Free Press Journal
  • Police announce reward for giving clue of murderers of petrol tank driver

    Ujjain : Reward of Rs 10,000 has been announced by the police for providing clue of the murderers of petrol tanker driver and cleaner, on Wednesday. Mahakal police is suspecting the involvement of the gangs of Kanjars or diesel smugglers in the case. Police has been checking the CC TV footages of every toll gate from where tanker was passed on the day of crime and also examining call details of the driver

  • 3 arrested for bashing MPEB officials

    Indore : Three persons were arrested for thrashing MPEB officials on Wednesday. The victims had come to recover dues. The accused were arrested following a complaint registered against them on February 20 by the MPEB officials.

  • Our children are not vote banks, says Smriti Irani

    “Help me build the nation, not destroy it from within,” she said stressing, “I respect your patriotism, don’t demean mine… I have my idea of India… don’t demean it.”

  • Hardik was offered Rs 20 cr to miss Aug 26 rally, alleges father

    Gandhinagar : Bharat Patel, father of Gujarat patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel told a packed rally that he was offered Rs 15 to 20 crores to stop his son from attending the August26 rally last year that proved the turning point of the statewide stir seeking OBC category reservation for the community.

  • Retd prof Prakash Bakhre elected as EC nominee

    Indore : The Executive Council of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Wednesday elected retired professor of a university in Rajasthan, Prakash Bakhre as its nominee for the V-C search panel meant for recommending names of candidates for appointment of Vice-Chancellor at the DAVV. He was elected through voting as consensus could not be made on any one candidate’s name. EC member Kutty Menon had proposed Bakhre’s name while another EC member Vikrant Bhuria had pushed

  • Service charge on credit cards thing of past

    New Delhi : With the avowed aim of discouraging cash transactions, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved withdrawal of surcharge, service charge and convenience fee on card and digital payments made online or otherwise for public services. The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi also approved mandating payments beyond a prescribed threshold only through a card or digital mode.

  • Body part found near PS

    Indore : Panic like situation prevailed for some time when a leg was found near Juni Indore police station here on Wednesday. Police have started an investigation into the matter.

  • State faces SC music on dance bars

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra Government to justify the 26 pre-conditions that they have set for the reopening of dance bars in Mumbai. The pre-requisites were laid down after the apex court had earlier struck down the ban on their functioning.

  • Lahore-Delhi ‘Dosti’ bus service resumes

    Lahore : Pakistan on Wednesday resumed Lahore-Delhi ‘Dosti’ bus service, days after it was suspended indefinitely at India’s request following violence and arson in Jat quota stir in Haryana.

  • Japanese artists adopt village to revive Warli

    Palghar : Japanese artists have adopted Ganjad village in Palghar district and have decided to give this age-old art the required boost and keep it alive.

  • Hanumanganj police nab three vehicle lifters

    BHOPAL : The Hanuman Ganj police nabbed a gang of three vehicle lifters and recovered stolen bikes worth Rs two lakh from their possession on Tuesday night. Another thief was held by Piplani police with booty of Rs 1.50 lakh on the same night.

  • Face of court violence lawyer Vikram Singh held, freed on bail

    New Delhi : Vikram Singh Chauhan, the face of two brazen attacks on journalists and JNU students and teachers at the Patiala court complex here last week, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the assaults. He was, however, freed on bail later this evening, a senior police official said.

  • Auto-driver selling bike at throwaway price nabbed

    BHOPAL : A gang of vehicle lifters was held by TT Nagar police at Tuesday night from Platinum Plaza area. Cops recovered ten bikes worth Rs 3 lakh from them.

  • Parties must pay for agitations: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the damage to public and private properties during violent protests, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would lay down “parameters” to fix accountability for losses on organisers as the country cannot be held to “ransom”.