Free Press Journal
  • No ban on fielding 75-plus leaders in elections: Shah

    Bhopal : In an apparent turnaround, BJP national president Amit Shah told reporters on Saturday that the party might field 75-yr-plus candidates in elections. “There is no such formula. It is for the CM to decide who to appoint minister,” he said.

  • Ex-MPs, MLAs explode with anger before Shah

    Say neither govt nor organisation giving weight to them n Those who have defected to BJP say they have nothing to do.

  • Modi most successful CM of independent India: Shah

    BHOPAL : “Most successful chief minister of independent India was former CM of Gujarat Narendra Modi,” said BJP national president Amit Saha addressing guests at the book launch ‘Narendra Se Narendra’, on Saturday.

  • Technical glitch deprives 18K candidates from appearing in PEB exam

    BHOPAL : Due to a technical snag, more than 18,000 candidates could not appear in the examination for recruitment to the state police force, conducted by PEB, on Saturday. More than 9 lakh candidates are to appear in the examination, which will be held in phases.   

  • Rain continues to lash state, more in offing

    BHOPAL : Rain continued to lash various parts of the state on Saturday.  Alert for heavy rain has been issued for Khandwa, Dewas, Sehore and Hoshangabad districts.

  • Brahmin Mahila Manch celebrates Janmashtami

    Brahmin Mahila Manch celebrated Janmashtami with great pomp and festivity at Sayaji Hotel on Saturday.  It was based on theme ‘Kanhaiya Ki Gopi Ya Radha’. Dressed as Radha – Krishna and Gopi, they gave a traditional touch to the entire celebration. The members played a game ‘Sitoliya’ and enjoyed a lot. The winners of the game got certificate by BSNL. Archna Pandey, a BSNL official also distributed eco-friendly Ganesha idols to all

  • Sai Sarita Smriti Sansthan celebrates I-Day

    Sai Sarita Smriti Sansthan (SSSS) celebrated 70th Independence Day at Gaurav Palace on Saturday. It was based on theme ‘Indian Army’. Dressed as army men, the members of the group enjoyed the programme by presenting patriotic songs. Besides that, on the occasion of World Photography Day, the group facilitated some photo journalists of Hindi and English dailies in the city including Pradeep Mehra, Neelesh Sen, Jaspreet and Dinesh Dave with mementos. (All

  • Organ Donation Society to spread awareness through documentary

    Indore : Taking a step ahead for spreading awareness for organ donation and saving lives, Indore Organ Donation Society has been preparing a documentary to motivate people for the noble cause.

  • Hindi rendition of ‘Waiting for Godot’ staged at Shaheed Bhawan

    BHOPAL : Written by Samuel Beckett, directed by Dinesh Nair, a Hindi version of the play ‘Waiting for Godot’ was staged at Shaheed Bhawan on Saturday. It has been translated into Hindi by Krishna Baldev Vidya. 

  • Shunned by UPSC, Ayurveda doc ends life

    Indore : A 32-year-old doctor committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling in Hira Nagar area of the city on Saturday. No suicide note was recovered from the spot but his family members informed police that he was quite depressed as he was not selected in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exams.

  • Missing man’s body found in NTC ground

    Indore : Body of missing 45-year-old man was found in a ground at Pardeshipura on Saturday. The deceased, Mulchand Verma, was missing from his house since last two days. Police have sent to body for autopsy and started investigation into the case.

  • UBI chief spends a busy day in city

    BHOPAL : Union Bank of India (UBI) MD and CEO Rajkiran Rai interacted with the officials of the local branches, regional office and staff training centre of the bank on Friday during his day-long visit to the city. He also planted a sapling on the premises of the Bank.

  • 222nd death anniversary of Ahilyabai to be observed today

    Indore : The 222nd death anniversary of city’s legendary ruler Ahilyabai Holkar would be observed on Sunday. Ahilyotsav Samiti president Ashok Daga and secretary Vitthal Rao Gawde informed that the main function will be held at Gandhi Hall from 3.30 pm. Jitu Bangani of Muskan group, who motivates people for organ donation and Snehalata Handa (80), who works for girl child empowerment, will be felicitated on the occasion. Minister Maya Singh will

  • 400 farmer suicides in 7 months

    Mumbai : After a gap of one year, Marathwada and parts of western Vidarbha are staring at another bout of drought, a severe one at that. Deficient rainfall this monsoon season has only made matters worse.