Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Awareness rally taken out on World TB Day

    Ujjain: A people’s awareness rally was taken out from Shaheed Park on 8.30 am on Friday to mark the occasion of World TB Day. It was flagged-off by mayor Meena Jonwal, civil surgeon Dr ML Malviya and Nodal Officer (Tuberculosis). Nursing staff of the hospital and students participated in the rally. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease which starts with prolonged coughing. The government has provided check-up facilities for the disease free of

  • Youngest father at 12 in Kerala

    Kochi : A shocking incident has come to light wherein it has been found that a 12-year-old boy has become the youngest father.

  • Rough edges again in government-judiciary ties

    The lull in the confrontation between the Central government and the judiciary which seemed to coincide with the assumption of office of Justice J.S. Khehar as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court may prove to be short-lived if current indications are anything to go by. By virtually rejecting every contentious clause that the Narendra Modi government wanted included in the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) in regard to appointments in the higher judiciary, the Supreme

  • Ujjain: Vikramotsav Day-3, Painting competition held

    Ujjain: A painting competition was held on Friday at Kalidas Academy premises. The subject of the painting was ‘Ujjain in Vikramadiya’s Era’. This was an open competition and participants of different age groups took part in it.

  • SC rejects Ranjit Sinha’s plea to recall its order

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea of former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha seeking recall of its earlier order constituting an SIT to probe the allegations of prima facie scuttling the investigation in coal scam cases. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said there were no reasons to recall the order of January 23 this year in which the apex court had observed that a prima

  • Swamy tables bill seeking death for cow slaughter

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party member Subramanian Swamy on Friday introduced in the Rajya Sabha a private member bill which seeks “deterrent punishment”, including the death penalty, for slaughter of cow and issues related to that.

  • Ujjain: Pradeep Joshi takes a dig at hoarding culture with pinch of humour

    Ujjain: Huge hoardings are often hung in the city on the occasion of birthdays or due to any other reason illegally at various places. Miffed at this culture, divisional organising secretary of the Bhartriya Janata Party Pradeep Joshi took a dig at such leaders and workers through social media.

  • Anti-encroachment drive of Ujjain Municipal Corporation continues

    Ujjain: The anti-encroachment drive of Ujjain Municipal Corporation continued on Friday also. Illegal kiosks and other constructions located at Maksi Road, Pandyakhedi and other areas were removed by the team led by additional commissioner Vishal Singh Chauhan and assistant-commissioner Subodh Jain along with cops. According to commissioner Ashish Singh, sale of meat, mutton, chicken and eggs were prohibited in the city. Businessmen should close their illegal shops or be ready for legal

  • Striking doctors should face action now: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday came down heavily on the agitating resident doctors of the Maharashtra government hospitals for not resuming duty despite assuring so yesterday and said at this rate the “public will hit” them.

  • President advocates Bangladesh model of development

    PATNA : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday advocated the adoption of Bangladesh model of development for eastern region states of Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

  • Rajinikanth faces oppn for proposed Lanka visit

    lChennai : Tamil filmdom’s superstar Rajinikanth is caught in the eye of a political controversy over his proposed visit to Sri Lanka to inaugurate 150 homes constructed for displaced ethnic Tamils in Jaffna town with political groups opposing it.

  • Indore: Symbiosis students enthrall audience at annual fest

    Indore: Students of Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences (SUAS) enthralled audience with their performances during their first annual cultural fest held at Abhay Prashal on Friday. Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Dubey was the chief guest of the function. Addressing the gathering, Dubey said that students need to develop three types of skills to have a successful career – technical, communication and computer skills.

  • Selfies with acid attack victim: 3 UP women constables suspended

    Lucknow : Three women constables of the Uttar Pradesh police who allegedly took selfies with a 45-year-old acid attack victim while she was undergoing treatment in a hospital today were suspended while an inquiry has been ordered.

  • ‘Ensure no harassment by anti-Romeo squads’    

    Lucknow:  With visuals on TV suggesting harassment and humiliation of young couples by anti-Romeo squads in some places, Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Friday asked officials to ensure there was no “unnecessary harassment”.

  • Barring convicts from polls: SC seeks response from Centre

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of the Union government on a plea seeking barring convicted persons from contesting polls for life and preventing their entry into the judiciary and the executive. A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha asked the government to file its reply in two weeks and posted the matter for further hearing on April 18.

  • Yogi’s 2 bills that remain hanging

    New Delhi : Two Bills of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were listed on the top of the private members’ business in the Lok Sabha on Friday, but they could not be taken up and passed over as he did not turn up to introduce them.

  • Mumbai: Mend ways or we go for mid-term polls, BJP set to tell Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed two of his cabinet colleagues to meet Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiv Sena president, on Sunday to give him an ultimatum. The directive sent is to ask his legislators to mend their ways or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will go in for mid-term polls.