Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Government shuts door on Karnawat

    BHOPAL: Minister of state for general administration, Lal Singh Arya, speaking at a press conference here on Friday, said that the state government will no longer hold any talks with the suspended IAS officer Shashi Karnawat, who is on an indefinite fast demanding her reinstatement.

  • Bhopal: Vyapam case, hearing on disk tampering on December 14

    BHOPAL: The Supreme Court will open the sealed envelope containing the report of Central Forensic Laboratory, Hyderabad on the tampering with the computer hard disk related with the Vyapam case on December 14.

  • Bhopal: Government buying costly power, selling it cheap

    BHOPAL: MLA Jitu Patwari, during discussion on a call attention motion in the House on Friday, said that the state government was buying power at higher rates and selling it at lower rates. Patwari said the Western Power Distribution Company, citing a loss of Rs 3000 crore from transmission losses in 2013-14, had filed a petition for tariff hike. Patwari alleged that consumers would have to bear the burden of poor management

  • Bhopal: Cold wave in east MP, Damoh shivers at 4.4°C

    BHOPAL: Cold wave lashed many districts of eastern part of the state on Friday. Nearly 4.4°C minimum temperature was recorded at Damoh and it was lowest in the state. Cold wave is likely to prevail at isolated places over Rewa division and Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur, Panna, Damoh, Betul districts in the next 24 hours.

  • Bhopal: Action under IPC for not having toilets at home

    SHUJALPUR: To make the block ODF under swachchta campaign, notices have been issued to the families which do not have toilets at homes. CEO of Janpad Panchayat Shujalpur Dolly Parteti said that the notices are being served on all such families. She said that action will be taken against the families which do not start the construction of the toilet by 10 December, under sections 269, 270 and 336 of IPC, which

  • Bhopal: Demonetisation translates into forced savings for these students

    BHOPAL: For the last one month, demonetisation is the sole topic of discussions in social groups. Students said that this was the month of savings for them. They could not spend because either they did not have change or worse still, no money at all. They also feel that Modi’s idea of making the economy cashless will fail because of lack of infrastructure. The e-banking options are too complex and the available apps block

  • Stay clear of law-making, bench tells judges

    It is heartening that a bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Amitava Roy has expressed concern over courts dabbling in policy and law-making which are outside their scope. Under the separation of powers worked out by the Constitution, these are not within the sphere of operation of the judiciary but some courts and specific judges have been encroaching on the powers of the executive and the legislature with impunity.

  • Outlawing triple talaq is a progressive step

    The Allahabad High Court’s strong comment on the practice of “triple talaq” among Muslims in India, saying that this form of “instant divorce” is ‘cruel’ and “most demeaning” may hurt some male chauvinists and tradition-bound clerics but there is no denying that it is a product of well-intentioned thought. The single-judge bench of the high court of Justice Suneet Kumar said “Muslim law, as applied in India, has taken a course contrary to the

  • Bhopal: Tin Shed Market looks like open pub; vendors ruining ambience

    BHOPAL: The Tin Shed market looks like a sprawling open pub as people consume liquor in cars and dump bottles on the road. Traders want that the market should be put in order first before washing the area under the “Mera Pran: Bhopal No-1” campaign.

  • Demonetisation: No relief from black money

    You cannot train a wild horse in an open field. Trainers erect borders around a field before they start whipping a wild horse. The stated purpose of demonetisation was to rid the country of the menace of black money. Presumption was that politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen holding large amounts of black money will not be able to convert it into white and they will suffer huge losses. They will not dare to indulge in

  • Bhopal: Four killed in 2 mishaps near Buddhist varsity

    BHOPAL: Four bike-borne persons were killed in two different road accidents in Raisen district on Friday.  Two died in Mandideep when a dumper hit bike riders while two teachers died after a passenger bus hit them near Buddhist University under Sanchi police station.

  • Bhopal: 1000-year-old temples discovered in Raisen

    BHOPAL: BS Wakankar Archaeological Research Institute of Archaeology Department has discovered idols belonging to the 10th and 11th centuries in village Ichawar of the Raisen district. Two temples built in Parmar-Kalchuri style, along with more than 30 ancient and rare idols and pillars have also been found.

  • Secular nationalism over religious bigotry in Indonesia

    There is evidence at the apparently deserted 9th century Hindu temple complex at Prambanan in central Java to suggest that Indonesia can yet be saved from Islamic fundamentalism.

  • Nervousness never lets Vaani Kapoor be overconfident

    She ventured into Bollywood in 2013 with Yash Raj Films’ “Shuddh Desi Romance” and now, three years later, has bagged a film directed by Aditya Chopra. Actress Vaani Kapoor says that she does get nervous about her movies doing well or not, but added that it’s this nervousness that ensures she does not become over confident.

  • Bhopal: Income tax officials record statements

    HOSHANGABAD: On Friday, income tax officer Vilas Dharmadhikari, income tax inspector Dipak Kasotiya and SK Singh of income tax investigation team have entered the statement of Rahul Chelani and Kapil Chelani. It was said that Rahul Chelani did not give the satisfactory answer to the officers; they said their CA would give the all information and calculation of Rs 43 lakhs. The officers saw the currency and also match the serial number

  • Bhopal: Neha Marwaya takes over charge as CEO

    SHIVPURI: IAS officer Neha Marwaya has taken over the charge of CEO of district panchayat on Friday. Before this, she had worked on the post of upper mission director in State Education Centre, Bhopal; she is the IAS officer of 2011 bench. After taking the charge she met with collector Omprakash Shrivastav and talked regarding the schemes which are going on in the district.

  • Yoga

    Wellness through Meditation — M B Ratnannavar

    Sahaja meditation is unique and simple. Once one understands and follows sincerely and regularly, he gets self-realisation and connected to the cosmic energy through sahasrara (limbic area). He is beneficiary in many ways. One of this may be his wellness. Today importance of wellness is known by all and they try to maintain good health.

  • Bhopal: Child crushed by tanker

    MORENA: A tanker hit one-and-a-half-year-old child of a labourer on Friday. The child died at the spot. Pintu Adiwasi is the labour in an oil factory of Morena he has come from Chitrakut with the family. His little child Rajkumar alias Raj was died when a high speeding oil tanker, UP 83 AT 4576 hit the child due to the negligence of driver at KS square, Agra Mumbai national highway, the oil