Free Press Journal
  • Babus may get 7-year foreign posting; Centre decides to relax rules

    New Delhi : In a good news for bureaucrats, the Centre has decided to relax norms to allow officers to stay on foreign posting and central deputation for a maximum period of seven years from the existing five-year duration.

  • Student suicide: Issue politicised; I am not a BJP man, says VC

    Hyderabad : In the eye of a raging storm over suicide by a Dalit research scholar, Hyderabad Central University (HCU) Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile on Wednesday criticised attempts to “politicise” the issue and trashed talks about his being a “BJP man”.

  • Dattatreya denies influencing Hyderabad varsity decision

    Hyderabad: At the centre of a row over Dalit research scholar Rohith Venmula’s suicide, central minister Bandaru Dattareya on Wednesday clarified that he did not put pressure on University of Hyderabad to suspend any student.  He said he only forwarded two representations he received from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) to the union ministry of human resources development.

  • No e-Registration from Jan 23-26

    Indore : Bowing to the pressure of striking service providers and registration advocates, the State Government has decided to make necessary changes in e-Registration software, Sampda. So, e-Registration server will remain closed from January 23 to 26. It will start functioning again from January 27.

  • Clean chit to Amit Shah in 2014 hate speech case

    Muzaffarnagar :  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah has been given a clean chit by the UP Police in a case of hate speech in Muzaffarnagar district in April 2014 during Lok Sabha elections.

  • Delhi Police should not work under Centre’s diktat: Court

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Delhi Police not to work under the “dictate of the Centre” and also slammed the central government for not clearing funds to create additional posts in the force.

  • Criminal complaint against Kejriwal dismissed by court

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had not offered any gratification to voters in the assembly elections last year and no offence of bribery was made out against him, a court here has said while dismissing a criminal complaint seeking his prosecution.

  • India’s successfully launches 5th navigation satellite in orbit

    Sriharikota (AP) :  India on Wednesday successfully launched its fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E on-board the workhorse PSLV-C31 here, taking another step join a group of nations equipped with own satellite navigation systems like the US-based Global Positioning System (GPS).

  • ADGP Manglam inspects working of drone cameras

    Ujjain : Additional Directorate General of Police (ADGP) of Telecommunications, Anvesh Kumar Manglam on his visit to the city on Wednesday inspected the working of drone cameras which will be used for the vigilance of the city during Simhastha Fair.

  • ASL skills test window period extended: CBSE

    Indore : In preview of delayed workings in several of its affiliated schools, CBSE has issued a notification for extending the time period of Assessment of Speaking and Listening skills test (ASL) for classes IX, X and XI.

  • Rahul Checks Poll Diary

    The most crucial, however, will be his discussions with the leaders from West Bengal where the party is vertically divided with one group wanting to go with the Left and another seeking an electoral alliance with the ruling Trinamool Congress like in the last Assembly elections in 2011. (more…)

  • Rly to set up 35 temporary booking counters in city; 44 at nearby stations

    Ujjain : Railway will setup 35 temporary ticket booking counters in the city while 44 counter at the nearby stations during Simhastha Fair. These counters will be additional to the present ones. In all there would be 55 booking counters in the city during Simhastha. 91 booking counters will be operated at Maksi, Nagda, Fatiabad, Vikram Nagar, Shajapur, Indore and Ratlam stations.

  • NCTE permitting new BEd colleges in state against govt’s wish

    Indore : Contrary to the wish of the State government, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) is permitting new BEd colleges in Madhya Pradesh, a move which will lead to over-stripping the demand of teachers in the state.

  • Strike of railway employees inevitable against recommendations of 7th Pay Commission

    Ujjain : The report of seventh Pay Commission headed by justice AK Mathur has disappointed the railway employees in a large measure. General Secretary of National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR), Dr M Raghavaiah addressed letters to Finance Minister Arun Jaitely and cabinet Secretary urging that the retrograde report should be modified in a fair manner.

  • Youth robbed of Rs 3500 at MYH

    Indore : Two unidentified miscreants robbed a youth of Rs 3500 at knifepoint after threatening to kill his daughter in MY hospital premises late on Tuesday night. Police have registered a case into the matter following intervention of senior cops on Wednesday evening and started an investigation.

  • Bihar, Jharkhand to have six-lane highway: Cabinet

    New Delhi : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved six-laning of portions of the National Highway-2 (NH-2) in Bihar and Jharkhand, estimated to cost Rs.4,918.48 crore.

  • Goa RSS chief targets Parrikar, BJP over bias towards English

    Panaji : Goa’s RSS chief Subhash Velingkar on Wednesday took on Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the ruling BJP-led coalition government here for what he claims is a betrayal of Indian languages over the English language.

  • DMK calls for applications from aspiring MLAs

    Chennai : DMK on Wednesday invited applications from party workers willing to contest the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puduchery, due in a few months. Party General Secretary K Anbazhagan said that prospective candidates can submit forms from January 24 to February 10. The fee for general constituency will be Rs 25,000 and Rs 15,000 for reserved categories and women, he said in a statement. If a particular constituency is allocated to