Free Press Journal
  • Investments are coming, but road deaths a worry, says Nitin Gadkari

    New Delhi : Nitin Jayram Gadkari is one man in Modi Ministry who means business. His aggression, dash and no-nonsense approach have made him a star performer, a fact even his critics admit. Successive ratings showed him as a man of substance and who can deliver. He says through his people-centric departments, he would do his best to improve Indian economy. He recently shot into fame again when he wrote a letter to

  • Ujjain: Police chowki opens on VU premises

    Ujjain: A police chowki has been opened on Vikram University premises on Friday, to ensure safety of students. Chief guests, vice-chancellor SS Pandey and SP MS Verma inaugurated the chowki, located in the main administrative building of VU, near the enquiry counter at Madhav block. VU registrar Dr Parikshit Singh, ASP Vijay Khatri, ASP Neeraj Pandey, Prof HP Singh, Prof MS Parihar, Dr Rakesh Dhand, proctor Prof Shailendra Kumar Sharma

  • Union government is more publicity, less thoughts: Jairam Ramesh

    Pune: Congress leader and former Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday charged the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre with repackaging UPA schemes with new names and taking credit for them.

  • Yogi in Varanasi, to join celebrations

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached the temple town of Varanasi on Friday evening to join the celebrations marking the third anniversary of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre.  Senior BJP leaders and officials welcomed the CM at the airport in PM’s parliamentary constituency.

  • Jharkhand CM congratulates PM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Friday congratulated Narendra Modi and his Cabinet colleagues on completion of three years in office.

  • Ujjain: UMC to appoint temporary workers through tenders only

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation commissioner Ashish Singh has made it mandatory to adhere to ‘tender-only appointments’ rule for temporary workers assigned on various projects every year. The decision will come into effect immediately and strict action will be taken against those found flouting rules, he directed. Madhya Pradesh government has also made amendments in the procedure to be followed for appointments in the municipal corporation. All future appointments for regular

  • Avoid temptation, divest power: Jaitley’s mantra

    New Delhi : Politicians should shun the normal temptation of having more and more power and divest themselves of it, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

  • Indore: ‘GST is most transformative taxation system of country’

    Indore: Sudip Gupta, deputy commissioner, department of commercial tax, Government of MP shared that Goods & Service Tax (GST) was the most transformative and far reaching reform in India’s taxation system. This would definitely help easing-out taxation problem of traders and manufactures. Gupta was addressing a gathering on the compliances under GST & various aspects of transitional issues on the first day of a two-day training programme organised by Confideration

  • Evaluating Modi: A lot has been achieved, the government is moving in the right trajectory

    New Delhi : Evaluation of a ruling political party after completing a few years in office (and not its full term) especially when its treading an entirely new path, could be risky. Risky because you have not seen the outcome of its political experiment in its totality and as a journalist you are cautious, if not suspicious. One sees the glass half empty but one also needs to accept that it’s half full

  • Modi government not opposed to corporates, says Athawale

    Mumbai: Demonetisation was an important decision that was taken by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the move was not meant to oppose corporate or business community.

  • Ujjain: MTMC employee accused of charging money for ‘bhasmaarti’

    Ujjain: An incident of an employee of Mahakaleshwar temple management committee (MTMC) charging two devotees to attend the ‘bhasmaarti’, on Friday, has come to light. The two devotees were charged Rs 2000 to enter the ‘chandi dwar’, the sanctum sanctorium to attend the ritual, by MTMC employee Pintu Rathore. Other devotees present there strongly objected to this leading to chaos at the temple. Sub inspector (home guard) Virendra Singh Tomar

  • No sector untouched by Modi, says Amit Shah

    New Delhi : BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday said the NDA government under Narendra Modi’s prime ministership had made all round progress and no sector was left untouched in the last three years of his rule. He said with growing confidence of people in the BJP-led government’s working, Modi had become the most popular leader in the history of the independent nation.

  • Indore: All seven Indoreans bring medals from Bangkok taekwondo meet

    Indore: Making Indore proud in international championship, seven martial arts students from the city bagged four gold and three silver medals in International Taekwondo Championship held at Bangkok recently. With countless memories and striking achievements, the students returned to Indore on Friday. Sharing their stories, they chatted about various fun moments at the championship. Coach Sayeed Alam said, “It was incredible to see toddlers competing in the championship.”

  • Nitish snubs Sonia, to attend PM’s luncheon

    Patna : Bihar chief minister and JDU president Nitish Kumar on Friday skipped the lunch hosted by AICC president Sonia Gandhi but accepted the invitation of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to join a luncheon hosted in honour of the visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jaugnauth, at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg,  the official residence of the Prime Minister.

  • Ujjain: Division level flood prevention and management plan to be developed

    Ujjain: Ahead of the monsoon season, divisional commissioner MB Ojha held a marathon meeting of divisional officers of departments concerned and strictly instructed them to prepare a comprehensive flood prevention plan for Ujjain division. He said that the plan must be strictly and effectively implemented, to prevent any loss of property and life during monsoon. The local administration regulates irrigation projects in division. During monsoon, when water reservoirs get full,

  • NCP, CPI(M) to take part in EC’s EVM challenge on June 3

    New Delhi: The NCP and the CPI-M will participate in the Election Commission’s challenge on June 3 to test the credibility of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The EVM challenge in which doubting political parties have been given an opportunity to prove that the EVMs can be hacked, will be held between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the EC said in a statement. The deadline expired on Friday for seven national parties

  • Missing Su-30 debris found, pilots’ fate unknown

    Tezpur/New Delhi : The wreckage of the IAF’s Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet, which went missing with two pilots on board, was found on Friday in a dense forest near Tezpur in Assam after a three-day search operation, but fate of the crew is not known.

  • New coastal rules: Bane for some, boon to others

    New Delhi: An NGO’s RTI query has brought out a move by the Environment and Forest Ministry to drastically dilute or alter the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification of 2011 to allow “temporary tourism facilities” in the ecologically sensitive areas placed under Zone I banning all constructions.

  • Yeddy to be BJP’s CM face in K’taka

    New Delhi : Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa will be the BJP’s chief ministerial face in the Assembly polls scheduled early next year, party president Amit Shah said on Friday.

  • Army foils infiltration; arms, 2 bodies found in Uri

    New Delhi : After foiling an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri Sector, the Army on Friday recovered two bodies along with weapons including one AK 47 rifles and one pistol.  Earlier in the day, the jawans gunned down two Border Action Team (BAT) terrorists.