Free Press Journal
  • Nonduality – Rising Above Illusion

    Nonduality is a philosophy, which says that there is just one spirit in the Universe, and that everything, living or inanimate is part of this one spirit. Nonduality further says that it is only illusion that causes us to view the world as real and separate from us.

  • Bhopal: Parvovirus claims 2 tiger cubs, another serious

    BHOPAL: Two two-and-a-half months old tiger cubs died in the Bandhavgarh National Park on Sunday after getting infected with Parvovirus while their another sibling is critical. After the death their mother in Sanjay Gandhi Reserve, the cubs were shifted to Bandhavgarh.

  • MNS protesting against railways

    Have setbacks mellowed down Raj Thackeray?

    There is a whiff of fresh air in the management of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena if recent reports of freer expression by MNS leaders is any guide. That Raj is tolerant of at least limited dissent is a good sign which he and the party must build upon. Some leaders of the party have given vent to their feelings in the wake of the party’s abject performance in the recently-held municipal elections.

  • Kashmir has to be put back on rails

    The alliance between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir has doubtlessly run into rough weather in the wake of the continuing spate of violence in the Kashmir valley. While the Mehbooba Mufti government has failed to contain the open hostility of agitators in which anti-India elements both from across the border and from within are interspersed, politically the two parties are increasingly drifting apart. What has added fuel

  • Swamy urges to consider Balochistan as separate country

    Vadodara: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said India will consider Balochistan as a separate country if Pakistan continues with alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution. “Pakistan should be divided into Balochistan, Pakhtunistan and Sindh to teach it a lesson for encouraging cross-border terrorism. India should recognise Balochistan as a separate country if Pakistan goes ahead with the execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav,” Swamy said while delivering a

  • Bhopal: Babus force Chief Minister to take U-turn on prohibition

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who had announced prohibition would be imposed in the state in a ‘phased manner’ in his numerous speeches at different places during the Naramada Yatra, has hinted that the government has no plans of imposing prohibition in the state from the next year.

  • Around 54 pc turnout in MCD polls

    New Delhi : The national capital on Sunday recorded a turnout of around 54 per cent in the municipal polls amid complaints of faulty EVMs, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal leading the charge.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan tells other CMs how he would double farmers’ income

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Sunday, gave a presentation on the blueprint for doubling of farmers’ income in five years at the meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Ayog at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi and was attended by the chief ministers of almost all the states.

  • The bee in Army’s bonnet

    There is this great Indian rope trick known only to a select few in the Indian Army. Let me clarify at the outset that this is no ordinary rope as it has a life of its own. No incantations and commands are needed and it can coil around a ‘volunteer’ on its own, with the finesse of a slithering snake, pinning him down and binding him to any object, say, the bonnet of a

  • Heat killed 4620 people in India in 4 years, 92 per cent in Andhra, Telangana alone

    New Delhi : Over 4,620 people died in India due to severe heat wave over the last four years, of which only Andhra Pradesh and Telangana accounted for about 92 per cent, according to the government data.\4,246 people died in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana alone during these four years, according to the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

  • Bhopal: Six held in 10 days for printing, circulating fake currency notes

    BHOPAL: The Bhopal crime branch police in the past 10 days have arrested at least six people for allegedly printing fake currency notes and trying to circulate in the markets, especially in the rural areas. The police have also seized about Rs 2 lakh worth fake currency notes mostly of 2,000 and 100 denominations. One of the major reasons which the police believe is behind the spurt in fake currency printing is

  • Time for US to heed the IMF

    Rising inequality and stagnating living standards both in advanced and what are called D&E (developing and emerging) economies have been a cause for concern in recent times in the light of the lost decade of the global financial crisis, slowing growth and subdued productivity. Some of these economic ills have been at the root of widespread public discontent and electoral upheavals like the vote for ‘Brexit’ and the election of Donald Trump as the

  • Army officers discuss security threats

    New Delhi : Top army commanders have carried out a detailed analysis of India’s internal and external security threats and decided to push for modernisation of the force, besides advocating a tri-service doctrine to deal with major security challenges.

  • Dinakaran appears for questioning in EC official bribery case

    New Delhi : AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran appeared before the Crime Branch for the second day on Sunday for being questioned on the alleged case of bribing an Election Commission official for retaining the “two leaves” party symbol.

  • Devendra Fadnavis: BJP’s victory machine

    Nothing succeeds like success, it is said. In the same tune, nothing continues to fail like failure. All this seems true if the success of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in elections at various levels in the recent years are any indication. Ever since Fadnavis came to fore as the leader of the BJP in Maharashtra four years ago, nothing seems to be going wrong for the party.

  • Bhopal: West Central Railway starts inquiry into coach factory fire

    BHOPAL: West Central Railway (WCR) has launched an enquiry into the fire accident in the scrap yard of Railway Coach factory in Nishatpura on Saturday. The fire which broke out on Saturday evening was doused at around midnight with the help of about 15 fire-tenders.

  • BJP slams Stalin for calling AIADMK benami govt of PM

    Chennai : Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday hit out at the DMK for calling the AIADMK regime a benami government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking if it was right to call the DMK the benami of the Congress when it was holding office under the UPA regime.

  • Bhopal: ‘Banning red beacon not going to end VIP culture’

    BHOPAL: Residents of the city feel that if someone believes that the ‘VIP Culture’ pervading our country would end with the banishing of red beacons from atop ministerial vehicles, he is living in a fool’s paradise.