Free Press Journal
  • Yogi Adityanath led-government transfers 84 IAS officers

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday transferred 84 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers including 37 District Magistrates. Nine Provincial Civil Services (PCS) officers also have been transferred in Uttar Pradesh. Earlier this week, among the 12 IPS officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh, state Director General of Police (DGP) Javeed Ahmed’s name also surfaced.

  • Relax fans! ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ is not going off-air, as of now

    After hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons, comedy king Kapil Sharma’s show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ is once again creating buzz, but for yet another surprising reason. The show was said to be going off air soon.
    Since the last couple of days, there have been reports that the ‘TKSS’ is going off air. Some media reports suggested that it will be replaced by Salman Khan’s ‘Dus Ka Dum’ or Sunil

  • BJP credits MCD polls clean sweep to PM Modi’s credibility

    New Delhi: Owing their victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s credibility, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said called on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to start paying attention towards getting ‘wise’. BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said the people of Delhi saw the performance of the saffron party and judged them by credibility quotient.

  • Bhopal: Another orphaned tiger cub dies of viral infection

    BHOPAL: The third cub of tigress T-1, which was brought to Bandhavgarh National Park from Sanjay Gandhi Reserve, died on Wednesday. Two of its siblings had died on Sunday. All the three cubs were infected with Parvovirus and were shifted to Bandhavgarh for treatment.

  • Bhopal: Chief Minister to take a call on Deepali issue

    BHOPAL: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will take a final decision on the reply submitted by IAS officer Deepali Rastogi to the show-cause notice issued to her for writing an article against the ODF campaign in a newspaper. Chouhan has to decide whether the case against her should be closed or she should be penalised.

  • Bhopal: Suhas Bhagat feedback behind CM’s outburst against ministers, babus

    BHOPAL: BJP state organisational general secretary Suhas Bhagat, sources said, had told chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that anti-incumbency sentiment was brewing in the state. Despite Chouhan’s personal popularity, there was a feeling among the people that he lacked control over the ministers and bureaucrats. It is this feedback given by Bhagat that has triggered Chouhan’s recent outbursts against the ministers and babus.

  • Bhopal: 108 Ambulance staffers go on indefinite strike

    BHOPAL:  Health services, especially emergency call services were badly affected due to strike of 108 Ambulance staff. Demanding same work same pay, the staffers went on an indefinite strike from Wednesday. National Health Mission has prepared alternative arrangements to avoid any untoward situation.

  • Bhopal: BDA allots plots in Aerocity

    BHOPAL: Seven hundred plots in BDA’s Aerocity Phase-I project were allotted through a draw of lots at a function organised at Samanvay Bhavan on Wednesday. The size of the plots ranges from 1,400 sq feet to 2,300 sq feet. The first plot was allotted to Amit Jain. The list of the allottees has been uploaded on BDA’s website www.bda.org.in. BDA chairperson Om Yadav and CEO Neeraj Vashisht were present on the occasion.

  • Bhopal: Three killed in separate accidents

    BHOPAL: In last 24 hours three persons have lost their lives due to unnatural reasons— one was electrocuted, whereas two died while crossing rail line. Under the Ashoka Garden police station, Nasir, 30 of Riasen district was working in Dashmesh Colony at the house of Afsar Khan.

  • Bhopal: Sanction old age pensions says Renu Tiwari

    MORENA: Renu Tiwari, MD of MP Khadi Gramodyog Commission reached the Lohgarh and Jarerua development blocks of the district on Wednesday to witness the Gram Sansads being held as part of Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday campaign. She said that it should be ensured that the pension cases of elderly persons and of widows are sanctioned in time. Collector Vinod Sharma, who was accompanying her, ordered disciplinary action against 18 employees who

  • Dinakaran’s arrest queers the pitch for Sasikala

    The arrest of T T V. Dinakaran, nephew of the jailed general secretary of the AIADMK V K Sasikala, and until recently foisted as deputy general secretary of the party by her, has brought to a seeming close an ugly chapter in Tamil Nadu’s recent political history. The wheeler dealer, who was kept at arm’s length by the late chief minister J Jayalalithaa whose closest aide Sasikala was, had become very powerful in the

  • ‘Avengers 4’ title revealed

    Actress Zoe Saldana has apparently let slip ‘Avengers 4’ title during “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2” premiere. Recently, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said the film’s title would be a spoiler if it was released, but it seems like it’s going to be called “Avengers: Infinity Gauntlet”, thanks to Saldana, who is playing Gamora in “Infinity War”, reported Digital Spy. In an interview with BBC News, the actress talked about the

  • Bhopal: Illegal arms factory busted; two held

    MORENA: In a joint action, the staff of Civil Lines and Dimni Police stations busted a factory manufacturing illegal arms at village Gopiyanpura. The police also seized six 351 bore funs, four country-made pistols and four live cartridges. The SP of Morena was informed that illegal arms were being manufactured in the rural areas of the district and were being sold in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, besides Madhya Pradesh. A team was

  • Maharashtra haven for illegal mining, political funding

    The immediate provocation for this article was a recent discussion on illegal sand mining organised jointly by Moneylife and Awaaz Foundation last fortnight. At the discussion, speaker after speaker bemoaned the inability – or unwillingness – of the state to curb illegal sand mining. This was notwithstanding the good work done by some bureaucrats in controlling illegal sand mining in some areas – at least for a specific period of time.

  • BJP can ill afford to rest on its laurels

    The resounding victory of the BJP in the municipal elections in Delhi reflects as much the personal triumph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the widespread disillusionment of the voter with Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal whose negative tactics of blaming all his failures on others has boomeranged on him. Having given a sweeping mandate to AAP two years ago in the Assembly elections largely on a pledge of rooting out corruption, the

  • Here’s why Chris Pratt doesn’t take pics with fans

    Actor Chris Pratt says he refuses to take photos with fans because he wants them to enjoy the moment and not waste time by clicking pictures. In an interview with Cigar Aficionado magazine, the 37- year-old actor says he also avoids being clicked because he has to be “economical” with his time.
    “I’ve always been a pretty deferential, go-with-the-flow guy. But now I have to be economical with my time. If I go

  • Madonna slams unauthorised biopic

    Queen of pop Madonna has criticised “Blonde Ambition”, which is an unauthorised biopic on her, saying only she could tell her story. “Nobody knows what I know and what I have seen,” wrote Madonna on Instagram. “Only I can tell my story. Anyone else who tries is a charlatan and a fool. Looking for instant gratification without doing the work. This is a disease in our society,” she continued. Madonna’s planned biopic