Free Press Journal
  • Naresh Gupta appointed MP Lokayukta

    BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh government has appointed Naresh Kumar Gupta as the Lokayukta (Ombudsman) of the state, a top official said.

  • Bhopal: HC seeks govt reply on irregularities in medical college admissions

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has sought reply from state government on the irregularities committed by Directorate of Medical Education in granting admission to students in private colleges. The court on Thursday gave two weeks of time to state government to submit its reply in response to a petition filed by aggrieved students.

  • Indore: High Court asks divisional commissioner to act against Indore-2 corporators

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed Indore divisional commissioner to act on points raised in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against corporators of Indore-2 assembly constituency who have not been participating in works of Indore Municipal Corporation and still availing allowances.

  • Indore: Medha Patkar gets bail in kidnapping case

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar in a kidnapping case. “The court granted bail to Patkar as we argued that Section 365 of IMC was wrongly imposed on her for NBA activists taking some revenue department staff to Chikilda village of Dhar district where she was sitting on indefinite fast,” said Anand Mohan Mathur, counsel of Patkar.

  • Indore: Structures ‘demolished’ by IMC still stand tall under its nose

    Indore: While concrete structures are coming up in a big way in blatant violation of norms at various parts of the city, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) is strangely found to be unaware of any such development. Adding to its woes, these buildings do not even exist for them, for they claimed to have demolished those structures years ago, while replying to the apex court.

  • Indore: 4 unaffiliated BEd colleges included in counselling

    Indore: Following Madhya Pradesh High Court’s order, Department of Higher Education (DHE) has included four more BEd colleges under jurisdiction of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya in the ongoing admission counselling.

  • Indore: Fresh petition against suspension of DAVV senate polls filed

    Indore: A petition challenging state government’s move to suspend Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s senate elections was ‘withdrawn’ from Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday. The petition was reportedly withdrawn after the court observed that many supplementary documents had been attached to the petition and it would be appropriate if the petitioner sum up them in a single draft and files a fresh petition.

  • Indore: ABVP pressure forces government to suspend polls

    Indore: ABVP has the last laugh. Giving in to pressure mounted by the BJP’s student wing, state government on Sunday suspended senate polls of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) merely two days ahead of the voting. The sudden suspension of sparked a war of words between the major contending parties—candidates supported by the Congress and BJP.

  • Indore: Petition on DAVV senate polls rejected

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday dismissed a petition alleging violation of model conduct of conduct for Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) senate polls and, on the ground, demanding cancellation of the upcoming elections. The petition was filed by ABVP national secretary Rohin Rai in the last week of June.

  • Indore: Decks cleared for DAVV senate polls

    Indore: Decks cleared for Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV)’s senate polls with Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court denying stay on the ongoing election process on a petition alleging violation of model code of conduct.

  • Indore: Model code violation HC reserves verdict on DAVV senate polls

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday reserved verdict on a petition alleging violation of model code on conduct by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) for its senate polls even as canvassing began for the upcoming elections.

  • Indore: HC likely to decide fate of DAVV senate polls today

    Indore: While July 10 (Monday) is the last day for withdrawal of nominations for upcoming DAVV senate polls, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court would be hearing a petition alleging violation of model code of conduct and seeking quashing of the election process.

  • Indore: Shehla Masood Murder High Court grants bail to prime accused, her aide

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday granted bail to prime accused of sensational RTI activist Shehla Masood murder case, Zahida Pervez and her close aide Saba Farooqui. Division bench comprising justice SC Sharma and justice Virendra Singh granted the bail to the accused more than five years after the killing took place in Bhopal, stating that the custodial sentence against the petitioners would remain suspended till

  • Indore: High Court dismisses writ by petitioner seeking release of land

    Indore: In a major relief to Indore Development Authority (IDA), Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday dismissed a writ filed by a person seeking release of land from an agreement took place between him and the IDA some decades ago. The court’s move has given legal right to continue to develop a residential colony on 16.267 hectare of land which was in dispute.

  • Indore: High Court notice to university on petition challenging poll process

    Indore: As many as eight candidates are in fray for five seats in DAVV senate voting to be held on July 18, even as Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday issued a notice to the university on a petition, alleging violation of model code of conduct and seeking quashing of the election process. Next date of hearing in the case has been set for July 10.

  • Indore: District Collector appears before HC on green belt issue

    Indore: District Collector P Narahari appeared before Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court and informed the court that he had passed an order for maintaining status quo over a temple constructed in a garden at Sudama Nagar. A PIL was filed on the matter pertaining to construction of a temple on green belt. Subsequent, applications were attached with the petition alleging that lands of gardens and green belts were encroached upon

  • Indore: Stay on garbage dumping at sub-station near Lalbagh

    Indore: After hearing a petition filed by residents of the locality, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday put a stay on dumping of garbage at a sub-station near Lalbagh.

  • Bhopal: ADJ court to start functioning in city from May 8

    Nagda: People from Nagda and its adjoining areas now need not go far to get justice as Jabalpur high court, principal bench of Madhya Pradesh high court on Tuesday passed an order to open additional and district judicial court in Nagda.