Free Press Journal
  • India’s leaders falling short of bold promises: Watchdog

    Berlin : Observing that India’s leaders “are falling short of their bold promises”, corruption watchdog Transparency International on Wednesday said that the index of corruption in the government for 2015 remained unchanged from the previous year.

  • Donald Trump sitting pretty with 41% support

    Iowa : Real estate mogul Donald Trump has hit a high in the race for the Republican nomination with a new poll saying that 41 percent Republican voters nationwide back him. This is more than twice as much as the second-most popular GOP candidate Ted Cruz.

  • One-day workshop on disaster management

    Sagar : A one day workshop on disaster management and food and relief aid supply during natural disasters was organised at the collactorate hall in which deputy director Dr. Asit K Patra of disaster management institute, Bhopal and his assistants provided various useful information and guidance on the topic. The district level disaster management workshop which was headed by Zila Panchayat CEO Rajeev Ranjan Meena was attended by all the officers of

  • Members of Aajivika Mission Dal honoured

    ALIRAJPUR : Members of Aajivika Mission help group were felicitated by the city council president Nirmala Dawar as she presented them with citations during an event here.

  • 67th Republic Day celebrated in Hoshangabad

    Hoshangabad : The 67th republic day was celebrated at the district headquarters with happiness and joy in which Madhya Pradesh Vidhansabha speaker Dr. Sitasharan Sharma hoisted the flag and took the salute of the parade. He later on read the messege of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and congratulated the citizens on the occasion. After the flag hoisting, district police force, senior devision and junior division of NCC, industrial security force, Shaurya

  • Student shout slogans demanding resignation of HRD Minister Smriti Irani as they are detained during a protest against the death of Hyderabad's student Rohith Vemula in New Delhi on Wednesday.

    Fresh protests in Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai over Dalit scholar’s suicide

    Hyderabad/New Delhi : Fresh protests by students broke out on Wednesday in Hyderabad, Delhi and Chennai over the alleged ‘delay in justice’ to the Hyderabad university Dalit scholar who committed suicide, as they remained unrelenting in the demand for resignations of Union ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya.

  • Balloon that was downed had come in from Pak, reveal top govt sources

    New Delhi/Jaipur : A US-made helium-filled balloon that was shot down by a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft over Rajasthan had come in from Pakistan and could have been an attempt to gauge India’s response time, top government sources stated on Wednesday.

  • Brain Master’s Classes celebrate R-Day with fervour

    Indore: Brain Master’s Classes celebrated Republic Day with fervour. On the occasion chairman, Dinesh Gupta and director Dr Pankaj Gupta hoisted the flag. Explaining the importance of Republic Day, Dr Pankaj gupta said, “Every year we celebrate this day as a festival to remember our responsibilities towards our nation. We should follow the rules of our constitution and respect it.”

  • Ensure civic bodies comply with ‘Swachh Bharat’: HC tells Centre

    New Delhi : As sanitation workers struck work over non-payment of salaries, Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to ensure that civic agencies keep the national capital clean as per the ‘Swachh Bharat’ policy and directed the police to ensure there was no hindrance in garbage removal by the municipalities.

  • TMC doing votebank politics over student’s death: Irani

    Durgapur (WB) : Union HRD minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday alleged that Trinamool Congress leaders visited Hyderabad after the Dalit students’ death due to vote-bank politics and lashed out at Mamata Banerjee government over Malda violence claiming it was ‘appeasing’ minorities.

  • Congress announces alliance with GGP, RSD; beginning with Maihar

    BHOPAL : The State Congress, on Wednesday, announced that it had forged an electoral alliance with the Rashtriya Samta Dal (RSD) and the Gondwana Gantantra Party (GGP) to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2018 Assembly Elections. The three parties will be contesting the upcoming Maihar Assembly bye-elections jointly.

  • Geeta hoists flag at Regal Square on R-Day

    Indore: The historical flag hoisting at Regal Square in the city has become popular in the State. Every year Apna Samuh invites a person who has contributed towards the nation. This year Apna Samuh invited Geeta, the deaf and mute girl who returned to India from Pakistan after 14 years, to hoist the flag on Republic Day.

  • Jammers to be installed in UP prisons

    Lucknow : To prevent the use of cell phones by prison inmates jammers would be installed in 10 high-security prisons of Uttar Pradesh within a month, an official said on Wednesday.

  • Marine Drive’s golden glow returns

    Mumbai : In what comes as an end to a long standing issue, the Marine Drive’s golden glow as returned, even though only partially yet. The BMC installed 250 yellow LED lights in the stretch between Marine Drive and the Police Gym Khana, replacing the present white LED bulbs. The BMC has assured that the remaining lamps posts will be fixed by January 31.

  • Again, ghazal maestro’s show gets cancelled, organisers blame Sena

    Mumbai : Shiv Sena once again allegedly targeted Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali and ensured his event in the city gets cancelled. The Cinema Wing (Chitrapat Sena) of Shiv Sena forced the organisers of Ali’s show to cancel his event in Mumbai which was scheduled for January 29.

  • West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee exchanges greetings with an elderly woman beneficiary during 'Khadya Saathi Diwas' function in Kolkata on Wednesday.

    CPI-M cannot see good governance: Mamata

    Kolkata : Hitting back at CPI-M for its criticism of her government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the situation was far better now than it was under the Left Front dispensation and asked it not to derail the development process through violence.