Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: HC denies relief to Arya; to hear the case afresh

    Bhopal: The more minister of state Lal Singh Arya is trying to extricate himself from Makhanlal Jatav murder case, the more he is getting embroiled in it. In another setback, the Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday refused to provide him relief in a petition filed by him. The court said that it would hear the case afresh.

  • HC issues notice to IIT Indore over PhD admission issue

    Indore: The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) and others for allegedly not admitting officials from the Central and state governments in doctoral research degree programmes.

  • Indore: Girl fails to get Aadhaar card even after 12 attempts, moves HC for justice

    Indore: An LLB student moved the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court as she failed to get her name linked to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for Aadhaar card. It is said that the poor girl attempted at least 12 times in last six year for linking without any success.

  • Bhopal: Delay in FIR: HC wants to know reasons

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to state the reasons behind three-day delay in filing an FIR in GRP gang rape case in which the victim was made to move from pillar to post to register her complaint. Advocate General Purushendra Kaurav on Monday submitted status report of the gang rape case in the High Court and sought three weeks’ time to file full action report in the

  • Indore: Voting in pvt colleges on Nov 27

    Indore: It’s better late than never. Though late, the state government complying with directives by Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday declared schedule for second phase of student union polls which are to be held in private colleges, more than a fortnight after first phase was held in government and aided colleges.

  • Indore: Govt not to hold student union polls in pvt colleges

    Indore: Despite directives by Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, the state government is not going to hold student union polls in private colleges.  This became clear after November 10, the date, as per the court’s directives, on which student union elections were supposed to be held, passed off sans polls.

  • Bhopal: Relief to Salem, HC quashes FIR in double murder case

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday quashed FIR lodged against underworld don Abu Salem in a double murder case on ground that he was to be prosecuted under the extradition decree between India and Portugal.

  • Bhopal: MPHC orders seizure of NRI quota documents

    Bhopal: The Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday ordered the Director of Medical Education (DME) to seize the documents pertaining to NRI quota and to present them at court within 10 days. Bhopal-based social activist Vinayak Parihar and aggrieved students from across MP had filed the petition in court alleging huge irregularities in admissions of NRI students in private medical colleges.

  • Indore: HC quashes poll code violation petition against Vijayvargiya

    Indore: In a major relief to BJP national general secretary and Mhow MLA Kailash Vijayvargiya, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday dismissed an election petition alleging violation of model code of conduct by him during Assembly elections in 2013.

  • Indore: Government unlikely to hold student union polls in private colleges

    Indore: Contrary to the directives of Madhya Pradesh High Court, State government is unlikely to hold student union polls in private colleges, as per official sources. “As of now, there is no plan to hold polls in unaided private colleges. Exam season is arriving so students may not be engaged in non-academic activities,” a top official of Department of Higher Education (DHE) told Free Press wishing anonymity.

  • Indore: HC questions working and integrity of Index medical college

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court questioned the working and integrity of Index Medical College and Research Centre as the college “enhanced” practical marks of three MBBS students, who were declared fail, and sent the same to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) for updating the results.

  • Indore: Collectors directed to monitor student union polls

    Indore: State government has directed collectors to monitor student union elections scheduled to be held at government and aided colleges on October 30. Through a letter, additional chief secretary (higher education) BR Naidu directed collectors of all districts in the state to nominate observers in colleges where elections are to be held.

  • Bhopal: Hold student union polls in pvt colleges too: HC to state govt

    Bhopal: Jabalpur bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed state government for holding student union elections in private colleges as well and issue a notification in this regard by October 30. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice VK Shukla issued the directions on a PIL alleging that students of private colleges have been deprived of student union polls as the polls were being announced only in

  • Indore: Petition alleges violation of land lease agreement

    Indore: In a blow to Bombay Hospital – one of the biggest medical facility in the city, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has constituted a five-member panel to go through the records of the medical facility for establishing the number of low income group patients it treated free of cost.

  • 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.