Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: State Congress president Kamal Nath conducts organisation meetings

    Bhopal: Every dedicated Congressman must hoist the flag of the party on the terrace, said state Congress president Kamal Nath, addressing a meeting of district-level office bearers of Youth Congress, Women Congress, NSUI and Sevadal, here on Thursday. Kamal Nath said we have elections as our one-point programme and there are merely six months left. Addressing the Youth Congress office bearers, Kamal Nath said village has become a unit of politics now.

  • Bhopal: MPHRC seeks report on several incidents of Human Rights violation

    Bhopal: Taking cognisance of several incidents of human rights violation across the state Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) has directed the officials concerned to submit a report in the matter. The Commission has asked Chatarpur collector to submit a report in connection with the incident under in Chatarpur, where some influential persons have set the poor person’s on fire. It also asked about the assistance extended to the victim’s family.

  • Bhopal: Congressmen fast to protest crime against women

    Bhopal: Congressmen in the state are holding two days fast to protest against the crime related to women. MP, District Congress Committee (DCC) PC Sharma has kicked off two days long fast on Wednesday to protest against women related crimes. Party spokesperson Vibha Patel and other party men joined the protest. PCC chief Kamal Nath is likely to join fast on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: No Nobel Prize for literature this year

    Bhopal: Littérateur and academicians in the city ripped into the Swedish Academy’s decision not to give Nobel Prize in literature this year. The Academy’s decision came in the wake of infighting and resignations after allegations of sexual misconduct, financial malpractices and repeated leaks that recently came to light.

  • Bhopal: With rotaries gone, crossroads without signals throws traffic into disarray

    Bhopal: A number of rotaries were cleared at crossroads across the city to install traffic lights for smooth vehicular movements, however, over 10 months have passed but no signals have been put up as yet. The project is lying in limbo due to lack of coordination between the traffic police department and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). The roundabouts near MP Nagar police station, at court road junction, at jail trisection, Banganga intersection

  • Bhopal: Storm threat over for now, temperature rise continue

    Bhopal: Temperature continued to soar in various parts of the state on Wednesday as pre-monsoon activities subsided. Cyclonic circulation over Rajasthan and adjoining Pakistan has weakened and weather would now go hot and dry. The day’s maximums will soar high above 40°C at most of the places.

  • Bhopal: BMC bans use of horse fearing Glanders outbreak

    Bhopal: The sampling of blood of horses and donkeys was done by BMC on Wednesday in the wake of reports that a horse in the city is affected by glanders. The communicable disease has prompted the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ban the use of horses in any function in the civic body limits.

  • Bhopal: Aspiring journalism student seek CCTV footage of Central Jail

    Bhopal: The 21-year-old journalism student, who has been accused of blackmailing Congress MLA Hemant Katare has sought CCTV camera footage of the Central Jail to corroborate her claim of violation of jail manual. In a complaint to the DG (Jails), the aspiring journalist, who was sent to central jail for extortion, has alleged that jail manuals were violated and has demanded action against persons responsible for it.

  • Bhopal: Frustrated BJP, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan behind viral videos says Mayank Agrawal  

    Bhopal: State Congress media in-charge Manak Agarwal has termed the parody of the song from the movie Three Idiots that has gone viral on social media, as a sign of BJP’s frustration. Agarwal said it seems to have been done at the behest of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Agarwal alleged that CM is doing these things as he has sensed defeat in the upcoming Assembly and the Lok Sabha elections.

  • Bhopal: Citizens will also become smart with the extension of smart facilities says Maya Singh

    Bhopal: On the second day of the Shikhar Sammelan of the country’s Smart chief executive officers, the urban development and housing minister Maya Singh said that citizens will also become smart with the extension of smart facilities. She said that works worth nearly Rs 2.5 crore have been approved for extension of facilities in seven smart cities in Madhya Pradesh and works worth more than Rs 2 thousand crores are in progress.

  • Bhopal: Students suffer as official delay mess facilities

    Bhopal: The students staying in the post metric hostels run by the tribal welfare department continue to suffer during their exam times as their superintendent failed to resume the mess facilities even after the verbal order of the officials.

  • Bhopal: Legalisation of 4264 colonies kicked off

    Bhopal: State government kicked off legalisation of 4264 out of over 5197 illegal colonies in MP on Tuesday in Gwalior. Union Minister for Urban Development Narendra Singh Tomar, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, UAD Minister Maya Singh were present on the occasion of launch of legalisation drive.

  • Bhopal: C&A Foundation join hands with government to improve the lot of organic cotton farmers

    Bhopal: Cotton Trailblazers, an event highlighting the Madhya Pradesh’s global leadership in organic cotton production and the role of organic cotton cultivation in improving the livelihood of farmers in the state was held here on Tuesday. C&A Foundation, the corporate foundation of global retailer C&A, jointly hosted the event with Madhya Pradesh government at Swarna  Jayanti Sabhagar, RCPV Norohna Academy of Administration  here.

  • Bhopal: Temperature dips nominally but city sizzles

    Bhopal: Meteorological department has issued “amber-coloured” alert for many places in MP, signifying severe weather. Temperature in the city dipped nominally but it offered little respite to the people from the hot weather on Tuesday. Thunderstorm and gusty winds is likely at many places in Madhya Pradesh including Guna, Ashoknagar, Tikamgarh, Chhattarpur, Ratlam, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Ujjain, Shajapur, Rajgarh, Shivpuri, Sheopurkalan, Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, and Datia.

  • Bhopal: No action as yet on erroneous appointments at Barkatullah University

    Bhopal: Even as norms were thrown to the wind at the time of appointment of 22 faculty members in Barkatullah University in 2014, the Raj Bhavan is yet to take action in this connection. Raj Bhavan, Chief Minister’s office and the higher education department were apprised about the alleged irregularities in the appointments, made by the then vice-chancellor of BU Prof MD Tiwari in 2014.

  • Bhopal: Fire at Itarsi junction halts train traffic for few hours, property worth lakhs damaged   

    Bhopal: Movements of the trains were disrupted for a few hours following fire at Itarsi Railway junction.  Fire broke out at canteen kitchen situated on Platform no-1 and soon spread to other areas. The fire gutted canteen, deputy office, operating office and other wings in old building. No casualty was reported, but property loss has been estimated at Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

  • Bhopal: Youth Congress and CPM hold protest against hike in prices of petrol and diesel

    Bhopal: Youth Congress and Communist Party of India (Marxist) held protest against the “astronomical rise” in the retail price of petrol and diesel on Tuesday. Youth Congress members led by its state president Kunal Chaudhary took out a protest march on bullock cart on Tuesday against prices hike of diesel and petrol. The price surpassed the Rs 80 per litre.

  • Red Fort

    Bhopal: Historians, architect alarmed over Corporate takeover of iconic Red Fort

    Bhopal: From the time of its inception in 1639, to the ‘Tryst with Destiny’ historic speech by country’s first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on August 15, 1947, the Red Fort has borne the marks of time and watched centuries of change that swept through the country. The name, since then, is attached to India and her soul.

  • Bhopal: Students struggle with hassles at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University  

    Bhopal: The students of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University find hassles at every step starting from admission to reference books to issuance of marksheets. The university has not issued identity cards to the students. Some of the students who requested anonymity said that rely on a photocopy of the bank challan of the fees to prove their association with the university.