Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: ‘We will ensure that no upper caste candidate gets elected’

    Amid slogans of Jai Bhim and Baba saheb zindabad leaders representing various organisations of SC/ST/OBC minced no words in venting out their angst against sawarnas (upper castes community members) at the joint convention of SC/ST/OBC organised at BHEL Dussehara in Bhopal on Sunday.  During their address in the marathon daylong session the leaders challenged the upper caste candidates to win the Lok Sabha and assembly polls without support of SC/ST and OBC

  • Bhopal: Only 25 Brahmin Samaj members turn up for jail bharo stir

    Only 25 members of Brahmin Samaj turned up at Board Office square on Sunday to stage a ‘jail bharo’ andolan to protest government’s highhandedness and brutal thrashing of their leader Shiv Kumar Sharma. And, only 19 of them courted arrest. MP Nagar police station in-charge Upendra Bhati said that 19 members, including the two women, were arrested and released on bail. Members of Sarv Brahmin Samaj, Karni Sena, Rajput Samaj and others

  • Bhopal: Narsingpur sarpanch, 150 supporters join Congress

    While interacting with media in programme in which Narsingpur Sarpanch Mauna Kaurav with 150 supporters joined Congress, PCC chief Kamal Nath said that saffron colour is not the copyright of any particular political party. Congress leader Suresh Pachauri and Youth Congress president Kunal Chaudhary were present on this occasion.

  • Bhopal: Experts share dos & don’ts on social media

    Cyber and social media experts shared tips with the young minds on how to remain safe on social media platform. A workshop to apprise school students of the cybercrime was held at government Kamla Nehru Girls Higher Secondary School where they were informed about the dos & don’ts and precautions to be followed on social media. ‘Always fill in wrong answers to the security questions’ was the first tip given to the

  • Bhopal: Police implement no unsafe immersion, devotees asked to use water tanks

    Bhopal Police on Sunday barred use of non-motorised boats sans life jackets for Ganesha idol immersion. Devotees were asked to use water tanks placed at every nook and corner. However, a few devotees refused to budge resulting in heated arguments. However, the police strictly enforced the ban citing depth of water bodies. Police teams were deployed at various ghats and spots designated for immersion and acted against unsafe immersion through non-motorised boats.

  • Bhopal: Verification of guest faculties’ PhD coursework raises stink

    Yet in another controversy has hit the recruitment of professors as now questions are being raised over the way the documents of the candidates are being verified. Disgruntled aspirants have raised questions over verification of documents of guest faculty, especially those holding PhD degree.  Aspirants have raised doubts about the genuineness of PhD degree of guest faculties who have done their coursework while simultaneously teaching in colleges.

  • Bhopal: City intellectuals bat for Indo-Pak talks ,‘Dialogue is the only way out for peace’

    The intellectuals in the city feel that the governments of India and neighbouring Pakistan should spare no opportunity to hold dialogue. Communication is not only good for interpersonal relationship but also for the peace and growth of the two nations, said the experts.  Their reaction came against the backdrop of the Indian Government’s decision to cancel the proposed meeting between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistan counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi

  • Bhopal: Under pressure, cops change arrest section

    MP Nagar police have booked a person under Section 493 for raping a woman on the pretext of marriage while after the action courted controversy, the accused was then booked under Section 376 of the IPC. The 38-year-old complainant in the case is a woman who works in a mall after separation from her husband. She lives in the city with her son and was in a relation with accused Aditya Tanwar

  • Bhopal: No CCTV footage of molestation, attendant is minor!

    CCTV footages were not available from the bus in which molestation of the child took place on Thursday. According to the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) circular, the CCTV and the GPS-installed in school buses should remain operational 24×7.
    TI, Baljit confirmed that though CCTV was installed in the bus, the footage was not available. He also confirmed that the bus attendant was a minor!  The CBSE circular was issued to all