Free Press Journal
  • Sadananda Gowda

    Union Minister Sadananda Gowda faces the brunt of the demonetisation situation

    Narendra Modi government came up with the plan of demonetisation with a view to eradicate corruption and cancel out all terrorist activities. The thought of demonetising is noble in itself but considering the trouble the common man has to go through, it makes you wonder if the government thought the entire process through.

  • Demonetisation protests: Opposition forms giant human chain outside Parliament

    New Delhi: The Opposition parties on Wednesday put up a united front against the Centre over demonetisation, as they formed a giant human chain outside the Parliament chanting slogans and carrying placards, fervently demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s presence in the House.

  • Parthiv Patel to replace injured Wriddhiman Saha for Mohali Test

    New Delhi: Wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel, who last appeared in Test matches in 2008 against Sri Lanka, will replace injured Wriddhiman Saha in the third Test of the ongoing five-match series against England to be played in Mohali commencing November 26.

  • BCCI vs Lodha: Air of uncertainty needs to be cleared at the earliest

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has to pay a price for the dismissive manner in which its top brass behaved in dealings with the Supreme Court in the initial stages after the Lodha committee appointed by the apex court gave its recommendations for reforms in cricket administration. It was accepted on all hands that there was dire need to rid the country’s richest sports body of rampant corruption. While the

  • Bhopal: BJP wins Shahdol, Nepanagar seats

    BHOPAL: The Bharatiya Janata Party has registered an emphatic win in Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly by-polls, held against the backdrop of demonetisation move.

  • Bhopal: Shahdol, BJP victory margin down in all assembly segments

    BHOPAL: Bharatiya Janata Party may have won the Shahdol Lok Sabha bye-polls but the results have sounded alarm bells for the party, as far as the upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections are concerned. The margin of victory of the BJP, in comparison to Lok Sabha elections 2014 has declined in every single assembly segment.

  • Congress fielding Priyanka Gandhi in UP may betray desperation

    Priyanka Gandhi is taking her time to decide on the Congress’ latest decision to ask her to play a major role in the UP elections and not confine herself to Amethi and Rae Bareli as before. But the fact that the party has finally approached her, points to certain nervousness in the Congress camp. Till now, it had shied away from involving her in the UP campaign in a big way, presumably because such

  • Bhopal: Congress lost Shahdol due to poor management

    BHOPAL: “I take full responsibility for the Nepanagar and Shahdol defeats”, said PCC president Arun Yadav after the announcement of the results of Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Vidhan Sabh a bye-elections here on Tuesday, both of which were lost by the party. The Congress party was not able to match the poll management of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Although the Congress was having a better candidate in Shahdol, but it failed

  • Is the world losing faith in democracy?

    Is the world losing faith in democracy? Confounded by recent political trends like Brexit and the electoral success of right-wing leaders and parties, notably India’s Narendra Modi, France’s Marine Le Pen, USA’s Donald Trump, Germany’s AFD and Poland’s Law and Justice Party, liberal intellectuals fear that democracy is under threat.

  • Bhopal: Ex- Governor Ramnaresh Yadav is no more

    BHOPAL: Ramnaresh Yadav, a former governor of Madhya Pradesh, passed away on Tuesday. He was 89. Yadav breathed his last at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, where was undergoing treatment for respiratory problems. His last rites will be performed at Lucknow on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Water supply may be hit in some areas today, tomorrow

    BHOPAL: The water supply in several areas across the city would be affected on November 23 and November 24, following necessary repairing work in feederman of Kolar project. The feeder main number 1 of the project at MP Nagar would be repaired and its PSP pipe lines would be replaced by MS pipes. The water supply on Nov 23, evening and Nov 24, morning would be affected. Water supply would be affected

  • Bhopal: Rs 4 lakh disappear from ICICI cash van

    BHOPAL: Rs 4 lakh were stolen from a cash van in broad daylight when it was parked at the ATM of ICICI bank situated at Alpana petrol pump under the Manglwara police station on Tuesday evening.

  • Bhopal: Sellers complain of too little change; buyers of too much

    BHOPAL: While the shopkeepers and traders are c omplaining that their business is suffering due to shortage of low denomination notes, the people say that they are finding it difficult to carry Rs 20 and Rs 10 notes and Rs 10 coins in bulk.

  • Bhopal: Petrol pumps refusing demonetised currencies

    BHOPAL: The petrol pumps across the state capital are refusing to take demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes from the costumers and insisting them to take fuel for full amount.

  • Bhopal: Boosting morale of high-performing rural students

    BHOPAL: “After the event a girl came to us and said ‘Thank you, I have received an award for the first time’. It was a moment of pride for us and also an encouragement for conducting more such events”, said Vijay Patidar, founder of Dishanjali organisation, which organised a felicitation program at Badwah and Maheshwar to motivate the students there.

  • Kohli accused of ball tampering, ICC rubbishes

    New Delhi : Allegations of ball tampering levelled against Indian Test captain Virat Kohli by a British tabloid do not hold much ground as per the specific clauses in the ICC’s Rules and Regulations about playing conditions.