Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Revenue falls, state may curtail budget

    BHOPAL: Demonetisation has adversely impacted the finances of the state government. Post-demonetisation, the revenue collection in the state is going southwards – so much so that the state government may have curtail the budget for 2017-18. At a meeting between chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and additional chief secretary, Finance AP Shrivastava on Thursday, Chouhan was apprised of the  financial situation of the state.

  • Bhopal: What is ‘herbal’ about jackets, kitchenware, jewellery

    BHOPAL: The stalls selling different general items other than herbs and shrubs hardly serve the purpose of International Herbal Fair being held at Lal Parade Ground. However, local businessmen have stalls of sweets in the middle of the fair and selling herbal laddoo (Soth laddoo) for Rs 40 per piece (50grms). Even they are selling jaggery and dry fruits. Because such items are easily available in the local market so such stalls

  • Bhopal: Half-a-dozen ministers involved in Mahanagar bungling says Arun Yadav

    BHOPAL: A political tug-of-war has begun over I-T raids at the residence and business establishments of BJP leader Sushil Vaswani. The Congress state president Arun Yadav has alleged that half-a-dozen ministers are involved in irregularities committed by Vaswani’s Mahanagar Bank.

  • Mumbai: Ambedkar’s outfit will contest polls in Punjab

    Mumbai: Prakash Ambedkar-led Bharip Bahujan Mahsangh (BBM), which has only one legislator in Maharashtra has decided to contest 40 seats in the Punjab assembly polls. The party has no presence outside Akola and Washim district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Prakash is the grandson of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, who drafted the Indian Constitution. The Punjab assembly poll is scheduled in February next year.

  • Dangal: Make way for a monster Friday

    With Christmas round the corner, it’s the second last Friday of the year and probably the next Friday you’ll be in a mood for the New Year’s eve. Making use of the perfect weekend, is coming Aamir Khan’s Dangal. With no competition from any Hindi cinema or any regional films, Dangal will be the sole winner of this weekend and also the last blast of 2016.

  • Mumbai: Rubina Memon’s plea for furlough rejected

    Mumbai: In a setback to Rubina Memon, one of the accused in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, the Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected her plea for furlough.

  • Mumbai: Modi is an ‘agent’ of foreign firms, says Congress state chief

    Mumbai: In a sharp attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress in-charge of the State, Mohan Prakash, has accused Modi of working as an ‘agent’ of foreign companies including PayTM, Visa and Mastercard. He claimed these companies take more than Rs 4 lakh crore out of the country by way of commission through online transaction after demonetisation.

  • Bhopal: Mansarovar Dental College students stage demonstration, demand justice

    BHOPAL: The students of Mansarovar Dental College protested the college working which gave them admission without following the rules on Thursday. The High Court, Jabalpur has terminated the admission of students who were given admission through management quota on December 19.

  • Bhopal: Foundation day of Central Bank of India celebrated

    BHOPAL: Various programmes were organised on the occasion of 106th Foundation Day of Central Bank of India at Bank’s regional office. Deputy regional manager VK Tripathi administered oath to banking personnel before the statue of Bank’s founder Sorabji Pochkhanawala.

  • Bhopal: No respite in sight from intense cold in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: There was no respite from intense cold in the state capital as well as other parts of the state on Thursday. It was frosty atmosphere in morning hours in the state capital. It was a huge relief for tiny tots as most of the schools have closed for Christmas holidays.

  • Bhopal: Hunger Project holds meet of women panch, Sarpanch

    BHOPAL: A four-day meeting of women Panch and Sarpanch began here on Thursday under the aegis of The Hunger Project, India. Issues related to developmental works, strategy to execute them at ground level and strengthening of organisation were discussed.

  • Bhopal: BSNL to give discount on online bill payment

    BHOPAL: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, with the objective to promote cashless payment, has launched the facility of online payment for landline, broadband and mobile bills as well as recharge of pre-paid mobile. Customer concerned may make online payment by website and by using ‘MY BSNL App’. The customers making payment before set date will be given discount of 0.75 per cent on bill amount, excluding service tax. The discount will be

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    Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukherjea wants to share her wealth

    Mumbai: From being a ‘filicide’ for killing her own daughter Sheena Bora, Indrani Mukherjea has now become a ‘fairy godmother.’ On Thursday, Indrani told a special Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) court about her desire to donate her organs and 75 per cent of her total wealth to deprived women.