Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Monsoon session ends amid tumult; Congress MLAs stage dharna outside jail

    Bhopal: The Congress kicked up a big row in the House on Wednesday on the issue of the rehabilitation of 23,000 families of the state, which have been displaced due to rise in the water level of Sardar Sarovar Dam reservoir in Gujarat. The party wanted discussion on the issue.

  • Ujjain: BJP stage protest against Scindia rep’s remark on dalit leader

    Ujjain: Workers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the call of party state president Nandkumar Chouhan have burnt the effigy Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia demanding apology for the anti-Dalit remark made by his representative. The statement came after the Dalit BJP MLA Gopilal Jatav inaugurated a trauma centre at the government hospital in Ashoknagar (under Guna parliamentary constituency) a day ahead of scheduled opening of the same centre by Scindia. As per

  • Ujjain: Lord Mahakal as ‘Chandramauleshwar’ visits devotees on 3rd Shravan-sawari

    Ujjain: Lord Mahakal in 3rd Shravan-sawari visited devotees in three avatars — ‘Chandramauleshwar’ in palanquin, ‘Shivtandav’ look on ‘Garud’ and ‘Mann-mahesh on elephant’. With unprecedented turnout of devotees amid slight drizzle the city was resonating in the devotion of Mahakaleshwar.

  • Bhopal: Spoilt or siphoned off ?

    Bhopal: The officialdom seems to have torpedoed CM Shivraj Singh’s initiative for purchasing onions at the rate of Rs 8 per kg from distressed farmers. At least Rs 50cr worth of onions have gone missing from the Rs-700cr worth stocks purchased by MARKFED on behalf of the state government.

  • Bhopal: Cong inflamed peaceful movement of peasants: CM

    Bhopal: It was the Congress that turned the peaceful agitation of farmers violent, alleged CM Shivraj Singh, while replying to the discussion on the adjournment motion moved by the opposition on the firing at farmers, in Vidhan Sabha, on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: 228 MLAs cast vote amid tight security

    Bhopal: Amid ultra-tight security, 228 members of the 330-strong state Vidhan Sabha cast their votes on Monday on the assembly premises to elect the new President of India. Besides BJP members, three Independents also cast their vote in support of the NDA candidate Ramnath Kovind. Congress and BSP MLAs voted for UPA candidate Meira Kumar.

  • Bhopal: Mobile app for crop ‘girdawari’; Patwari’s ‘basta’ to become history

    Bhopal: From this year onwards, information related to crop ‘girdawari’ will be collected through a mobile application. Through this application, patwaris will get information about the khasras of all the landowners of the village. The information of the sown crop will also be available in the village itself.

  • Bhopal: CM wants cent per cent victory in civic polls

    Bhopal: After the announcement of urban civic body elections in scheduled areas of the state, the chief minister held a meeting with the BJP organisational leaders and SC, ST MLAs. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made winning the polls a prestige issue.

  • Bhopal: Reach out to tribals, dalits; mollify farmers, RSS to BJP

    Bhopal: The coordination committee of RSS and BJP office-bearers met here on Monday. The discussions centered on upcoming assembly polls. The meeting reviewed the working of both the government and the BJP organisation. The functionaries of the ancillary organisations of RSS vent their anger at the government.

  • Bhopal: IAS, IPS men anxiously awaiting transfer lists

    Bhopal: After the reshuffle of district collectors, senior IAS and IPS officers are waiting for the next round of administrative reshuffle with a bated breath. The collectors were reshuffled on 21 June and it was believed that transfer list of secretary-level officers would be released soon. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and chief secretary Basant Pratap Singh have discussed the issue thrice but the transfer list is nowhere in sight, upping the anxiety

  • Bhopal: CM discusses administrative reshuffle

    Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh discussed the proposed administrative reshuffle of IAS officers at the rest house of Water Resources Department at Kerwan Dam on Friday.

  • Bhopal: Want loan waiver or remunerative prices?

    Bhopal: Shaken by the violent and aggressive farmers’ protest in the state last month, the state government has embarked upon a massive damage-control exercise.  On Friday, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan interacted with farmers at a marathon session lasting over three hours. The venue was State Institute for Agriculture Extension and Training (SIAET), at Barkhedi Kalan on Bhadbhadha Road. Four farmers from each district had been summoned for the meet and the objective

  • Bhopal: 21 get medical assistance from CM

    Hoshangabad: An aid of Rs 8.60 lakh has been sanctioned from the CM’s discretionary fund for treatment of 21 persons. The amount has been made available to the hospitals concerned. Rs 10,000 has been sanctioned for Suresh Vishwakarma of Kacchi Barkhedi, Rs 50,000 for Puniyabai of Sangakheda, Rs 40,000 for Nitin Vyas of Matapura, Shobhapur, Rs 1 lakh for Radheshyam Keer of Kotra, Rs 1 lakh for Mardan Singh of Punaura, Rs

  • GST: Delhi wants govt, BJP to embark upon damage control

    Bhopal: The government of India has decided to launch a damage control exercise to neutralise the opposition to GST. A similar move was initiated after demonetisation. The state government has been asked to clear the misgivings of the people regarding the new tax regime and to convince farmers and traders that their interests would not be hurt by it. The Central leadership of the BJP has conveyed this diktat to the state

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Bhopal: We have to win municipal elections at any cost: CM

    Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan held an informal meeting with the ministers for over three hours at his residence on Tuesday. At the meeting, the finance minister Jayant Mallaiya briefed the ministers on the nitty-gritty of the GST and also answered their queries.
    Chouhan said the ministers should visit their areas and remove the misgivings of people regarding the new tax regime. He said there was a general impression that the enforcement of

  • Bhopal: Drive will inspire protection of environment globally: CM

    Bhopal: Expressing concern over the rising temperature of Earth due to global warming, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that tree plantation is essential for giving clean environment to the coming generation. He said that by record plantations at Narmada river basin and banks, people of the state have spread the message of environment conservation to the world.