Free Press Journal
  • Opposition corners BJP over Sakshi Maharaj’s comment on Muslim

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday termed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sakshi Maharaj’s comment on Muslims ‘offensive’ and said it would bring the issue to the notice of the Election Commission.

  • Mumbai Marathon: Nearly 3,000 Puneites gear up for the event

    There is a substantial rise in the number of Marathon runners from Pune for the 14th edition of Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon which is to be held on January 15th. As many as 3,000 Puneites will be participating in the grand event, which boasts of having a price money of US$3,84,000 and has been among the leading races in India, since it was launched in 2004.

  • Madras HC confirms Rs 28 crore penalty on Sasikala’s nephew Dinakaran

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today confirmed an order of FERA Appellate Board imposing a penalty of Rs 28 crore on former AIADMK MP and party General Secretary V K Sasikala’s nephew T T V Dinakaran in a case initiated by the Enforcement Directorate in 1996.

  • China evaluates emergency response to fight urban pollution

    Beijing: China is evaluating emergency plans of its 20 cities, including Beijing, in dealing with heavy air pollution amid criticism that officials shun putting out high alerts to avoid taking action against erring factories.

  • Democratic National Convention: Day One

    Diversity makes us who we are: Michelle Obama

    Washington: US first lady Michelle Obama has asked the American people to remember that the US “glorious diversity” was “not a threat to who we are, it makes us who we are”.

  • Maharashtra, Lok sabha polls, MLC polls, Shiv sena, BJP, Tit for tat fight, Shrinivas Vanga, Chintaram Vanga,

    Mumbai: BMC polls to be a Shiv Sena vs BJP battle, say political observers

    Mumbai: The upcoming elections to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will be a trial of survival for the ruling Shiv Sena while ally BJP, which is now the dominant partner in Maharashtra, is seeing the electoral battle to take control of Asia’s richest civic body to create space for itself in the city’s political landscape.

  • Putin ordered campaign to influence prez election: US intel

    Washington: The US intelligence community in a new declassified file today accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering an “influence campaign” to help Donald Trump win the White House and denigrate his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a bid to undermine public faith in the American democratic process.

  • Bhopal: MP tops in infant mortality, yet again

    BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh has again earned the dubious distinction of being the state with the highest infant mortality rate in the country. According to the Sample Registration Survey of 2015, Madhya Pradesh has the highest infant mortality rate (50) followed by Assam (47) and Odisha and Uttar Pradesh (46 each).

  • Bhopal: Guards shooing away people from RBI office main gate

    BHOPAL: If you had believed in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s categorical announcement that the commercial banks will exchange notes till December 31, 2016 and the RBI till March 31, 2017; you are in for a shock.

  • Bhopal: Treasury may ban withdrawals before March

    BHOPAL: The state treasury, in view of the financial crisis gripping the state, may stop accepting bills for payment before March this year. A ban on making new purchases, imposed by the finance department, is in place since December 31.

  • Bhopal: No woman grows up in India without facing unpleasant situations

    BHOPAL: The news of mass molestation on New Year eve in Bengaluru was followed by a video of molestation of a girl on a street in Bengaluru and Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar area on the same night. In the case of mass molestation and Delhi molestation, no arrests were made whereas in the case of molestation of girl, four boys have been arrested.

  • Bhopal: RSS chief to spend three days in MP

    BHOPAL: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, Mohan Bhagwat is arriving on a three-day state visit from January 8 to 10.  Bhagwat would take stock of the works done by various units of Bharat Bharati School in Betul. Murlidhar, an RSS volunteer, had established Bharat Bharati School in 1959 and the School had students from across the country. A trust, comprising of RSS people, runs this School. Bhagwat would see the works done

  • Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Students studying for their computer, electronic and electrical engineering studies tend to well while scholars who are conducting research work will gain popularity.

  • Bhopal: ‘Even in Hitler’s Germany people were free to use their money’

    BHOPAL: The President of India has stated that due to demonetisation, the Indian economy will be slowed down, thus vindicating the stand of the Congress, said party leader Harminder Singh Lovely while addressing a public meeting near the Collectorate on Friday.

  • Kerala, TN, Rapti Sagar not to touch Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Several trains passing through the Bhopal railway division have been cancelled or diverted following derailment of a goods train near Vihirgaon under Secunderabad division of South Central Railways.

  • Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has evolved over the time, says Rajan Shahi

    Popular maker Rajan Shahi is definitely a happy man as his show ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ is running for the last eight years and the new cast which has actors like Parul Chauhan, Sachin Tyagi, Nupur Joshi and Rishi Dev has been appreciated by the audience.