Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Love is here, thanks SC for scrapping Section 377, says LGBTQ community

    Bhopal: People of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) community welcomed the Supreme Court judgment decriminalising Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC). They called the verdict historic and thanked the apex court for ending the curse. For them, it was freedom at midday — a rebirth. Twenty-one-year-old Tarun Chauhan who is pursuing bachelor’s degree in textile design from NIFT, Bhopal said that he cried out of happiness after hearing

  • Bhopal: Congress’s Bharat bandh against fuel price hike on September 10

    Bhopal: The Congress has called for Bharat bandh on September 10 against fuel price rise. State media vice president Bhupendra Gupta said that party workers would stage peaceful protest at all district headquarters and stage a dharna. He said that the bandh would be held between 9am and 3pm and would include symbolic dharnas (sit in) at petrol pumps.

  • Bhopal: Court notice in Kerwa Kothi case

    Bhopal: SDM court on Thursday issued notices to concerned parties in Kerwa Kothi case. Ex-CM Arjun Singh’s wife Saroj Singh and daughter Veena Singh had filed an application in SDM (Huzur) court seeking verifications of mutations of Kerwa Kothi. Earlier also notices were sent but it was not executed. Administration has again sent notice for its execution.

  • Bhopal: State-wide bandh today, CM continues Jan ashirwaad yatra

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in the light of state-wide bandh called by the organisations of upper castes on Thursday, was suggested to postpone jan ashirwaad yatra. According to sources, chief secretary BP Singh and director general of police (DGP) Rishi Shukla wanted the CM to postpone the yatra.

  • Bhopal: Army base workshop’s store in-charge arrested

    Bhopal: Alarm bells were sounded in India’s defense and national security establishment as ongoing investigations into a recently busted alleged inter-state gunrunning racket that dealt in re-assembled AK-47 rifles led MP and Bihar police to the arrest of a civilian officer Suresh Thakur (store in-charge) posted at 506 Army Base Workshop(ABW) in Jabalpur on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: EOW raid unveils retired sub-engineer, unearthed assets worth over Rs 100 crore

    Bhopal: Economic Offences Wing conducted searches at the premises of a retired sub engineer on Wednesday in Jabalpur, Satna and other places and unearthed assets worth over Rs 100 crore. Kodu Prasad Tiwari, the officer retired from state Water Resources Department, is found to be the owner of 120 acres of land, petrol pump and other moveable and immovable properties worth crores.

  • Bhopal: CEO association on mass leave from September 12-14, demand pay parity

    Bhopal: Association of Chief Executive Officers (CEO) has decided to go on mass leave for three days from September 12-14 demanding pay parity with their counterparts. State president of the association, Bupesh Gupta said, “Implementing state pay commissions’ recommendation would hardly put additional burden of Rs 2 crore on state exchequer.”

  • Bhopal: CM launches state-wide traffic awareness, road safety & rules adherence campaign

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched a state-wide traffic awareness, road safety and traffic rules adherence campaign from Bhopal on Tuesday. Those who obey traffic rules will be honoured while violators will be counseled to follow the rules during this campaign. Chouhan formally launched the campaign at Roshanpura square and honoured the riders of motorcycles who were wearing helmets and car drivers wearing their seat belts. He advised the riders who

  • Bhopal: BJP OBC cell to bridge gap between reserved and general categories

    Bhopal: Amidst ‘Swarnas’ protests against Centre’s ordinance overruling Supreme Court’s decision in SC/ST Act, Bharatiya Janata Party, other backward castes (OBC) cell have decided to initiate communication between the reserved and general categories.

  • Bhopal: No seizure of vehicle on first time illegal sand transportation

    Bhopal: In a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, changes were made in sand mining policy. The vehicles found involved in illegal transportation of sand on first count would not be seized but would be slammed seven-fold penalty. Vehicle would be seized on finding involvement in illegal sand transportation on second count.

  • Bhopal: CM samadhan forces HED to wake up from slumber

    Bhopal: Close on the heels of CM samadhan, in which all cases related to CM Helpline would be reviewed by the CM, MP Higher education department woke up from its slumber during a video conference organised by the commissioner with additional directors and principals of the colleges on last day of previous month.

  • Bhopal: Pipeline laying work add to traffic woes

    Bhopal: Ongoing pipeline laying work for Narmada water supply, undertaken by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), has disrupted traffic leading to huge traffic jams in Income Tax office, SBI LHO area. Vehicles remain stranded for hours.

  • Bhopal: Mayor express fail to evoke public’s response

    Bhopal: Though BSCDCL has been ranked fifth on the basis of the project implementation and other works of development in a survey by the union government, recently. But the services being offered under its projects are yet to make a mark in the life of people. For instance the mayor express started some two years back has failed to connect with the general public as the 17 facilities on offer get on

  • Bhopal: Supreme Court issues notice to MPPSC for not following backlog roster

    Bhopal: Responding to the special leave petition (SLP) filed by a whistle blower and activist Devendra Pratap Singh Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) on Tuesday for making wrong calculation of backlog posts in recruitment of professors. The case has been listed for hearing on October 5.

  • Bhopal: Smart city fund being used in value addition of unused land

    Bhopal: Smart cities development agency is least concerned about the misuse of the funds allocated for Smart city. According to the authorities concerned such misuse is happening in not one but 20 different locations in Bhopal.

  • Bhopal: CEO seeks report on stones pelted, slipper hurled during CM’s jan ashirwad yatra

    Bhopal: Chief Electoral Officer has sought report on attack on the chariot of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during his “jan ashirwad yatra in Churhat on Sunday. CEO VL Kantha Rao has also sought reports from the district returning officer on slipper being hurled at Chief Minister and black flags shown to him during a programme in Sidhi.

  • Bhopal: Tattered roads lead to attack on CM’s rally

    Bhopal: The issues like the SC/ST Act and reservation may have been cited as reason behind the attack on the Chief Minister’s rally at Churhat in Sidhi on Sunday, but its seed lies in a wrangle between the Congress and the BJP over bad roads.