Free Press Journal
  • Madhya Pradesh: A gifted state with diverse cropping pattern with tremendous untapped potential

    Mumbai: The centrally, located state of India, Madhya Pradesh, has over 15 million hectares of net sown area, according to data available from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). But the inability to manage price expectations and price stability has often adversely affected the farm output in post-harvest scenarios.

    Speaking to The Free Press Journal, Narendra Dhandre, DGM, Netafim said, “The state has been gifted with 6-7 agro-climatic zones,

  • Indore: Man arrested for raping daughter, accuses wife of frame-up

    Indore: A man was arrested in Mundi in Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa district for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter, a police official said on Friday. On the complaint of the victim, the accused was arrested on Thursday night and has been charged with rape under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, said Assistant Sub Inspector Parinita Belekar.

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    Karnataka shadow on Modi’s 4th anniversary

    If Narendra Modi expected Karnataka to be the icing on the cake on the eve of the completion of his four years in office, he must be disappointed. Yet, the setback in the southern state is only one of the several reverses which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered in the recent past. These include a series of by-election defeats in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and UP, which have not been

  • Indore: Police produces MIMS chairman Ramesh Badlani before court

    Indore: The city police on Thursday produced chairman of Modern Institute of Medical Science Ramesh Badlani before the court from where he was sent on three-day police remand. Badlani was arrested by crime branch police from Le Seasons Hotel in New Delhi on Wednesday and was brought back to the city on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Heatwave grips almost entire central India

    Bhopal: State capital’s day temperature continued to be over 44 degree Celsius on Thursday. Heat wave condition continued to prevail in MP Since the last few days many districts continued to be in grip of heat wave. The weather of entire Northwest and Central India is almost dry.

  • Bhopal: Amit Shah to finalise strategy for assembly elections, says Anil Jain

    Bhopal: BJP national general secretary Anil Jain clearly indicated before the core panel and election management committee that all decisions, from elections point of view, will be taken by the national president Amit Shah. Jain was here to review the party preparations for the impending assembly elections and also to look into the preparations for celebrating 4 years of Narendra Modi in PM office.

  • MP results: MPBSE finds itself in soup after declaring results of class 10 and 12 based on caste

    Bhopal : The declaration of results of classes 10 and 12 by the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) by tagging the successful candidates in various ‘caste-based’ categories has triggered a row. Hitting out at the ruling BJP over the development, the Congress said the move amounted to dividing the state on “caste lines”. The education board, however, said there was no caste-wise segregation of students in the results declared on

  • Indore records hottest day, sizzles at 43 degrees Celsius

    Indore: Tuesday turned out to be the hottest day of the season with mercury touching 43 degrees Celsius-mark. The weather department has forecast sweltering days ahead and occurrence of heat waves on May 23-24.  Temperature continued to hover over 42 degrees Celsius for last three days and it touched 43 degrees Celsius on Monday, which was two degrees above normal. The hot weather prevented  people to move out.Hot winds gripped the city,

  • Indore: Four girls molested in busy areas in city

    Indore: A youth was arrested by police for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Azad Nagar area on Tuesday. The girl was returning home when the accused stopped her on the way.

  • Indore: 3 killed when hit by vehicles in separate accidents

    Indore: Two persons were killed after a speeding car hit them on four-lane road on Monday. They were returning home when the accident occurred. The police have sent the body for autopsy and a search is on for errant car driver.

  • Bhopal: MP bans interstate horse purchase without proper checkups

    Bhopal: To check the spread of contagious Glanders, Animal Husbandry ministry has banned the purchase of horses from other states without proper checkups in MP. Minister for Animal Husbandry Antar Singh Arya said, “To check the spread of contagious Glanders disease. We do not have any other option but to ban the purchasing the animals without their health check -ups. ”

  • Bhopal: Aam Aadmi feels the heat of rising fuel price

    Bhopal: Spiralling fuel prices touching fresh record levels has come as a major blow to people. Middle class households are facing the pinch of price rise as it has disrupted the domestic budget. Just ahead of the Karnataka polls, the prices of petrol and diesel had remained stagnant at around Rs 80 plus for almost 20 days, and post elections the fuel prices shy rocketed.

  • Bhopal: Public bore wells are now property of a few

    Bhopal: To cater to the water requirement in the areas which were sans pipelines, the municipal body had dug up several public bore wells, however, to no one’s surprise, many of these have fallen into private hands.

  • Bhopal: Days get hotter, nights sultry in State

    Bhopal: While there was no respite from the sweltering heat during the day, the residents in many parts of the state experienced hottest summer night.  The state capital recorded a minimum temperature (night) of 31.4 degree Celsius on intervening night on Sunday and Monday, the night temperature in Rajgarh touched 31.8 degree Celsius.

  • Bhopal: Cancer patients to get free chemotherapy at district hospitals

    Bhopal: A Cancer chemotherapy unit at each district hospital across the state has been set up. This has been done under Cancer Care Programme. The patients of Cancer will get free chemotherapy at district hospitals. A doctor and two staff nurses have been trained for the unit. Every district has a cancer expert doctor and medicines.

  • Madhya Pradesh: 9 killed, 20 injured in bus-truck collision near Guna

    Guna (Madhya Pradesh): Nine people were killed and twenty others injured after a bus collided with a truck near Guna district in Madhya Pradesh. Five people were critically injured during the accident. The injured were immediately shifted to the district hospital for treatment. The bus was on its way from Banda to Ahmedabad when it met with the accident. The incident took place 15km away from Guna district.