Free Press Journal
  • Won’t call India intolerant because of few incidents: Taslima

    New Delhi : Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen on Saturday said “some bad incidents” did not amount to India being called “intolerant” and those indulging in them should be “educated” to be more inclusive.

  • Defence ministry to take up case of armed forces’ status

    NEW DELHI : With a nod from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at a high-level meeting on Tuesday to be categorical in the issues of status, pay and allowances of the Armed Forces personnel, the Defence Ministry is drafting a note for the empowered committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary on the 7th Central Pay Commission report to keep them above all other arms of the government.

  • First conviction after CBI taking over Vyapam probe

    BHOPAL : In the first conviction after Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) taking over Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal (Vyapam) scam probe, Bhopal district and sessions court, on Saturday,  sentenced  a Bhind-based candidate in constables’ recruitment-2014 to 5 years’ imprisonment. ADJ Arun Kumar Verma has awarded the punishment.

  • Probe committee formed against IndexCollege

    Indore : Following the directives of Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, the standing committee of the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) on Saturday constituted a 4-member committee to probe into allotment of a wrong enrollment number by Index Medical College to an MBBS student.

  • Elderly couple thrashed

    Indore  :An elderly couple was beaten black and blue in Chandan Nagar area on Saturday. Apparently, the accused had altercation with their son and when the couple tried to intervene, the accused thrashed them. Police have registered a case and are investigating further.

  • Russian Helicopters to be part of DefExpo 2016

    Panaji : Rostec State Corporation’s Russian Helicopters will be part of the four-day DefExpo to be held in Goa from March 28, where its Mi-38 and Ka-226Ts models will be on display.

  • Light showers turn evening pleasant

    BHOPAL : The state capital experienced light showers on Saturday evening. The inclement weather, prevailing over various places including Bhopal, caused it.  Rain and thundershower are likely to occur at isolated places over Shivpur Kalan, Shivpuri, Gwalior, Guna, Agar, Rajgarh, Ratlam, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Jhabua and Alirajpur.

  • Suicide cuts short life of a brilliant student

    Indore : Arundhati, 18, who shot herself at her family’s Saket residence to commit suicide was a brilliant student. She was also an excellent basketball player and her family is well to do. However, the family is unable to explain as to why she took the extreme step. The grieving family is perplexed and shocked at the incident. They are unable to say why she committed suicide.

  • Petition filed claiming EC meeting held on Feb 24 as illegal

    Indore : Former RGPV executive council member Ajay Chordia on Saturday filed a petition in the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court alleging that the emergent meeting held on February 24 for electing a nominee for VC search panel was illegal as it was not chaired by acting vice chancellor Ashutosh Mishra.

  • Kolar cops nab two rape accused

    BHOPAL:The Kolar Police on Saturday nabbed the accused of raping a woman at Sarvdharm area. According to the Kolar Police sources, Veeru Thakre and Kunvar were held by cops on the charge of raping a house maid. Cops said that a woman filed an FIR against Veeru Thakre of raping her with the help of her neighbour. She mentioned in her complaint Kunvar told her that Thakre needed a maid. When she

  • Admn to take strict action against troublemakers

    Indore : Officials of the district administration and the police would take strict action against troublemakers participating in the Ger, to be taken out on Monday.

  • Avadhpuri rapist might have molested another child too

    BHOPAL: Another minor, who was victim of rape, has identified Pramod Sharma, who was held on the charge of raping a 10-yr-old girl on Friday, as the person who had raped her in January this year.  The accused is on police remand and the cops of Avadhpuri Police Station are trying to ascertain whether he was involved in other similar earlier cases also.

  • Impressive fee regulation draft impeded by reluctant people: Joshi

    Indore : Minister of State for Education Deepak Joshi called Indore Parent Association (IPA) coordinator Anurodh Jain to discuss fee regulation issue and said that though the fee regulation draft is impressive, its implementation would be delayed.

  • Rs-40L forgery: gang leader held

    BHOPAL: The gang leader wanted in a case of forgery of Rs 40 lakhs with an elderly man was held by Crime Branch on Saturday.

  • No alliance in UP: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Saturday clarified that it will not have any electoral alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) or the ruling Socialist Party in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early next year.

  • Mamata Banerjee

    Jangalmahal will witness violence if CPM wins poll, asserts Mamata

    Shilda(WB) : Reminding the people of Maoist violence in tribal Jangalmahal during Left Front rule, West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said peace has returned in the area and warned them that the region would again witness unrest if CPI(M) was returned to power.