Free Press Journal
  • All prepaid SIMs to be verified within year

    New Delhi: All pre-paid mobile connection holders will have to undergo verification of their SIM (Subscriber Identification Module) cards under an effective mechanism the government on Monday promised to put in place within a year, stating that it would be like the one followed in case of the fresh subscribers.

  • Ujjain: Western Railway Employees’ Union demonstration

    Ujjain: Western Railway Employees’ Union (WREU) demonstrated in protest against the order of the railway board according to which railway supervisors (of security class, under Pay Grade 4200 and above) will not be office bearers of any trade union.

  • Ujjain: Ekta Diwas celebrated at Ruhalaya College

    Ujjain: The auspicious Ekta Diwas was celebrated at Ruhalaya Philosophy College with pomp and show on the college campus situated at Chak-Kamed.

  • Mumbai: RPI to contest in 19 BMC seats

    Mumbai: Republican Party of India (A), BJP’s Dalit ally in Central and state governments, will contest on 19 seats after both the parties arrived at a ‘consensus’.

  • Mumbai: In a first, a transgender candidate from Kurla

    Mumbai: For the first time in the history of Mumbai’s civic elections a 30-year-old transgender from Kurla ward number 166, Priya Patil will be contesting the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

  • Ujjain: Winter chill is back as northern winds get active

    Ujjain: Due to continuous snowfall in parts of north India and northern winds blowing at a pace of 4km per hour, once again winter chill hit the city and Malwa area since Sunday evening.

  • Mumbai: Parties field novices to woo locals

    Mumbai: With the aim to gain maximum seats in the cash-rich Mumbai civic corporation, all the political parties have projected new candidates as it is a do-or-die situation for them. For the first time, the Shiv Sena and the BJP are contesting separately, same with the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party.

  • Ujjain: Mahakal Temple priests’ demands go unheard

    Ujjain: The All-India Priests’ Association of Mahakaleshwar Temple has written a reminder letter to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the announcement made before the Simhastha fair.

  • Mumbai: Mohan Prakash manhandled

    Mumbai: Disappointed with the false assurances given by the Congress party since past five years, Villas Rupawate, the leader of Devadasi (girls dedicated to temple) and widows organisation has threatened to blacken the face of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. Along with his women supporters, Rupwate manhandled Mohan Prakash, the party in-charge for Mumbai city by offering him a black ribbon on Monday.

  • Ray of hope dims in Delhi’s ‘Asha Kiran’

    The ghastly conditions in Delhi’s home for the mentally challenged ‘Asha Kiran’ revealed by Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) whose chairperson Swati Maliwal accompanied by her team paid a surprise visit to, is utterly shocking and disconcerting. That as many as 11 inmates lost their lives in the last two months is a reflection of how these hapless people are subjected to sub-human conditions which require to be remedied forthwith.

  • Ujjain: Now, project to develop Kshipra Basin in offing

    Ujjain: Meeting of Kshipra Shuddhikaran Nyas was held on Monday in which many decisions to clean Kshipra were discussed. In the meeting the members unanimously agreed on the fact that joint efforts of public and government were necessary to make the river clean and pure.

  • No conspiracy, mystery in Jayalalithaa’s death: British doctor

    Chennai: A day after AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala was elected leader of the Legislature Party, paving her way to be sworn in Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, a team of doctors led by Dr Richard Beale of London addressed a press conference here and insisted that there was no mystery in the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

  • PIL in SC seeks to stall swearing-in of Sasikala as Tamil Nadu CM

    New Delhi: A PIL was moved in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking to restrain AIADMK leader V K Sasikala from being sworn in as Tamil Nadu chief minister on the ground that the apex court was likely to pronounce within a week the judgement in a corruption case in which she and late CM J Jayalalithaa were accused.

  • Mumbai: Lack of engine approvals delay procurement of new BEST buses

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport’s (BEST) procurement of 303 new buses is set to be delayed further, as the transport body is yet to receive the required engine certification from the central government to manufacture these buses.