Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: BJP to accept donations digitally but keeps cash door open

    BHOPAL: The state Bharatiya Janata Party, in order to promote cashless transactions in keeping with the wish of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will, henceforth, accept donations only through digital means and cheques. The party is going to start the collection of ‘Aajivan Sahyog Nidhi” from February 11. A target of collecting Rs 11 crore has been set.

  • Raise tax exemption limit for small businesses

    The small industries have been suffering since 2016. The credit given by the banking sector to micro and small industries was growing at the rate of 2.4 percent in January 2016. It declined by (-) 3.8 percent in June 2016. The decline of credit indicates that these are not able to compete with the big industries.

  • Bhopal: Patients desert Sehore hospital as docs refuse to resume work

    BHOPAL: After mass resignation of doctors of Sehore district hospital, patients are facing great inconvenience. The doctors have refused to resume work till BJP leader Jaspal Singh Arora, whose misbehaviour with a doctor had triggered the protest, is expelled from the party.

  • Voting

    Will UP rise above caste prejudice?

    ALTHOUGH Narendra Modi consciously projects himself as the face of “Digital India”,  his seemingly casual references ever so often to his humble roots, to being a “fakir” with a jhola, and to his opposition to the “pink revolution”, shorthand for eating beef, remind listeners of his OBC roots.

  • Bhopal: Patient dies in Bansal Hospital after ‘successful’ surgery

    BHOPAL: The local Bansal Hospital faced outrage of attendants of a patient who died at the hospital on Friday morning.  According to reports, businessman Pradeep Jain was admitted to Bansal hospital on January 18 with a complaint of severe stomach ache. After diagnosis, doctors suggested that Pradeep needed to be operated for colostomy immediately. On January 19, the operation was conducted at by Dr Atul Somaiya.

  • Mumbai: BJP corporator booked for rape

    Bhayander: In a major embarrassment for the ruling BJP in the Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC), the Kashimira police on Friday registered an FIR against  municipal corporator – Anil Bhosale (BJP) for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 44-year-old woman.

  • Bhopal: Dry grass, broken swings; this is Arera Colony park for you

    BHOPAL: Tall dry grass and broken swings are the first things that hit your eye as you enter the sprawling park located in E-5, Arera Colony. Neither the residents of the plush residential locality nor the Bhopal Municipal Corporation are bothered.

  • Bhopal: Rajesh Vyas is president, PC Kothari secretary of Bar association

    BHOPAL: Rajesh Vyas was declared elected president of District Bar Association on Friday. He defeated his nearest rival Indrajeet Rajput by a margin of 243 votes. Vyas is already a member of the state bar council. Sapna Chaudhary has been declared elected as vice-president. She defeated her nearest rival Sunil Simbal by a margin of 245 votes.

  • Mumbai: Shorts protest over college dress code

    Mumbai: The Vidyarthi Bharti Sangathana protested outside the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) women’s college at Churchgate on Friday. These protests were regarding the notice issued by the Principal of the University to students not to dress in an ‘indecent manner.’

  • Donald Trump thanks Hillary Clinton for attending his inauguration

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has thanked his defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton for attending his inauguration saying he was “honoured” by their presence, and urged the attendees to give them a standing ovation.

  • Bhopal: Warmer winds take over; chill to fade

    BHOPAL: The state capital continued to shiver for the second consecutive day on Friday. Though the temperature did not fall but windy weather made stepping out of homes a rather unwelcome idea. Night as well as day temperatures did not reduce any further.

  • Mumbai: Plea seeks sacking of 12 Councillors

    Mumbai: A writ petition has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking termination of appointments of 12 Member of Legislative Councillors (MLCs), who were appointed by the former Maharashtra Governor. The petition has been filed by one Jaganbabu Ganji before the division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Anuja Prabhudessai.

  • Bhopal: Man run over by train at Misrod station

    BHOPAL: A 40-year-old man was killed after he was run over by a train at Misrod station on Thursday night. The body was recovered from Railway track in midnight.

  • Bhopal: SBI credit card turns INR into US dollars

    BHOPAL: An Arera Colony resident made payment through State Bank India (SBI) credit card but received message about transaction in US dollars. No police complaint has been made.

  • Some unkept promises of 2012 by Shiv Sena-BJP

    Mumbai: During every election, political parties strategise their manifestos giving promises to please the voters. However, most often these tall promises remain only on paper. Such has been the case even with the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls of 2012. Free Press Journal recalls the promises that have not seen the light till now.

  • Bhopal: Scindia offered ‘Chappan Bhog’ in belated birthday bash

    BHOPAL: An example of how the followers of political leaders consider them larger than life, was witnessed in Shivpuri. The followers of Jyotiraditya Scindia offered him fifty six types of dishes known as ‘Chappan Bhog’ on his birthday. Scindia’s birthday falls on January 1. Scindia too honoured the feelings of his followers by accepting their offerings. Scindia had come to Shivpuri on Friday. The followers of Scindia, to celebrate his belated birthday,