Free Press Journal
  • Air India’s Indore-Dubai flight proposal moves to MEA

    Indore : PSU airliner Air India is all set to start an international flight from Indore to Dubai soon. It has sent a proposal to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to seek required permission from the UAE.

  • Shikhar Dhawan’s slow footwork is the problem: Gavaskar

    New Delhi :  Sunil Gavaskar feels that India opener Shikhar Dhawan’s slump in form is primarily due to his slow footwork and his tendency to get out cheaply in a few matches at one go is the reason why the Delhi left-hander’s failures get highlighted.

  • NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal not critical but needs ICU

    Mumbai :  NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the St George Hospital on Monday after he complained of chest pain is not critical but still needs further intensive care, informed his treating doctor Rohan Sequiera.

  • Shiromani Akali Dal: From an asset to albatross

    Vanishing food stocks worth Rs 12,000 crore from FCI godowns in Punjab spells trouble all around: for the banks who extend credit to the state for food procurement, the farmers waiting to encash their produce and most of all for the BJP, trapped in an awkward alliance with the increasingly unpopular Shiromani Akali Dal. The Centre’s Rs 10,000 crore bailout is only the latest in a series of bitter pills the BJP

  • Appointment of V-C hinges on HC verdict, Petition on DAVV’s Feb 24 EC meeting

    Indore :  The appointment of vice-chancellor at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya hinges on the verdict of Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on a petition alleging that the emergent meeting of the university Executive Council held on February 24 was illegal as was not chaired by anybody.

  • India Inc eyes higher sales, profitability in H1 of FY17

    New Delhi : India Inc is optimistic about the economy’s performance in the next six months, leading to higher sales and profitability on the back of uptick in the company order-book and capacity utilisation, says a latest Assocham Bizcon survey.

  • From the Archives

    Andhra Congress

    One of the most disturbing features witnessed at Sardarnagar was the signature campaigns mounted against one another by the two rival factions in the Andhra Pradesh Congress. It began with the Unity Front, led by Shri Brahmanand Reddy and Shri P.V.G. Raju, both Ministers in the Andhra Cabinet, collecting signatures on a memorandum to be submitted to the Congress High Command demanding the removal of Chief Minister Sanjiviah from office and reconstitution

  • No house to be vacated till another provided: Umashankar

    BHOPAL :  Even before the Smart City Project could take off, fissures have developed in the government over its implementation. Incensed by deadline of June 20 for vacating houses in Shivaji Nagar, the Higher Education Minister Uma Shankar Gupta, on Tuesday, summoned the Urban Administration and Development Commissioner to his home and told him plainly that he would not allow the vacation of the houses till alternative accommodation is ready.

  • Raghuram-Rajan

    Hiking steel prices not enough for SAIL’s turnaround: Report

    New Delhi : Raising steel prices by SAIL after the implementation of minimum import price will not help the country’s largest steelmaker post a turnaround as benefits are for the short term, India Ratings and Research stated on Tuesday.

  • Bairagis take out maiden peshwayis with grandeur

    Ujjain :  The day remained completely dedicated to the royal processions (peshwayis) as total five peshwayis were carried out by different Akharas and Mahamandleshwars on Tuesday on different roads of the city and scores of denizens enjoyed these royal processions and welcomed Sadhus whole heartedly in the Simhastha fair.

  • People should tread on right path: Madhya Pradesh Assembly speaker Sitasharan Sharma

    Ujjain :  Madhya Pradesh Assembly speaker Sitasharan Sharma in his address on the occasion of the inauguration of the Paliwal Samaj’s pandal said that everyone in the society should follow the right path. We have a great culture where crores of people witness the grand congregation of Simhastha Mahakumbh.

  • Fire at 3 places; plywood scrap, shanty gutted

    BHOPAL :  Three fires were reported in the city on Tuesday. The first incident was reported from the categorised market (Kabadkhana) where Railway plywood scraps were dumped in a godown were gutted. Similarly, fire erupted in Bhanpur trench. Third, slum gutted in Satnami colony under Piplani area due to LPG leakage.

  • Madhya Pradesh State Cabinet meeting on April 21

    BHOPAL :  The meeting of state Cabinet, which was earlier scheduled to be held on April 20, will now be held on April 21, following a meeting at BJP office.

  • Shatabdi Express delayed by an hour as passengers create ruckus at Habibganj

    BHOPAL :  The Shatabdi Express was delayed for nearly an hour after passengers created a ruckus at Habibganj Railway station on Tuesday when initially no one lent ears to their complaint even after they brought the problems to notice of higher authority of the railway. The train leaves at sharp 3pm from Habibganj Railway station for Delhi but it could not leave for its destination for nearly an hour.

  • Language experts of 22 dialects serve at call centre

    Ujjain :  Language experts of 22 local dialects are serving at Simhastha call center to address the queries of the visitors. Language experts of Russian, French, German and English are providing their services at the centre.

  • MP excise policy hits foreign liquor sale, allege sellers

    Indore :  A liquor sellers’ association in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday blamed new state excise policy for fall in sales of imported alcohol and alleged that the state government is promoting domestic manufacturers at the expense of foreign sellers.

  • Madanmohandas demands security cover on Shahi Snana’s day

    Ujjain :  It seems police have to deploy additional force at the camp of Nirmohi Akhara on the day of Shahi Snana to be held on April 22 due to ongoing dispute for the post of Shri Mahant between saints Rajendradas and Madanmohandas.

  • Teenage boy is brain behind Thane gang of looters, killers

    Mumbai :  A gang of looters and killers who used to serially commit offences of robbery and assault at several places in one night at Shahad in Kalyan was nabbed by the Crime Branch of the Thane police recently.

  • Ramlal, Sahasrabuddhe to attend Bhagat’s taking over

    BHOPAL :  Suhaas Bhagat, recently appointed as BJP State Organisational General Secretary, will assume charge on Wednesday. It would be for the first time in the BJP when an Organisational General Secretary would formally take his charge.