Free Press Journal
  • Sedition charges dropped against 15 held for celebrating Pak’s win

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh police has dropped sedition charges against 15 persons, arrested in Burhanpur district for cheering Pakistan cricket team after it won the ICC Champions Trophy final against India. Tension had gripped Mohad town, about 23 kms from the district headquarters, on Sunday night after some persons shouted slogans in favour of Pakistan and celebrated its cricket team’s win by bursting firecrackers. According to police, the suspects had also raised anti- India

  • Bhopal: Harshwardhan Nagar residents demand nullah cleaning before monsoon

    Bhopal: The Harshwardhan Nagar which is located near Mata Mandir square has a nullah passing through it. It starts overflowing in rainy season and creates problems for the residents. The residents are worried now as the monsoon will hit the state in a week and the nullah and the surrounding areas are filled with filth and waste materials. Their requests to authorities for cleaning the nullah fell on deaf ears.

  • Cyber Crime

    Bhopal: Criminals gather data from websites to trap jobseekers

    Bhopal: Job websites have played a major role in many people’s career for finding good job through various helps by these websites. But it seems that the job websites are also playing a vital role for the cyber criminals in duping the job-seekers on pretext of providing them jobs.

  • Bhopal: Farmers strike, demonetisation, GST, hit Eid festival shopping

    Bhopal: Eid is round the corner and market is flooded with designer kurti, suits, chikankari kurta, caps, jewellery, footwears, itra and many more items. But the recent farmers’ strike, communal clash, inflation, demonetisation; communal tension, goods and service tax (GST) and online shopping have hit Eid shopping in the city. Traders say that their sales are down by up to 60 to 90 per cent in comparison to previous year.

  • Bhopal: Relief from scorching heat as heavy rains lashes city

    Bhopal: In a sigh of relief, heavy rains lashed Bhopal on Wednesday for about two hours. Although the officials of Indian Metereological Department (IMD), Bhopal stated that the rains are not of monsoon as it is yet to hit Bhopal. Earlier, the IMD had forecast that the onset of monsoon in Bhopal would be around June 18-20 but later it said that due to weak monsoon systems in Bay of Bengal and

  • Bhopal: First prepaid auto-rickshaw booth at ISBT, Nadra inaugurated

    Bhopal: In a step towards improving public transport system in the city, mayor Alok Sharma on Wednesday inaugurated the first prepaid auto-rickshaw booth at ISBT and Nadra bus stand here. The prepaid booths known as Bhopal BEATS (Booth Enabled Auto Taxi Services) have been installed in collaboration of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), district administration and traffic police while it would be operated and maintained by a private company under the public-private-partnership (PPP)

  • Bhopal: Absconding accused in police net

    Bhopal: Police on Wednesday arrested 30-year-old absconding murder accused from Indus Residency Colony while he was going towards Lambakheda area from Nishatpura locality here. He is accused in a double-murder case, including the murder of a local BJP leader. When he was arrested he was carrying a country-made pistol along with five live cartridges and police have seized them all.

  • Bhopal: Female artists’ painting exhibition ‘Udaan’ begins

    Bhopal: A group painting exhibition ‘Udaan’ of   three female artists of three generations of the same family opened at Rangdarshani Gallery at Bharat Bhawan on Tuesday. The artists Beenu Garg, Madhu Agrawal and Ananya Garg have displayed as many as 62 works which depicts different moods of women by using bright colours.  “These are the collection of ten years. Our exhibition is not centred on any particular topic. We just tried to