Free Press Journal
  • Need to improve connectivity before going cashless

    The government, at the very highest level, needs to reassure people that needless harassment will not happen. More important, there must be generalised confidence that any sign of corruption among tax officials will be dealt with very severely.

  • FPJ Exclusive: Political parties should discuss taxing of funds, says Baba Ramdev

    Witnessing growth in leaps and bounds the always busy but yet cheerful Baba Ramdev, whose Rs 5000 cr Patanjali empire (as on March end 2016) has launched a vigorous expansion plan, talked on a variety of subjects in a brief interview with Sanjeev Ratan Singh at his home, Sant Kutir, in Haridwar. From the issue of taxing income of political parties through contributions to cross border terrorism and the fate

  • Bhopal: Scuffle with patient’s kin, Junior doctors on warpath again

    BHOPAL: Hamidia hospital faced another trouble when junior doctors refused to work after son of a patient who died in the hospital beat a junior doctor on duty on Sunday night. All the junior doctors did not stop working after commissioner Ajatshatru Shrivastav’s assurance to establish police post in the hospital and new dean Dr Deepak Marawi talking to them. To register their protest they wore black armbands on Monday while working.

  • Maharashtra state to set up five new forensic mini labs

    Mumbai: The state forensic science department has decided to start five mini laboratories in various districts that will be useful in providing the scientific evidence in a short period of time.

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    Mumbai: Ex-NCP MLA Ramesh Kadam quits party

    Mumbai: Former MLA Ramesh Kadam has quit NCP alleging that the leadership has “failed to act” against the reported anti-party activities of former minister Bhaskar Jadhav which led to electoral losses in Chiplun municipal council polls.

  • Mumbai: Pravin Nikam, husband of Purva playschool owner, arrested by police

    Mumbai: The Kharghar police arrested Pravin Nikam, the husband of the owner of Purva play school and day center in the Kharghar creche assault case on Monday. Earlier, Priyanka Nikam, the owner of the play school, was arrested where Afsana Shaikh (34), the domestic help hired by her had abused a toddler.

  • Bhopal: I-T to tighten noose around Mahanagar Sahakari Bank

    BHOPAL: Income tax (I-T) department is gearing up to tighten the noose over irregularities in Mahanagar Sahakari Bank post-demonetisation. Evidence collected during I-T survey indicates that the Bank virtually ran business of exchanging notes. I-T sleuths suspect that the Bank, in the name of note exchange, committed serious irregularities. The Bank did not follow the guidelines of Reserve Bank of India.

  • Bhopal: People not hopeful of respite even after end of 50-day period

    BHOPAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to the people to support the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, asking them to bear the “pain” for “50 days” to help him deliver the “India of your dreams”. He declared this at a rally in Goa four days after the note ban on November 13. The Free Press Journal spoke to city folks to know if they think that the cash

  • horoscope

    Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- You may be enthusiastic about certain developments at your work place. Your work will be appreciated by your seniors. You will get a new chance to prove yourself in politics and sports.

  • Mumbai: Security beefed up in the city for New Year celebrations

    Mumbai: The security has been beefed up in Mumbai to ensure crime-free New Year celebrations in the city. Mumbai police officers will work round the clock to keep vigilance on city celebrations on all the streets, city police spokesperson DCP Ashok Dudhe said.

  • Bhopal: Youth tries to throw acid on girl, nabbed

    BHOPAL: The police have arrested a miscreant who was threatening a 15-year-old girl that he will throw acid on her. The investigating officer informed that the culprit Javed alias Shahrukh aged 23 years resident of Talliya, was threatening the girl to accept his love proposal.The girl and her friend use to go to a coaching situated in Moti Mahal, the culprit regularly chase the girls and repeatedly ask to accept the proposal.

  • Bhopal: Key Narmada ‘sevaks’ missing from Seva Yatra

    BHOPAL: Almost a fortnight has passed since the launch of the Narmada Seva Yatra by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan but many known personalities who have been working for the conservation of the River are yet to join it.

  • Mercury dips by 4°C in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Teeth-clattering cold swept the state capital with both maximum and minimum temperatures plunging sharply on Monday. The effect of sharp drop of mercury was more pronounced with temperature both during the day and night decreasing by nearly 4°C. The maximum temperature on Sunday was 26.2°C which was 2°C below normal and on Monday it was recorded at 22.7°C. The temperature during the night on Sunday was 11.8°C and it settled at

  • Bhopal: Six hurt, two vehicles torched as old dispute turns nasty

    BHOPAL: Six people were injured and two vehicles were burnt in a group clash between two neighbours under Jehangirabad police station on Monday. Police have registered cases on complaints filed by both the sides.

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    Mumbai: Govt should promote ‘digital literacy mission’, say experts

    Mumbai: After the demonetisation policy, the central government has been emphasising and coercing the people to go cashless. However, the cyber experts believe that this initiative has given a huge fillip to the cyber crime and hence the government should initiate big ‘digital literacy mission’ to control this menace and the results should be monitored by Prime Minister Office.

  • Bhopal: District level orientation programme tomorrow

    SHIVPURI: The orientation programme of PM housing scheme-Rural will be held on 28 December 2016 at polo ground situated at district head quarters. Sports and Youth Welfare minister Yashodhra Raje Scindia will be the chief guest. PM housing scheme is launched under “sabke liye aawas 2022” from rural development ministry of government of India.

  • Bhopal: Plants gifted to mark Christmas

    SAGAR: Christmas, on the birthday of Jesus Christ, the devotees did the worship from early morning 5:30 to 7:30 at EL Church.

  • Bhopal: School children learn tricks from SP

    HOSHANGABAD: A campaign ‘Pahal’ has been run in the whole district in the direction and guidance of SP in which the tricks and tips against the child torture and harassment is being told to the school children.  Police officers of the rank of SDOP, TI, SI ranks are spreading the awareness to the children and SP himself meet with the children and heard their problems, complaints and replied to their questions. SP

  • Bhopal: Anti-encroachment drive victims meet collector

    NARSINGHPUR: Anti-encroachment drive was taken place at Devakacchar route near by Muktidham on Sunday, in which the slums of the area were removed. Corporate Assu Nema, Ajay Dubey of Aam Admi party, Narayan Mahobia, Manjit Chavda, Abhay Vangatri along with the large number of victims met with the collector at his residence and made him aware about the troubles that are facing by the public.