Free Press Journal
  • Western Railway Employees’ Union women’s meet held in Ujjain

    Ujjain: Regional women’s conference of Western Railway Employees’ Union (WREU) was held on Monday at local railway community hall. At least 800 women representatives from six zones of Western Railway participated in the meet.

  • Ujjain: Government offices to get micro-ATMs

    Ujjain: To promote ‘cashless’ money transactions, collector Sanket Bhondve on Monday said micro-ATMs would be installed in offices at the district headquarters, which have comparatively more number of employees.

  • Ujjain Traffic Woes: Citizens attaining heights, city is not

    Narrow roads, scarcity of parking lots and chaotic traffic have been giving a tough time to Ujjainites since long. While traffic is mostly found moving at snail’s pace on thin city roads, absence of parking lots leaves no choice but to park vehicles on roads further creating roadblocks. With ever increasing standard of living, residents want the administration to end the menace for good. MANASVINI VYAS catches up with citizens…

  • Ujjain: Marathon to set pace of UEC golden jubilee celebrations

    Ujjain: Golden Jubilee celebrations of Ujjain Engineering College will start from Thursday with a 7.5-km Earth Marathon Race along with a 3.5-km Heritage Walk. The programme is being organised by the ex-students of the college.

  • Ujjain: Hindu Mahasabha prez visits city

    Ujjain: On the arrival of national head of Hindu Mahasabha Kamlesh Tiwari, the state unit took out a vehicle rally to welcome him.

  • Rawat’s credentials as Army chief impeccable

    The Army chief designate, Lt. General Bipin Rawat’s credentials for the job should leave no one in doubt that he was eminently suited to be chosen for the coveted office. While supersession for the top Army post has to be rare and supported by strong reasons, that it had not happened since 1983 was no ground for it to not happen now. The rantings and the cries of ‘wolf’ have become so

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    Avert flow of black money to political parties, please

    The Election Commission deserves to be commended for the various suggestions it has been making in recent months to reform the electoral process. The latest one, urging the Centre to ban anonymous contributions of Rs 2,000 and above made to political parties is refreshing because it is aimed to arrest the flow of black money, which was the avowed goal of the Narendra Modi government in its move to demonetise high-value currency

  • Political funding: Indoreans question intention of government

    Indore: Amid ongoing debate seeking greater transparency on political funding, proposal of the Election Commission (EC) to prohibit anonymous donation to parties above Rs 2,000 and tax relief to parties, city residents raised their brows over the intention of Union government and believe that permission of even Rs 2000 anonymous donation to the parties, should also be prohibited.

  • Fake news, fictional spy and false propaganda

    Considering their close relationship with the Pakistanis for decades, it is a little surprising that the Americans have woken up to the phenomenon of fake news only in the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential elections. The Pakistanis are past masters in generating fake news and have been doing it for decades. Even as their forces were getting all set to surrender in Dhaka, the Pakistani newspapers, guided by the editorial skills of

  • Indore: NCTE to withdraw recognition to erring colleges

    Indore: National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has directed its regional committees to withdraw recognition to teacher education colleges that did not fill online affidavit disclosing their available facilities, infrastructure and faculty members.

  • Indore: Man dies under mysterious circumstances

    Indore: A 45-year-old man died under mysterious circumstances at his residence on Monday morning. He was rushed to MY Hospital by his family members where doctors declared him brought dead.

  • 16-year-old girl Nargis Khan hangs self in Indore

    Indore: A 16-year-old girl committed suicide by hanging at her residence under Chandan Nagar police station area on Monday. What drove her to take the extreme step is not yet clear.

  • Ban live coverage, save Parliament

    The Biju Janata Dal MP A.U. Singh Deo has probably set a parliamentary record of sorts for having repeated the first two sentences on demonetisation of his speech on four separate occasions. This is not because the Rajya Sabha MP was perverse but because on four different occasions he rose in his seat to participate in the debate and his voice was drowned out by his fellow Opposition MPs, particularly from the

  • Made in Heaven: When Cupid strikes, religious difference matters little

    Indore: Fighting odds that stood on their way of being together, 38-year-old Amit Pandey and 39-year-old Reshma Talat found their little heaven in Indore. Love makes you look past difference, but true love blinds you in a way that differences don’t exist for you.

  • Mumbai: IIT-B ‘s underwater vehicle wins national competition

    Mumbai: The autonomous underwater vehicle Mathsya made by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-B) Bombay has bagged the first position in the National Institute of Ocean Technology’s (NIOT) Student Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (SAVe) competition held in Chennai on Wednesday.

  • Mumbai: 20 spots left to make the city open-defecation free

    Mumbai: In its bid to make the city open-defection free, the Brihunmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been successful in 98 areas out of the total 118 areas in the city. This comes as a result of a special drive started by the civic body after a report was published in October 2014.