Free Press Journal
  • Stalling of GST is hitting national interest

    The acrimony between the Treasury benches and the Opposition over demonetisation has taken a toll on the Narendra Modi government’s much-touted Goods and Services Tax (GST) too. When the agreement on GST was hammered out after several concerted attempts, it seemed as though it was a done deal after all, but as things stand, there is a strong possibility that GST will miss its April 1, 2017 deadline. Consensus eluded the GST Council, the

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan will inaugurate cable stay bridge on January 26

    BHOPAL: Mayor Alok Sharma said that chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would dedicate the cable stay bridge on the Upper Lake near Kamla Park on January 26. The mayor made the announcement while performing puja before cables fitting in bridge. He said that bridge will be completed by January 26. The bridge is being constructed at a cost of Rs 40 crore. There are 32 points in bridge for the cables of

  • Intrigues in Tamil Nadu, after Jayalalithaa passed away

    The political situation in Tamil Nadu is undergoing some queer twists and turns in the wake of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa’s death earlier this month. As expected the Centre with the BJP in the vanguard is reportedly calling the shots in a determined bid to keep the AIADMK united.

  • Bhopal: BMHRC will not to be handed over to state government

    BHOPAL: A three-member team of department of heath research, including joint secretary Manoj Pant, under secretary SN Sharma and ASO Himanshu Malhotra  from ministry of Health and family welfare visited Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre (BMHRC) and discussed upon the various issues of the hospital staff and the various associations working in the hospital. Headed by joint secretary Pant, the team after inspection of the hospital talked to the hospital management

  • Bhopal: Minor fires at Swaraj residence, petrol pump

    BHOPAL: Some cables lying at the residence of Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at Professor Colony under Shamla Hills police station on Tuesday. In another incident, the petrol dispensing machine of Indian Oil Corporation Petrol pump at Bharat Talkies caught fire on Tuesday evening.

  • Bhopal: Burglars make away with crown of Lord Hanuman

    BHOPAL: A silver crown worth Rs 40,000 was burgled from Hanuman temple under Berasia police station area on Tuesday. Police said that the priest of the temple, Ramdayal Dubey lodged a complaint regarding the burglary after he found the crown over idol was missing at around 5.30am on Tuesday. In another case, sanitary wares worth Rs 50,000 were burgled from a shop near Safia College under Kotwali police station area on Tuesday.

  • Demonetisation effect: Laughing all the way to the bank and back

    The gelastic release of tension through social media buffoonery shouldn’t lull the government into a false sense of security. Humour speaks truth to power. It ridicules and undermines the powerful. It is a potent form of vox populi, beyond the scope of repression. The hilarity doesn’t make it any less serious a commentary on the performance of the ruling dispensation.

  • Bhopal: Five-day Van Mela from December 20

    BHOPAL: Forest department and Rajya Laghu Vanopaj Sangh will organise ‘International Van Mela’ from December 20 at Lal Parade Ground in the city. Union minister of state for forests, Anil Madhav Dave will inaugurate the Mela. Forests minister Dr Gaurishankar Shejwar will preside over the programme. Cooperatives minister Vishwas Sarang and Laghu Vanopaj Sangh’s chairman Mahesh Kori will be special guests. The Mela will conclude on December 24.

  • Bhopal: Two caught with Rs 15 lakh

    BHOPAL: Balaghat Kotwali police trapped two youths with Rs 15.40 lakh on Tuesday. Amit Kaware and Abhishek Saraf of Balaghat were found involved in this racket.

  • Bhopal: Effect of demonitisation

    NARSINGHPUR: After demonitisation, numbers of cheques are increasing in the banks but the banks are not able to clear them, daily most of the people come at the bank but the employees are helpless.

  • Bhopal: Employment fare today

    SHIVPURI: An employment fare will be organised on Wednesday on the premises of the employment office in front of district court from morning 11 am to 4 pm. Different private companies will do the recruitment of computer operator, machine operator, salesman, insurance agent, security guard, trainees etc. the candidates can attend the fare and can take the benefit of it.

  • Medical Council polls: Doctors can’t vote from their work stations, Bombay HC

    Mumbai: In a setback to resident doctors, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant any liberty to doctors across the State for casting their votes in the Medical Council elections, from their work stations. The court also refused to interfere in the election process of the Maharashtra Medical Council elections, which are scheduled to take place on December 18.

  • Adovocate General appointment by end of month, State tells Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: After a delay of nearly nine months, the state government will now finally get a face to represent it in the courts. The government has filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court stating that it would be appointing an Advocate General (AG) by the end of this month.

  • Bhopal: Cashless society will lead to financial security, check tax evasion

    BHOPAL: A workshop on ‘Cashless Bharat Abhiyaan’ was organised here at BJP state office Pt Deendayal Parisar, under the aegis of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha and IT department. BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan, inaugurating the workshop, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made announcement of demonetisation which has brought relief and safety to honest people. Chouhan said those who have connection, directly or indirectly, with black money are frustrated and misleading