Free Press Journal
  • Supreme Court gets 5 new judges

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court here on Friday got five new judges taking its total strength to 28.

  • Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong arrested in corruption probe

    Seoul: The heir of South Korean giant Samsung was today arrested as part of a probe into corruption and influence-peddling that caused President Park Geun-Hye to be impeached.

  • UP Elections: Priyanka Gandhi to accompany Rahul for campaign in Raebareli

    Lucknow: Priyanka Gandhi on Friday will attend the first election rally in Raebareli constituency with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Senior Congress leader Akhilesh Singh’s daughter Aditi Singh is contesting from this seat in the upcoming assembly polls, traditionally represented by Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha.

  • UP Elections: Campaigning for third phase ends today

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The campaigning for the third phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will come to an end at 5 p.m. today. 69 constituencies spread over 12 districts including Lucknow, Etawah, Kanpur, Barabanki, Auraiya, Mainpuri and Sitapur will go to polls in this phase on Sunday.

  • Centre echoes Jharkhand’s growth potential 

    Ranchi: Free from ‘stigma of corruption’ and political instability, BJP-led Jharkhand can now exceed the national economic growth average by 4-5 per cent, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday. “Jharkhand has a potential today with its natural resources, and potential for investment to grow at least 4-5 per cent ahead of the national average. Today, it is marginally 1 per cent above national average,” he said at the Jharkhand’s first global

  • horoscope

    Your day by Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:– You will take centre stage in all meetings today. You will present your ideas with confidence. You can make your own luck by leading in the right place at right time.

  • Bhopal: PEB to bank on Aadhar to prevent impersonation

    Bhopal: The Professional Examination Board (PEB) will use Aadhar card for watertight identification of candidates appearing in exams conducted by it. The PEB director Bhaskar Lachakar informed The Free Press Journal that the board has decided to use Aadhar card as the main document for establishing the identity of the candidates. This will ease the identification of the applicants at the examination centre and also at the time of joining.

  • Bhopal: Women embark on cleanliness drive, transform their locality

    Bhopal: Inspired from the story of a woman who started cleaning her own colony in a function organized in Ravidas Nagar, 4-5 women, initially started cleaning the front of their houses and now they have started cleaning the whole colony. Taking a different path, these women don’t ask anyone to join them in cleaning the colony. They ask the residents to not throw waste anywhere by picking the waste in front of

  • Bhopal: Bankers stage sit-in outside house of Rs-92cr defaulter

    BHOPAL: Senior officers of four financial institutions staged a sit-in outside the house of CE Fernandese, chairman of GEI Power Limited, adjacent to Ashima Mall, Hoshangabad Road on Thursday “to mount social and moral pressure on the businessman to repay loans”.

  • Bhopal: Prahlad Patel attacks state government on Vyapam issue

    BHOPAL: BJP MP Prahlad Patel, on Thursday, launched an attack on his own party’s government on the issue of the Supreme Court’s decision of cancelling admissions of 634 medical students in the Vyapam scam.

  • Bhopal: Government yet to work out switchover to new system

    BHOPAL: The implementation on the announcement made by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan regarding self-help groups supplying nutritive supplement in the state, seems to be hanging in balance. The arrangement of supply of nutritive supplement through a joint venture with MP State Agro Corporation is going to end on March 31. So far, no fresh tenders have been invited by the department of woman and child development and future arrangements for the

  • Bhopal: Chief minister said could not bring back Vagdevi statue? Gives evasive replies

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, responding to a query of Rajesh Mishra, director, culture at a meeting of bureaucrats organised to review preparations for the upcoming Assembly session here on Thursday, said only such assurances should be given in the Assembly which can be fulfilled. Otherwise roundabout replies should be given.

  • Bhopal: Road in front of liquor shop becomes open bar

    BHOPAL: The liquor shop at Chuna Bhatti has a large customer base but its flourishing business is a cause of affliction for the local residence. They said the problems caused by the liquor outlet are intolerable and demanded to shift it to other place. Even visitors sit in cars parked near the outlet and consume liquor presenting an awkward situation for people passing through there with women and children.

  • Bhopal: IAS man penalised for illegal transfer of government land

    BHOPAL: The state government has transferred Revenue Board member MK Singh and has posted him as officer-on-special-duty (OSD) at Mantralaya. Singh has been transferred in connection with his order of handing over government land into private hands. Singh had ordered handing over of government land, situated at  Jhansi highway on Orchha to a person. Sagar commissioner Manohar Agnani had brought this matter into the knowledge of the government.

  • Naliya gang rape: Cong seeks probe by HC judge

    Ahmedabad : Political temperature in the BJP-ruled Gujarat is set to rise over the alleged gang-rape of a woman in Naliya town of Kutch district, with the opposition Congress deciding to step up its protest to corner the saffron party whose four local leaders are named as accused by police.

  • SC clamps down on sex tests

    New Delhi: Warning that the declining number of girl child was a “disastrous signal for mankind”, Supreme Court on Thursday directed search engines — Google, Yahoo and Microsoft — to set up in-house expert bodies “forthwith” to ensure deletion of materials which went against Indian laws prohibiting pre-natal sex determination.