Free Press Journal
  • Countdown to 2019 has begun

    It was perhaps the most cantankerous and divisive state election witnessed in the country thus far. During the two-month-long camp-aign, attempts were made by stakeholders to divide the people along caste, class and religious lines. But in the end, Bihar chose the leadership that attractively packaged the ‘development’ plank (of Nitish Kumar) with ‘social justice’ mantra (Lalu Prasad Yadav) and ‘inclusive’ agenda (Rahul Gandhi), as against BJP’s bouquet of development topped with

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You analyse issues that have been plaguing your love life. Business will find success today. Doctors and scientist will do well today. Accidental benefits are indicated.

  • “So Who Are You?”

    THE witnessing of awareness can persist through waking, dreaming and deep sleep. The  witness is fully available in any state, including your own present state of awareness right now. So I’m going to talk you into this state, or try to, using what is known in Buddhism as “pointing out instructions”. I am not going to try to get you into a different state of consciousness, or an altered state of consciousness

  • 35 BEd aspirants’ career in ruins, courtesy DAVV & DHE

    Indore : Career of as many as 35 students of BEd course, who were allocated admissions by School of Education of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) in addition to the total intake, is in ruins, thanks to the Department of Higher Education (DHE) and the university that overlooked norms laid down by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).

  • Cleanliness drive launched in temples, Gurudwaras

    Indore : In the view of Diwali, a cleanliness drive was organized in the city on Sunday. At least 25 members of the Sikh community cleaned all major Gurudwaras’ (26) of the city. Later, they extended this cleanliness drive to temples also.

  • Optimism among Sarafa, Bartan Bazaar vendors

    Indore : Indore’s Sarafa and Bartan Bazar vendors are optimistic about business on Dhanteras. The market condition is better than the last year. Business is not booming but there is no recession anymore. Indore’s biggest precious metal market Sarafa is gearing up for the big Dhanteras rush.

  • Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar after Bihar poll verdicts

    Message from Bihar

    The result in Bihar should serve as a wake-up call for the NDA Government. The people must feel the change they had voted for with great hope in May 2014. That is the central message of Bihar 2015. One of the poorest states in the country with a per capita income one-third of the national average is crying for Development with a capital D. Nitish Kumar, the undisputed winner on Sunday, has

  • Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses an election rally at Manpur, Gaya on Saturday. PTI

    Voter prefers Brand NiKu to Brand NaMO

    In a political scenario based on brand-building, the phenomenon of post-purchase cognitive dissonance among voters must be taken into account. Given that Bihar decisively endorsed the NaMo brand in 2014 but rejected it in 2015, could mean one of three things. The product may not have lived up to voters’ expectations. Or voters may have expressed a brand preference for NiKu, as in Nitish Kumar. Or the BJP may have failed to

  • Inner Wheel Club draws record 12,000 square feet Rangoli

    JABALPUR : Inner Wheel Club seeks to set record by making twelve thousand square foot Rangoli Jabalpur. Not only is the government, but the society is also concerned about decreasing sex ratio.

  • Prashant Kishor is today’s Chanakya

    New Delhi : In the end, it was only Axis-My India which got it right. After the survey agency’s exit poll was dropped unceremoniously by the media house Network 18, the poll agency put its exit poll results on its website. The agency’s poll had given the Grand Alliance 183 seats. By Sunday afternoon, it was clear that only Axis had succeeded in gauging the tsunami-like support for Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav.

  • Police close to solving robbery case

    Indore: The police hope to solve the armed robbery in Gulab Bagh Colony, on Saturday, claiming it to be staged.

  • Gratitude expressed

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation employees extended gratitude towards the mayor Meena Jonwal for issuing directives to approve 6 percent dearness allowance to the staff from July 1, 2015. The arrear of last two months will be paid before Deepawali festival.

  • Along with farming, industrial development is also important: Shivraj

    Dhar : Farming is our topmost priority, but along with this, industries are also important for the overall development of State. This was said by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while performing the ‘bhumi-pujan’ of new unit of Vacmet India Ltd at Ujjain near here on Sunday. The Company will invest Rs 1580 crore on the establishment of this unit and about 8,000 youths of the region will get employment through

  • Assertion of India’s liberal DNA

    The Bihar elections would now be analysed ad nauseam and every pundit will have his/her own take about the numbers and the interpretation of the results. However, there is an unambiguous message from the most bitterly fought electoral contest — the Indian DNA is liberal and it asserts itself with full force.

  • BSF observes 50th Establishment Day

    Indore : The Border Security Force (BSF) observed its 50th establishment day on Sunday by organising a marathon in which over 2500 persons participated.

  • RPF nabs 14 during search operation

    JABALPUR : Twelve illegal venders and two chain-pulling men were held by the RPF during a search operation conducted in several trains passing by the station on Friday. Accused were arrested and were produced before special court. Following the festive season, railway administration has given strict orders to RPF to cautiously keep an eye on station. During the operation, a number of illegal venders and persons selling eatables without permission were held

  • Social Media: A boon or bane for Armed Forces?

    Mhow : On November 6, 2015, a combat debate on ‘Social Media: A boon or bane for the Armed Forces? was held at Army War College, Mhow’. The Combat Debate is an annual event of the Army War College where topic of interest is debated for mutual enhancement of professional knowledge. Eminent speakers as relevant to the motion for the debate are a part of the debating panel.

  • Criminal’s kith and kin create ruckus

    Indore: Arrest of a criminal led to ruckus at Azad Nagar police station on Saturday night. Finally, the police had to use mild force to disperse the crowd and restore order.

  • Attempt to loot journalists foiled, miscreants flee

    Bagh : A gang of robbers attempted to loot the journalists of the town by attacking them at Jaitgarh Ghat near Tanda on Saturday. The journalists were heading to home after attending district Patrakar Shabd Samagam programme at Dhar. They informed the police and lodged the complaint against unidentified miscreants.