Free Press Journal
  • Trolls: Noisy price for free speech

    Anyone who is on social media, especially on Twitter, is aware of the hazards of dealing with trolls. These free-floating tweeters – often, but not always, fans of some star, political party, ideology – go after anyone who in some way offends them and then start using the most abusive and obscene language against them. We should not think it is limited to India; it is a universal problem.

  • Govt isolating its backbone?

    From a government that was being accused by the Opposition of being at the beck and call of top industrial houses, the new tilt towards the farm sector, rural and semi-urban areas, middle and small enterprises and the underprivileged in Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s third budget is a major transformation indeed.

  • The Oscars expose: Shades of prejudice

    The race issue smouldering in every aspect of American life suddenly burst open at the Oscar presentation ceremony. As several millions of TV viewers from all over the world watched, they came to know that behind the prestigious Oscars lay the story of decades of prejudice, racial hatred and colour discrimination. The expose is certain to affect future events in movie making, movie watching and movie appreciation, and all over the fact

  • Asia Cup: India crush UAE

    Mirpur: India maintained their all-win record by producing yet another resounding performance to thrash minnows United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in a lop- sided inconsequential round robin league match of the Asia Cup T20 cricket tournament, here on Thursday.

  • New platforms at Park Road to be opened tomorrow

    Indore : Two newly-constructed railway platforms at Park Road will be opened for service on Saturday. The new platforms have been given the numbers five and six.

  • Pakistan batsmen under fire

    Karachi : Former cricketers castigated the miserable batting performance by the Pakistan team, which was knocked out of Asia Cup after defeat against hosts Bangladesh.

  • Comments on Sangh trigger wordy duel, uproar in House

    BHOPAL : The state Assembly on Thursday witnessed heated exchanges between the BJP and the Congress members over comments on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Slogans were raised and personal remarks were made. Assembly Speaker Sitasharan Sharma adjourned the House for 10 minutes due to the commotion. When the House reassembled, the BJP and the Congress members charged each other with sedition.

  • ICSI ink MOU with IIM-I for signature award scheme

    Indore : The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has recently introduced ‘ICSI Signature Award Scheme’ under which the top rank holder in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) of IIM Indore would be bestowed with ICSI Signature Award.

  • HC directs police to probe Naresh Nihalani suicide case

    Indore : With disposing of petitions filed against Indore Municipal Corporation commissioner’s recommendation for police prove into the sub-engineer Naresh Nihalani’s suicide case, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday directed the police to go ahead with its investigation in the case.

  • Former greats can help Pakistan: Saqlain Mushtaq

    Karachi: Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq says the cricket authorities must seek help of former greats to find solutions for the batting woes, afflicting the national team.

  • Mahant Dhanraj Giri robbed by disciple

    Ujjain : Secretary of Anand Akhara Mahant Dhanraj Giri was robbed of Rs 50,000 by one of his disciples while returning from Indore, here on Thursday. The accused was identified as Vinay Pandey alias Bhola, who served Giri for past months. Giri had developed confidence on Bhola. At the time of robbery he was returning from Indore. Giri said Bhola attacked him and grabbed his throat, snatching the money and fled the place

  • Djokovic, Murray target Davis Cup quarter-final showdown

    Paris : Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray can set up a Davis Cup quarter-final blockbuster if they successfully pilot Serbia and defending champions Great Britain through the first round.

  • Tractor rams into motorcycle, one dies

    Ujjain: The speeding tractor rammed three youths who were going to attend a marriage function on motorcycle near village Ghattia on Wednesday evening. Accident occurred when Bhim Singh, Rahul and Vikram Singh were going to attend marriage ceremony in Tarana Tehsil. At some distance from village Ghattia a tractor hit their motorcycle in which Bhim Singh died on the spot while Rahul and Vikram Singh sustained severe injuries in the accident and

  • Dhawal Kulkarni ties the nuptial knot

    Mumbai: Indian Pacer Dhawal Kulkarni tied the nuptial knot with Shradha Kharpude, a fashion co-ordinator, in a private ceremony here on Thursday.

  • Police foil robbery attempt, 6 held

    Indore : Heera Nagar police on Thursday nabbed six persons associated with notorious Jat gang when they were planning an armed robbery at a petrol pump. The police also seized a country made pistol and other weapons from their possession. The accused are being questioned to extract details of their activities.

  • CS asks officials to wear pink on Women’s Day

    BHOPAL : Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa has urged senior officers to wear pink clothes on International Women’s Day – March 8 to show respect towards women. In this regard, he has written a letter to ACSs, principal secretaries and secretaries.