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

  • Bhopal: ‘Took three nights to convince wife on false allegations in Vyapam scam’

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has opened a front against Congress leaders prior to their moving the court on Saturday in Vyapam scam.  Chouhan, during a press conference in Chhindwara on Friday, said stalwart leaders of Congress levelled false allegations against him and his family in Dumper and Vyapam scams. Chouhan said his wife was also dragged into the matter. “It took three nights to convince my wife that allegations were false,”

  • Bhopal: Habibganj to be a world-class railway station by December end

    Railway minister Piyush Goyal, on Friday, assured that by December end, Habibganj Railway station would be transformed into a world-class Railway station with world-class facilities. The minister was in Bhopal to take stock of ongoing re-development work at Habibganj as well as Railway station, circulating areas, sub-way, platforms etc. MP Alok Sanjar and other officials were present on this occasion. Minister reviewed the re-development work with Rs 100 crore.

  • Bhopal: AAP adopts Pak PM Imran Khan’s social media strategy

    Aam Admi Party unit of MP would adopt the social media strategy that was successfully used by Imran Khan’s Tahreek-e-Insaf Party of Pakistan and led to his becoming Pakistan’s PM.  National head of social media and IT campaign, Arvind Jha said that it is the first time in India that strategy will be used to focus on volatile votes.

  • Bhopal: RSS is movement of social change, says Vispute

    Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh’s Mahavidhyalay in Vidhyarthi Sangh Shiksha Varg (first year) ‘Prakat Samaroh’ was organised on Thursday. Famous actor and Sanskar Bharati, Madhya Praant, president, Rajiv Verma was the chief guest. RSS, Madhya Shetra, pracharak, Deepak Vispute, said RSS was a movement of social change. The RSS workers are doing the work of social awareness. RSS believes that change in the country is not possible until public gets united. Permanent change

  • Bhopal: ‘Government security enough for loan borrowers’

    Chief Secretary Basant Pratap Singh said on Thursday that banks need not ask for guarantees from the borrowers for whom guarantee is given by the government, Bankers Committee, Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana, The banks should behave decently with the applicants who seek loans under government schemes.

  • Bhopal: Women share their woes, welcome ordinance on triple talaq

    Welcoming the ordinance that criminalises triple talaq the victims of instant triple talaq in the city told Free press that now, men will be forced to think before seeking talalq and won’t be able to give instant talaq. 26-year-old Sabnam Beg (name changed) said, “In divorce cases views of wife should also be considered. I welcome the decision. If it is implemented it may save lives of many innocent women and children.”

  • Bhopal: CM’s declarations on SC/ST act confusing, says SPAKS

    The convenor of SPAKS has called the CM declaration on the SC/ST Atrocity Act as confusing, here on Thursday. Samnya Pichada Alpsankhyak Kalyan Samaj (SPAKS) convenor Heerlal Trivedi added that the state governments are bound to follow any law that is passed by the parliament and it cannot be modify it in any way. Comparing the act with the infamous Rowlatt Act passed by the British Crown, he claimed that CM Shivraj

  • Bhopal: Patient dies at AIIMS corridor for want of admission

    Chronic kidney patient died at the corridors of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here in want for admission for dialysis on Thursday. Harinarain Gurjar, 53, of Katara Hills, had already undergone dialysis twice at AIIMS. Gurjar was being treated by nephrologist Dr Mahendra Atlani at the medical Institute. Dr Atlani, confirmed that patient who had come for dialysis died at AIIMS. However, he refused to comment further on the matter.