Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Celebrations at cost of other’s inconvenience, not ok

    Bhopal: The city is all decked up to celebrate Navratri festival and welcoming the Goddess Durga, pandals of all sizes big and small have come up in every nook and corner of the city. These marquees are suitably decked up to surprise and amaze the visitors, there are some pandals which are causing a lot of inconvenience to people and have deranged the traffic.

  • Bhopal: HC saves the day for MP candidates; only 48 from other states get admissions

    Bhopal: But for a writ petition filed by an activist in the High Court against the Medical Education Department, around half of the MBBS seats in the state would have gone to students not domiciled in the state. Due to HC intervention, only 48  non-domiciles have managed to enter the medical colleges in the state.

  • Bhopal: Rain refuses to abate, warning issued

    Bhopal: Refusing to abate, torrential rain continued to lash various parts of the state for the third consecutive day on Friday. Monsoon is vigorously active in Bhopal and Gwalior divisions while in Sagar, Ujjain, Indore and Jabalpur divisions, it is though active but have relented a bit.
    Heavy downpour was also witnessed in other parts of state including Ishagarh which recorded 26cm rain, while Chanderi recorded 20 cm while Mugawali recorded 19cm rainfall

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan for international status to Bhopal, Indore airports

    Bhopal: Batting for international status for Bhopal and Indore airports, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he would soon hold meeting with Central government and take up the matter with the authorities. International flights from Bhopal to places like Dubai and Singapore could be started as Rajabhoj Airport has all the facilities at par with international standards, said Chouhan.

  • Bhopal: Centre finds fault with state’s onion purchase policy

    Bhopal: The Central Government has reached to the conclusion that the state government had bungled while purchasing onions from the farmers at the rate of Rs 8 per kg. Not only was the price too high, but the quantity was also too much. According to the Centre, the state should have purchased onions at the rate of Rs 5.86 per kg and it would take factor in this price while calculating the

  • Bhopal: 20:50 formula: Axe falls on 1190 policemen

    Bhopal: In last five years, police department have terminated 835 policemen, while 263 were given compulsory retirement in pursuance to its 20-50 formula which aims at assessing work and performance of the personnel. 5500 departmental inquiries have been conducted during this period and the department has taken strict actions against negligent policemen ranging from constable to inspector level.

  • Bhopal: BMC’s decision to allocate work to pvt firm boomerangs

    Bhopal: In a bid to unload its burden and expedite developmental work in the city, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) had allocated pipeline and other works to private firms, however, the have failed to get the desired result as the private players are carrying out the work at their own pace and at their own sweet will.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan reaches RSS office amid speculations of ministry expansion

    Bhopal: Amid speculations of expansion of the council of ministers, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached ‘Samidha’, the RSS office in the city, on Thursday. He held discussions with the Kshetra Pracharak Arun Jain. The visit is being linked with the ministry expansion. It is believed that the exercise may be undertaken anytime soon. Chouhan has always been holding discussions with the RSS leadership before ministry expansion.

  • Bhopal: Rain batters MP, more in offing

    Bhopal: Torrential rain continued to lash most parts of the state for the second consecutive day on Thursday. In a span of 24 hours, Sagar recorded a massive 13 cm rainfall, followed by Khandwa 11 cm and Damoh 10 cm rains. Heavy downpour was also witnessed in other parts of state including Baxwaha which recorded 9cm rain, while Hatta and Kukshi received 8 cm rainfall in last 24 hours. Anuppur, Beowara, Khilchipur,

  • Rain lashes city, pours misery on Bhopalites

    Bhopal: Roads of the Walled City were waterlogged as heavy rain lashed the city for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Incessant rain has caused severe flooding in low lying areas causing huge inconvenience to residents and commuters. People had a harrowing time clearing the rain water that entered into their houses. Hamidia Road and many other major city roads were waterlogged compelling motorists to wade through it.

  • Bhopal: College admin pursue matter half-heartedly

    Bhopal: Gandhi medical college (GMC) seems to have shrugged off its responsibility by just serving show cause notice to seniors instead of taking stern action against them in ragging case. Instead of punishing the guilty, the college administration has handed over to case police and is yet to lodge any complaint. Thus even is police is finding themselves helpless to proceed in the case and are waiting the college authorities to come

  • Bhopal: HC seeks govt reply on irregularities in medical college admissions

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought reply from state government on the irregularities committed by Directorate of Medical Education in granting admission to students in private colleges. The court on Thursday gave two weeks of time to state government to submit its reply in response to a petition filed by aggrieved students.