indore : Khaltaka police and swimmers were fished two more bodies of city youths from Narmada river, who were drowned during idol immersion two days ago.

  • DAVV student wins ‘Voice of Indore’ competition

    Indore : The long drawn process of auditions and selections, in search of the Voice of Indore culminated with Shakib Khan of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), walking away with the title.

  • Woman strangulated to death, hubby on the run

    Indore : A man strangled his wife to death over a family dispute and fled after locking the door from outside in Palsasia area, on Friday.

  • Monster of communal violence raising its ugly head in state

    BHOPAL : Though, by-and-large, communal peace was maintained in the state in the 10 years of rule of the BJP but the last one year has witnessed a sharp rise in incidents of communal violence.

  • Gautam Gambhir, Manoj Tiwary nearly come to blows!

    New Delhi : India discards Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary were on Saturday involved in an ugly on-field altercation and nearly came to blows during the Ranji Trophy match between Delhi and Bengal at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here. Delhi captain Gambhir, who had been involved in ugly on- field confrontations even in the past, had an angry exchange of words with his Bengal counterpart before the umpire had to step in to

  • Make Nagar Minister, give ticket to Nirmala

    BHOPAL : A survey got conducted by the BJP has revealed that Nirmala Bhuria, MLA from Petlawad constituency has a good standing amongst the electorate and people want her to be given ticket for the Jhabua-Ratlam Lok Sabha bye-elections, which have become a prestige issue for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

  • 160 Babus hit the road to know farmers’ woes

    BHOPAL: As many as 160 officers of IAS, IPS and IFS cadres, including Chief Secretary Antony De Sa and DGP Surinder Sinh, will be on tour for three days from Saturday to know the problems of farmers, whose Soyabean crops have been ruined in the state. Among these, 84 IAS officers, 47 IFS officers and 29 IPS officers will tour all blocks in the state and submit their report by October 30.

  • Gopal Bhargava’s doctor brother passes away

    BHOPAL: Dr Pradhyumna Bhargava, senior ophthalmologist and younger brother of Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava, passed away on Thursday in Ujjain due to cardiac arrest. He was 61. Dr Bhargava had gone to participate in a conference of opthalmologists. He had resolved to donate his eyes. After donating his eyes in CHL Apollo Hospital, Ujjain, his body was brought to Sagar. His funeral was performed in Sagar on Saturday. Distinguished

  • Youth loses his leg in road mishap; critical

    BHOPAL : A 22-year-old bike-borne youth was critically injured when his bike was hit by a speeding loading vehicle at Ratua village within the limits of Gunga police station on Saturday afternoon. He was rushed to Hamidia hospital by ambulance where his condition was said to be critical.

  • Police raid 17 places, draw a blank

    BHOPAL : Six teams formed by ASP Rajesh Singh Bhadauria raided around 17 spots to nab the person who attempted to abduct a 21-year-old engineering student in an auto rickshaw near DRM office on Thursday night.

  • Woman farmer consumes poison in Damoh

    BHOPAL : Close on the heels of a farmer set himself ablaze in Damoh district, another woman farmer consumed pesticide and attempted suicide in Damoh district on Saturday. She has been rushed to the district hospital for treatment. The incident took place in Suhaw village under Patharia police station of the district at 7.30 am. As per Patharia police, Draupadi, 35, wife of Munna Lodhi, consumed pesticide as she was unable to

  • Dalit girl raped by dairy owner

    BHOPAL : A Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a dairy owner in Bairagarh Kalan within the limits of Khajuri police station. A case was registered against the accused on Saturday following the complaint of the victim.

  • All are not equal at Lord Mahakal’s gate SMTMC only listens to VIPs

    Ujjain : All are not equal at the gates of Lord Mahakal, but it’s not the deity who discriminates. The Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (SMTMC) is the culprit who has got habitual of providing exquisite hospitality to the VIP’s visiting the temple. Not only this practice hurts the emotions of pilgrims but is also blatant violation of Mahakaleshwar Temple Act-1982, and there is no such protocol.