Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: BJP on edge over upper caste stir

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is ill at ease with a rally organised by Karni Sena in Ujjain on Sunday. The rally resulted from resentment among upper caste and other backward classes across the state against SC/ST (Atrocities) Act. State president Rakesh Singh on Tuesday held separate meetings with ministers, belonging to Brahmin and Thakur communities along with their leaders on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: Fund approved for kidney transplant facility in Gandhi Medical College

    In a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday, it was decided to approve a fund of Rs 3.36 crore for kidney transplant facility in Gandhi Medical College (GMC). With the facility of kidney transplantation, courses like DM and PG in medical and surgery would also begin. It was decided in the cabinet meeting to enhance the quantum of money for cashless treatment of journalists under health and accidental group insurance scheme from Rs

  • Bhopal: Propose alternatives to demolition of Mansarovar Complex, Supreme Court instruct to MPSRTC

    Supreme Court, on Tuesday instructed MP State Road Transport Corporation (MPSRTC) to propose alternatives to wholesome demolition of Mansarovar Complex for addressing parking issues within 4 weeks. The SC Bench expressed dissatisfaction with the judgment of HC and accepted the submissions of appellant traders association that since the land and superstructure is completely owned by the MPRTC as its owner; all permissions and approvals were obtained by it; and MPRTC only constructed

  • Bhopal: Stones pelted on Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan convoy indicates intelligence failure

    For second time in a month, the jan ashirwad yatra of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was attacked upon. Two incident of stone pelting on CM’S convoy has raised security concerns, besides it has also brought to fore the failure of local intelligence. Around 10-12 miscreants pelted stones on the convoy of Chouhan near Kalukhera village in Ujjain district on Monday night. The CM was heading to Nagda from Mahidpur when

  • Indore: Chikitsak Nagar-1, Bhuri Takeri report highest alcohol & drug abuse

    Chikitsak Nagar-1, Bhuri Tekri and Chikitsak Nagar-2 are among most affected areas in the city in alcohol and drug abuse cases, according to a survey. The survey, conducted by Eva Welfare Organisation on the suggestion of DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra, revealed that liquor and drug abuse cases in many backward localities are above 60 percent. “In some localities – Chikitsak Nagar-1, Bhuri Tekri and Chikitsak Nagar-2 the percentage is above 80,” said Bharti

  • Indore: 30,000 government employees to be deployed for election work

    Preparations for the forthcoming assembly elections are in full swing in the district. Around 30,000 government officers and staff will be deployed for making different arrangements in the district for the elections. The services of these employees will be taken as polling parties, counting parties, sector magistrate, for election material distribution, etc. Department wise and office wise list of employees is being prepared for the election duty.

  • Indore: Private hospital refuses to hand over body over pending bill

    A private hospital refused to hand over body of a 13-year-old patient to kin over pending bills. The incident came to light on Tuesday, when family members approached district administration in jansunwai and lodged a complaint against the hospital in Rajendra Nagar. The family claimed that they had to sell their house to settle hospital bill of Rs 19 lakh. However, the hospital administration was demanding another Rs 2.40 lakh for handing

  • Indore: Freakish weather offers relief, raises anxiety

    The unexpected changes in weather on Tuesday raised hope of more rainfall but indicated uncertainty as rain stopped in city after brief spells. Inadequate rainfall in Indore district has caused anxiety among farmers and residents.  After days of oppressive heat, dark clouds opened up on Tuesday evening and offered much needed relief to residents. Light showers coupled with cool breeze turned the weather pleasant and raised people’s hope for another spell of

  • Indore: Devi Ahilyabai Holkar is the Asia Pacific Region’s best airport

    Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport has won the best airport of Asia-Pacific Region award of Airport Council International (ACI). Airport director airport director Aryama Sanyal received the award during inauguration of ACI Customer Excellence Global Summit held in Halifex Canada on September 12. The award is a recognition of quality passenger services in 2017 through passengers’ feedback. Sanyal received the award at a glittering ceremony in presence of Airport Authority of India (AAI)

  • Indore: CAT Registration deadline extended to September 26

    In a major relief to candidates who have not registered for common admission test (CAT)-2018, a gateway to Indian Institutes of Management, IIM Calcutta has extended the registration deadline from September 19 to September 26. “CAT 2018 registration ends on September 26, 2018 (5 pm),” a notice issued by the test conducting agency stated on Tuesday.

  • Indore: Branded petrol over Rs 90/litre burns hole in people’s pocket

    Burning hole in people’s pockets, the cost of branded petrol breached Rs 90 per litre-mark on Tuesday and may cost Rs 91 per litre in coming days. The higher price is hitting customers who are forced to purchase the fuel when the normal petrol is out of stock.  With every passing day, the petrol prices are setting all-time high record. The fuel price, which started two months ago, continues its unabated run.

  • Why RSS outreach just now?

    Everybody is talking of whether or not Congress and the rest of the Opposition made a mistake not accepting the invitation to attend the RSS meet. But ask about the timing of the meet, why now? Therein, probably, lies a story, or maybe two. One of them linked to the Opposition’s decision to spurn the invite.

  • Bhopal: Sexual abuse of inmates at Sai Viklang Ashram, Fifth accused sent on judicial remand

    Fifth accused has been sent on judicial remand on Monday in connection with case of sexual abuse of inmates at Sai Viklang Ashram run by ex-army man in run at Bairagarh Kalan and Khajuri. With the arrest of 19-year-old Abhishek Mishra With total five persons including the main accused ex army man MP Awasthi, have been arrested and sent to judicial custody so far.

  • Bhopal: 16 lakh apply in 1.5 months to add their names in voter’s list

    Chief electoral officer (CEO) VL Kantharao, interacting with the journalists here on Monday, said 16 lakh people have applied in one-and-a-half month in MP to add their names in the voter’s list.Kantharao said that all such applications were being examined after which decision would be taken. 7 lakh persons have applied to exclude their names from the voter’s list. Kantharao said these cases would be disposed by September 20 and final voter’s

  • Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan plants saplings on PM Narendra Modi’s birthday

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday planted saplings and inaugurated a blood donation camp on the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said various public services were being held in the state from September 17 to 25, as Modi’s birthday is celebrated as Seva Divas.

  • Bhopal: Rahul road show flop, speech visionless, says Narottam Mishra- Minister for public relations

    Minister for public relations Narottam Mishra, termed the road show of Congress national president Rahul Gandhi as a flop show. Mishra, interacting with media persons here on Monday, dubbed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s address at a public gathering here as “visionless and devoid of any commitment”. He alleged that Rahul even did not come out of the bus to meet the party workers. Commenting on Rahul’ statement on accessibility of common man

  • Bhopal: Tickets on basis of survey, women on priority

    AICC president Rahul Gandhi tried his best to boost the morale of Congress workers. He said for him public comes first then comes Congress workers and after that comes leaders. When Congress forms the government workers voice would be heard and one who does not open doors to a worker would not remain on chair be it minister or chief minister.

  • Bhopal: Law makers demand more BSNL towers better broadband speed

    Members of Parliament (MPs) met BSNL CGM on Monday and demanded more Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Towers in their respective Lok Sabha constituencies to get rid of call drops problems. Bhopal MP Alok Sanjar said, “We have conveyed our problems regarding call drops. BSNL is supposed to take prompt initiatives in this regards. New colonies are coming up in outskirt areas and BSNL should focus on these colonies regarding broad band

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi blows poll bugle in MP amid chanting of mantras

    Playing a soft Hindutva card, Congress national president Rahul Gandhi began his Sankalp Yatra in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday here amidst blowing of conch shells and blessings of Hindu priests. Before hopping on to a bus for the 13-km-long roadshow, Gandhi performed a ‘puja’. Giving a religious tone to the entire ceremony, ‘Kanya Poojan’ of 11 minor girls were performed by the Congress leaders including Rahul, party state unit president Kamal

  • Ujjain: Patwari sentenced with 3 year RI, Rs 40 lakh fine

    The court of Justice LD Solanki, found Patwari Abdul Hafiz Ansari son of Abdul Rauk Ansari guilty in corruption case and sentenced him to 3 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) along with fine of Rs 40 lakh, which is highest fine till date in any case at headquarter.He has been convicted under section 13(1) E, 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act. Deputy director administration Dr Saket Vyas informed that lokayukta police