Free Press Journal
  • Prez warns against judicial activism

    BHOPAL :  Calling for making justice ‘accessible, affordable and quick’, President Pranab Mukherjee, here on Saturday, warned against judicial activism diluting the separation of powers. “Each organ of our democracy must function within its own sphere and must not take over what is assigned to the others”, he said.

  • Vinayak Abduction Case – Two sketches of boy’s kidnappers released

    Indore :  City police on Friday night released sketches of two suspects believed to be involved in the kidnapping of 7-year-old Vinayak. The sketches were made after consulting with Vinayak and his two sisters– Pragya and Maithali.

  • Strengthen pre-litigation to reduce pendency: CM

    BHOPAL :  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said the pre-litigation process should be made more effective so that small disputes do not turn into courts cases. That would go a long way in reducing pendency in courts.

  • CM announces Rs 1 lakh aid to heirs of deceased

    Ujjain :  Chief Minister (CM) Shivraj Singh Chauhan during his visit to the city expressed his grief for the Paliwal family and announced financial help of Rs 1 lakh to the relatives of the deceased here at Digambar Akhara on Saturday.

  • Pratyusha case: Rahul out of hospital, onus on police now

    Mumbai : After spending nearly two weeks in a hospital, film actor Rahul Raj Singh, who has been booked for the abetment to suicide, was discharged on Saturday morning from a suburban hospital.

  • Robbers of public money won’t get away: Gowda

    BHOPAL :  Union Law Minister DV Sadanand Gowda has said that no one would be allowed to get away with robbing the state exchequer. “Yesterday, we had suspended the diplomatic passport of Vijay Mallya and today, the Enforcement Directorate has moved a court seeking non-bailable warrant of arrest against him”.

  • Youth’s murder: Two women among 8 held

    Thane (Maha) : A 23-year-old youth, who had gone to mediate in an argument in his neighbourhood at Diva in the district, was allegedly murdered and eight persons, including two women, were today arrested in this connection, police stated on Saturday.

  • Biyabani issue Cong stages dharna

    Indore :  The City Congress Committee on Saturday staged a dharna at the Divisional Commissioner’s office to protest against demolitions at Biyabani. The demolitions were carried out to broaden the road under Smart City project.

  • Four of a family charred to death, 1 hurt in fire

    Manawar/Bakaner :  At-least four persons were charred to death and a woman was seriously injured as massive fire broke out in a house in village Sharikpura near here on the intervening nights of Friday and Saturday.

  • BMM pupils given wrong question paper; exam delayed by an hour

    Mumbai : As many as 848 VI semester students of the Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) course were given old syllabus question papers on Saturday. Due to this their paper was delayed by an hour till centres realised the mistake and distributed the correct papers.

  • Fire breaks out in Udyogpuri power loom unit

    Ujjain :  Fire broke in a power loom due to short circuit located at Dhancha Bhawan of Industrial Area of Agar Road on Saturday morning. Four fire fighters rushed at the place to douse off the fire at Shivshakti textile of Jamnalal Khatri and extinguished after hours long exercise of the team of fire brigade.

  • Sick animals to travel in ambulances in Damoh

    BHOPAL :  To lift injured or sick cows to hospitals, Member of Parliament Prahlad Singh Patel  provided two hydraulic animal ambulances to the Damoh district administration from the MP LAD. The cost of each ambulance is Rs 6 lakh.

  • Nine scrap dealers held for Deonar dumping yard fire

    Mumbai : In a significant development, the Deonar police have arrested nine scrap dealers in connection with the fire that broke out at the dumping yard recently.

  • Minister chairs meeting of Simhastha Seva Dal

    Ujjain :  School Education Minister Paras Jain on Saturday chaired a symposium of Simhastha Seva Dal at Government School for Excellence, Madhav Nagar. Around 7000 volunteers of Simhastha Sevadal serve at different sectors during Simhastha. Simhastha Sevadal is a unit comprised of India Scout and Guide, Seva Samiti, Congress Sevadal, NSS and NCC. Sevadal is known for rendering its best services during Simhastha Mahakumbh.

  • Now, headcount of minorities in Central services

    NEW DELHI : The Govt has ordered a headcount of members of the minority communities in the central govt services latest by the month-end and the number of such persons recruited in the last one year.

  • Experts to discuss on City Master Plan-2021 today

    Indore :  Experts will share their views on the Indore Master Plan-2021 during a workshop on Sunday. The issues likely to be discussed are potable water crisis, traffic situation, sanitation, slums and pollution control.

  • Tantrik gets lifer for raping several women

    Mumbai : A 37-year-old tantrik, who had been arrested and tried for the rape of several women, was sentenced to life imprisonment by the sessions court on April 7, according to a press note issued by Mumbai PoIice.

  • Anand akhara takes out small but significant peshwayi

    Ujjain :  Taponidhi Shree Anand Akhara held the peshwayi ceremony from Neelganga padav with fervour. As anticipated the peshwayi procession was small, but significant with the presence of necessary ingredients in the peshwayi. Niranjani akhara caring for their brother akhara swung into action to make the peshwayi a grand success.