Free Press Journal
  • Crowd management may pose challenge for administration

    Indore : Crowd management during Simhastha Mela is a challenging task for the district administration and it is chalking out every possible measure to control traffic, crowd and parking particularly on three days when lakhs of devotees would throng the city for holy dip—‘Shahi Snan.’

  • Govt to shell out lakhs for cabinet meeting at Hanumantia

    BHOPAL :  The government is going to shell out lakhs of rupees for cabinet meeting on February 2 would be held at Hanumantia in Khandwa district. Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation is gearing up for ‘Jal Mahotsava’ to be held there from February 12 to 21 but cabinet meeting is scheduled before it. Several things which were scheduled to done by February 12, are now being done to ensure that they are

  • Engineering student ends life by consuming poison

    Indore :  Depressed over his dismal results and despite counseling by his friends and family, an engineering student consumed poison and committed suicide.

  • Engine of Tirthdarshan train catches fire; director unaware

    BHOPAL :  Nero played the lyre while Rome was burning. Similarly, Tirthdarshan train caught fire at Balharshah (Gondia) but director of Tirathdarshan Yojana remained unaware about the incident till filing the report.

  • Dial-100 scheme now covers entire state

    BHOPAL :  Dial-100 scheme has been extended to all the districts of state from Saturday. The state police had launched the scheme as a pilot project in November last year. The scheme is aimed at providing immediate assistance to the needy persons.

  • A field day for thieves, goods worth lakhs stolen

    Indore :  Thieves broke into several places in the City and decamped with booty worth thousands. Police have registered a case in each instance and are investigating.

  • Thete, Karnavat victims of injustice: Gyan Singh

    BHOPAL :  Bharatiya Janata Party leaders belonging to SC and ST categories have started extending support to IAS Ramesh Thete and suspended IAS officer Shashi Karnavat, who have opened a front against the government.

  • Auto operators protest buses from platform

    BHOPAL :  The auto rickshaw operators have protested plying of low-floor buses from Drive-in-platform (platform no-6) at Bhopal Railway station and went on a strike. The facility was inaugurated by Mayor Alok Sharma in presence of MP Alok Sanjar, MLA Surendra Nath Singh and corporators on Saturday.

  • Darshan’s liver given to 36-yr-old woman

    Indore :  Liver of 12-year-old Darshan Gurjar has been transplanted successfully to a 36-year-old woman of New Delhi. The liver was transplanted at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS), New Delhi.

  • Delay opening of schools extended till Jan 30

    Indore :  Owing to the severe cold wave the state government here on Saturday extended the delay opening of private and government schools up till January 30.

  • 7 children rescued while begging

    Indore: In a drive aimed at stopping the menace of child beggar, 7 children were rescued while begging in different parts of the city. District women empowerment officer Sanjay Bhardwaj said that 6 teams were constituted to stop this social stigma of child beggar.

  • Youth who consumed acid dies

    Indore :  Family of a youth, who died during treatment one year after he consumed poison, has demanded cases to be filed against his wife, in-laws and wife’s brother-in-law. The youth had questioned when he found his wife with another man three days after marriage and got a dowry case registered against him for his trouble.

  • Students punches window pane, hurt

    BHOPAL :  Annoyed over teacher’s admonition, a class eight student of Sam School punched his hands into the glass window pane, injuring himself on Saturday. According to school staff, Kartik had quarreled with another student on campus in the morning.

  • Youth jumps into well, another consumes celphos

    BHOPAL: Two youth committed suicide in different areas in the city on Saturday. One of the youths of Gautam Nagar area jumped into a well while another one of Berasia area died in Hamidia Hospital after he consumed poison.

  • ABVP’s Mumbai office attacked; one injured

    Mumbai : One worker was injured and the office of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) vandalised after unknown people attacked the party’s office at Matunga. The attack was allegedly carried out by people staging a protest against the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula in Hyderabad.

  • BDS, police search shopping malls

    Indore :  The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) and police searched a shopping mall in Vijay Nagar area on Saturday creating panic among the weekend shoppers.

  • Manager, owners booked for causing injuries to workers

    Indore :  Police have registered cases against a manager, owners of the factory and supervisor in respect of injuries caused to the workers in their units in two separate incidents.


    Ujjain :  Indore High Court (HC)’s order to cancel lighting contract for Simhastha Fair-2016 at the cost of Rs 18.89 crore has not only exposed the tall claims of transparency and zero tolerance against corruption made by the concerned authorities, but it has also raised fingers on the manner in which contracts of key works worth millions were allocated.

  • Kiyawat takes stock of R-Day preparation

    Ujjain :  School education minister Paras Jain will hoist the Tricolur at the Dussehera Maidan on January 26 during the Republic Day celebrations, collector Kavindra Kiyawat informed the media here on Saturday while taking stock of the preparations being done for the celebrations.