Free Press Journal
  • Domestic airlines bar TDP MP Diwakar Reddy from flying

    Mumbai: TDP MP J C Diwakar Reddy has been banned by all domestic airlines following his alleged unruly behaviour at the Visakhapatnam airport as he was denied boarding for an IndiGo flight.

  • Bhopal: RSS, BJP help only big businessmen not farmers, says Digvijay

    Bhopal: The RSS propaganda of ‘Hinduism is in danger’ and the Muslims will outnumber Hindus in the country is nothing but a bogey. The population of Muslims will never be more than 18 per cent of the country’s population because of the spread of education, Muslims are increasingly opting for small families. The RSS propaganda of ‘Hinduism is in danger’ and the Muslims will outnumber Hindus in the country is nothing

  • Tiger Zinda Hai: Tigress Katrina is all set to roar. Check it out

    Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ is one of the most awaited films of the year. Katrina is going to be seen in a never seen before avatar in the forthcoming movie and we can vouch for it. Wondering why we are saying so? Well a couple of new stills from the film have come out which will make you more excited for the film.

  • Bhopal: GST has cumbersome procedures, harsh penalties, say traders

    Bhopal: The city traders, whom Free Press talked to, expressed their grave reservations about the Goods and Services tax (GST), which is to be rolled out all over the country from July 1. The traders said that they don’t have any problems with GST per se but the procedures under the GST regime were tortuous and the penalties too harsh. Some of them said it is the traders who had made the BJP governments

  • Rohit rested for WIndies series with an eye on Sri Lanka Tests

    Birmingham: He may have had a dry spell in Test cricket but Rohit Sharma figures big time in skipper Virat Kohli’s scheme of things which is why the senior opener was rested for India’s tour of West Indies.

  • Bhopal: Traders’ bandh total in wholesale market, no effect on normal life

    Bhopal: The business establishments in the city remain closed on a daylong strike on Thursday to protest against the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST).  The bandh was called by trade and business organisations to oppose the 5% GST on packaged and branded food items. Around 200 mandi across the state, including Bhopal, remain closed due to the strike.

  • Salman Khan’s sister Shweta Rohira makes her acting debut!

    Shweta Rohira, who actor Salman Khan considers as his sister, will be making her foray into showbiz soon. Shweta will be seen playing the lead in a short film called ‘Parineeti’. Talking about the film, she says, “The story revolves around the relationship between a couple. It also talks about the importance of being together and working together to keep the relationship happy and joyful.”

  • Kedar’s spell made the difference, says skipper Kohli

    Birmingham: India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav’s spell was the key behind India being able to restrict Bangladesh to 264/7 and then cantering to a nine-wicket win in the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal here to set up a final clash against Pakistan. “We had another complete game. When we won the toss, I expected another clean performance. With the ball, we never let them away. The two quick wickets

  • It all began with this WhatsApp group for Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya!

    In today’s day & age, WhatsApp groups are next to socializing while everyone’s busy working but one such WhatsApp group was the starting point for Divyanka Tripathi & Vivek Dahiya’s much talked about love affair followed by a big fat Indian Wedding few months later.

  • Woman raped by Uber driver in India sues firm for breaching privacy

    New York: A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014 has filed a lawsuit against the ride- hailing company and its embattled chief executive Travis Kalanick for “unlawfully” obtaining and sharing her medical records related to the sexual assault. The woman, identified only as Jane Doe in the lawsuit filed in federal court in California, said in the complaint that she was “violated physically” when she was brutally

  • Bhopal: Collector promises tough action against seed sellers

    Morena: Collector Vinod Sharma has warned the seed sellers that the time of sowing of Kharif crops is close at hand and if any seller is found selling non-standard or poor quality seeds, tough action would be taken against him.

  • CBI registers case in AIIMS paper leak; carries out searches

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday registered a case to look into the alleged copying of question paper for the AIIMS MBBS entrance examination conducted on May 28 and also carried out searches at seven locations in the country. The Central Bureau of Investigation sources said the searches took place at one place in Bagaha, Bihar and at six places in Ghaziabad including the HRIT campus in Morta area of Ghaziabad.

  • Bhopal: Farmers allege irregularities in pulses procurement, block roads

    Narsinghpur: Farmers alleged irregularities in procurement of pulses including masoor, arhar and gram on MPS at the Jawahar Krishi Upaj Mandi in the Gadarwara town of the district. On Wednesday, the ‘Annadatas’ lined up their tractor-trolleys on the streets of the town from Cheepa tri-section to Mahendra Tractors showroom and on the bypass road blocking traffic from the morning till noon.

  • IS chief recruiter in Indian subcontinent Armar named global terrorist by US

    Washington/New Delhi: The fugitive chief recruiter for the ISIS in the Indian subcontinent Mohammed Shafi Armar was today named a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ by the US, becoming the first Indian leader of the dreaded terror outfit against whom America has slammed sanctions. The US State Treasury Department, while updating its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT), has included in it Armar, a native of Bhatkal in Karnataka, clearing the way

  • Bhopal: Farmers demand cancellation of mining lease

    Bhopal: On Tuesday, hundreds of farmers reached at the collectorate and submitted a memorandum to the authorities demanding cancellation of mining lease. They said that the mining leases given for Jharkheda in Tehsil Shyampur were illegal. The land on which mining has been permitted is fertile and is of rich black cotton soil. The land is being used for growing crops. They said that ten trees growing on the fields have been

  • Bhopal: Girls should take advantage of training progs: Collector

    Hoshangabad: Employment-oriented training is given to rural youth at Rural Employment Training Institute here with the support of State rural development department and banks. Collector Avinash Lavania was the chief guest at the concluding programme of sewing training for women on Wednesday. The training programme was organised by National Rural Livelihoods Mission.

  • Bhopal: ‘Alpviram evam anandam’ organised at Secretariat

    Bhopal: Happiness department organised programme “Alpviram evam anandam” at Mantralaya (State Secretariat) on Thursday. On the occasion customary lamp was lit in the presence of chairperson MP State Mineral Corporation Shiv Kumar Choubey, chairperson of State Employees Welfare Committee Ramesh Chandra Sharma and additional chief secretary (ACS) energy and happiness Iqbal Singh Bais.