Free Press Journal
  • Assembly Polls: Tale of being on two different pages

    Getting the right fix on the popular mood is an infuriatingly complex project in India. Apart from its sheer size and enormous diversity, there are marked regional variations and uneven access to information that enables people to make up their minds. Moreover, in matters centred on governance and politics, there is often confusion over the multiple layers of State authority. This week, talking to investors and money managers in Mumbai, I was

  • BMHRC docs call off strike

    BHOPAL: The doctors of the Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, who were on two-day strike from Monday in support their demands including streamlining of the rules regarding appointments of doctors, called off their strike on the first day after they received an e-mail from the Health Ministry assuring that their demands would be looked into.   BMHRC doctors Association Dr Lalit Kumar, while talking to Free Press, said, “We were on strike

  • Boy dies as pole falls on him

    A water tanker hit an electric pole which fell on the victim splitting his head into two

  • GP Mali removed from BMC; Bhopal ADM also shifted

    BHOAPL : The BMC Additional Commissioner GP Mali has been removed from the BMC and appointed under secretary in the Mantralaya. He will be replaced by VK Chaturvedi, Controller, household in Raj Bhawan.

  • Petition filed in HC against directive to send students to PM’s rally

    Indore : A petition has been filed in Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging a directive issued by the Indore division additional director (higher education) to private colleges to send students to Mhow on April 14 for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally.

  • Digambar akhara saints resort to chakka jam over ill arrangements

    Ujjain : The saints of Digambar akhara created a chakka jam on the main road leading to akhara here on Monday. The saints were peeved over ill arrangements of toilets and water supply in the akhara. Verbal duels were witnessed between akhara mahants and senior officials including mela officer, collector and additional mela officer.

  • Dharmdhwaja ceremony of Maha Nirvani akhara today

    Ujjain : Dharmdhwaja ceremony of Maha Nirvani akhara will be held here on Tuesday. Shri Mahant Prakash Puri handed over an invitation for akhara proceedings of Simhastha mela to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on his visit to city on Monday. Puri said the Dharmdhwaja will ceremony will be held at 11.15 am in the morning at akhara chhavni located on Barnagar road.  Mahant Daya Puri said the Peshwayi will be taken

  • My priority is to upgrade SGSITS as a top university: Saxena

    Indore  : After assuming charge as Director of Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS) on Monday, Prof Rakesh Saxena said that his priority was to make the institute a top-class engineering university.

  • Jewellery shop catches fire in Freeganj

    Ujjain : A jewellery shop located in Freeganj area became victim of fire breakout but timely intervention of locals and the police avoided any untoward incident or loss to property. The shop was identified as New Shrinath Jewellers in Freeganj. Owner Santosh Soni was out of the city with family owing to family function. The nearby shopkeepers witnessed smoke billowing out of the first floor of the building and informed the police.