Free Press Journal
  • Crores collected as labour cess, little reaches the poor

    Bhayandar : Be it rain, cold or sweltering summer, 52-year-old Meera Chinappa slogs for 12 hours every day at a construction site in Kashimira to earn Rs 275 daily to support her family. She has been working for building contractors in and around the region for more than 24 years, but has never heard of any welfare scheme for her kids’ education, healthcare benefits or even low budget homes.

  • Sher Singh Baghel shifted to Mandla as addl collector

    BHOPAL: The state government, general administration department (GAD) posted three state administrative service (SAS) officers. Sher Singh Baghel, Additional Collector, Khandwa has been posted as Additional Collector, Mandla.

  • Lecture on Uniform Civil Code tomorrow

    BHOPAL: A lecture session on ‘Uniform Civil Code’ will be organised at Swami Vivekanand Library under its ‘Public Lecture Series’ on November 5. A major ruling given by the Supreme Court in connection with Article 44 of the Constitution would be discussed. The discussion would be held on concept of Uniform Civil Code, its need, problems in its implementation and changes which may come if it is implemented. Madhya Pradesh Public Service

  • Passengers to get RO water at railway station

    Indore : The prolonged complaint of non-availability RO water purifiers to passengers at the local railway station would be addressed soon. Railway has decided to install a total of 12 i.e. 2 each water vending machines at 6 local platforms including 2 under construction at Bal Vinay Mandir.

  • File photo of Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav

    Uber driver gets jail for life for raping woman executive

    New Delhi : Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav will spend the rest of his life behind the bars, with a Delhi court on Tuesday sentencing him for the ‘remainder of his life’ for raping a woman executive in his taxi 11 months ago, observing his acts were ‘against the society’ and should be dealt with an ‘iron hand’. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja handed down the punishment to 33-year-old Yadav under the

  • DEO directs DPS to suspend admission process

    Indore : Citing violation of norms, the District Education Officer (DEO) on Tuesday directed the management of Delhi Public School-Indore (DPS) to suspend its admission process for the next academic year.

  • Small suppliers won’t have obligation in case of liability: DAE Secy

    New Delhi : In a major relief to component suppliers in the nuclear energy sector, government today said they will not have any ‘obligation’ if there is any liability. However, the major suppliers, for instance companies building the reactors, will not be absolved if there is such an eventuality.

  • MY docs remove arrow from patient’s shoulder

    Indore : Doctors of MY Hospital on Tuesday removed an arrowhead and shaft lodged in the shoulder of a 27-year-old tribal man after a complex surgery. The arrow was successfully taken out after a 2-hour-long surgery.

  • Student injured as he falls from tree

    Indore : A Class V student was found seriously injured on the terrace of a school located near Mhow Naka on Monday. He was taken to a hospital.

  • Ex-MLA on hunger strike dead

    Jaipur: Former Janata Dal MLA Gurcharan Chabbra, who was on a fast unto death demanding liquor ban and strengthening of Lokayukta in Rajasthan, died at a hospital here on Tuesday. Chabbra, 65, breathed his last at 4:30 am, Additional Superintendent of SMS Hospital, Ajit Singh told PTI. He was in a coma for the past couple of days and put on ventilator support, Singh said.

  • Duo decamp with cargo in transit

    Indore : A truck driver and his employer stole a consignment worth lakhs during transit. The police have registered the case and are investigating.

  • BJP’s dig at Shourie for attack on Modi

    New Delhi : BJP on Tuesday took a dig at Arun Shourie, a former party veteran, over his sharp criticism of Narendra Modi, saying he was unable to hear the Prime Minister because he had not learnt to listen to others and was being ‘carried away by emotions’.

  • Youth dies after being run over

    Indore :A youth died on Tuesday when he was run over by a heavy loading vehicle. The police have registered the case and are investigating.

  • Ramanujan film to open IFFI 2015

    New Delhi : The 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be held in Goa from November 20 to 30, will open with the film ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ by Matthew Brown. The movie depicts a true story of friendship between Indian mathematician Ramanujan and Professor G H Hardy that forever changed the world of mathematics.

  • It’s Shah Rukh bashing, now

    Sadhvi Prachi dubs him a ‘Pakistani agent’ while BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya calls him a traitor ,

  • Woman’s bag snatched

    Indore : Unidentified miscreants snatched a bag from an elderly woman on Tuesday. The accused apparently followed the woman and snatched the bag when an opportunity rose.

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addressing an election rally in Kusheshwarsthan on Tuesday.

    Nitish rakes up Modi’s ‘DNA’ barb in campaign’s 11th hour

    Darbhanga (Bihar) : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar raked up Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘DNA’ remark on the last day of campaigning for the final phase of polling and asked the people to reply to the barb by voting in favour of the grand secular alliance on November 5.

  • Chhota Rajan deportation hit by Bali volcano 

    Bali/New Delhi : Chhota Rajan’s deportation from Bali may be delayed as a volcanic eruption has shut down the airport in the island leading to cancellation of all flights. Rajan was to be brought back to India tonight by a special chartered flight. Now the effort would be to put him on the plane at the earliest, possibly tomorrow, after the volcano stops spewing ash. He is likely to be flown to Delhi, not Mumbai, and will be