Free Press Journal
  • Arun Jaitley defamation case: Trial against Kejriwal to start from today

    New Delhi: The Patiala High Court on Saturday will start the trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) matter.

  • Indore: Agramanch Spreads of environment conservation

    Indore: Aggrawal community’s leading and active organisation Agramanch stepped forward to do its bit for the environment. Keeping in mind the sultry weather and its adverse effect on birds, club members came up with the idea of distributing bird baths to passersby at Aggrawal Square recently. According to coordinator Ashish Goyal, many a birds lose their life due to scarcity of water in summers. So this drive aimed at creating awareness among

  • Bhopal: CM, Union ministers pay last respect as Dave cremated with full state honour

    Bhopal: The last rites of Union forest and environment minister (independent charge) Anil Madhav Dave was performed at Bandrabhan, Hoshangabad with full state honour on Friday morning. Dave’s younger brother, Abhay Dave performed the last rites on the banks of Narmada at Bandrabhan, where Dave used to organise Jal Mahotsav in every two year. It was his wish to be cremated at Bandrabhan.

  • Indore: District Collector appears before HC on green belt issue

    Indore: District Collector P Narahari appeared before Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court and informed the court that he had passed an order for maintaining status quo over a temple constructed in a garden at Sudama Nagar. A PIL was filed on the matter pertaining to construction of a temple on green belt. Subsequent, applications were attached with the petition alleging that lands of gardens and green belts were encroached upon

  • Crackdown on LGBT meet in Bangladesh, 29 arrested

    Dhaka : Bangladesh has arrested 29 people from an LGBT gathering here, a rare crackdown on gays in the conservative Muslim-majority country where homosexuality is prohibited, officials said on Friday.

  • Indore: Surtal organises Musical evening

    Indore: The institute organised a musical get-together at Pritam Lal Dua Sabha Grah on Friday evening. Indore Development Authority former president Balram Verma was the chief guest. Local singers Shubhangi Parolkar, Upasana Parashar, Smriti Ambegaonkar, Sunil Lodhe, Dadu Charan, Santosh Sharma, Yashvardhan Dubey and Sachin Bagh presented Bollywood songs based on ragas. Akshay Chikhlikar, Shailendra Jain and others also attended the recital.

  • La Liga title to be decided on dramatic last weekend in Spain

    Madrid : The La Liga title is up for grabs along with two places in next season’s Europa League as the season in Spain’s top-flight football league comes to an end on a weekend that also sees Atletico Madrid say goodbye to the ground that has been their home for the past 50 years.

  • Indore: Shaneshwar Jayanti Mahotsav in full swing

    Indore: The seven-day festivity is being organised in city’s Shani Mandir. The programme started with classical singer Vaishali Bakore’s performance where she presented Raga Jog. This paved way for star performance by chief guest and renowned table artist Pandit Ram Kumar Mishra from Delhi as he enthralled the audience with his skills at the instrument by playing various combinations of taal. Representing Banaras Gharana, Kumar also played selective songs in honour of

  • Mumbai: WhatsApp helps to identify, nab crook

    Bhayandar: In a prize catch for the Mira Road Police, a notorious crook was held for his involvement in duping several people by withdrawing money from their accounts on the pretext of helping them use the ATMs.

  • Indore: Sayaji Square: Wrong parking leads to jams

    Indore: Though Sayaji Square is one of the busiest crossings, driving through it in the evening is an uphill task for commuters. Passenger buses and other vehicles use this crossing very frequently. The square witnesses regular traffic jams and people say illegal parking is the culprit.. Commuters say operators of long-route buses park their vehicles for half-an-hour on this road to take passengers causing traffic mess. Mishaps are very common here. Local

  • Now find your lost articles via police website

    Pune: In first kind of such initiative across the state, Pune Police on Friday launched web portal called ‘Lost and Found’ for people to register their complaints of lost articles online. People do not have to go the police stations for the same.

  • BJP wants to enforce Manu Smriti rule, says Kanhaiya Kumar

    Pune: Hitting out at the BJP government, Kanhaiya Kumar, former president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union, on Friday said that the ruling party intents to amend the constitution and want the rule of Manu Smriti.

  • Indore: SET results to clear way for long-awaited asst prof exam

    Indore: After declaration of State Eligibility Test (SET) results, the way is clear to conduct of long-awaited assistant professor’s exam, through which 2371 teaching posts lying vacant in government colleges would be filled. For SET, Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) on the instructions of Department of Higher Education (DHE) had cancelled exam for assistant professor posts scheduled for August 22 last year. On Thursday, MPPSC exam controller Sandhya Bhargava said that

  • Bopanna,Cuevas storm in quarters

    Rome : Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas came from behind to knock out seventh seeds Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez, sealing a quarterfinals berth at the ATP Rome Masters, here.

  • Shiv Sena demands waiver of farmer’s loans

    Nashik: The Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna (SSS) together demanded waiver of farmers’ loans and warned the government of severe repercussions during a farmers’ convention in Nashik on Friday. Sena president Uddhav Thackeray and SSS president MP Raju Shetty along with others addressed the farmers.

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    Corporators play water card ahead of MBMC polls

    Bhayandar: Cutting across party lines, corporators of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) on Friday slammed the civic administration for imposing “unjustified” eligibility criteria on citizens while applying for new water connections.

  • Indore: Two houses burgled in Rajendra Nagar

    Indore: Thieves targeted a locked house in Rajendra Nagar area and decamped with car, cash and other valuables from there. Police have registered a case and a search is on for the accused. According to the police, the incident took place in the house of Bhuvnesh Gupta of Nalanda Parisar. He informed the police that he along with family had gone out of the city for some work between May 13 and 18. During