Free Press Journal
  • Indore: ‘Morena would not lag behind in development’

    MORENA: District planning committee meeting was held on Saturday in the chairmanship of in charge minister Maya Singh, as the meeting was organised for reviewing the plans, quality of work, implementation of the works and the completion of it, which are going on for the development of the district.

  • Former PM Indira Gandhi remembered Shujalpur

    SHUJALPUR: Congress celebrated 100th birth anniversary of former PM Indira Gandhi at Gandhi park on Saturday. The opening of the programme was done by offering garland on the picture of Indira Gandhi, after that district congress vice chairman Kedar Mewada threw the light on Indira Gandhi’s life.

  • Demonetisation result of power concentration in one man: Rahul

    Allahabad : Concentration of power in the hands of one individual is dangerous for the country and chaos due to demonetisation is a direct result of this, Rahul Gandhi on Monday said in a direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Pak violates ceasefire twice, BSF man succumbs to injuries

    Jammu : A civilian was on Monday injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, while a BSF head constable injured in Sunday’s cross-border firing succumbed to injuries.

  • After long wait, Army receives first lot of bulletproof jackets

    New Delhi : The Indian Army has received the first lot of 20,000 bulletproof jackets for its troops posted in counter-insurgency and anti-militancy operations, after almost eight years of wait, and they have been quickly distributed to various formations.

  • PM has wrong priorities on rail infra development, says Rahul

    New Delhi : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having wrong priorities on developing rail infrastructure, noting that he was busy building Bullet trains, which will be useful for a few thousand people, when there was need to enhance rail safety mechanisms.

  • Bains brothers abandon Sidhu’s front, join AAP

    Chandigarh : Giving a new twist to political alignments in Punjab, two independent legislator brothers who were the founders of the “Awaaz-e-Punjab” with cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Monday announced an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

  • SC & ST govt employees stage ptotest

    New Delhi : Demanding amendments in rules regarding promotion for SC and ST government employees, various organisations working for the rights of these communities staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar here on Monday.

  • Nusli Wadia slaps defamation notice on Tata Sons

    Mumbai: Industrialist Nusli Wadia, an independent director on some Tata Group companies, today served a defamation notice on Tata Sons board asking it to withdraw “false, defamatory and libelous” allegations against him.

  • Goa polls: Parrikar, MLA clash over instability issue

    Panaji : Ahead of Goa polls, Independent MLA Vijai Sardesai has appealed to people not to give a clear mandate to any party, drawing criticism from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who batted for a clear majority for BJP to maintain stability in the politically volatile state.

  • Nitish govt releases annual report card

    Patna : Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday released the first annual report of achievements of Grand Alliance government in Bihar without fanfare in view of Kanpur railway tragedy.

  • Liquor ban: Bihar govt seeks transfer of cases to SC

    New Delhi: The Bihar government on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of all the matters relating to its law banning sale and consumption of all types of liquor, which are pending before the Patna High Court to the apex court.

  • Sack BCCI top officials, make ex-home secretary GK Pillai observer: Lodha panel

    New Delhi: Justice (Retd) R M Lodha-led committee has in its latest report submitted to the Supreme Court that the office-bearers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should be sacked and former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai be appointed as an observer to supervise the Board’s administration.

  • Sabarimala renamed as Sabarimala Sree Ayyappaswamy Temple

    Kochi : Kerala’s renowned hill shrine, the Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, visited by lakhs of devotees from all over India and abroad, will now be known as Sabarimala Sree Ayyappaswamy Temple, the temple administration has said. In a major decision, the Travancore Devaswom Board, which governs the holy shrine, has issued an order changing the name of the temple to Sabarimala Sree Ayyappaswamy Temple.

  • Mumbai: Drop a coin, get a glass of water at Vashi railway station

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s local harbour line got its first water vending machine (WVM) installed on platform number three at Vashi railway station on Monday. This vending machine provides purified drinking water to passengers at a competitive price.