Free Press Journal
  • Scrap contract with Lanco Power: AAP

    BHOPAL: Aam Admi Party (AAP) has described the Madhya Pradesh government’s contract of Rs 10,000 crore with Lanco Power Limited, Hyderabad, as “illegal” as government itself had blacklisted the company. AAP said that there is surplus power in MP, then why such contract was signed.  AAP has demanded scrapping of the contract and take Rs 600 crore back from the company. Otherwise, public will be have to bear financial burden of Rs

  • Bhopal: Proving business acumen of Indians

    BHOPAL: Sandeep Singh is a person with strange ideas by today’s established norms, especially in the field of management studies. While corporates and management schools were going gaga over western management scholars or Indian management scholars propagating western management practices, Sandeep has different thoughts.

  • Fiat, Abarth and Jeep Vehicles, all at one place!

    Like the rest of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA’s) international markets, the Italian-American conglomerate has now embarked on a journey to go ‘cohesive’ with its network strategy in India. FCA introduced the much-awaited, legendary American off-roading brand – Jeep – in the country earlier this year, while Fiat’s performance wing – Abarth – was introduced last year with the launch of the 595 Competizione, along with the Abarth Punto.

  • Bhopal: CM to depose in court in defamation case

    BHOPAL:  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan will depose in the district and sessions court on November 25 in connection with defamation case which he had filed against Congress leader KK Mishra.

  • Bhopal: Close to 50,000 HIV patients in state; Indore has 10K

    BHOPAL: Despite efforts being made by the state government to control the spread of HIV in Madhya Pradesh, the number of HIV positive patients has increased from 1759 in year 2015 to 3330 in 2016 (August) taking the today number of infected persons in the state to 48101.

  • Students’ creativity comes alive at Balvigyan

    Indore : City schools organised science competition- ‘Balvigyan’ in which students presented their innovative projects and made their respective schools proud by winning a number of awards.

  • Renault Kwid AMT launched at Rs 4.25 lakh

    Renault’s blockbuster hatch finally gets a two-pedal option. Called the ‘Easy-R,’ the Kwid now comes equipped with an automated manual transmission. Notably, the AMT is available only in the top-spec RXT (O) variant priced at Rs 4.25 lakh ex-showroom Delhi* i.e. around Rs 30,000 more than its manual counterpart.

  • Bhopal: HC rejects PIL on SIMI encounter as infructuous

    BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in connection with encounter of SIMI under-trials. The petitioner had sought high-level probe into the incident.

  • Bhopal: Mandis shut, farmers distressed; CM to review

    BHOPAL: Due to closure of Mandis for the last three days, resentment is brewing among the farmers. The farmers are coming to Mandis to sell their Soyabean and Cotton but with traders not having cash due to demonitisation, they are being forced to return empty ended.

  • ‘Denotification will have long term effects on economy’

    Ujjain : A symposium on “Effects of Demonetisation on the Economy” was organised by the department of economics in Government Girls Post-Graduate College, here on Friday. Professors of different subjects of the college participated in the discussions.

  • BJP to lend helping hand in Ujjain

    Ujjain : To avail easy and comfortable exchange of demonetised currency of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes for the citizens, BJP city unit will hold the stalls of potable water and tea outside the bank branches. This was decided at the meeting held under the chairmanship of city president Iqbal Singh Gandhi, on Friday.

  • Clean India Campaign: 55k toilets built in rural areas, 4,748 in city

    Ujjain : District administration has built 55, 000 toilets in the rural areas of the district by October 2016 under Clean India Campaign. Geotag photographs of the toilets have also been uploaded on the website to avoid repetitive payment. 4748 out of 12503 proposed toilets have been built in the city.

  • Banks run out of cash, ATMs remain shut

    BHOPAL: Cash was exhausted in most of the banks and post offices in the city by afternoon on Friday while ATMs did not open as promised by the government, swelling popular resentment. People kept on shuttling between banks for getting the invalidated currency notes changed.

  • Sikh community to hold Jagrati Yatra today

    Ujjain : Sikh community is going to hold Jagrati Yatra in the city on Saturday to mark 350th Prakashotsava of Guru Govind Singh. Community president Surendra Singh Arora and convener Iqbal Singh Gandhi said that Jagrati Yatra had commenced from Patna Sahib and would visit prominent cities of the nation.

  • Anti-Trump protests continue across US

    New York: Thousands of people all across the US continued to march down streets and interstates opposing Republican Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election.

  • MCGM chief under fire for delay in blaze probe

    Mumbai : Eight months after a massive fire raged for nearly a week in the civic run Deonar dumping ground, the Standing Committee members on Friday criticised Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta for failing to acquire the fire reports from the police department.