Free Press Journal
  • Compensation issue: Vehicles of collector, officers seized

    Indore : Much to the embarrassment of the district administration, a team of the local court on Friday seized the official vehicles of the collector and other administrative officers for failing to pay adequate compensation to the farmers against their acquired lands.

  • Musakhedi residents’ protest against ‘hiked’ power bills

    Indore : Musakhedi residents staged a protest against the recently issued electricity bills, which total charges varying between Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000. The protest was staged objecting to the hiked amount in the bills, which seem to be unreasonable based on the size of houses.

  • EE caught accepting Rs 30000 bribe

    Indore : An executive engineer (EE) of Public Works Department (PWD) was caught red-handed by Indore Lok Ayukta police while accepting an amount of Rs 30000 as bribe.

  • Indore to run for saving environment tomorrow

    Indore : As part of their pre-techno-cultural festival — Fluxus, students of Indian Institute of Technology, Indore have organised a marathon in the city on Sunday. The theme of the marathon is ‘Save the Environment’. The marathon is open to all.

  • Police crackdown on auto dealers

    Indore: The police conducted a check on all auto dealers in the city in view of increasing vehicle thefts. The check was conducted by 20 separate teams especially constituted for the purpose. Since most of the auto dealers are situated near Agrasen Square, the check was also concentrated there. Papers of the vehicles parked at the auto dealers were checked and their ownership established. A total of 1000 vehicles were subjected to

  • RGPV cancels chemistry paper mid-stream

    Indore : The Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) on Friday cancelled BE first semester chemistry paper mid-way after complaints of out of syllabus questions being asked were found true.

  • Gautam to visit IIM-I for sports fest

    Indore : Former Test cricketer Gautam Gambhir will visit Indian Institute of Management, Indore for Ranbhoomi, an annual sports fest of the institute, which will be organised by students of Integrated Programme in Management from February 5 to 7.

  • Copy of chargesheet to complainant too

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police will now submit a copy of the chargesheet to the complainant too. This move comes after Director General of Police Pravin Dixit passed an order, mentioning the same.

  • Padsalgikar to be next police commissioner?

    Mumbai : With the present Police Commissioner Ahmad Javed’s tenure to get over on Saturday,  speculation is rife over who will lead the city police. Datta Padsalgikar, a 1982 batch IPS officer may be the new Commissioner of Mumbai Police, confirmed official sources from Mumbai Police.

  • Corporators’ Andaman junket raises eyebrows

    Mumbai : After the Andaman tour undertaken by the BMC corporators drew severe criticism from the opposition, two other trips that BMC corporators will undertake have also come under the scanner. The BMC’s works committee and the Health committee will undertake two trips within the coming months, one to Shimla and another to Sikkim. Even though it is unclear how much these trips will cost, they will be hosted with the civic body’s

  • On-duty cop dashed by biker

    Mumbai : In yet another hit and run case, an on-duty police constable from the RCF police station was injured after a helmetless biker knocked him down on Wednesday evening, said the police.

  • Dino’s open air gym at Marine Drive removed

    Mumbai : The open air gym installed by actor Dino Morea at the iconic Marine Drive was finally taken down on Friday morning after he received a follow-up notice from the BMC regarding its un-installation. Morea agreed to pull down the gym without requesting for an extension. A notice was earlier sent in December, after the extension given to the gym while the BMC came up with alternate locations for the installations.

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    Govt flouted norms to allot prime land for Hema: Cong

    Mumbai : The Congress has accused the state government of flouting procedures and adopting double standards in allotting a prime piece of land to actress-turned-BJP MP Hema Malini. However, the government has refuted the allegations and said that the administration has just executed old orders with an alternative plot as the earlier plot came under CRZ regulations.

  • Illegal arms carrier gets 1 yr imprisonment

    Ujjain: A youth who was caught carrying illegal arms was sentenced one year imprisonment, on Friday. The court also penalized him of Rs 500. Accused Sunny alias Vijay, 23, son of Umesh Rao Maratha, a resident of Vishnupura was arrested from Shani Mandir on November 11, 2011 by Neelganga police. Police also recovered a sharp edged weapon from him. An FIR was filed against him under Section 25 B of Arms Act.

  • CBI acting under political pressure from BJP: Chavan

    Mumbai : The CBI is acting under political pressure from the BJP to re-implicate him in the Adarsh scam case, alleged former Chief Minister, MPCC president and MP Ashok Chavan here on Friday as he pointed out that the previous Governor, K Shankarnarayan, had prevented the CBI from questioning him on the grounds of lack of evidence.