Free Press Journal
  • Allies, mother-son fighting each other in Allahabad

    Allahabad : Pre-poll allies BJP and Apna Dal as well as Congress and Samajwadi Party are fighting each other on some of the 12 Assembly seats in the district while a mother-son contest is also on.

  • Indore: Eleven selected for national judo meet

    Pithampur: Eleven talented players, including six girls and five boys have been selected from Ram Sports Academy for National Judo tourney in Dewas. Boys included Akhilesh Mandloi, Vipin Singh, Rahul Yadav, Sumit Chandel and Aspaak Patel whereas girls included Sakshi Raghav, Rani Yadav Shivani Chauhan, Radhika Chauhan and others. Jeevan Raghuvanshi, Rinku Raghuvanshi, Mahesh Joshi and coach Satyesh Upadhyay along with social activists and representatives congratulated them.

  • Nitish meets Sitaram, talks ways to stop BJP

    New Delhi : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday met CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury and discussed the need for like-minded parties to get together to halt Narendra Modi’ and BJP in the UP polls, sources said, terming the parleys as the “beginning of a churning process” in national politics.

  • Kolkata Imam backs SP-Cong alliance

    Kolkata: A day before the first phase Assembly election begins in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati on Friday appealed to the people to support the SP-Congress alliance, accusing the BJP and the RSS of trying to win the election through their “dirty politics”.

  • Indore: Industry-Academia meet at IIPS

    Indore: International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS) is going to organise Industry-Academia meet on February 11 and 16. The meet aims at bringing together professionals from industry and various other field to overcome the difference between academics and industries. In this meet, eminent speakers of different fields will come and share their views on how to minimise the gap between academia and industry. Vice-chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad and IIPS director Dr BK

  • Over 170 cartons of liquor being taken to Noida seized, 2 arrested

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested two persons and seized from them over 170 cartons of liquor which were being transported to Noida where polling in the first of the seven phased UP Assembly elections will be held on Thursday.

  • Mayawati Banking On Minority Votes

    New Delhi : A total of 73 constituencies in 15 districts of the hyper-sensitive western Uttar Pradesh are going to polls on Saturday in the first phase in which the ruling Samajwadi Party and former CM Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)  are targeting the Muslim community even as the Bhartiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal of former union minister Ajit Singh are banking on the farmers, mostly the Jats, to muster

  • BSP helped BJP by diverting votes in 2014 polls: Akhilesh

    Pilibhit (UP): In a searing attack on BSP, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday claimed the party led by Mayawati had diverted its votes in favour of BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls as he cautioned the people against voting for his rival parties.

  • Daughter of Dalits or modern-day Marie Antoinette?

    Lucknow : One would think that Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, whose very bedrock of campaigning has been the upliftment of the Dalit community, would try to appear as the daughter of the earth, but when looked very carefully, “Behen ji” seems to be surrounded by an impenetrable aura, dripping with elitism.

  • Ujjain: Natraj Alankaran presented to winners of dance Olympiad

    Ujjain: Women dancers of Ujjain bagged first position in the international cultural programme held in Sri Lanka. To appreciate the achievement, a felicitation programme was conducted at Swasth Sansar Gym.

  • Ujjain: Milk gets dearer by Rs 2

    Ujjain: People will have to spend Rs 2 more for purchasing a litre of milk from February 11. The dairies of the city will sell milk at Rs 42 per litre from February 11 which was being sold at Rs 40 per litre till now. Local milk sellers’ association held a meeting in this regard at a hotel in Freeganj. Association president Mohan Vaswani told as cattle feed and transportation had become

  • Ujjain: Narmada Express cancelled for six days

    Ujjain: Narmada Express 18234 and 18233, between Bilaspur and Indore and Indore to Bilaspur, have been cancelled by the Ratlam division of Western Railway. The spokesperson informed that non interlocking work had been going on at Salaka Road, Anuppur section which came under Bilaspur Board of South East Central Railway. The trains will not run from February 16 to February 21.

  • Ujjain: Youth drowns in Kshipra

    Ujjain: A 21-year-old youth was drowned in Kshipra on Friday morning. He was here with his family on a religious trip. Rohit, son of Shankar Lal, a resident of Jhansi, was taking dip in the holy river at Dutta Akhada Ghat when he slipped into deep waters. His mother Rama Devi said Rohit did not know swimming. Divers fished out the body after strenuous efforts. Mahakal Police registered a morgue and sent

  • Ujjain: Idols of Jain temple shifted

    Ujjain: The new jinalaya (worship place) is to be constructed at Shatinath Jain Digambar temple at Lakshmi Nagar. Hence idols of the temple were shifted out with mantras under the guidance of Sant Pragyasagarji.

  • Got rapists tortured when I was CM: Uma Bharti

    Agra: Rapists should be tortured “till their skin comes off”, Union minister Uma Bharti has said and accused the Samajwadi Party government of failing to provide justice to the victims of the Bulandshahr gangrape case.

  • Ujjain: People share their plight in Congress-sponsored ‘Janvedna’ meet

    Ujjain: Pradesh Congress Committee conducted a Janvedna meet at Shahid Park on Friday. Madhav Nagar Block Congress Committee head Ajeet Singh Thakur organised it in order to provide a platform to the people ‘suffering’ under the BJP-led government.