Free Press Journal
  • Indore: ‘Sewa’ a source of humility & inspiration for youngsters

    Indore: Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary was celebrated in gurdwaras across the city amid Shabad Kirtan and recital of Guru Granth Sahib on Sunday. Being a holiday, a large number of working professionals too participated in the event.

  • China’s shielding of Masood a shame

    In a move that is dismissive of India’s sensitivity and supportive of Pakistan’s encouragement of terror against India, China has, for the third time, extended its ‘technical hold’ on India’s move to get Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar listed as a terrorist by the United Nations. The extension came two days before expiry of the hold. Azhar is an accused in the Parliament terror attack case and, more recently, the mastermind in the Pathankot

  • Indore: Follow France to popularise organ donation

    Indore: For saving lives of many, the government of France has made their residents by default organ donors and has given them a choice to opt out of the law.

  • BJP must redeem promiseof electoral reforms

    The two-day BJP national executive meeting held late last week was an exercise in back-patting in a tone that was strongly self-congratulatory. With elections in five states including the electorally-significant state of Uttar Pradesh round the corner, it was clearly deemed to be no occasion for introspection. While gloating over the success of demonetisation in its economic resolution, the party termed its aftermath a “sacred movement” during which the masses accepted the temporary suffering

  • Indore: Youth booked for girl’s death

    INDORE: Banganga police have registered a case of abetting suicide against a youth in connection with the death of a girl some time ago.

  • Reward announced on arrest of SP MLA’s brothers in murder case

    Balrampur (UP) : Police on Sunday announced a reward of Rs 2,500 on information leading to the arrest of two brothers of Samajwadi Party MLA Jagram Paswan in connection with the alleged killing of a man in a road rage incident.

  • Oscars

    Technical achievement Oscar for Indian-American

    Indian-American Parag Havaldar, a computer engineer from IIT Kharagpur, is part of the Academy Awards’ list of winners for Technical achievement, says PTI. The list of 18 achievements was recently announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its 2017 Scientific and Technical awards and Havaldar is honoured for the development of expression-based facial performance-capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks.

  • BJP demands arrest of Imam for Modi fatwa

    Kolkata : The BJP in West Bengal has lodged a police complaint against an Imam of Kolkata for issuing a ‘fatwa’ against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded his immediate arrest.

  • Indore: Youth shot at by agriculture farm caretaker

    Indore: A youth was shot at and injured by a caretaker of an agriculture farm in Kshipra area on Sunday. They had an argument over an old rivalry which led to the shooting. Police have registered a case and a search is on for the accused.

  • Cong to blame for rise of Punjab terrorism: Jaitley

    Amritsar : Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday blamed Congress for the rise of terrorism during the 1980s in Punjab and said it was the alliance forged between the SAD and BJP which provided a healing touch to the people of the state. The Congress fought the 1984 elections on the plank of communalism, Jaitley alleged, adding that the party pitted the people of Punjab against one another.

  • Duty of judge to sustain judicial balance for adjudication: SC

    New Delhi : The duty of a judge is to sustain judicial balance and not to cause trauma to the adjudication process, the Supreme Court has ruled while setting aside an order of the Hyderabad High Court directing the police not to arrest three accused in a riot case. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also said courts should oust “unscrupulous litigants” from invoking the inherent jurisdiction of the court at the

  • Indore: Gulshan murder case accused held

    Indore: One of the accused of notorious Gulshan murder case, who subsequently escaped during a court hearing, was nabbed by a team of Crime Branch from Pune.

  • Achuthanandan let off with a warning yet again

    Thiruvananthapuram : Veteran CPI-M leader V S Achuthanandan on Sunday got away with yet another warning with the party leadership asking him to behave and adhere to party discipline.

  • 16 women raped, assaulted by police in C’garh: NHRC

    Bastar (Chhattisgarh) : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prima facie found 16 women victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh’s tribal Bastar region. The NHRC has issued showcause notices to the state government to explain as to why it should not recommend interim monetary relief of Rs. 37 lakh to them.

  • Govt cracking down on illegal recruitment agencies for overseas jobs: VK Singh

    Bengaluru : The Centre is coming down “hard” upon illegal recruitment agencies for overseas jobs, especially for the gulf region, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said here on Sunday.  The Minister said the department will be creating a national repository that can be used by foreign employers or officials for verification of educational qualifications of those seeking employment or employed abroad.