Free Press Journal
  • ‘Making city encroachment free to be priority’

    Indore : Terming Indore’s selection in the first list of 20 Smart Cities as her biggest achievement, Mayor Malini Gaud on her completion of one year in office on Friday disclosed her future plans stating that making the city free from encroachments would be her top priority.

  • DSPs promoted as Additional Superintendents

    BHOPAL : The state government on Friday transferred 31 State Police Service (SPS) officers. Sunil Kumar Jain, Assistant Inspector General (training), PHQ, Bhopal has been posted as Commandant, 10th Battalion, SAF, Sagar, Savita Sohane, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), JNPA, Sagar as SP, Rail, Jabalpur, Jairam Uikey, SDOP, Junnardev, Chhindwara as SP, AJAK, Balaghat, Jawaharlal Patle, DSP, PHQ, Bhopal as AIG, PHQ, Bhopal, Menaka Gurung, Assistant Commandant, 23rd Battalion, SAF, Bhopal as Deputy

  • Depression common cause for suicides

    Mumbai : Depression was the cause for a 56 year- old man committing suicide in his house at Malad (W) on Thursday evening, when he consumed poison being alone at home.

  • Two sweet-talk 17-yr-old into parting with Rs 20K

    BHOPAL : A class ten student was defrauded by two miscreants near a bank located in the Indrapuri area on Thursday. Piplani police have registered a case and are checking the CCTV footage of bank for identifying the accused.

  • Piyush Chawla spins DY Pati to win

    Mumbai : India leg-spinner Piyush Chawla starred in DY Patil (A)’s comprehensive win over State Bank of Hyderabad in the 12th IDBI Federal Life Insurance DY Patil T20 Cup on Friday.

  • Centre ready for talks with Maoists: Rajnath

    Koraput (Odisha) : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Centre is ready to hold talks with Maoists if they shun violence unconditionally. “I want to appeal to them (Maoists) to shun the path of violence and join the mainstream … Government is ready to hold talks with them if they give up violence without any condition,” Singh told reporters in this Maoist-hit district after reviewing the situation arising out of

  • Ministers clash over drinking water crisis in villages

    Bhopal : The Ministers grilled the officials of Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department over drinking water crisis in the rural areas of the state at the Cabinet Meeting here on Friday.

  • Now an ‘e-cafe’ to bootstrap start-ups

    Indore : A team of 32 engineers and start-up entrepreneurs is running e-cafe, which guides an avid entrepreneur in developing and growing his idea into a functional company. Further, after establishing the idea, they provide a cohesive environment and necessary facilities for bootstrapping start-ups. The novel idea of forming an organisation to support start-ups was not an individual’s but of a team of students and teachers.

  • Maharashtra’s new retail policy favours malls

    Government data shows that almost 40 million people or 3.3 per cent of the national population are employed in the retail business and there are 13 million “owner-managed small shops” throughout the country. Roughly, Maharashtra accounts for around 10 percent of these national figures. (more…)

  • OLX booked for fraud

    BHOPAL : A case of fraud was registered against OLX company has been registered by Piplani police on Friday. According to police, Manish Dubay son of Shailendra Dubey lives in Bhavani Nagar colony located at Piplani area. He sold his mobile phone on OLX website at cost of Rs 25,000 and ordered another mobile phone in place of the amount. When he received the mobile phone which he purchased, he found that was not

  • Aaganwadi workers protest at Parliament

    Ujjain : Lakhs of Aaganwadi workers and their assistants of across the country staged protest in front of the Parliament of India on February 15 in favour of their several demands. In the protest Aaganwadi workers of the state from Ujjain, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Neemuch, Indore, Gwalior, Bhind, Betul, Bhopal, Reeva, Jabalpur and Sagar registered strong protest against the anti-labour policies of the government and demanded to pay attention on the condition of Aaganwadi

  • Minor girl, school teacher end life

    BHOPAL : A minor girl hanged self at Mugalia Chhap on Friday. Khajuri police have registered a case of suicide and investigating the cause.

  • Meeting of professors union in Bhopal on Sunday

    Ujjain : Professors Union of Government Colleges has convened a meeting to discuss the future course of their planning in favour of the demands which are pending before the Higher Education Department, in Bhopal on Sunday. Zone president of the union, VK Gupta informed that draft including 22 points demand has been prepared and it will be kept before professors, assistant professors, librarians and sports officers of across the state. Some prominent demands

  • Govt prepares to double farmers’ income by 2022

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has said that roadmap to double the income of farmers of the state by 2022 would be made. Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Department would be its nodal department and it would include Departments of Horticulture and Animal Husbandry. Chauhan said Kamdhenu Breeding Centre will be made in Agar. Chief Minister convened a meeting of officers in this regard here on Friday and also issued them detailed

  • CM Fadnavis faces ire of farmers over controversial remarks by his party MP

    Mumbai : Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had to face the ire of farmers, on Friday, while attending Shiv Jayanti function at Shivneri fort, near Junnar in Pune district, who wanted to know as to what the government was doing while farmers were committing suicides.

  • Case of SI with 3 homes handed over to STF

    BHOPAL : The STF will be investigating the appointment of a sub-inspector selected through Vyapam in the year 2011. The inspector had given three different addresses in different forms, making his case suspicious.

  • Vivek Sharma is IG, CID; Rajesh Mishra SP, Lokayukta, Bhopal

    Bhopal : The state government, on Friday, issued transfer and promotion orders of 21 IPS and 31 SPS officers. IG, CID Pankaj Shrivastava has been posted at PHQ as IG (Administration). DIG, CID, Vivek Sharma has been promoted and posted as IG, (CID). Superintendent of Police, Rajesh Mishra, who was in CM’s security, has been made SP, Special Police Establishment, Lokayukta, Bhopal.