Free Press Journal
  • Malegaon blasts: NOC for Sadhvi’s discharge

    Mumbai: NIA on Friday told the Special NIA court in Mumbai that it has no objection to the discharge of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in the 2008 Malegoan bomb blast case.

  • Sacked BSP leader grilled by UP Police

    Lucknow : Two days after his expulsion from the BSP, former Uttar Pradesh Minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui was questioned by police here on Friday over his alleged use of abusive language against a state BJP leader’s wife and daughter last year.

  • Mumbai: Accused in Harshad Mehta scam allowed to fly abroad

    Mumbai: In a temporary reprieve to Coodli Ravi Kumar, one of the prime accused in the Harshad Mehta scam, Bombay High Court on Thursday granted him permission to visit Malaysia and Singapore. The HC has asked him to deposit Rs 1 lakh before flying abroad.

  • Tejas successfully test fires derby air-to-air beyond visual range missile

    CHANDIPUR: Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft today successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in radar guided mode.  The missile launch was performed in Lock ON after launch mode for a BVR target in the look down mode and the target was destroyed.  The aim of the test was to assess the Derby integration with systems on-board Tejas including the aircraft avionics,

  • Sena bats for ballot paper

    New Delhi : Vouching for ballot paper voting, the Shiv Sena on Friday said that the Electric Voting Machines (EVM) might increase the efficiency of counting votes by reducing time, but considering that the votes determine the future of a democracy, waiting for a day or two is not much.

  • ‘EVMs unhackable but all future polls to have VVPAT’

    New Delhi : The Election Commission on Friday said all future elections would be held with EVMs equipped with paper trail machines, which would enable the voter to verify their vote and also rule out possibility of tampering of machines.

  • Ujjain: Workshop for BJP volunteer training held

    Ujjain: A workshop to train its volunteers was held at the office of Bharatiya Janata Party ‘Lokshakti Bhawan’ on Friday. The training session will commence from May 21 to May 28.

  • Ujjain: Water harvesting a necessity says mayor

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation has started working on the installation of water harvesting systems in the city to increase land water level. On Friday, mayor Meena Jonwal inspected the current status of installation of water harvesting systems and instructed that the task should completed before start of the rainy season.

  • Posters of Lt Fayaz’s killers out, reward offered for info

    Srinagar : Posters with photographs of three Hizbul Mujahideen militants wanted for the killing of young Kashmiri army officer Ummer Fayaz were put up on Friday by police at various places in Shopian township of south Kashmir offering reward to anyone providing information about them.

  • NEET question paper leak kingpin held in Rajasthan

    Jaipur : A man alleged to be the kingpin of a racket that duped medical entrance exam aspirants in the name of providing NEET question paper, was arrested on Friday from New Delhi by the Anti-Terrorist Squad of Rajasthan police, police said.

  • MTMC takes on service provider company BVG

    Ujjain: Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC) took action against service provider BVG and served notice to the officer in charge of the company during a meeting held on Friday.

  • Ujjain: ‘Utsava pratikalpa’ begins today

    Ujjain: A two day function, ‘utsav pratikalpa’ will begin on Saturday, 7 pm, at the Kalidas Sanskrit Academy Sankul. Kathak dance will be presented by dance maestro Vishal Krishna, who belongs to the Banaras Gharana. Head of the organization, Gulab Singh Yadav stated that Vishal Krishna was internationally popular among classical dance lovers and the organisation will felicitate him for his special contribution towards Kathak.

  • Ujjain: Cash award on Dagar murder case accused

    Ujjain: Suprintendent of police MS Verma has announced a cash award of Rs 10,000 for information on murderers in the Sunil Dagar murder case on Friday.

  • ‘­Nitish wears the crown, but Lalu rules Bihar’

    New Delhi : With Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav facing a barrage of criticism with his daughter Misa Bharti embroiled in a land scam, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday questioned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s silence over the accusations levied upon his alliance’s partner.