Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Truck with notes creates chaos

    Indore: Rumours of theft of a truck loaded with banned created chaos like situation in Khajrana area on Tuesday night when the police chased and nabbed the  truck at MR-9 Square.

  • Indore: Government hints at indirect students union polls

    Indore: Higher education minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya reiterated that students union polls would be conducted in institute of higher learning next year but signaled at holding indirect polls like held five years ago.

  • NJGB celebrates Foundation Day in Indore

    Indore: As a part of foundation day celebrations, Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank (NJGB) organised a unique quiz programme for children of 50 schools of Indore. The programme was held on November 14 at Hotel Amar Vilas.

  • Vidyasagar School organises annual exhibition in Indore

    Indore: Vidyasagar School organised its 26th annual exhibition on November 13 which was inaugurated by director-Jain Group of Institutions PS Dixit. He was accorded warm welcome by school principal Dinesh Sharma and student’s council.

  • Black Money

    Black Money Clean-up: Hand of law equally heavy on all?

    It is a sad day for India that even on an issue like an all-out assault on black money Parliament is divided and the Opposition has failed to commend the ruling dispensation on a worthy step. The acrimony that marked the GST tangle was interrupted by a lull in mud-slinging which allowed the Bill to be finally passed. Now, however, the recrimination has returned and instead of being patted on the back

  • SVVV to hold national conference in Indore

    Indore: Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya (SVVV) will conduct a national conference on November 19. ‘Human potential and demographic dividend: challenges and opportunities in training and development’ will be the theme of the conference.

  • Demonetisation: Short-term brilliance, long-term pain

    On the night of 8 November, Prime Minister Modi dropped a bombshell. He announced through a national TV address that the government was demonetising Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes from that midnight. The stated objective was to unearth and impound stockpiles of black money.

  • Demonetisation: Rs 100 cr gold sold by 15 jewellers within hours of note ban

    BHOPAL: The income tax department conducted surveys on 15 jewellers across the state on Wednesday. The investigations by I-T authorities have revealed that gold costing around Rs 100 crore was sold in exchange of old notes within hours after the demonetisation. It has been discovered by matching stocks of these jewelers that 3 quintals of gold was sold.

  • Restoring CBSE Class 10 board exams makes perfect sense

    Union HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar’s move to reintroduce the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X board examinations from the 2017-18 academic session compulsorily makes perfect sense. The erstwhile UPA government had erred grievously in making it optional for CBSE students. The students could and still can choose either school-based exams or board-based ones.

  • Demonetisation impact: Sensex dip should prove to be temporary

    The crash of the Bombay Stock Exchange sensitive index to a five-month low of 26,298 on Wednesday and the loss of an estimated three lakh crores in market capitalisation a day prior are reflections of the panic in the Indian stock markets following the Modi government’s all-out assault on black money through demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes.

  • Demonetisation: families struggle to meet marriage expenses

    BHOPAL: The marriage season is here with all its hullaballoo and flurry of last-minute purchases. The homes where marriages are due are abuzz with activities. There are a hundred things to done.

  • Demonetisation: Visitors stay away from tourist hangouts in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Demonetisation has not just affected the markets but has also kept people from enjoying their holidays and weekends. The popular tourist and picnic spots of the city like Van Vihar, Tribal Museum, Boat Club and IGRMS witnessed very less visitors in last one week.

  • Bhopal: Most complaints relate to harassment at workplace

    BHOPAL: On the first day of the hearing of Women’s Commission here on Wednesday, 17 out of 35 cases were heard by the bench headed by Chairperson Lata Wankhede. A majority of cases were of harassment at workplace.