Free Press Journal
  • Indore: SP-Cong is an alliance of looters says Vijayvargiya

    Indore: In a scathing attack, the BJP on Friday termed an ‘alliance of looters’ the electoral understanding between the Congress and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, which, it said would only harm the interests of nation.

  • BMC election: Shiv Sena to withdraw from BJP government after civic poll?

    Mumbai: A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader who is also close to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has alleged the Sena is likely to withdraw support from state government if it gets a majority in THE BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections. The leader believes that Thackeray is likely to focus on expanding Sena’s base in the city and state than opt to help BJP stabilise their government.

  • Voting begins in Punjab amid tight security

    Chandigarh: Voting began in all 117 assembly constituencies in Punjab on Saturday to decide the next government in the state.  Voting commenced at 8 a.m. and will continue till evening.

  • Mumbai: 8-yr-old girl raped in Badlapur, FIR registered

    Mumbai: An 8-year-old minor girl was raped by her 24-year-old neighbour at Badlapur on Thursday afternoon. The accused was arrested immediately after a First Information Report was registered on Thursday.

  • Indore Crime Roundup: Youth dies as his bike crashes into divider

    INDORE: A motorcycle-borne youth was killed on Thursday night while trying to overtake another vehicle. According to the police, the accident occurred opposite Robert Nursing Home. The youth identified as Govind Mandloi (32) of Pipaliyahana and ran his own business. He was a biker and loved doing stunts. On Friday night, he was returning home from MY Hospital when he tried to overtake another vehicle. He lost his balance and crashed into

  • Nagging question on oil spill near Chennai

    The collision of two ships carrying LPG and high speed diesel near Chennai on Saturday last which led to an oil spill in a high-security zone needs to be investigated thoroughly. Not until DMK’s Kanimozhi raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday was there any concerted action to control the sludge which spilled out as a result of the accident. It now transpires that in the early stages the ships, one of

  • Goa Elections: Parrikar casts his vote, says BJP will win with two-third majority

    Panaji: With the Assembly Election polling for 40 seats underway in Goa, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cast his vote early on Saturday morning here and expressed his confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will sweep the polls with two-third majority.

  • Indore: Defeating disease in its own backyard

    Indore: Cancer not only destroys life of patient but also his family. On World Cancer Day (Feb 4), several city various are organising programmes to sensitise people against the deadly disease, which claims highest number of lives every year.  While Indian Medical Association-Indore will organise cancer detection camps and awareness programmes, Ayush Medical Welfare Foundation will organise an awareness walk on Saturday from Regal Square. Meanwhile, Free Press tried to bring stories

  • Marans’ acquittal a blow to CBI, Enforcement Directorate

    The acquittal of former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran, and his industrialist brother Kalanithi Maran, among others, in the Aircel-Maxis case in which the investigating agencies were probing their links with a Malaysian group Maxis to acquire Aircel in exchange for a kickback of about Rs 700 crore, is a major setback to the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate. The investigating agency had further alleged that Dayanidhi Maran as minister had delayed approval to licences

  • End false claims of doubling farmers’ incomes

    The finance minister deserves kudos for increasing investment in people-oriented infrastructure. Allocations for rural roads, rural electrification and making of productive assets under MNREGA have been increased. At the same time, the finance minister provided relief in income tax. He has committed an increase in expenditures while at the same time reduced the income. This means more expenditure and less income for the government. This simply cannot be true.

  • US policy of containment vis-à-vis India

    The recently declassified records of the American Central Intelligence Agency confirm again that United States – India relations have always been a product of – and dependent on – America’s other global commitments. There is no reason to suppose matters will change under Donald Trump.

  • Indore: Cabinet gives nod to formation of NDA, 6 new missions

    Khandwa: Long wait for Nimar Development Authority (NDA) is going to end soon, as government has given nod for its formation during a state cabinet meeting held here at Hanuwantiya, an aqua tourist spot in Khandwa district, on Friday.

  • Indore: Dewas players shine in state karate tourney

    Dewas: District Karate Association team has brought laurels in the recently held state-level karate competition organised by Madhya Pradesh Karate Association in Bhopal. Thirty-two karate players representing Dewas district in the competition claimed 26 medals in different age groups. Over 1,150 players from 36 districts as well as from Martial Art Academy, Sports Authority of India, Tribal Welfare Department had participated in the competition.

  • Indore: Kshatriya Rathore Samaj district committee formed

    Dewas: The triennial elections of Kshatriya Rathore Community District Committee Dewas’s second session (2016-2019) concluded unanimously followed by formation of district committee.  Those appointed include Ramgopal Rathore as district president, Om Rathore as acting district president, Rajneesh Rathore as general secretary, Heeralal Rathore as joint general secretary, Tejmal Rathore as treasurer, Suneel Rathore as co-treasurer and Anandilal Rathore as publicity officer, informed chief electoral in-charge Radheshyam Rathore.

  • Indore: Clampdown on quacks, 10 clinics raided

    Mhow: In order to put a curb on quacks practicing in the town, the district administration and doctors’ teams on Thursday launched a massive campaign against quacks and illegal dispensaries in the town.

  • Indore: Street play for AIDS awareness

    Dewas: To make citizens aware about the dreaded HIV and AIDS, Advance Information Management Society and Vippy Solvex organised a street play.