Free Press Journal
  • Tax to affect several things, state budget today

    BHOPAL : The budget of the state government would be presented by Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya on Friday in the state Assembly. According to sources, the state budget for 2016-17 may of around Rs 1.39 lakh crores.

  • Tribals to get Rs 1L in villages, 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. He announced that Rs. 50,000 incentive money will be given to tribal students securing high

  • Hanumanganj police nab three vehicle lifters

    BHOPAL : The Hanuman Ganj police nabbed a gang of three vehicle lifters and recovered stolen bikes worth Rs two lakh from their possession on Tuesday night. Another thief was held by Piplani police with booty of Rs 1.50 lakh on the same night.

  • Crime branch nabs reward bearing weapon smuggler

    BHOPAL : An illegal arms smuggler was held by Crime Branch, Bhopal on Wednesday. Police had declared Rs 5000 reward on his arrest. Other members of the gang he headed have already been arrested. Besides, a gang of water motor pump burglars was also arrested by Crime Branch from Gandhi Nagar area.

  • Sanchi Buddhist varsity gets go-ahead to run regular courses

    BHOPAL : Educational activities on regular basis will begin in Sanchi Buddha Bharatiya Gyan Adhyayan Vishwavidhyalaya from academic session 2016-17. Permission to run courses leading to PhD, MPhil and MA in Buddhist Studies, Vedic Studies, Indian Philosophy, Sanskrit, Ayurveda-Yoga, Hindi and English have been given to the University by ‘Vidhya Parishad of the University. In these short and long term courses, theoretical and practical aspects of Indian and Buddhist philosophies have been incorporated.

  •  Railroad traffic remains hit for nearly two months in state

    BHOPAL : Train services were affected for nearly 60 days in Madhya Pradesh in Financial Year 2015-2016. Besides, the overall train services remained affected for nearly 100 days in the country.

  • Ex-BJP corporator, 3 others awarded life imprisonment

    BHOPAL : BJP ex-corporator P Ganesh of Kolar and three others have been awarded life imprisonment after they were convicted for murder on Wednesday. They were found guilty of murdering driver Pankaj Yadav for stealing diesel.

  • Farmer duped of Rs 9.5L

    BHOPAL: A gang of miscreants defrauded more than Rs 9.50 lakh from a farmer of Gunga area in the name of Green House project. Police have registered a case on Tuesday night after the instruction of Court.  According to Gunga police, Indra Bhan Patel is a farmer of village Chanderi. He met Swadesh Ahirwar  May 16, 2012. After the meeting, Swadesh offered Patel to make a Green House on his land.  He

  • Centre sitting on Rs 2350 cr meant for schools in State

    BHOPAL : Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) has not released a sum of Rs 2350 crore to the School Education Department of the state. The amount was allocated in the annual plan of the Central government for the FY 2015-16 but the government was not unwilling to release it.

  • NGT judge suffers heart attack; was facing lawyers’ wrath

    BHOPAL : National Green Tribunal (NGT) central zone bench judicial member Justice Dalip Singh suffered a heart attack on Tuesday. He was admitted to Bansal Hospital, where he underwent angioplasty. His condition is reported to be stable.

  • Bar Assn to complain against Justice Daleep Singh

    BHOPAL: The District Bar Association has decided to lodge a written complaint against Justice Daleep Singh, Presiding officer of the central bench of National Green Tribunal for his alleged rude behaviour with lawyers. The complaint would be made to the Chief Justice of India, Chief Justice of High Court and NGT Chairperson. The Association has also decided to form a team comprising of lawyers of NGT and senior lawyers from State Bar

  • NLIU student dies during treatment

    BHOPAL : Another NLIU student Mohit Desai died while undergoing treatment at a hospital on Monday. He sustained injuries while his friend died in a road mishap near Kerwan Kothi located at Ratibad area on February 15. According to police sources, Desai was recovering slowly but suddenly his condition deteriorated and later the doctors declared him brain dead on Sunday night. Finally he lost his life at around 2.30 pm on Monday. Mohit’s

  • No fees to be charged from SC students in govt colleges: CM

    BHOPAL : No fees will be charged from scheduled caste students in all government colleges of the state, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan announced in Maihar at Ravidas birth anniversary programme on Monday. The CM also instituted two awards for the entrepreneurs.

  • Sons clash over inheriting father’s material legacy

    BHOPAL : The ten-day grand 34th anniversary celebrations of Bharat Bhawan ended with a Hindi play ‘Virasat’ here on Monday at the Antarang Hall of the Bhawan.

  • Ceramic art getting appreciation, recognition

    BHOPAL : As many as ten ceramic artists from across the country showcased their creative as well as experimental works in a group exhibition here on Monday at Bharat Bhawan. The exhibition was held on the concluding day of the nine-day ‘All India Ceramic Workshop’ which began on February 14.

  • Garments designed by CRISP trainees showcased

    BHOPAL :  A fashion show “Showcase of Primo Collection” was held at Ashima Mall on Saturday. The show was organised by CRISP to showcase the various garments, designed and developed by CRISP students during their course and motivate them.