Free Press Journal
  • Chargesheet filed in Bhopal gang-rape case

    Bhopal: In the gruesome Bhopal gang rape case, Government Railway Police on Thursday submitted in a local court a 200-page charge sheet against four accused comprising DNA report and queried medico-legal case report. To ensure speedy justice to the rape survivor, the GRP filed the challan within 15 days of the incident in the court of Judicial Magistrate first class (JMFC) Shalu Sirohi. The stipulated time for filing a charge sheet in

  • Bhopal: Fearing Chitrakoot repeat, BJP gets cracking to secure Mungaoli, Kolaras

    Bhopal: Shaken by its humiliating defeat in Chitrakoot assembly bye-elections, the state BJP unit has started preparing for the impending bye-elections in Mungaoli and Kolaras constituencies in right earnest. The government is trying its best to ensure that the bye-polls are not held. However, keeping in mind the possibility of the Election Commission not agreeing to it, it has also launched preparations for the polls.

  • Bhopal: Shivpuri bus stand still remains neglected

    Shivpuri: The only bus stand in the district is in shambles. No one seems to be interested to oversee the facility. Passengers are forced to spend chilly nights in the open. What is surprising is that the authority is spending Rs 17 lakh every year on its upkeep. The contractors, who are given contracts for providing sanitation and other services, go into hibernation after getting the work order.

  • Bhopal: Reduced GST rates make food lovers happy

    Bhopal: Wednesday brought good tidings for food lovers as well as restaurant owners of the city. Eating out will weigh less on the pocket now as the GST on air-conditioned restaurants has been slashed from 18 percent to 5 percent. In case of non-AC restaurants, the tax rate has been reduced from 12 percent to 5 percent.

  • Bhopal: Charge sheet in gang rape case ready

    Bhopal: The Government Railway Police have prepared the charge sheet of gang rape incident, which it will file before the court on Thursday or Friday. The GRP police station in-charge Hemant Shrivastava said police have prepared the charge sheet and are waiting for court’s permission to file it. The police have collected the forensic samples of accused and the victim.

  • Bhopal: Non-teaching duties affect teaching up to 52%: Study

    Bhopal: Engaging teachers in non-teaching duties affect teaching upto 52 percent. This has been revealed in the study undertaken by Child Rights Observatory Madhya Pradesh (MPCRO) and UNICEF. MPCRO and UNICEF had conducted joint study in 100 schools of 14 districts in 2016.

  • Bhopal: Excise dept may lose revenue up to 35%

    Bhopal: The excise department may lose revenue upto 35 percent if ‘No Ahata policy’ is implemented. This was revealed at the meeting of state excise department held here on Wednesday. The excise department had called liquor shop licensees to discuss the effect of policy, which will come into force from next financial year. At the meeting, the traders raised objections against ‘No Ahata policy’ and said it will affect liquor

  • Bhopal: Godse temple in Gwalior kicks up political storm

    Bhopal: Nathuram Godse temple, constructed by Hindu Mahasabha in Gwalior has kicked up a political row. Irked over temple in memory of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin, the Congress has demanded that Mahasabha office-bearers be tried for treason. For once, the saffron party has joined its bête noire in condemning Mahasabha’s decision.

  • Bhopal: Striking students to meet MP CJ today, seek ouster of director

    Bhopal: National Law Institute University striking students will meet High Court Chief Justice Hemant Gupta on Wednesday seeking ouster of institute director S S Singh. The students have accused him of running the institute without any accountability and transparency. He is also facing the allegations of sexism and casteism levelled by girl students.

  • Govt, experts pool in ideas for Bhopal smart city

    Bhopal: The ideas on Bhopal smart city project provided by Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited, department of urban administration, local planners, MP Power Distribution Company and KPMG were discussed threadbare at a workshop held here on Tuesday. These ideas will form basis for Bhopal smart city’s green and blue master plan.

  • Bhopal: ‘Don’t file complaint, they said’

    Bhopal: Amidst many twists and turns in Bhopal gang rape case, new revelations have come to fore even as the SIT is all set to submit its probe report within next three days. The cops against whom actions were taken for being negligent have now come out in open stating that they did not file the FIR in connection with the case as they were instructed to do so by