Free Press Journal
  • Scindia’s Mandsaur visit purely ‘publicity oriented’: BJP

    Mumbai/ Bengaluru: Lashing out at Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia for forcefully trying to enter Madhya Pradesh’s violence-hit Mandsaur district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the former’s visit to the area was purely ‘publicity oriented’. Speaking to ANI here, BJP leader S. Prakash said it was very saddening indeed that responsible leaders like Scindia deliberately tried to go to Mandsaur, even when the administration has clearly issued notification on the

  • Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to meet kin of dead farmers today

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan would fly to Mandsaur on Wednesday to meet the families of farmers who were killed in police firing there. He will stay for a night at Mandsaur and will return to the capital after taking part in the School Chalo Abhiyam at Jaora on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Scindia to lead 72-hr Cong Satyagrah

    Bhopal: Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia will lead 72-hour satyagrah at Dussehra Maidan, TT Nagar from Wednesday. Elaborate preparations are made for the satyagrah. Around 2000 farmers will join the three-day satyagrah besides the party supporters from all over the state. Their food arrangements are also made at the ground. To give ‘Desi touch’ the leader will to sit on a cot (khatia) along with other farmers and their leaders.

  • Jyotiraditya Scindia, ’ Patel shut out from Mandsaur

    Ratlam/Neemuch (MP) : Congress’ Madhya Pradesh heavyweight Jyotiraditya Scindia and Gujarat’s Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel were on Tuesday turned back by the police before they could enter Mandsaur, the hub of the recent farmers’ agitation.

  • Bhopal: Vijayvargiya urges CM to take action against Scindia

    BHOPAL: Politics has started hotting up after chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, during the course of his speech at the state executive meeting of the BJP, alleged that Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia had used land belonging to a trust for business purposes.

  • Bhopal: Ajay Singh takes a jab at Jyotiraditya Scindia

    BHOPAL: Leader of opposition in Vidhan Sabha Ajay Singh has taken a jab at Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia for his comment that grassroots workers should be given tickets in elections. Scindia made this remark during his visit to the city on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Scindia inaugurates Rs 108 cr FDDI; BJP leaders skip event

    Guna: Ex- Union minister and local MP Jyotiraditya Scindia dedicated the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) to public in a grand programme held here on Tuesday. The institute was set up with an estimated cost of Rs 108 crore.

  • Bhopal: CM indulging in pedestrian politics says Jyotiraditya Scindia

    BHOPAL: The controversy triggered by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s caustic comment on the Scindia ruling family is showing no signs of abating. Jyotiraditya Scindia, en route to Ater, told media persons at Gwalior that the CM was indulging in pedestrian politics. He refused to elaborate. Scindia thanked the Election Commission for taking quick and decisive action against the officers in the malfunctioning EVM case.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath to make fleeting appearance, Jyotiraditya Scindia undecided

    BHOPAL: Former union ministers Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia, keen to head the PCC, do not want to put their prestige at stake in the upcoming assembly by-polls in Ater and Bandhavgarh constituencies. They are yet to join the campaigning in these constituencies.

  • Bhopal: Congress satraps’ first joint appearance after assembly polls today

    BHOPAL: Members of Parliament Kamalnath and Jyotiraditya Scindia and AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh, who had virtually stopped taking interest in state politics after the Congress’ defeat in the 2013 Assembly elections, will be seen together on Wednesday. The trio, along with other Congress leaders, had addressed around 25 public meetings during the run-up to the last Assembly elections. Despite that, the Congress could get only 65 seats. After that they virtually

  • Row over ‘Shrimant’: Yashodhara tells Pawaiya to go through history

    BHOPAL: The issue of higher education minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya getting the title of ‘Shrimant’ removed before name of Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia from foundation stone, is still kicking up dust. Yashodhra Raje Scindia, Sport Minister and aunty of Jyotiraditya Scindia, has suggested Pawaiya to go through History.

  • Bhopal: Congress leaders accuse PM of benefiting foreign firms through demonetisation

    BHOPAL: The Congress on Tuesday organised the ‘Jan Vedana Sammelan’ to discuss the side effects of the demonetisation on the economic growth, but it turned into a classroom, delivering lecture to unite the party leaving their egos. Interestingly none of the big leaders, like Kamalnath, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Digvijay Singh attended the meeting.

  • Bhopal: Scindia offered ‘Chappan Bhog’ in belated birthday bash

    BHOPAL: An example of how the followers of political leaders consider them larger than life, was witnessed in Shivpuri. The followers of Jyotiraditya Scindia offered him fifty six types of dishes known as ‘Chappan Bhog’ on his birthday. Scindia’s birthday falls on January 1. Scindia too honoured the feelings of his followers by accepting their offerings. Scindia had come to Shivpuri on Friday. The followers of Scindia, to celebrate his belated birthday,

  • Bhopal: Politics back in SATI which is chaired by Jyotiraditya Scindia

    VIDISHA: SATI, A famous engineering college of VIDISHA which was founded by late Shrimant  Maharaja  Jivajirao  Scindia on 1 november 1960, with the aid by Gangajali fund trust. Since then it managed by Maharaja Jiwaji Rao education society. Now it is chaired by Shrimant Jyotiraditya Scindia, he is also chairman of board of governor and managing committee of SATI Vidisha.

  • Oppn protest outside Parl today

    New Delhi/Kolkata : As the demonetisation entered the third week, the political fight further intensified on Tuesday with an united opposition deciding to hold protests in Delhi on Wednesday while BJP decried alleged “malicious” attempts by those opposing the drive to provoke violence and chaos.

  • RaGa arrest: Congmen take to streets, burn PM Narendra Modi effigy

    Ujjain: Youth Congress workers here on Thursday took out a rally and burnt the effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest the arrests of All India Congress Committee vice president Rahul Gandhi and Congress Member of Parliament, Jyotiraditya Scindia by Delhi police.

  • Rahul detained again, taken around city for 2 hours, let off

    New Delhi : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was allegedly “detained” by Delhi Police on Thursday again and taken around the city for a few hours, before being let off. Upset at this, a close Gandhi aide filed a kidnapping complaint with police, which was however not entertained.