Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Connecting the past to present

    Bhopal: As you walk across ASI’s Interpretation Centre near Udayagiri caves, a world of wonders opens up before you making you travel through the rich and glorious past. ‘Let’s know Udayagiri’- The Interpretation centre, a kind of new-style museum, has been set up as a part of Heritage Week that commenced on November 19.

  • Bhopal: Slugfest between two departments over Modi’s Matru Vandana Scheme

    Bhopal: The health services may be in dire straits in the state but the health department is not ready to allow the woman and child development department to execute the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Matru Vandana Scheme. Both the departments have come face-to-face on the issue.

  • Bhopal: ASP booked for sexually harassing woman constable

    Bhopal: Police on Wednesday booked an ASP posted at PHQ for sexual harassment of a subordinate woman constable. The action against the police officer comes a day after the constable, in her mid 20s, made a futile attempt to meet chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at the PHQ. The cop, who wanted to complain against the officer, was not allowed to meet the CM.

  • Bhopal: Julania back in WRD, Bains to look after rural devpt

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has begun the exercise of reshuffling bureaucracy, keeping the assembly polls in mind. Fifteen IAS officers were given new postings on Wednesday while old departments were restored to many of them.

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    Bhopal: Narayan Vyas: A proud owner of 2000 antiques, artifacts

    Bhopal: Indus valley civilisation and a world of Mauryan kings and Mughal emperors can be rediscovered at the house of an archaeologist in Bhopal. Fossils of a blue bull, a tree and a tortoise, stone-made weapons of early men, potteries of the Indus people, bricks belonging to Mauryan period and punch-marked coins of 300 BC have turned his house into an antique land. Free Press came across those wonders during a visit

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    Bhopal: Scindia’s prestige at stake in by-elections

    Bhopal: The prestige of Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia is at stake in the impending by-polls in Kolaras and Mungaoli assembly constituencies. For one, both fall in the Scindia’s bastion of yore. And two, the Congress has just won the Chitrakoot bye-polls and if it fails to continue its winning streak, Scindia would have to apportion a major share for it. As a masterstroke, Scindia may pit his wife
    Priyadarshini Raje from Mungaoli. Since

  • Trial begins in gruesome Bhopal gang rape

    Bhopal: The trial in gruesome GRP gang rape case began on here on Tuesday in district and sessions court. On day one, the victim’s father recorded his statement during the “examination in-chief ”. The rape survivor and her mother will record their statements on later date, currently they are out of station. The court, on the direction of the High Court will hear the case on daily basis.

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    Bhopal: Ensure women security, handle cases with sensitivity, CM tells top cops

    Bhopal: Cornered over increasing crime against women and girls in the State, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday instructed the police officials to ensure female conductors in the school buses and also installation of CCTV in schools and public places. In a meeting with senior police officers at PHQ on Tuesday, the CM, home minister Bhupendra Singh Thakurde liberated over the steps to be taken to ensure safety and security

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    Bhopal: Woman in PHQ: accuses DSP of sexual harassment

    Bhopal: A middle-aged woman attempted to barge in the police headquarters (PHQ) where chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was holding a meeting with senior police officials on Tuesday. The woman had come to complain against a DSP posted in CID cell in Indore who she said sexually harassed and used her for past 13 years. She wanted to meet the chief minister as the police officials did not pay heed to her.

  • Bhopal: Pardhis remain neglected for over a century

    Bhopal: The death of Pardhi woman, who set herself ablaze due to alleged police harassment, highlights the plight this community has been facing for over a century. On Friday night, a 35- year-old woman Indermal was rushed to Hamidia hospital with 60 percent burn injuries. She died on Sunday. The protests then followed and cops had to resort to cane charge to contain the violence and disburse crowd. This is not the

  • Bhopal: 40-year-old woman gang raped in Obaidullaganj

    Bhopal: While the city is still to recover from the shock of the gruesome gang rape of a minor, another case of 40- year-old woman being gangraped in the neighboring town of Obaidullaganj has come to light. The incident took place on Saturday evening when the victim, who is a laborer, had come to Obaidullaganj railway station to board a train to Budni. Police have registered case against five unidentified persons and

  • Godse’s bust removed from Hindu Mahasabha office

    Bhopal : The Gwalior district authorities on Tuesday confiscated the bust of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse from the Hindu Mahasabha’s “office cum temple” amid tight security.

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    Bhopal: Those involved in crime against women to lose driving licences: CM

    Bhopal: The chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Monday, directed that the driving licences of persons found involved in crimes against women should be cancelled.  Conferring with district collectors and SPs through video-conferencing, he said that providing security to women was the topmost priority of the government and no carelessness would be tolerated in registration and investigation of such complaints.

  • Bhopal: TI empowered to probe SC/ST Act offences

    Bhopal: In a significant decision, the state government has empowered the police station in-charge to investigate the cases of atrocities committed against the members of Schedule Tribe and Schedule Caste. A letter to this effect has been issued to all district superintendents.

  • Bhopal gang rape case: Charges framed against gangrape accused

    Bhopal: The district and sessions court framed the charges against the four gang rape accused on Monday. In addition to gang rape, charge of attempt to murder has also been framed against all the four accused in GRP gang rape case, which occurred on October 31 at railway track. However, charges pertaining to extortion of money and tampering the evidence have been dropped.

  • Bhopal gang rape case: DGP issues show cause notice to MP Nagar CSP

    Bhopal: Following the indictment of six cops by SIT in Bhopal gang rape case, DGP on Monday issued show cause notice to CSP and served charge sheets to five other personnel held guilty of dereliction of duty. IG intelligence Makrand Doueskar while talking to media informed that actions against the cops follow the charges framed against them by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in-charge Sudhir Laad.

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    Bhopal: Pardhis pelt stones at police station as woman succumbs to burns

    Bhopal: The 35-year-old woman, who had raised allegations of torture by Gandhi Nagar policemen, died of burn injuries at Hamidia hospital on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Her death enraged Pardhi community to which she belonged. Over 200 members of the community including woman pelted stones at police station and threatened to vandalise it. The stone pelting injured three constables Rahul and Rinku of Gandhi Nagar police station and Nilesh

  • Bhopal: Names of eligible families dropped from BPL list

    Sehore: Under pressure to purge the BPL list of non-deserving families, the local administration struck off the names of many deserving families from the list without conducting any verification. The exercise was completed sitting in the office. As a result, when these people reached the PDS shops to get their monthly ration, they were turned back saying that they were no longer poor.