Free Press Journal
  • Yatra of Lord Jagannath held

    Ujjain : The procession of Lord Jagannath was held in the city amid drum beats and holy fervor. Hundreds of people participated in the procession held by ISKCON at Budhwariya and the Kahti community from Kartik Chowk. The community has been conducting the event for the nearly 114 years.

  • Cong cares only for Muslim men: PM Modi

    Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) : Raking up the controversy over the reported remarks of Rahul Gandhi that the Congress is a party for Muslims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had accused the Congress and other parties of wanting a continuance of practices like triple talaq. He also wondered whether the Congress party was interested only in the welfare of Muslim men, and not women.

  • Devotees bear brunt of MTMC bias at Mahakaleshwar

    Ujjain : To facilitate smooth ‘pujan-abhishek’ at the ‘garbhgriha’ for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, devotees were forced to keep waiting at the Mahakaleshwar temple, here on Saturday.

  • Nun confessed to selling 3 children: Cops

    Ranchi : Sister Konsalia, a nun of Nirmal Hriday, a shelter home here run by the Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC), on Saturday “confessed” to having sold three children for money and giving away the fourth child, a senior police officer claimed.

  • CR records 237 pc rise in sale of mobile tickets after sustained awareness drive

    Mumbai : The Central Railway has witnessed a 237 per cent rise in the sale of train tickets booked through its unreserved ticketing system (UTS) app. Railway officials said the percentage of ticket booking has increased due to awareness campaigns conducted by railway employees and encouraging commuters standing in ticket queues to book tickets on the UTS app.

  • Thailand Open: Sindhu to meet Okuhara in final

    Bangkok : Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu advanced into the women’s singles final after registering a hard-fought victory over Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung at the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 tournament here on Saturday.

  • RSS thinker, among four, nominated to Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi : RSS thinker and well-known author and newspaper columnist Rakesh Sinha is among four eminent persons nominated by President Ram Nath Kovind, on the recommendation of the PM, to fill vacancies in the nominated categories. Eight other nominated members have not completed their terms.

  • Hindu Mahasabha protests against BJP’s jan ashirwad yatra

    Ujjain : Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha and spiritual leaders protesting against BJP’s jan ashirwad yatra, jointly organised a ‘dharna’and submitted ‘memorandum’ to Lord Mahakal.

  • Petitioner welcomes Maharashtra govt’s stand on outside food in multiplexes

    We had filed the petition in Bombay HC. People are humiliated on  adaily basis in multiplexes when their bags are checked and food items thrown out so that multiplexes can sell Rs 5 popcorn for Rs 250 and make money. We welcome Maharashtra government’s stand on it. advocate Aditya Pratab.

  • MNS claims credit for govt’s multiplex diktat

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has claimed credit for the state government’s announcement in the Legislative Assembly that people could take outside food into multiplexes.

  • Contract employees submit memo to Chief Minister

    Ujjain : Co-operative Banks Contract Employees Association submitted amemorandum to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Saturday, demanding implementation of newly formed contract labour policy. The Chief Minister arrived in the city on Saturday in connection with the jan ashirwad yatra.

  • GCH ‘Strikers’cruise to fluent victories

    Mumbai : GCH ‘Strikers’ hit top form and were on a roll as they cruised to convincing 3-0 wins, in the home and away ties of their Section-L league match against MG ‘B’, during the second week of the Otters-BSAM Snooker League 2018, which is also supported by Z3 Zodiac Clothing and organized by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra.

  • Collegium to seek 6 new SC judges

    New Delhi : The new Supreme Court collegium is meeting next week, probably on Thursday, to recommend names of six High Court chief justices, including Uttarakhand’s Justice KM Joseph, for elevation to the Supreme Court having nine vacancies.

  • Andhra girl commits suicide

    Indore : A 23-year-old girl hailing from Andhra Pradesh committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her rented accommodation in Lasudiya on Friday. No suicide note was recovered from the spot.