Free Press Journal
  • BMC elections 2017: BJP confident of beating Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: After Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s announcement to split the 20-year old alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will deliver speech before party workers on Saturday to reveal the stand of the party.

  • Fresh avalanches in J-K, 14 soldiers killed so far

    Srinagar/Banihal : Several avalanches and landslides hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Friday even as the death toll in the series of snow slides that have hit Jammu and Kashmir crossed 20 with the recovery of the bodies of four soldiers.

  • ‘Baghi Banjara’ traces life, works of Barkatullah Bhopali

    BHOPAL: Centered on the life of freedom fighter Maulana Barkatullah Bhopali, a play ‘Baghi Banjara’ was staged at Shaheed Bhawan on Friday. Scripted and directed by Waseem Khan, the play was staged for the first time in the country.

  • Supreme Court refuses cow slaughter ban across India

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a blanket ban on cow slaughter across all states, saying it was up to the state governments to decide and the court will not interfere with the state laws.

  • Bhopal: National rowing championship begins at Water Sports Centre

    BHOPAL: The 35th national rowing championship was inaugurated at Water Sports Centre, Upper Lake of Bhopal on Friday. Chief secretary BP Singh formally inaugurated the championship. Singh in is address said Madhya Pradesh is swiftly moving in the field of sports. The efforts to promote sports are bringing results and the players are excelling at national and international levels.

  • Farmers suicide: SC for national policy; seeks govt response

    New Delhi : Supreme Court on Friday favoured a comprehensive national policy to protect farmers, many of whom have committed suicide due to rising debt and crop failures caused by natural calamities, terming it a “sensitive” matter of public interest and human rights.

  • Mallya plays ‘innocence’ card, talks of ‘witch-hunt’

    New Delhi : Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya has claimed “innocence” in the alleged funds diversion related to the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines (KFA), saying nothing has come out finally against him from a court. “Till this minute, there is no final judicial determination on what KFA owes to banks and what I may owe in my personal capacity after trial,” Mallya tweeted.

  • Bhopal: Sharda Vidya Mandir celebrates Republic Day

    BHOPAL: The 68th Republic Day was celebrated at Sharda Vidya Mandir on Thursday. The programme began with the hoisting of the national flag by the chairman of the school Vinay Agrawal.  This was followed by a competition of patriotic songs. The school premises reverberated with the rhythmic beats of various patriotic songs. It was followed by ‘Visarjan’- a drama on the theme “cleanliness is next to Godliness.”   The principal of the school

  • Note ban alone not to impact polls, says PC

    Guwahati : Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said demonetisation alone is unlikely to impact the outcome of forthcoming elections in five states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

  • Massive protest held against Kambala ban

    Mangaluru : Stepping up pressure on government following the success of the Jallikattu stir in Tamil Nadu, students, artistes and politicians on Friday staged a massive protest here, demanding removal of the ban on Kambala, a traditional buffalo race in the coastal region held annually.

  • Bhopal: Chief Minister to felicitate cops today

    BHOPAL: In a programme to be held on Saturday at police lines, Nehru Nagar, Bhopal, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will give away ‘Rustamji award’ to officers and employees. Under ‘Param Vishisth’ category, Neeraj Pandey, ASP, Chatarpur, Dr Prashant Chaubey, ASP, Ratlam, Manu Vyas, then ASP, CM security, Kamla Joshi, then SDOP, Bichia, Mandla and QR Zaidi, DSP, Rail Bina will be awarded.

  • US thought India will capture PoK after 1971 war: CIA reports

    New Delhi : The US government had thought that the then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi might order an attack on West Pakistan to capture Pakistan-Occupied- Kashmir after India’s operation to create Bangladesh ended, recently declassified CIA documents say.

  • Miranda House bars selfies, hair brushing

    New Delhi : Delhi University’s well-known Miranda House officially frowned upon the visiting correspondence course students taking selfies and brushing their hair in college corridors, and has invited notice from the Delhi Commission for Women for “discriminatory practices”.

  • Congress ranks sore over SP tie-up

    New Delhi : The Congress alliance with the Samajwadi Party in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections has still not gone down well with the Congress workers as seen from the enmity between the two parties’ workers spilling out in many districts.

  • Amarinder dares Kejri to name AAP CM face

    “Kejriwal’s adamant refusal to name a Punjabi chief ministerial candidate and to clarify on the AAP candidate for deputy CM’s post suggests that he is interested in taking over the coveted post”
    Amarinder Singh / BJP Punjab unit chief

  • Bhopal: India stands united despite diversity says Prakash Tiwari

    BHOPAL: A programme on the Republic Day was organized on Mansarovar Stadium at NTPC, Korba. Project chief Prakash Tiwari unfurled the national flag and also inspected the parade, performed by CISF and school students. Tiwari in his speech congratulated the audience. He said it is great thing to become part of the world’s biggest democracy. India is the only country which stands for unity and integrity despite cultural and social diversities.