Free Press Journal
  • Two villagers killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

    Raipur: Two villagers were killed allegedly by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Kondagaon district, police said today. The incident took place late last night in Aadnar village under Bayanar police station limits, Kondagaon Additional Superintendent of Police Maheshwar Nag told PTI.

  • Bhopal: People bid farewell to CRPF jawans killed by naxals

    Bhopal: A large number of people on Wednesday bade a tearful farewell to Central Reserve Police Force jawans Ramkishan Singh Tomar and Jitendra Singh who laid down their lives during Maoist attack in Sukma forests in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.

  • Chhattisgarh: Security forces kill 10 naxals in Bijapur

    Hyderabad/Raipur: At least ten Maoists were killed in an encounter with police in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district this morning, a senior official of the Telangana Police said. The Naxals were killed in a joint operation by the Telangana and Chhattisgarh Police. A jawan was also injured in the gunfight which took place in the Pujari Kanker forests under Pamed police station area, around 500 km from Raipur, Bijapur SP Mohit Garg said.

  • Simultaneous polls: Crucial BJP meeting

    New Delhi  : The Bharatiya Janata Party has convened a meeting of all its chief ministers here on February 28 to discuss Prime Minister Modi’s wish to hold the simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls once in five years to put an end to the repeated brakes on the development momentum due to the frequent elections warranting imposition of model code of conduct by the Election Commission.

  • Persuasive Tones, Compulsive Rhythms: Tuning in to Adivasi Music

    Adivasi Music is often considered unsophisticated and crude. When a musician trained in classical music begins to study tribal music, there are fascinating discoveries to be made, fundamental notions to be questioned. It is a journey that transcends boundaries, writes Mallika Iyer

  • Lord Shiva

    Married woman ‘sacrifices’ tongue to Lord Shiva in Chhattisgarh temple

    Korba: In a shocking incident, a 2 -year-old married woman cut off her tongue and ‘offered’ it to Lord Shiva in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district today, police said. The incident took place this morning at the Shiva temple in Nunera village under Pali development block, located around 60 kms away from Korba district headquarters, a local
    police official said.

  • Champs Maharashtra maintains clean slate

    Mumbai : National champions Maharashtra maintained their unbeaten record in the group stage of the Federation Cup Kabaddi tournament with a 32-24 victory over Haryana here on Monday.

  • Early poll ruled out

    There has been some talk in the capital about an early Lok Sabha election. Those who argue on those lines believe that a simultaneous parliamentary election along with those to the State assemblies of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh will help the ruling party. It is suggested that Modi will not only return to power, albeit with a reduced majority, but will also help the party retain power in these States, thus

  • Jadeja keeps Saurahstra in QF hunt

    Hyderabad : India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja returned to form with an unbeaten century and steered Saurashtra to a four-wicket win over Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

  • Jain, Siddharth emerge champs

    Mumbai : Madhya Pradesh’s Mahak Jain and Chhattisgarh’s Siddharth Vishwakarma on Sunday claimed the women’s and men’s singles titles, respectively, in the AITA Ranking JVPG Anirudh Desai All-India Open Tennis Tournament 2018 here.

  • Simultaneous polls: BJP blueprint for 2024 elections

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to push his pet idea of simultaneous elections of the Lok Sabha and the Assemblies only after the Lok Sabha elections by bringing a Constitution amendment bill to curtail the life of the Assemblies to synchronise all elections in 2024.