Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Four farmers, two students end life every day in state

    BHOPAL: Minister for home, Bhupendra Singh, replying to a written question in state Assembly on Wednesday, said that four farmers and two students are committing suicides every day in the state. Singh said as many as 3469 cases of suicides in past five months took place in the state. These cases include 252 farmers, 279 agriculture workers and 281 students. Singh said most of these incidents took place as an outcome of

  • Bhopal: Government regards eight SIMI activists slain in encounter as undertrials

    BHOPAL: The eight SIMI activists, alleged to be ‘terrorist’, who were gunned down in an encounter, were mentioned as ‘undertrial’ in the government’s reply made in the state assembly on Wednesday. The SIMI activists absconded from Bhopal Central Jail after killing one head constable on October 31 and were killed in the encounter at Mankikhera village in the morning.  Former chief minister Babulal Gour and Congress MLAs Bala Bacchan, Jeetu Patwari, Ramniwas

  • Bhopal: Mishra secures bail in CM defamation case

    BHOPAL: High Court, on Wednesday, has granted anticipatory bail to Congress spokesman KK Mishra in connection with a defamation case filed against him by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over SS Mineral.

  • Meritocracy is only incidental in India, Modi and Jayalalithaa are rare

    In State after State, despite the country being a democracy and there being a fair political process of elections in place, influential families are ruling the roost. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and late Jayalalithaa, who rode the political stage like a colossus for three decades before she passed away recently in Chennai, had one thing in common even as they shared a close rapport with each other — both were completely self-made and displayed

  • Happy Birthday Dharmendra – Bollywood’s first ‘He-man’

    Bollywood actor Dharmendra turns 81 today. Dharmendra is the ultimate he-man and action king of Bollywood and his dialogue “Kutte mein tera khoon pi jaunga” has become very famous with his name in the Bollywood. The yesteryear superstar has successfully managed to impress audience with acting in those times. Dharmendra was not only famous as a action hero but also popular for romantic and comic roles.

  • Bhopal: Singh, Swaraj to appear before CJM

    BHOPAL: The Bhopal Collector Moti Singh and SP Swaraj Puri will appear in CJM court on Thursday  for letting prime accused and the then Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson flee the country, immediately after the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster.

  • Bhopal: Owners of eateries not using dustbins should be fined

    BHOPAL: Businessmen having their establishments in Mata Mandir market said that heavy penalty should be imposed on eateries if they do not put their own dustbins. Such decision must be taken to the businessman fall in line. Otherwise, customers would dump the used disposable plates, cups and it would cause unhygienic atmosphere.

  • Bhopal: Body of Maharashtra resident recovered

    BHOPAL: The Bilkhiria police on Wednesday recovered a highly decomposed body of a man who had hanged himself. The deceased had come from Amrawati, Maharashtra, to attend Ijtima. The body is supposed to be four to five days old.

  • Bhopal: Police to probe call details in paramour murder case

    BHOPAL: Kamla Nagar police will probe into the call details in the shoot-out case in which paramour was shot dead when he was caught in compromising position with the wife of the accused. Police has also registered a case of rape against deceased as woman had leveled the allegation that deceased had made forceful entry into room to outrage the modesty.

  • Bhopal: STF announces 5k reward for fake recruitment accused

    BHOPAL: Special Task Force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh Police has announced an award of Rs 5000 on the arrest of an accused, who is absconding in a case of fake recruitment in railways. The accused, Himanshu Shekhar is a resident of Bilasi town, Deodhar, Jharkhand. Various cases have been registered against the accused in the police station, Shymala Hills and police station, Habibganj of Bhopal district.

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    Mumbai: Budget for BMC schools triples, yet enrolments fall 45%

    Mumbai: In the last seven academic years since 2008-09, enrollment in municipal schools in class 1 has fallen by 45 percent. This, despite the fact, that BMC is spending more on its students than even some private schools do.

  • Bhopal: Scrap godown gutted, reason unknown

    BHOPAL: Goods worth lakhs of rupees were gutted in fire break out at scrap papers godown located in a three storey building at Categorized Market in the afternoon on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Nobody will be deprived of education

    NASRULLAGANJ: Maa Sundar Devi woman Welfare Committee organised a programme for distribution of notebook on Tuesday at High School Panchor. The chief guest of the occasion was Guruprasad Sharma who introduced CM schemes to the students. Encouraging the students, he said that this committee is of Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s son Kartikey Chouhan who is serving the humanity, which is the greatest virtue. To serve the society, education is very essential. He said

  • Bhopal: 24 minor girls gang-raped in Sagar

    BHOPAL: Home minister Bhupendra Singh replying to a question in the assembly on Wednesday said 24 minors were gang-raped and one girl was murdered in around 18 months in Sagar division. 2,247 women and 1,200 men have been gone missing in this period, he said. MLA Pratap Singh had raised the question that how many men, women and children have gone missing and how many minor girls have been gang raped in

  • Bhopal: District Bar Association election date to be decided today

    BHOPAL: The date for elections of District Bar Association will be finalized in a meeting which is to held on Thursday. However, January 17, 2017, has been proposed for the elections and senior advocate Harish Mehta has been made Chief Election Officer.

  • Bhopal: Tourism Welcome Centre to be more attractive and modern

    SHIVPURI: Collector Omprakash Shrivastav did the inspection of Tourism Welcome centre on Wednesday and inquired about the programmes organised by District Tourism Promotion Committee. During the inspection he instructed the concerned officials for the cleanliness of the centre. He said that the Centre would be made modern and attractive so that more and more tourist visit the heritage places and tourist spots of the district. The centre aims at encouraging the local

  • Bhopal: Disabled persons get mere assurance, continue sit-in

    BHOPAL: A delegation of agitating disabled persons called on the chief minister’s OSD AK Bhatt on Wednesday for fulfillment of their three-point demands including Rs 3000 pension per month and either job or unemployment allowance.

  • Bhopal: Thieves strike at vacant house

    BHOPAL: Burglars struck at a locked house at Malviya Nagar under Jehangirabad police station area and made away with cash and other household items, police said on Wednesday.