Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Conman draws Rs 2 lakh using fake documents

    BHOPAL: An amount of Rs 2.90 lakh was fraudulently withdrawn under Swa-Rojgar Yojana from Bank of India (BoI), Bagmugalia, through fake Ration Cards and fake Voter ID. Account holders lodged complaint with the police as money has been withdrawn from their accounts.

  • Valuables gutted in fire at IDA building in Indore

    Indore: A major fire broke out in Indore Development Authority’s building on Racecourse Road gutting records and furniture in the wee hours of Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Forlorn jail dept never figured in govt priorities

    BHOPAL: The state government might be exhibiting alacrity after the incident of jailbreak in Bhopal Central Jail, but the government did not take jail department seriously prior to the incident. Whether it is appointing of minister or officers of this department, stopgap arrangements were made. Even in the existing scenario, the government has appointed Kusum Mehadale as jail minister, who has an impression of showing less interest in her department’s affairs.

  • Bhopal Central Jail: Now, budget for TV sets to be spent on CCTVs

    BHOPAL: Jail department, which is generally ignored by the government, has now become a priority after the incident of jailbreak by SIMI under-trials. The work required for improvements in jail are being reviewed now. A proposal is being prepared regarding safety measures along with appointing staff in jails. Director General of police, jail department, Sanjay Chaudhary, in a meeting has urged officials to plan for streamlining of security in jails.

  • Indore: Tardy pace of building ATP polluting Khan river

    Indore: Construction of Affluent Water Treatment Plant (ATP) at Sanwer road industrial area, an ambitious project with aim of helping in purification of Kshipra River, is running at a tardy pace. One part of the project is only 50% complete, while laying down of pipeline network for affluent water has not been rolled out yet.

  • Jail inmate made to scale boundary wall before CM

    BHOPAL: The jail authorities are not ready to learn a lesson from the incident of jailbreak by SIMI under-trials of Central Jail, Bhopal. During inspection of jail by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday, a jail inmate was made to wear uniform of a Jawan and scale the boundary wall of the jail. This was done as part of recreation of the incident. Sources said earlier jail ‘Praharis’ were used to

  • Immersion Programme in Austin: EPGP students bring laurels to IIM-Indore

    Indore: Under immersion programme for executive post graduate programme in management (EPGP), the batch of 2016-17 lately visited Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas, Austin and brought laurels to their institute by winning various competitions.

  • ADG Sahi visits Central Jail, reviews arrangements

    BHOPAL: The newly-appointed ADG, Jail, Sudhir Sahi took the charge of the office and also inspected the Bhopal Central Jail. He also took the meeting of the jail headquarter officials, on Thursday. State govt removed the ADG Sushobhan Benarjee on Monday, following the jailbreak incident occurred in Bpl Central Jail, he has been attached to police headquarters. The ADG of STF Sahi has been appointed as a new ADG Jail. After taking

  • Convocation Angavastram colours finalised in Indore

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya has finalised the colours of Angavastram to be donned by students and others during convocation ceremony scheduled on December 1.

  • Bhopal: Burnt body of minor girl recovered

    BHOPAL: The burnt body of an unidentified minor girl was recovered from an agriculture field near crematorium of Khasrod village, under Obedullaganj police station jurisdiction area in Raisen district on Thursday. The body has been sent for postmortem to Bhopal. The identity of the deceased could not be established so far. The age of the deceased seems to be around 16 or 17 years. Prima facie it seems that she was murdered

  • Muslim body urges Imams to hold special Dua for SIMI men

    BHOPAL: Co-ordination Committee for Indian Muslims, MP Unit has appealed all Imams to conduct special prayers ‘Dua’ on Friday, for those activists of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who were shot dead in the incidents happening at Acharpura village in the recent past.

  • City-born deputy mayor of London Rajesh Agrawal interact with intellectuals

    Indore: Born and brought up in the city and presently deputy mayor of London, Rajesh Agrawal will interact with intellectuals here on Saturday evening. The event is being organised by Indore Management Association (IMA) at Daly College at 6:30 pm under its series ‘Once Upon a Time’, an informal interactive session with legends. This is salute to those successful professionals and businessmen who true to their inner call, chose a road less

  • Vyapam: CBI files charge-sheet against 3; all sent to jail

    BHOPAL: The Central Bureau of Investigation filed a supplementary charge-sheet against a solver, a candidate and a middleman under sections 120-B and 471of IPC and under MPRE Act, 1937 in the Court of Special Magistrate, Vyapam Cases, Gwalior.

  • CID seeks input from locals about encounter of SIMI men

    BHOPAL: The CID SIT has sought inputs from the local people to incorporate any information related to the encounter of the eight SIMI activists occurred on Monday.  The alleged encounter took place on October 31, under the Gunga police station, in village Acharpura of Khejra-dev gram panchayat. Eight SIMI activists has died in the cross firing.

  • Hathipala main road: A tough ordeal for commuters

    Indore: Those driving or riding on the two-lane Hathipala main road, an under construction road from Sarwate bus stand to Gangwal bus stand, cannot but help to swear and curse their misfortune of having to commute on this stretch of the road.