Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Security personnel push and got Congress MLA off stage in Nitin Gadkari’s programme

    Bhopal: The security personnel, during a programme of Union minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurating three national highways, forcefully got Congress MLA, Bamhori, Mahendra Singh Sisodia, off the stage. The Congress MLA was angry as Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was not invited in this programme. Scindia’s name was neither in the invitation letter nor on the plaque.

  • Goa government considering to ban plastic on beaches says Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza

    Panaji: The Goa government is considering a ban on the use of plastic on beaches, coastal and riverine areas falling under the purview of the Coastal Regulatory Zones, Urban Development Minister Francis D’Souza told the Assembly on Monday. “The proposal to ban plastic use, especially on beaches and CRZ areas, by declaring them plastic-free zones is under consideration,” D’Souza said in a written reply to Congress MLA Isidore Fernandes.

  • Bypolls 2018: BJP retains Tharali Assembly seat in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: BJP which suffered bypoll losses in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh today had the consolation of retaining the Tharali Assembly seat in Uttarakhand with its candidate Munni Devi Shah defeating nearest rival former Congress MLA Jeetram by over 1,900 votes.

  • Newly-elected Karnataka MLA Siddu Nyamagouda dies in road accident

    Bagalkote (Kar): Former union minister and newly-elected Congress MLA Siddu Nyamagouda died in a road accident in Bagalkote district early today, a senior police official said. Nyamagouda was on the way to his constituency Jamkhandi from Goa when the car he was travelling in tried to avoid a lorry and hit a road side parapet wall, District Superintendent of PoliceVamshikumar told PTI.

  • Muslim should be made Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, say Muslim organisations

    Bengaluru: A group of Muslim organisation has demanded that seven-time Congress MLA from Shivajinagar, Roshan Baig should be made the deputy chief minister in the new government of Karnataka. Briefing the media, the organisation also said, if not Baig, then some other leader from the Muslim community should be made the deputy chief minister of the state.

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    BJP calls Congress move of staking claim in Goa ‘undemocratic’

    Panaji (Goa): After 13 Congress MLAs handed over a memorandum to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha staking claim to power, South Goa Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Narendra Keshav Sawaikar on Friday called the move “undemocratic” and “unprecedented”.

  • Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor bats for Jyotiraditya Scindia as Congress CM face

    Bhopal: Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, the face of OBC community in Gujarat, said Jyotiraditya Scindia should be projected as party CM face in the state Assembly elections. “We have to give tough fight to BJP in Madhya Pradesh as we have done in Gujarat, said Thakore while interacting with the media persons here on Sunday.

  • 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: Despite u-turn by ‘rape victim’, Congress MLA Hemant Katare still on the run

    Bhopal: Even as the aspiring journo has given ‘clean chit’ absolving the MLA of rape charges, the Congress leader Hemant Katare and co-accused Vikramjeet continue to evade police arrest. On Thursday, the journalism student who had accused Katare of abduction, rape and blackmail filed an affidavit in High Court stating that her FIRs were ‘fake’ and that she was used as a ‘political tool’ by BJP leader Arvind Bhadoriya.

  • Bhopal: Stay at Central Jail leaves a bad taste in Congress MLA Jitu Patwari’s mouth

    Bhopal: Congress MLA Jitu Patwari, who recently got first-hand experience staying at Central jail, expressed concern over the deplorable and unhygienic condition prevailing there. The Rau MLA had spent a few days in jail before being released on bail recently. He was sent to jail for allegedly obstructing a public servant in performing his duties during an agitation.

  • Bhopal: Fast track court sends MLA Jitu Patwari to jail in 10-yr-old case

    Bhopal: Congress MLA Jitu Patwari has been sent to jail as ADJ Suresh Singh rejected bailina 10-year-old case.The Fast Track court gave this decision on Tuesday. On December 13, 2007, Patwari had staged a demonstration at Khudel police station over road construction.

  • Two Telangana Congress MLAs disqualified for unruly behaviour

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly Speaker on Tuesday disqualified two senior Congress legislators due to their unruly behaviour during Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan’s address at the joint session the previous day.

  • 15 Congress MLAs suspended, 50 others walkout from Guj Assembly

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Wednesday suspended around 15 Congress MLAs for a day after they sat in the well and shouted slogans against the ruling BJP over VAT being charged on fuel by the state government.

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    Indore: Patwari takes out Kisan Adhikar Yatra

    Indore: Congress MLA from Rau constituency Jitu Patwari on Sunday began ‘Kisan Adhikar Yatra’ on a bicycle to raise the voice of farmers in the State Assembly. Patwari started his yatra from his place in Bijalpur at 8 am on Sunday and reached Sehore at around 8.30 pm, covering a stretch of 157 km. After a night halt in Sehore on Sunday, he will resume journey on Monday and will reach Vidhan

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    Bhopal: SIT raids Katare’s house, hunts for Cong MLA

    Bhopal: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to investigate extortion-rape-kidnapping case raided the house of Congress MLA Hemant Katare and another accused Vikramjeet in Bhopal on Sunday. A team has gone in search of Katare to Ater.

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    Indore: Cong MLA, 60 others arrested for road blockade over civic issues

    Indore: Police arrested Congress MLA Jitu Patwari and sixty others for staging a road blockade at Palda square to protest lack of basic facilities in the area on Monday. “MLA from Rau, Jitu Patwari and others, including five women were arrested by a police team from Bhanwarkuan police station for disrupting peace in the Palda area. They were later sent to jail,” sub divisional magistrate (SDM) Sandeep Soni said.