Free Press Journal
  • ‘Ravan Dahan’ marks Vijayadashami in Ujjain

    Ujjain: Vijayadashami was celebrated with pomp and gaiety throughout the city, yesterday, with thousands witnessing ‘Ravan Dahan’ at prime venues. The traditional ‘ effigy burning’ symbolically marks the victory of truth and goodness over evil.

  • RSS ‘Pathsanchalan’ marks 91st foundation day

    Ujjain: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) held a Pathsanchalan (route march), to mark its 91st foundation day on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami, here on Tuesday.

  • Mahakal procession adds colour to Dussehra

    Ujjain: The ‘Mahakal’ fever gripped the city yesterday as residents thronged Freeganj area to get a glimpse of their favourite deity while the procession of Lord Mahakal crossed the city on the occasion of Vijay Dashami.

  • Mumbai: BMC to commence work on post-monsoon road repairs

    Mumbai: After a delay of two weeks, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s post-monsoon road repair work of city’s 1004 roads worth Rs 2700 crore will kick off from October 16 as the civic body has received a green signal from the traffic police department.

  • Chaos at hospital over dead infant in Ujjain

    Ujjain: Chaos prevailed for some time at the Government Charak Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital with the police recovering a body of dead infant, here on Tuesday.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    BJP plans grand celebration on Shivraj Singh Chouhan completing 11yrs as CM

    BHOPAL: Shivraj Singh Chouhan is going to complete eleven years on the post of chief minister on November 29. Bharatiya Janata Party, party organisation and the state government are gearing up to celebrate Chouhan’s eleven years as chief minister on grand level. BJP, party organisation, is organising programmes at the state’s 70,000 booths on Chouhan’s completing eleven years.

  • Show of strength by Pankaja Munde

    Ahmednagar: On Dussehra, Minister of Rural Development, Women and Child Welfare, Pankaja Munde and her sister MP Pritam Munde on Tuesday put up a massive show of strength, virtually cementing their claim to the socio-political legacy of the late Union Minister Gopinath Munde, leader of the marginal Vanzari community, reports IANS. The display of support took place symbolically at the Bhagwangad Temple, on the hills bordering Ahmednagar-Beed districts of the backward Marathwada region.

  • RSS worships arms for first time in new uniform

    BHOPAL: The volunteers of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), for the first time after their change in uniform, worshipped arms on the festival of Dussehra on Tuesday. The ‘Path Sanchalan’ was not taken out in Bhopal on Tuesday as it has been extended to October 23.

  • 39 cops injured as bus overturns in Bhopal

    Bhopal: As many as 39 policemen sustained injuries when their bus overturned near Dudher River Ghat between Rainikheda and Sitadongri villages under Mahuljhir police station in Chhindwara district on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Inordinate delay, insurmountable hurdles deter people from using RTI

    BHOPAL: Parliament in June 2005 passed the Right to Information (RTI) Act and it came fully into force on October 12. More than a decade has passed now but the number of filed RTI applications has not shown much increase. When it comes to filing an RTI, we see mostly RTI activists making use of this essential tool. Even after being one of the most effective tools, which has been the base of

  • Railways, Mumbai, BMC, Monsoon, Mumbai Monsoon, Monsoon preparation

    Mumbai: Monsoon expected to withdraw in four days

    Mumbai : The weathermen on Tuesday said that monsoon withdrawal from the city is likely to commence in the next four days. There are several criteria’s like changes in wind direction and decrease in moisture content which is needed for complete monsoon withdrawal from the city.

  • ‘Shauryagatha’ features battle against terrorism

    BHOPAL: A play titled ‘Shauryagatha’ was staged at Ardhya Preksha Griha on Tuesday under the aegis of Children’s Theatre Academy. The play begins with bloodshed done by terrorists in the country. When the king comes to know, he asks his countrymen to get united to counter the terrorists. The people rise against the terrorists. The terrorists then attack the fort of the King. The King with his army and people, eliminates all