Free Press Journal
  • When Kshipra will be de-silted?

    Ujjain : The Holy Kshipra is waiting for her rejuvenation, while the State government is spending billions over the Simhastha fair. The officials entrusted the task are successful in masking the truth behind the curtains of shallow promises over transforming the holy city into a smart city. The top brass administrative officials in every review meeting give assurance for clean Kshipra and providing crystal clear water, but aggravating question remains, that- how

  • Seer’s temperament shoots-up: remove Collector & Simhastha Fair Officer

    Ujjain : Lack of co-ordination among various departments and their officials; autocracy on part of higher-ups and, more importantly, posting of in-experienced officials have started shooting-up of the temperament of the akhadas here even as the mega international event is just five months away.

  • Body of 20-yr-old PMT aspirant fished out from Upper Lake

    BHOPAL : The body of 20-year-old Shubham Yadav, resident of Sudama Nagar within the limits of Kamla Nagar police station area, who was missing from his house since November 17, was recovered by the Ratibad police from the Upper Lake near Goragaon village on Monday morning. The body was in a highly decomposed state and seemed to be around 2-3 days old.

  • 2 held for planning attack on Cong leader

    Indore : Juni Indore police nabbed a man and his son with knives during a routine patrol on Sunday night. The duo was allegedly planning to attack a political leader. Another listed goon was also nabbed with a pistol in the same area and the police are now trying to see if the three had any connection with the conspiracy.

  • Gaur stymies proposal on CPA-PWD merger

    BHOPAL : The merger of Capital Project Administration (CPA) with the Public Works Department (PWD) was put on hold amidst strong protest by Home Minister Babulal Gaur. The proposal to separate Environment Department from Urban Administration Department has also been deferred.

  • Pastor dodges Narsingh Ghat issue

    Ujjain : Divisional Commissioner Dr Ravindra Pastor avoided a recondite qauere at the stand up meeting held at Mahakal Zone of the Simhastha Fair, here on Monday.

  • Sharp differences surface between SP & Collector

    Ujjain : Though District Collector Kavindra Kiyawat and SP Manohar Verma have been working here for more than one year, still there appears a lack of coordination between them. In such a situation, one can easily understand what will be the status of coordination among their junior officers.

  • Rising temp due to cloudy sky subsides winter chill

    BHOPAL : The temperature during the day as well as night soared all over the state including the state capital on Monday. Mercury reeled above normal at most of the places in the state. The condition is likely to prevail for the next couple of days in the state.

  • Dropout teenager hangs self

    BHOPAL: A teenaged boy committed suicide by hanging himself from the shed of temple located at the upper floor of his house at Mugaliya Chhap village within the limits of Khajuri police station on Monday morning.

  • Lord Mahakal gives darshan from palanquin to devotees

    Ujjain : Second procession of Lord Mahakal in the auspicious month of Kartik–Aghan was taken out amid reverberating sounds of Damroos by the priests of Mahakaleshwar temple on Monday.

  • NGT issues warrant against CG Chief Secretary

    BHOPAL : The Central bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday, issued an arrest warrant against Chhattisgarh chief secretary for not filing compliance report about bursting of the crackers as per the set norms.

  • NGT orders P&G to constitute medical board

    BHOPAL : Enquiring the reason for a four-month delay, the NGT on Monday instructed Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) to constitute a medical board with a team of three doctors (allergy, and chemical side effects) till January 7. Congress leader PC Sharma had filed a case over negligence and ignorance of the company towards the health of employees.

  • 4 held for posing as cops, extorting builder

    BHOPAL : The city crime branch, on Monday, nabbed four persons, including two women, on the charge of blackmailing a property dealer after inviting him to a hotel for finalising a land deal and then capturing his photos with one of the accused woman.

  • Forest Dept should not block development: Chauhan

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, inaugurating a two-day convention of Chief Conservators of Forest here on Monday, said that the Forest Department should not become a barrier in the execution of developmental projects. He urged the Forest Department to try to change its negative attitude and image. Citing an example, Chauhan said it took 58 years for electricity to reach a village in his constituency, thanks to the Forest Department.

  • Aamir alarmed at intolerance, says wife keen to leave India

    New Delhi : Actor Aamir Khan, too, has his innate insecurities. Commenting on the vitiated atmosphere of intolerance in the country, the actor said he had been ‘alarmed’ by a number of incidents and his wife Kiran Rao even suggested that they should probably leave the country. Aamir, possibly taking a cue from Shah Rukh, also endorsed the action of artists returning their awards, reasoning that it was one of the ways for creative

  • Project manager suspended

    Shahdol : Project manager Arun Kumar Sharma of MP rural employment mission has been suspended with immediate effect by Shahdol divisional collector DP Ahirwar under MP civil services rule no. 9 of 1996. According to the sources, Sharma is alleged of not responding to the show cause notice and absence in the public meeting organized by Anuppur collector on July 27 and September 28. This act of Sharma violated MP civil service

  • CBI gets 3-day extra remand to unearth Peter’s money trail

    Mumbai : Media magnate Peter Mukh-erjea is playing hardball with  the CBI – by not cooperating and being selective in the information he wishes to part with, especially about his financial dealings — the agency told the court on Monday as it made a case for a 10-day extension of his custodial remand. The court, however, merely granted a 3-day extension till November 26.