Free Press Journal
  • Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi remembered

    NARSINGHPUR : Revolutionary journalist, freedom fighter and martyr Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi was remembered by the journalist community on his death anniversary on Saturday. At a function organised by the MP Working Journalists’ Union, the speakers said Vidhyarthi had invoked patriotic feelings and inspired the people to struggle against the British imperialists through his writings. He was jailed by the British and had to spend more than 15 years behind bars. He was

  • Collector removes hyacinth from Narmada

    HOSHANGABD : Collector Avinash Lavania reached the village Khaparkedha and Pausera near Piparia on Saturday and joined the people in removing water hyacinth from Narmada River. He travelled by bus along with other officers to reach the place. He was accompanied by the CEO of district Panchayat PC Sharma, additional collector Manoj Sariyam and SDM Satish Kumar S. The collector urged the people to make efforts to keep the river clean. At

  • Protests mark BMC’s demolition drive for ‘smart road’ project

    BHOPAL : In a major land acquisition operation for the first six-lane smart road construction, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) administration dismantled Arabian Garden, boundary of Gandhi Bhavan, Hindi Bhavan at Polytechnic Square under Shyamla Hills police station for construction of the road, which will be the first of its kind in the country.

  • Engg accuses CM of Rs 9K cr scam

    CHHATARPUR : RK Pathak, an assistant engineer in the energy department has accused CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan of scripting a Rs 9,000 crore electricity scam. In a post on his FB page, he said by buying power at Rs 4 per unit and selling it for Rs 9 per unit, the CM had scripted a huge scam. As the post became viral, Pathak immediately removed it. However, by then some persons had

  • People take oath to keep away from liquor

    MORENA : A function was organised by the local Gurjar Samaj at the temple of Jodha Baba Temple in the presence of Sant Shiromani Harigiri where the people took oath not to touch liquor. They also decided that they will also keep away from other social evils like ‘mrityu bhoj’. The health minister Rustam Singh feted the Maharaj. He said that the message of deaddiction should be spread far and wide. He

  • Six months on, CCTV cameras remain non-functional at Dongri juvenile home

    Mumbai : An advocate has submitted a complaint letter to the Mumbai police regarding Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras being non-functional for the past six months at the Dongri juvenile home at Umerkhadi. The complainant has alleged that it compromises the security and protection of juveniles.

  • Martyrs’ families feted

    UMARIA : A function was organised here on Saturday in which martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were remembered. On this occasion, the families of martyrs and of soldiers were feted. The local Gandhi Chowk was decorated beautifully with the tricolour. Loud cries of Bharat Mata Ki Jai and Vande Mataram rent the air. About 50 persons were feted with mementors. Santoshi Rathore, wife of martyr Shobnath Rathore of Anuupur was all

  • MLAs’ suspension to be revoked

    Money Appropriation Bill finally passed in Maharashtra Council amid ruckus by Opposition

  • AAP smells power scam, demands CM’s resignation

    BHOPAL : The state government is purchasing power for Rs 84 from the private power producer companies. The Aam Admi Party has demanded resignation from the CM and a high-level inquiry by the Supreme Court.

  • Security beefed up in Thane hospitals

    Police officials said that vigilance had been intensified for proper security and there will be routine visits of beat  marshals to major hospitals to maintain a check on the crowd.

  • ILLEGAL MEAT, CHICKEN SHOPS ON RADAR

     Ruckus at Nagjiri over UMC’s action ,  Encroachers pelt stones, stage chakkajam, manhandle police , BJP leaders stage dharna at police station in support of squatters.

  • Under Adityanath, non-veg Lucknow goes vegetarian

    New Delhi : Not just buffalo meat, Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow is fast heading towards a non-vegetarian crisis as entire chicken, goat meat and egg markets have begun shutting down.

  • Nariman questions UP chief minister Yogi appointment

    New Delhi : Eminent jurist Fali Nariman on Saturday raised questions over the appointment of Aditya Nath Yogi as UP chief minister, asking PM Narendra Modi “if it is the beginning of a Hindu state”.