Free Press Journal
  • Jallikattu held in shadow of protests in Tamil Nadu, 2 killed several injured

    Chennai/Madurai: Two persons were killed and scores injured during Jallikattu held on Sunday in the shadow of widespread protests as an ordinance failed to end the six-day -long agitation with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam forced to make a retreat without inaugurating the main event at Alanganallur following demand for a permanent resolution.

  • Ujjain: Married woman commits suicide

    Ujjain: A 30-year-old married woman committed suicide by consuming poison. According to information, Mamata (30), wife of Dilip Thakur, resident of Bajrang Nagar took some poisonous thing at home on Saturday. On worsening the condition of the woman, family members rushed her to hospital where she died during treatment. On being informed, Chimanganj Mandi police reached the hospital and interrogated the family members who had left the dead body at the hospital.

  • Ujjain: NIA interrogates suspects in city; SP rubbishes claim

    Ujjain: Two suspects of Indore-Patna Express accident case from Mehdipur, near here, was interrogated by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), which has been investigating the case as it suspects SIMI hands behind the deadly accident.

  • 39 killed, over 50 injured as Hirakhand Express derails

    Kuneru: At least 39 people were killed and 69 injured when the engine and nine coaches of Jagdalpur -Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express jumped the tracks near Koneru in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district around 11 p.m. on Saturday night, with the railways suspecting sabotage behind the derailment, the third in as many months.

  • Ujjain: Ramghat earns ‘no vehicle zone’

    Ujjain: Ujjain municipal corporation declared Ramghat as ‘no vehicle zone’ on Sunday. Now, only pedestrians can reach Ramghat and all the roads approaching Ramghat have been closed for vehicles.

  • Ujjain: 2 dead bodies found near river Chamla

    Ujjain: A body of a man was recovered from river Chamla on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Hemraj (35), resident of village Itawa. According to villagers, Hemraj was a beggar and used to stay near a village temple.

  • UP electioins 2017: Congress clinches ride on SP cycle in UP

    Lucknow: Capping days of feverish parleys, Congress and Samajwadi Party on Sunday forged an alliance to contest the UP Assembly polls together. At a joint press conference here, leaders the two parties said SP will contest 298 of the 403 seats and Congress the remaining 105.

  • Ujjain: Second-hand auto industry yet to recover from demonetisation blues

    Ujjain:  Demonetisation has dealt a fatal blow to fledgling second-hand automobile market in India. Several small players have been thrown out of business. Only big players have managed to survive the note ban but with severe scars. Before demonetisation, industry was growing at the rate of 15%. The ouster of small players in post note-ban scenario had given an impetus to online sale of used automobiles.

  • Ujjain: Lovers held for abducting man, demanding ransom

    Ujjain: A person was held captive in a building by a youth and his girlfriend for ransom. According to information, Rajesh Jatiya, resident of Kilkipura Nagda, was held captive in a building and severely beaten up by the duo.

  • Ujjain executive body of BJP announced

    Ujjain: City BJP chief Iqbal Singh Gandhi after about one year on Sunday evening finally declared names of the office bearers of the local unit. 28 persons, including 7 women, have been made the functionaries. But, ironically, no corporator or Muslim person has been given space.

  • Mumbai: Delayed projects may impact poll prospects

    Mumbai: While political parties are haggling over seat-sharing, many projects have been delayed, which the voters themselves may not be aware of. The fact is opposition parties – mainly the Congress has pulled up the ruling party Shiv Sena for the incomplete projects and has accused them of corruption. Interestingly, the sentiment has been echoed even by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Mumbai: Hoarding owners are covertly chopping trees in Bandra

    Mumbai: In yet another instance of the city’s green cover being destroyed, hoarding owners dared to illegally chop down trees that are a stone’s throw away from ‘Matoshree’, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s residence at Kalanagar, Bandra. Locals say the culprits arrived late in the night and discreetly chopped down more than 15 trees in their locality without any permission from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

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    Mumbai: Protection officer held for demanding a bribe

    Mumbai: The Thane Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested a protection officer on Saturday evening for allegedly demanding a sum of Rs 8,000 from the father of a minor rape victim to issue him a cheque of Rs 2 lakh as compensation amount which was sanctioned by the State government under the Manodhairya Yojana.

  • Police obstruct road repair works in Mumbai

    Mumbai: The city’s dream for a pothole-free Mumbai has seemingly been obstructed, strangely by the police department. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) post-monsoon road repair project is now facing problem from the police department which wants them to conduct the repairs  according to their own schedule.

  • Mumbai: Public kept out of garden for film shoots in a bid to earn more

    Bhayandar: Money spinning action for some can cause great inconvenience to many. This is the situation prevailing in Mira-Bhayandar which has become a favourite destination for producers to conduct shoots for TV serials and reality shows. But thanks to the utter disregard towards their duty of maintaining discipline, these shooting locations have turned nuisance spots for residents, motorists and pedestrians. Now, even gardens and crematoriums are falling prey.