Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Despite Bharat Bandh, petrol breaches Rs 88/liter mark in state

    A day after opposition’s a nationwide Bharat Bandh, fuel prices continued to soar to fresh record high on Tuesday in the state. Petrol breached Rs 88 mark on the day in Shahdol, Anuppur, Chhindwara, Rewa, Satna, Balaghat, while diesel was sold over Rs 78 per liter. In state’s Anuppur, petrol in touched record high of Rs 88.53 and diesel Rs78.71 on the day In most of the parts of the state petrol

  • 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,

  • Bhopal: NGT seeks report on measures to check pollution at Narmada source

    BHOPAL: Central Bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought report from the district magistrate of Anuppur and state government regarding measures taken to check pollution at the origin of Narmada river in Amarkantak in Anuppur district.

  • Bhopal: DGP, cops in Shahdol LS area placed under EC

    BHOPAL: The police officers deputed in concerned areas in Shahdol Lok Sabha by-polls and Nepanagar Assembly by-polls in the state will be considered on deputation to Election Commission of India. The state government has issued a notification in its gazette.

  • Tribals to get Rs 1L in villages, Rs 2.5L in cities for houses

    BHOPAL : Addressing Shabri Mahakumbh at Anuppur on Wednesday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan said that tribals living in shanties by occupying land in rural and urban areas will be given housing pattas. Following issuance of housing pattas, tribals will be given Rs. one lakh in villages and Rs. 2.50 lakh in cities to construct house with toilet.

  • Noted Hindi author to return Akademi award

    New Delhi :  Noted Hindi author Uday Prakash has decided to return Sahitya Akademi award as a mark of protest against the murder of Kannada scholar and researcher Prof M M Kalburgi.

  • Komen impact: rain lashes entire state

    BHOPAL : Incessant rain continued to lash the state capital on the second consecutive day on Monday. The weatherman attributed the rains to the impact of the Komen cyclone. The rain activities will continue for the next three to four days.

  • Govt scurries to arrange coal as generation dips further

    BHOPAL : Amid severe coal crisis and further decline in power production in Madhya Pradesh, Power Generation Company senior bosses approached the Centre to provide coal to Madhya Pradesh immediately otherwise situation would worsen in coming days.