Free Press Journal
  • Sumitra Mahajan

    Speaker Speaks: Sumitra Mahajan exclusively on her completion of 2 years in the Parliament

    Indore : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who is endearingly called Tai (elder sister), completes two years in office on June 6. The 8-time consecutive Member of Parliament from Indore constituency, Mahajan, as a Speaker achieved many a milestone and set a new benchmark, which will be difficult for her successors to meet.

  • Rahul has skills to restore Cong to power: Digvijay

    New Delhi  : Even as Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul continue to maintain an enigmatic silence over the issue of his elevation to the party president’s post, the chorus of party leaders pitching for him as the right man for the top job continues. Party general secretary Digvijaya Singh who is among the foremost voices on the issue has argued that the Grand old Party needs “fresh ideas” and a

  • 8-day Madhukar Gyanopasana girls camp inaugurated

    Ujjain : With a view to sensitise people against social evils and teach moral values, an 8-day “Madhukar Gyanopasana Shivir” was inaugurated at Rajendra Suri Shatabdi Shodh Sansthan located on Dewas Road, here on Sunday. The programme is attended by women and girls from across the country in age group of 12 to 35 years.

  • Kidney racket: Raids in 3 cities to trace kingpin

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday intensified its search for the kingpin of the kidney trading racket, even as they served notices to Apollo Hospital authorities here asking them to join probe and provide documents related to kidney transplants in the past few months.

  • Monsoon may rain key posts to Simhastha officers

    Ujjain : The ‘eager’ senior officials of Ujjain may have to wait till June end to get the much anticipated ‘elevated’ postings as a reward for the exemplary services they rendered in the successful hosting of Simhastha Mahaparva-2016.

  • Miscreants loot wheat laden truck on gunpoint

    Ujjain : Three miscreants hijacked a truck loaded with quintals of wheat after thrashing the truck driver black and blue near village Chandukhedi at Ingoria Road, on late Friday. The matter came to light when truck driver, Aziz Khan, resident of Shyamgarh town, reached Mahakal police station and registered a complaint with Mahakal police on late Saturday.

  • Promote ‘vehicle free day’ in city

    Several cities in India and abroad have already experimented with ‘vehicle-free day’ and reaped benefits. Indore, which has expanded both area and population wise, has also seen marked increase in number of vehicles. But do the residents feel the need to adopt a good practice of banning vehicles once a week or maybe once a month to avoid facing pollution levels like those in many other cities? When YOGINI CHAUHAN posed this

  • Higher oil prices may create adversity: Jaitley

    “Obviously higher crude price is not good news for India. But if it remains within a range, as it is at present, it is  something that can be handled. If it goes beyond the range, then certainly it creates an adversity,”  - Arun Jaitley/Finance Minister

  • Flow of weapons from Mathura worries cops

    New Delhi : The flow of arms to the national capital from Mathura is under the scanner of Delhi Police which had earlier investigated arm hubs in Bihar’s Munger and those in Khargone, Barwani and Dhar districts of Madhya Pradesh.

  • Bike collides with car, one dies

    Indore : One person died and two others received injuries when a car and a motorcycle collided on Sunday. The injured have been admitted to hospital. Police have registered a case and are investigating. According to the police, the accident occurred near Bihariya Fata in Devguradia area on Sunday evening. Khuram Ansari (19) of Madina Nagar and his friend Munawar Khan of Azad Nagar were on their way to Ujjaini for a

  • eknath khadse

    Eknath Khadse’s resignation makes BJP vulnerable

    Shorn off all the verbiage that passes off as political discourse, in the public mind, the BJP is perceived as a communal party, and the Congress is the corrupt one. The logic for these tags is simple. The BJP is communal because of its Hindutva agenda and the Congress is corrupt because of all the scams and mere fact that it has been in power for more than 60 years. These are

  • Fans mourn ‘prophet’ Ali

    Louisville :  Some say they have lost a father figure. One classmate mourned the loss of a “prophet.” In front of Muhammad Ali’s modest family home in Louisville, friends and fans paid tribute to “The Greatest.”

  • DHE gets tough on College Code-28 norm

    Indore : The Department of Higher Education (DHE) has cracked the whip. It said that universities would be held accountable if teachers were not appointed in private colleges as per College Code-28 norm before commencement of new academic session.

  • Terrorists using ‘Calculator’ to avoid vigil by army!

    Srinagar/New Delhi : A new app ‘calculator’ has been found on smart phones of terrorists infiltrating into Jammu and Kashmir which helps them to remain in touch with their handlers in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) without being detected by technical surveillance mounted by army.

  • Estimation committee reviews work of 4 govt depts

    Ujjain : Chairman of the estimation committee of state Assembly and MLA of Reewa, Girish Gautam with other committee members visited the city on Sunday and reviewed the work of four departments, including measurement and weighing, food, warehousing and logistic corporation and civil supplies and corporation here at Hotel Ujjayani.

  • Univ students blow whistle on use of polythene

    Indore : Taking a step on their revolution, students of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam University demonstrated harmful effects of polythene pollution at Chappan Dukan on Sunday. They presented a long chain of polythene, which they have collected from different neighbourhoods of Indore, for making a statue of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam with plastic granules in their campus.

  • Lovers kill infant after birth, arrested

    Ujjain : Lovers smothered and killed an infant, who was born out of illicit relations developed between them. The girl dumped the infant behind the toilet of her home located here at village Pawasa under Chimanganj police circle to avoid social stigma. The duo was arrested by Chimanganj police on late Saturday and being interrogated.