Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Accused doctor in Shikha Joshi murder seeks advance bail

    Mumbai: The prime accused in model-turned-actress Shikha Joshi’s abetment to suicide case, Dr. Vijay Chandraprakash Sharma, appeared before Sessions Court, Dindoshi on December 29 to seek his anticipatory bail. The next date of hearing in the case is on January 2, 2017.

  • The lost relevance of Left and Right

    What we have been witnessing via Modi, Brexit and Trump is the revenge of the global South. Global North and South are now cultural categories rather than areas on maps. The Trump supporters and Brexit supporters, like the Modi supporters, include a noticeable proportion of those who were outsiders to the cult of globalisation. It is ironical that Trump, a New York billionaire, is the one who managed to position

  • Bhopal: Congress celebrates 131st Foundation Day

    VIDISHA: Congress celebrates 131st Foundation Day on Wednesday, the programme was organised by congress seva dal. All congress men assembled at shaheed stambh. Senior congress men at this moment spoke on 131 years old history of congress. Later on congress seva dal workers and district organiser Surendra Singh Bhadoriya provided food to poor people. Those who spoke in the programme were Dr Mehtabsingh Yadav, Mahendra Verma, Kartarsingh, Virendra Pitaliya, Priyanka Kirar, A

  • Bhopal: Woman ends life, blames hubby in suicide note

    BHOPAL: A 24-year-old married woman committed suicide by hanging herself at Purana Nagar under Govindpura police station on Thursday. Suicide note has also been recovered and as per notes, the deceased attributed her extreme step to dispute with husband who works with a courier company. As per the police, Poonam Singh, 24, hanged herself. Police recovered a suicide note and she blamed family dispute with husband for taking extreme step.

  • Demonetisation: Narendra Modi’s cashless drive has a class bias

    The real reason behind demonetisation may still be shrouded in mystery. And yet everything seems to be falling in place. There has been a calculation behind the so-called currency reform, the cloak of secrecy and the constant shifting of goal posts since November 8, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi administered the shock therapy on an unwilling nation. If the avowed objective was to fight black money and corruption, the sequences in the

  • AIADMK will be on test in coming weeks

    The ‘temporary’ appointment of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s close friend and protégé V K Sasikala as general secretary of the party until her election is formalised has coincided with the Madras High Court questioning the excessive secrecy that surrounded Jayalalithaa’s death. Clearly not happy with the secrecy maintained by people around Jayalalithaa, who was declared to have died on December 5 after 75 days of hospitalisation, a vacation bench

  • Bhopal: One tractor, four dumpers seized

    SHIVPURI: Police are taking the continuous action against sand mafia. Narwar police caught one tractor and four dumpers on Thursday while they were doing illegal sand mining. Police had seized the vehicles. According to the information SP Sunil Kumar Pandey got the information about the illegal mining, then he instructed Karera SDOP Julania for taking an action, after that the police team seized two empty dumpers MP 33 H 1291, MP 33

  • Russian deal with Taliban could hit India

    India’s relationship with Russia has received a few hard knocks in recent months making one wonder what is it that the Russian government is piqued about. Right since independence, the Russians consistently kept Pakistan at arm’s length and stood by India through thick and thin, but of late there are unmistakable signs of a cosy relationship between Moscow and Islamabad at the cost of India. The latest is a meeting held between

  • Bhopal: TI investigates theft that took place at jeweller

    Meghnagar: TI KL Dangi on Wednesday investigated a theft that took place at jeweller Sunil Peecha’s residence on Saturday. SP Mahesh Chandra Jain reached the crime scene as soon as he was informed about the incident. He has asked other jewellers in the town to get CCTVs and night vision cameras installed as a precautionary measure.

  • Bhopal: Education awareness camp concludes 

    Ratlam: A two-day long education awareness camp was organised in Unique Convent School. Around 350 students across the district were given career guidance by Sailana MLA Sangeeta Charel, SP Amit Singh and others.

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    Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries: You can be very successful in expressing your higher principles, whether it is work related or community oriented. You may come up with cost-effective initiatives for your home or company finances.

  • Bhopal: State Cricket Academy player leads to national champ victory

    BHOPAL: Himanshu Shinde of Madhya Pradesh State Cricket Academy, excelled in the victory of Madhya Pradesh team in the under-19 national school cricket championship. Himanshu scored 114 runs and 97 runs against DAV Delhi and Punjab, respectively. Similarly, he made 51 runs and 64 runs against Haryana and Chandigarh, respectively. Madhya Pradesh defeated Chandigarh in the finals and won the championship.  Sports minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia and sports director Upendra Jain have

  • Bhopal: Workshop on doping for players today

    BHOPAL: A workshop on ‘Doping and its side-effects’ will be organised at TT Stadium on Friday. Director general, National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), Navin Agarwal will be the key speaker. Project officer Dr Ankur Gupta will provide necessary information to the players on doping. Sports director Upendra Jain said players and citizens may attend the workshop.

  • Bhopal: Swami Vivkekanand Library holds Wake Up Kid Festival

    BHOPAL: Swami Vivkekanand Library is currently conducting the Wake Up Kid Festival, which runs from December 29 to 31. On the first day of the festival, Purple Turtle storytelling competition, Poetry Slam and Entertainment Quiz events were organised.

  • Bhopal: Courtyard Marriott to host grand New Year Party

    BHOPAL: Courtyard Marriott, Bhopal will host grand parties to welcome 2017. Filled with unlimited fun, food and beverages, these parties are designed to give new experience to its guests.

  • Bhopal: Manipur pottery tower opens at IGRMS

    BHOPAL: Prof. Sarit Kumar Chaudhuri, Director, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal, on Thursday, dedicated to the visitors the newly-built Manipur’s pottery tower (Kumhei Shaktak Phuron) and traditional Kiln (Peghali) of Majuli Island, Assam in Pottery Traditions of India open air exhibition.