Free Press Journal
  • Another Dalit death: Another political trek

    New Delhi : The suicide of Rohith Vemula, a 27-year-old Dalit Ph. D scholar in Life Sciences at Hyderabad’s central University, is generating enormous amount of political heat. The Congress party lost no time jumping into the fray with party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary Digvijay Singh making a beeline for Hyderabad, where they met the protesting students and the grieving Vemula family.

  • Contractual workers protest wearing Gandhi cap

    Narsinghpur : A movement is being carried out by all the contractual officers and workers employed in various departments and projects of the state demanding to make them regular.

  • Open court hearing for Red Fort convict

    SC makes an exception to its own decision barring open court hearing of a death row convict, whose review and curative petitions have been declined.

  • BMC mulls road on Juhu stretch

    Mumbai : In the latest development in the Mumbai coastal road project, the BMC is mulling over two alternate routes to the undersea tunnel planned between Kandivali and Ritumbhara College, which is the area along Juhu Beach. While one suggestion made by the civic body is to build an underground tunnel along the coast of Juhu beach, the other involves reclaiming the Juhu beach to construct a road on the entire stretch, while

  • Food Plaza inaugurated at Katni station

    Katni : The newly constructed food plaza was inaugurated on Monday in the presence of senior railway officials.

  • Stake sale in Hindustan Zinc put on hold

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained the government from selling the residual stake in Hindustan Zinc Ltd, the management of which is under the control of a Vedanta subsidiary.

  • Vehicle dealers must take IDs of sellers and buyers: ADG

    Indore : ADG Vipin Maheshwari on Tuesday held a meeting of the RTOs, financiers, vehicle dealers and police officials to give suggestions and to share problems to curb the menace of stolen vehicles.

  • PSC preliminary exam on Jan 24

    Umaria : The preliminary exam of state administrative service is going to be held on January 24 at three places in the district. According to the information provided by joint collector and officer in charge Ila Tiwari, the preliminary exam will be conducted from 10 am to 12 am in the morning and 2 pm to 4 pm in the evening. Tiwari also told that there are 979 examinees of which 600

  • Scouts, guides to be felicitated on Jan 26

    Hoshangabad : Four students of Samaritans Intermediate Higher Secondary school are going to be felicitated with a national award on the Republic Day. Accordingly, Scout Pradyumn Yadav, Vishwanath Shrivas, Sahitya Nachola and Guide Shravya Gokhle will be accorded with the national award by President Pranav Mukharjee at New Delhi. On the occasion, Principal Ashutosh Sharma and Scout teacher Lakhan Soni congratulated the students and their parents.

  • Student of Lokmanya Tilak clinches gold in Malkhamb competition

    Ujjain : Player of Lokmanya Tilak Sanskritik Nyas clinched gold medal in national level Malkhamb Competition which was held from January 15 to January 17 in Sangali. Principal of Lokmanya Tilak Higher Secondary School, Ashok Kadel informed that Rajveer Singh Pawar successfully clinched the gold medal in the competition. Another player Shivansh Kaushal of the institute secured fourth place in the competition while team won silver medal in the competition. Functionaries of

  • India at bowlers’ mercy as Australia eye clean sweep

    Canberra : The series already out of their grasp, India will be desperate to salvage some pride by avoiding a whitewash but their spiritless bowlers need to put up a far more inspired show to stop the Australians in the fourth and penultimate cricket ODI here today.

  • 112 teachers set their own dress code

    Seoni Malwa : As many as one hundred and twelve teachers of forty two schools of Malapat cluster under block Seoni Malwa set their own dress code and decided to come to school wearing the same dress.

  • ABVP submits memorandum to Madhav College mgmt

    Ujjain: Highlighting several mismanagement issues of Madhav Science College, members of Akhil Bhartiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) submitted memorandum addressed to the principal of the college on Tuesday. President of the college, Himanshu Rawal informed that anti social elements roams freely in the college campus and even security guards are seen helpless in front of them. Proper cleaning of classrooms, availability of clean drinking water, starting of gym in college campus and improving

  • Sarafa traders take out candle march in Dhar, Dharampuri

    DHAR : Members of Sarafa Association took out a candle march to register their protest against the government’s decision of making PAN numbers compulsory for the customers who purchase jewelry above Rs two lakh. A similar march was also taken out in Dharampuri.

  • CCTV cameras installed in town

    Dewas : The district administration has installed the CCTV cameras at various sensitive areas in Dewas. District collector Ashutosh Awasthi informed that in view of maintaining peace, law and order in the town, administration has installed the CCTV cameras at various sensitive areas in the town. The CCTV cameras have been installed at Khari Bawari, Moman Tola, Todi and Mirza Bakhal areas of the town. the CCTV cameras will be installed at

  • One dies, three hurt in truck-car collision

    Dewas : One person was killed and three others injured in truck-car collision at Dewas by-pass near here on Tuesday. According to Bank Note Press police station, a speeding tanker hit a car, which was going to Bhopal from Maksi from opposite direction. In the mishap, one Sharif (36), son of Liyakat Mew, resident of Maksi died on the spot and three others Samad Khan, Anwar and Sultan injured.

  • Youth held for making hoax call to ‘Dial 100’

    JHIRNIYA : Police arrested a youth for making hoax call to emergency police service vehicle ‘Dial 100’. According to police, Arun, son of Rumal Singh Barela, resident of Agasya made a call to police three days ago that a bomb was placed on Krishi Upaj Mandi premises when the conference of Adivasi Ekta Parishad was in progress there. Considering the seriousness of the matter, Khargone SP and SDOP instructed the Jhirniya SHO

  • Curfew lifted in Dewas, Sec 144 to continue

    Dewas: The district administration has lifted the curfew from City’s Khari Bawali area from Tuesday. After this, local residents felt shy of relief.

  • Youth Congress workers during a protest against the Ministry of Human Resource Development in New Delhi on Tuesday, over the suicide of Dalit student Rohith Vemula at University of Hyderabad. PTI

    Dalit suicide: Protests spread to more cities

    According to a CUG student and human rights activist Jignesh Mewani, Dalit students, including Vemula, were intentionally targeted by the university for having different ideology  (more…)