Free Press Journal
  • Shah slams Oppn over House disruptions, says BJP is ready to face no-trust motion

    Guwahati : BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday hit out at the opposition, particularly the Congress, for repeated disruptions in Parliament, saying they were doing so as they were unable to digest his party’s victory in one state after another, and asserted that the government was ready to face no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha.

  • MVM’s suspended student seeks justice from PM Modi

    BHOPAL : Motilal Vigyan Mahavidyalaya’s graduation final year student Asma Khan has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan against one-sided decision of college to suspend her on Saturday. She also sought time from Governor Anandiben Patel to place her stand.

  • Panic grips MIG as ‘drunk’ youths pelt stones on moving cars

    Indore : Panic gripped MIG area after a group of youths started throwing stones on moving vehicles on Friday late night. Two to three vehicles were damaged by the accused in the incident. However, no vehicle driver lodged any complaint with police in the matter. The entire incident was captured in CCTV installed near the spot and police launched a search for the accused.

  • Rahul’s dig at collapsing judiciary

    New Delhi : Rahul Gandhi on Saturday used the hashtag #JudiciaryDemonetised to describe how the legal system collapsing under pending cases “while Law Minister (Ravi Shankar Prasad) preoccupied peddling fake news.”

  • Decks cleared for construction of Dewas-Barnagar 4-lane NH bypass

    Ujjain : With most of the ‘to be affected’ farmers and land owners of 16 villages welcoming the project, decks have been cleared for the construction of city’s first bypass for a 139 km 4-lane under National Highways (NH), between Dewas-Amarohli (Jhabua) via Ujjain-Barnagar-Badnawar.

  • Trump bars most transgenders from serving in the US military

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has moved ahead with his plan to ban most transgenders from serving in the military, with limited exceptions, following up on a proposal he called for last year.

  • EOW registers case against ex-govt press controller

    BHOPAL : The Economic Offence Wing has registered case against former controller of government press and his son on charges of committing financial irregularities. The controller had shown his son as an adult on the papers and purchased a flat in his name.

  • Bandra-Worli Sealink toll to increase from April 1

    Mumbai : From midnight of March 31, Mumbaikars will have to shell out more for using the Bandra-Worli sea link. A senior official from Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) Ltd confirmed news of a hike in toll rates. However, there is no clarity on the impact this hike is going to make on the public’s wallet.

  • Post selection, senior professors up ante against ‘injustice’

    “Dr Annapurna Bose and Dr VK Pandit are senior to the newly selected faculty. They both have more publications and experience as well but the selected one has the experience of only 4.5 years and has less publications. When it comes to marking, committee has given two marks for per year experience and these doctors should be having high marking compared to the juniors,” says a senior professor

  • HC acquits bizman jailed for raping minor daughter

    Mumbai : In a major respite to a city-based businessman, the Bombay High Court recently set aside the seven years rigorous imprisonment imposed upon him for allegedly raping his own minor daughter. The HC accordingly acquitted him of the charge, which his daughter levelled against him at the behest of his relatives. A single-judge bench of Justice Anant Badar acquitted John Sheri.

  • Centre issues notice to Cambridge Analytica

    New Delhi : The Centre has issued a notice to the scandal-hit analytical firm Cambridge Analytica, asking them to reply to six questions by March 31.

  • Funeral procession of Badrinarayan Patidar held

    Ujjain : The funeral procession of famous social worker and founder of Badrinarayan Lakshminarayan Patidar firm and Patidar Hospital, Seth Badrinarayan Patidar was taken out on Saturday at 11 am from his house in Arjun Nagar Udyayan Marg.

  • Martin Vizcarra is now Peru’s  new President

     Lima : Peru’s new President Martin Vizcarra took the oath of office on Friday, pledging to take a strong stance against corruption in government.  Vizcarra, who was vice president until scandal-hit Pedro Pablo Kuczynski handed in his resignation as president on Wednesday, also called for national unity.

  • Mayor approves construction of 9 new overhead water tanks

    Ujjain : A meeting of mayor in council (MIC) was held at Mayor’s office on Saturday, where the mayor approved the proposal for construction of 9 new overhead water tanks in the city to provide clean drinking water to the city with full pressure. The estimated cost of construction of these overhead tanks will be Rs 35 crore.

  • All Test specialists to be in UK in June: Rai

    New Delhi : The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said Test specialists like Murali Vijay, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will all land in England in June as a part of Rahul Dravid-coached India A side that will be playing a number of first-class games against county as well as England Lions (A) side.