Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Minor raped several times, accused on the run

    BHOPAL: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped several times by a 20-year-old accused in Jahangirabad here. The accused who raped her between April 2 and 6, had also shot the act with his mobile phone and was threatening to circulate it if she disclosed the incident to anyone. A case was registered against the absconding accused after she lodged a complaint on Monday, the police said.

  • Bhopal: AAP protests power purchase by govt from pvt firm on high rate

    BHOPAL: Aam Admi Party (AAP) raised the issue of power purchase from Amarkantak power project, during the hearing at Electricity Regularity Commission, on Tuesday. The Congress alleged MP was ranked 10th in India in power supply facilities. AAP state coordinator Alok Agarwal said Lanco power company Amarkantak was blacklisted by the state government in 2012, but after reviving the agreement the government was purchasing the power on higher rate.

  • Bhopal: Guest teachers terminated for raising slogans against CM

    BHOPAL: Divisional commissioner of Sagar have issued termination letters to guest teachers for raising slogans against the CM during his visit to Damoh district on April 12. On Wednesday CM Chouhan had visited Damoh district, during which the guest teachers had raised their demand of regularisation in the school education department. The teachers raised slogans despite assurance given by the CM.

  • Muslim body seeks abolition of triple talaq

    Mumbai : On April 18, 1966, Hamid Dalwai, a progressive Muslim thinker, had taken rally of seven women who were divorced through triple talaq, to Maharashtra State Assembly demanding abolition of triple talaq, halala and polygamy. But nothing has changed in the last 51 years.

  • Bhopal: No DJ after 10 pm in marriage halls

    BHOPAL: The district administration has directed the owners of marriage halls and gardens that they should strictly adhere to the guidelines regarding loudspeakers and DJs. After 10 pm, DJs should not be played under any circumstances. These directives were issued by the ADM GP Mali at a meeting with owners of marriage halls and gardens at collectorate here on Tuesday. He said the owners would be held responsible for violation of the

  • Bhopal: Government reverses RGPV registrar’s transfer order

    BHOPAL: The state government has changed its order regarding the appointment of registrar of RGPV, on Tuesday. Registrar SK Jain was transferred and Alok Choubey appointed registrar of the university. According to the new order, Choubey has been appointed as an OSD of AFRC and Jain will remain registrar of RGPV.

  • Bhopal: ‘All eligible persons should benefit from govt schemes’

    HOSHANGABAD: District panchayat CEO PC Sharma, while attending gram sansad meetings in different villages of the district, directed that all eligible beneficiaries should be mandatorily given the benefit of government schemes.

  • Bhopal: ‘Demolish Sarang’s car showroom’

    BHOPAL: Advocate Siddhartha Gupta has written to the chief minister, chief justice of Jabalpur High Court and others complaining that co-operatives minister Vishwas Sarang, misusing his official position, had opened the showroom of Nexa cars at plot number HIG-50 in Nishat Colony (74 Bungalows).

  • Bhopal: Expo on welfare schemes inaugurated

    SHIVPURI: Senior journalist and freedom fighter Premnarayan Nagar, on Tuesday, inaugurated an exhibition put up by the PR department on the premises of the three-day ‘Shaheed Mela’ underway on the premises of the Tatyatope Samadhi Sthal. The expo provides information about the various welfare schemes of the government as well as about the freedom fighters of the district.

  • Bhopal: Cops attacked by mining mafia

    MORENA: A police team that had gone to arrest an accused in a case of illegal mining of sand was attacked by the villagers using lathis. Three cops sustained minor injuries in the attack. A police team had gone to Pathanpura village under Devgarh police station to arrest accuses Ramdhun who was absconding. ASI Udal Singh, constable Dheer Singh and driver Rajkumar were hurt. The police have registered cases against eight persons.

  • Bhopal: Dreaded dacoit caught

    SHIVPURI: Acting on a tip-off, a police team nabbed a dreaded dacoit while he was moving around with armed accomplices to commit a crime. The police caught him while others managed to escape under the cover of darkness.

  • Bhopal: Link students’ aadhar with kitchen for mid-day meal says Panchayat CEO

    Burhanpur: Following a government notification to link aadhar card of school students with the working kitchens under the mid-day meal (MDM) program, Burhanpur district panchayat CEO Amitabh Sirbaiyya instructed the project coordinator and development block source coordinator of Burhanpur and Khaknar to ensure the proceedings for linking all the students and working kitchens with Adhaar Card. He said that those who don’t have Aadhar card should apply for registration by June 30

  • Parties squabble over Vijay Mallya’s arrest

    New Delhi/Mumbai : A beleaguered Vijay Mallya may have walked free on bail within hours of his arrest but the event, which he nonchalantly dismissed as “usual Indian media hype”, had rival parties claiming credit for it and engaging in recrimination.

  • Bhopal: Now, get free wi-fi at railway stations

    Ratlam: Here comes a good news for railway passengers, as Western Railway for the first time in the state started providing free wi-fi facility to all the passengers in partnership with Google on Tuesday.

  • Mumbai: FIR registered against ‘unknown’ person in fake FB profiles case

    Mumbai: Hours after Free Press Journal published a story on Tuesday, with the headline ‘Police officer’s son creates fake FB accounts of a girl’, Bhandup police have finally registered the First Information Report (FIR) against ‘unknown’ person for which a 22-year-old girl had been running from pillar to post since April 1.