Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Price cut on petrol in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh puts pressure on Madhya Pradesh

    The pressure on the state government to slash prices of petrol and diesel has further increased with Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh cutting prices of petrol and diesel. Currently, there is 28 per cent VAT and Rs 4.50 cess on petrol in the state. There is 22 per cent VAT and 50 paise cess on diesel.  The central government has asked the state government to cut fuel prices at its own level considering

  • Bhopal: Professors in MP get seventh pay scale

    Bhopal: Finance department has given a nod for extending the benefits of seventh pay scale to the agitating professors of government colleges. Finance minister Jayant Malaiya told Free Press that finance department has approved of the seventh pay scale for the higher education department.

  • dev projects in city Indore

    Indore: Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya launches development projects in city  

    Indore: State finance minister Jayant Malaiya on Wednesday said Bijasan temple will be developed as a religious tourist spot. A sapling plantation programme will be held soon. He said the 3.5 kilometre-long airport road will have six lanes. The minister was addressing a function organised to perform bhumi pujan for renovation and beautification of the temple at the temple premises on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Agriculture gets biggest piece of pie; push to private sector health care

    • No funds allocated for Ind, Bpl Metro projects
    • Only Rs 700 cr for Smart City Projects in 5 cities

    BHOPAL: By allocating almost 30 percent of its annual budget for agriculture and allied activities in 2018-2019, the state government has made it clear where its priorities lie.

  • Indore: Malaiya urged to allow dealers to file GST returns quarterly

    Indore: Struggling to comply with GST guidelines, organisations of traders and tax consultants have demanded state finance minister Jayant Malaiya to make provision for filing returns quarterly by dealers and traders. Provisions should be made to file monthly returns by large tax payers, they told Malaiya during a meeting at Residency on Thursday.

  • Indore: Vijayvargiya, Malaiya,4 others disqualified as MPSTC directors

    Indore: Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya, BJP national general secretary and MLA Kailash Vijayvargiya, two IAS officers– Deepali Rastogi and Vinod Semwal and two others have been disqualified for five years from the post of directors of the MP State Textile Corporation (MPSTC). The decision has been taken by Registrar of Companies, Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs. All these directors had failed to file annual return and balance sheet of the company for

  • Indore: Technical glitches hit GST filing hard

    Indore: Over 85 per cent tax-payers of the state have not filed their maiden GST return for the month of July due to glitches in the GSTN portal. The last date for filing the same is September 10. It is said that due to abnormal rush for filing of the return, the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) portal developed technical glitches and frequent hanging of computer left the taxpayers red-faced.

  • Indore: GST fiasco All major markets of city to remain closed today

    Indore: Goods and Service Tax (GST) being rolled out from July 1 is going to face its first major resistance from traders on Thursday. As talks between traders and finance minister Jayant Malaiya failed, 66 business organisations of the city have given call of bandh on the day, under which all major markets of the city including Sarafa and Cloth market will remained closed. Deeply anguished over certain harsh provisions of GST

  • Sagar Gaire opens at Berasia Road

    BHOPAL: City’s favourite food spot Sagar Gaire has opened its new outlet. It was inaugurated near DIG Bungalow, Berasia Road by finance minister Jayant Malaiya on Tuesday.

  • Indore: Malaiya swipes card to buy rice at Badjhiri

    BHOPAL: Finance minister Jayant Malaiya, inaugurating the first digital village, Badjhiri, in Bhopal district on Tuesday, said cashless society is necessary for speedy development in the country. Malaiya said it is second war of independence of the country.

  • Bhopal: Cashless-ness will strengthen economy: Finance minister

    BHOPAL: Finance minister Jayant Malaiya, speaking in a meeting of Task Force Committee constituted for cashless transaction, here in the city on Wednesday, said that cashless system is necessary for making Indian economy strong. Efforts to make it popular will be made at village panchayat level.

  • Malaiya leads foundation day celebrations in Indore city

    Indore: State’s 60th foundation day was celebrated with patriotic fervor and enthusiasm in city on Tuesday. The main function was held at APTC ground, where state finance minister and incharge minister of Indore district Jayant Malaiya was the chief guest. After unfurling the flag, the finance minister read out the message of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to the people. Bands of BSF, First Battalion, RAPTC and district police played patriotic tunes

  • Traders, industry express mixed reaction to budget

    Indore : The state Budget, presented by Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya on Friday, evoked mixed feeling among businessmen, tax consultants and industry people.

  • Budget-2016

    Great Expectations – Bhopal Budget 2016

    BHOPAL :  All eyes are set on the state government’s annual budget for the fiscal year 2016-17 to be presented in the Vidhan Sabha later this month.

  • Technical snag hits e-Registry in distt

    Indore : A day after Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya claimed that there was no defect in the software of e-Registration, Sampda, it went kaput on Friday and for the first time no e-Registry took place not only in the district but also n the state causing a loss of Rs 3 crore.