Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Collector takes heritage walk from Mahakal to Harsiddhi temple

    Madhya Pradesh Government has issued directive to revive city’s heritage in order to attract more tourists to the state. Collector Manish Singh along with senior officials of tourism department conducted a heritage walk from Mahakaleshwar temple to Harsiddhi temple. Tourism development corporation has made a pact with private company for heritage development. Manish Singh directed the company officials to make arrangements for the promotion of city’s history and monumental heritage and its

  • Ujjain: Vandals damage parked vehicles of devotees

    Ujjain: Thousands of devotees from across the country who visited the city to percolate in the royal procession of lord Mahakal on Monday were in for a shock as they discovered that vandals have damaged their vehicles. The vandals broke the glasses of cars, buses autos and other vehicles parked in Harsiddhi, Geeta Colony and Jaisinghpura area.

  • Ujjainites paint the city red on ‘Rangpanchami’

    Ujjain: Rang Panchami was celebrated across the city enthusiastically on Friday. The young and old alike, took part in celebrations in Ujjain city and bordering villages.

  • Youth dies after being stabbed on Diwali night in Ujjain

    Ujjain: A youth was brutally stabbed on Sunday night behind Harsiddhi temple by some miscreants. He was brought to Civil Hospital in a serious condition where he died during treatment.

  • Residents of Mahakal area facing water crises from several days

    Ujjain: Residents of Mahakal and Harsiddhi temple area are facing acute water crisis from last several days but it seems PHED officials have turned deaf ears to their complaints. Few days ago Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) while laying the new cable in the area had busted the underground water pipeline which thrown the entire water supply out of the order. Residents also made its complaints several times to the concerned PHE

  • Chunri Yatra taken out

    Ujjain: Maa Aradhana Group took out a Chunri Yatra from Chamunda Mata temple to Harsiddhi temple on Sunday evening. Worship of Goddess Chamunda was practiced before the procession was started. Then after a 108 meter long Chunri was carried by Batuks to Harsiddhi temple. Procession was welcomed on the way. Minister Paras Jain, Municipal Speaker Sonu Gehlot, UDA Chairman Jagdish Agrawal, counsellors Satyanarayan Chauhan, Shailendra Yadav, Hemant Vyas and others were present.

  • Rampage by drunken cop

    Indore: A police constable went on rampage in Murai Mohalla late on Sunday night in an inebriated state. He reportedly hit two 2-wheeler riders and a woman pedestrian before he was caught by local residents.

  • Pilgrim pickpocketed at rest house

    Ujjain: A Guna based pilgrim was pickpocketed at the rest house located near the Harsiddhi temple here on Friday. The victim lodged a complaint with the Mahakal Police and was given a certificate to travel without money as he had no currency left. The victim identified as Kalyan Singh informed police that unknown miscreant robbed him while he was asleep at the public rest house near the Harsiddhi temple. The police are

  • Garbage piles up across the city

    Ujjain : Even as the Ujjain Municipal Corporation officials claim that the garbage is being cleared across the city, in some places solid waste is piling up.

  • ‘Stambhas’ to shine at the entry of the Temple Town

    Ujjain : The millions of people, who would be visiting Ujjain during the Simhastha Fair in April-May, 2016, will witness beautiful temple architecture through big entry gates at various approach roads to the city. Named as ‘stambhas’, these gates will be replica of the present stupas of prime temples like Mahakaleshwar Temple, Harsiddhi Temple and Omkareshwar Temple.

  • Four engineers served show cause notice for delay in Simhastha works

    Ujjain : Collector Kavindra Kiyawat on Saturday directed to serve the show cause notice on two engineers for alleged dereliction of duty. During an inspection of the Simhastha Fair related development works to see the progress of works, he found two assistant engineers and two deputy engineers without the ‘M’ book (measurement book) on hand and had crossed their time limit to complete the construction works. PWD engineers use the book to

  • Encroachment removed from Harsiddhi temple area

    Ujjain : The Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Friday removed encroachments from Harsiddhi Temple. A team of the UMC’s anti-encroachment cell removed encroachments at the Harsiddhi temple and its surrounding areas. Illegal kiosks were also seized during the drive.

  • BCom student shot at

    Indore : Three miscreants opened fire on a BCom student near Harsiddhi Temple under Raoji Bazar police station, on Tuesday night. Police registered a case and started an investigation. According to police, one Jai Lashkari (20), resident of Moti Tabela, was shot at by accused Rahul Mali, Uttam Sugandhi and another near Harsiddhi Temple. The accused clashed with the victim over a petty issue and opened fire on him. A bullet struck

  • Navratri zeal grips city, Dandiyas all around

    Ujjain : Religious and enthusiastic fervor of Navratri festival has gripped city. On the second day of Navratri thousands of people paid obeisance at the historic harsiddhi Temple and other temples on Friday.

  • Bada Ganesh wears rakhi with grand celebration

    Ujjain : A huge rakhi measuring 49 square feet was offered to Bada Ganesh here on Sunday. A procession was taken from Harsiddhi Temple Square, which was attended by several devotees and dignitaries. The procession culminated at Bada Ganesh temple where presiding deity was offered Rakshasutra. Pt Anand Shankar Vyas of temple said that hundreds of devotees send rakhi’s for the deity as their obeisance. Rakhi is offered to deity for his

  • Shops, boundary wall of ashram, temple removed for road widening

    Ujjain :  The Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) demolition gang, accompanied by policemen, demolished the extended portions of seven shops near the Harsiddhi Temple, here on Thursday, for widening the road.