Free Press Journal
  • OPEN JAIL: 10 prisoners move in with their kin

    Bhupendra Singh, a life term convict for murder from Madhya Pradesh, regrets the crime he had committed 22 years ago and wanted to start his life afresh by opening a tea stall in the city. However, Singh, who has some more years to go before he completes his prescribed sentence, feels like a free man now itself, thanks to the open jail experiment being implemented in Madhya Pradesh.         

  • Bhopal: Fire engulfs exhibition venue, goods worth lakhs gutted

    Goods worth over lakhs were reduced to ashes after fire broke out at an exhibition venue on Dussehra Ground at Bittan market on late Thursday night. Fire engulfed one of the domes erected for the exhibition which was scheduled to start from Friday.  No casualty was reported as the fire was brought under control within an hour and it could not reach the other domes. For the expo, three domes were erected on the

  • Ujjain: Women ITI building inaugurated, Bhoomi pujan for civil works organised

    Ujjain: The inauguration of the new women’s ITI building as well as boys’ hostel of the ITI (industrial training institute) was done by minister of home and transport Bhupendra Singh, on Wednesday. The boys’ hostel has been constructed at a cost of Rs 1.17 crore and the construction of women’s ITI building at Rs 4 crore.

  • Madhya Pradesh: Minor girl sold for Rs 1 lakh, Home Minister Bhupendra Singh assures action

    Sehore (Madhya Pradesh): Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh on Monday assured strict action against the accused involved in buying and selling a minor girl for Rs. 1, 25,000 in Sehore. “Strict action will be taken against those responsible,” Singh told reporters here. The 15-year-old tribal girl was sold to a man for Rs 1, 25,000 by her maternal uncle. The Madhya Pradesh Police registered a case in the regard and arrested

  • Bhopal: Differences between Narottam Mishra, Bhupendra Singh makes way for Rakesh Singh

    Bhopal: The speculations over replacing state BJP president came to a halt with MP from Jabalpur constituency and Lok Sabha chief whip, Rakesh Singh assuming the charge on Wednesday. Singh’s name emerged amidst disagreement between union and state leaders on any other name. Singh’s name was finally approved by all leaders.

  • Bhopal: Penalise riders without helmets: Home minister

    Bhopal: Home minister Bhupendra Singh on Thursday directed officials to launch special campaign against riders of two-wheelers who avoid wearing helmets. The minister issued directives while presiding over the meeting of State Road Safety Council at Mantralaya. Singh directed to continue campaign in rural areas so that public awareness on wearing helmets can increase.

  • Bhopal: Govt talks tough; buses to be acquired to ferry kids

    Bhopal: The government has not taken kindly to the school buses and vans going off the roads for a day in the city to protest “harassment by police and transport authorities”. Home minister Bhupendra Singh told newspersons at the Mantralaya on Wednesday that the school bus and van operators will have to follow the SC guidelines and state government rules if they want to run their vehicles.

  • Bhopal: Tikamgarh incident triggers IAS-IPS face-off

    Bhopal: The incident of stripping of farmers in the Tikamgarh Police Station has brought the IAS and the IPS fraternity of the state face to face. The police are blaming the collector Abhijit Agarwal for the incident, which has kicked up a major storm. The police, in a report submitted to the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Home Minister Bhupendra Singh, have said that had the collector accepted the

  • Ujjain: ‘Jal roko abhiyan’ to deal with the water crisis: Bhupendra Singh

    Ujjain: The ‘jal roko abhiyan’ to be held in view on scanty rainfall, that has lead to a drought like situation will feature several efforts like filling gaps and breaks in water structures and farmlands with polythene bags filled with soil, said state home and transport minister and district in charge Bhupendra Singh, at a press conference held at Simhastha Fair Authority, here on Thursday afternoon.

  • Bhopal: Govt prioritises saving Rs 800cr over curbing graft

    Bhopal: The Transport Minister Bhupendra Singh ordered closure of all the Transport Department check posts on the state borders on Tuesday morning. However, by the evening, the government had decided to partially rollback the decision – all for the sake of Rs 800 crore.

  • Bhopal: Fake Marksheet racket: Mishra accuses govt of sheltering accused

    Bhopal: PCC spokesman KK Mishra has accused the state government of sheltering those who tried to grab government job on basis of forged mark sheets. Mishra said that despite Allahabad High Court directions and letter of Additional Inspector General of Police(AIG) of SIT Mahendra Modi to Ashok Nagar collector BS Jamod, no FIR was registered against the accused.

  • Bhopal: ‘Violence, rioting led to firing’

    BHOPAL: Home minister Bhupendra Singh has said that murderous assaults on policemen, rioting and violence had led to the firing at farmers at Mandsaur, adding social media was used to incite people to commit violence.

  • Bhopal: Debts also behind farmer suicides, admits Home Minister

    BHOPAL: Farmers in the state are committing suicide due to debts also, home minister Bhupendra Singh said while talking to media persons here on Tuesday. He said farmers took loan from moneylenders, who then pressured them to repay the money.

  • Bhopal: Don’t help liquor contractors: Home minister to police

    BHOPAL: Home minister Bhupendra Singh has strongly objected to liquor contractors seeking the help of the police for getting their shops opened. He has issued clear directives that the police should not extend any sort of co-operation or help in getting liquor shops opened or in sale of liquor. In his instructions to the DGP, the home minister said, ‘the presence of police at any spot where people are opposing liquor shops

  • Bhopal: Essay contest on Avantibai

    SAGAR: Prize distribution ceremony was organised here on Sunday for the winners of an essay competition on Rani Avantibai organised by home minister Bhupendra Singh for the residents of Bandri and Khurai Vidhan Sabha constituencies. The first prize was of Rs 21,000 while the second and third prizes were of Rs 11,000 and Rs 5,000 respectively. The minister said the objective behind holding the contest was to make students and the youth

  • Bhopal: Home minister orders probe into TI’s behaviour

    BHOPAL: Home Minister Bhupendra Singh, on Sunday, ordered probe into misbehavior and use abusive language by Nishatpura TI Manish Mishra against Sahu Samaj during a procession on March 24.