Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: MSP purchase announcement sends pulse prices soaring in city

    Bhopal: After onions, the government has decided to purchase pulses, including moong, tuar and urad, at Minimum Support Price (MSP) as the market prices have slumped. But after the announcement of the decision, the prices of pulses have gone up by almost 10 per cent in the city. The market price of moong dal had gone down to Rs 5,050 per quintal and the government has decided to purchase it at Rs

  • AAP demands CM’s resignation, strict action against guilty cops

    Indore: Condemning the brutal police repression of farmers’ agitation in Mandsaur district, which killed nine protesters so far, national spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Sanjay Singh alleged that farmers are being killed in all the states ruled by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).

  • Indore: Experts hold government guilty of ignoring farmers

    Indore: The ongoing farmers’ strike in MP has cornered the nation’s attention, especially after the protests turned violent as six farmers were killed by the police in Mandsaur, epicentre of the agitation. It is noteworthy here that such a violent revolution has erupted in MP for the first time on a large scale. The ten-day farmers’ strike has entered the ninth day but still the agitation has not ended. Free Press spoke

  • Drug peddler, Arrest

    Mumbai: Bolivian held with cocaine worth Rs 21 crore

    Mumbai: Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) officials have arrested one 38-year-old Bolivian woman with 3.25 kg cocaine worth Rs. 21 crore from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) here early on Friday.

  • Bhopal: Congress appeals to farmers to end violence; promises loan waiver

    Bhopal: The Congress has appealed to the farmers of the state to put a stop to violence. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, PCC chief Arun Yadav and leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha Ajay Singh said if the Congress formed its government in the state in 2018, it would waive the loans of farmers. The two leaders emphaised that the party was not backing anti-social elements and had no role

  • Ujjain: ‘Bajrang aur Ali’ to transcend religious barriers

    Ujjain: ‘Bajrang aur Ali,’ the first full-fledged Hindi feature film shot in the Mahakal city, propagating the message of communal harmony across the country, will hit screens during Diwali. Based on the friendship between a Hindu and a Muslim youth, shooting of this low budget film will be completed this month.

  • Indore: Nothing is impossible if one dares to scale height

    Indore: While dream is mostly an abstract phenomenon, through sweat, hard work and determination it becomes a living reality. Having dreamt of becoming an artist since his childhood, 31-year-old Dina Karan eventually took tattoo art to live and make a living.

  • Bhopal: Indebted farmer kills self, police say he was mentally ill

    Bhopal: A 45-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming sulphas tablets on Friday at Devnagar locality in Raisen district. The deceased under a bank debt of Rs 10 lakh was not being able to pay it in EMIs for the last few months after which the bank had sent notice to attach his property, sources said.

  • Indore: DHE prescribes annual system for BBA, mgmt fraternity cries foul

    Indore: In a surprising move, department of higher education (DHE) has brought Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme under the purview of annual patter of exams, inviting flaks from members of management education fraternity.

  • Indore: Today last day to apply for UG counselling, CET

    Indore: Students seeking admission in undergraduate courses, but yet to apply for centralised online admission counselling, should act immediately, as Saturday is the last date to apply for the counselling.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj on fast-unto-death from today; wants peace in state

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided to proceed on a fast-untodeath from Saturday for ending the ongoing violence in the state. Chouhan would begin the fast at 11 am at BHEL Dusshera Maidan. Addressing a press conference at his residence here on Friday, Chouhan said he would hold talks with farmers at the fast venue. He said ‘some persons’ were behind the violence in the name of farmers’ agitation.

  • Indore: Woman held for duping Rajasthan man of Rs 6L on pretext of marriage

    Indore: City crime branch officials arrested a woman for allegedly duping a wealthy man from Rajasthan on the pretext of marrying him and now, a search is on to nab the agent and three other persons, who had introduced themselves as parents of the woman.

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    Mumbai: ‘Shiv Smarak no political stunt’ says Maharashtra government

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday cleared the air over its much touted – Shiv Smarak project – and stated that it is not a political ‘stunt’ of any party. The government said this in its affidavit in response to a petition that has challenged the project in the Bombay High Court.

  • Bhopal: Farmers’ stir reaches Shivraj’s doorstep

    Bhopal: Violence over the ongoing state-wide agitation of farmers reached the doorsteps of the capital on Friday. Two vehicles, including a batteryladen truck, were torched and at least eight others, including six college buses and two fire engines were damaged by the protesting farmers at Fanda village on the outskirts of the city.

  • Conservative Japan allows smooth transition

    The Japanese government’s approval of a legislation that will permit Emperor Akihito to abdicate the throne, and be succeeded by his eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito has paved the way for a smooth transition. This is the first time in 200 years of the monarchy in Japan that an emperor’s abdication will take place in a country that is strongly conservative and tradition-bound.