Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi’s road show today, workers all geared up

    Congress workers of the State are all geared up to welcome the party president who will lead a road show here on Monday. Congress banners, posters, party leaders cut outs have been put up in the entire city to welcome the party president. Posters and hoardings of party leaders have also been put up by their respective supporters. This is the first visit of Gandhi to the state capital after the appointment

  • Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicates medical facilities in Sarangpur, Shajapur

    Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicated a 100-bed Civil Hospital constructed at a cost of about Rs 11 crore in Sarangpur of Rajgarh district on Sunday. Apprising about various public welfare schemes, Chouhan said that all will have to make coordinated efforts for the overall development of the state. Members of Parliament Prabhat Jha and Rodmal Nagar, local MLA Kunwar Kothar and other public representatives and people in large number were present

  • Bhopal: Culture Department’s invite to NSD pass-outs upsets local artists

    Controversy has erupted over a program organised by MP Culture Department where National School of Drama (NSD) pass-outs have been invited to mull over culture scenario in MP. Artists from other communities have raised question on such program terming it an effort for creating rift between the artists. Hitting hard on the program, theatre artist Ajay Shrivastav said that NSDians are being invited to mull over culture scene of the state.

  • Bhopal: BJP leaders got government land transferred in wives’ names

    The leader of opposition Ajay Singh has accused BJP leaders of committing land scam in Orcha and demanded high level inquiry into it. He alleged that BJP leaders have got registered government land in their names on forged documents.  In Orcha, BJP leaders fraudulently got ownership over government land at khasara number 574/2 and 249/2, claimed Singh. In 2010, BJP MLA Anil Jain had allegedly occupied government land and got its ownership

  • Bhopal: 7000 posts may be notified this week

    Preparations for notification for recruitment of about seven thousand posts of teachers varg 2 has been finalised by the school education department. It is likely to appear this week confirmed sources. School education department has decided to recruit about 40,000 teachers in phases. Professional Examination Board (PEB) has already released the first advertisement to induct 17000 teachers. Last date for application is September 25.

  • Bhopal: BMC removes Congress flags, banners taking plea of property defacement

    A day ahead of the proposed Congress president Rahul Gandhi road show, political atmosphere in the state capital remained fully charged up on Sunday. Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) removed Congress banners, flags, flex, cut-outs of party leaders from nooks and corners of the city taking plea of Defacement of Property Act.

  • Bhopal: Bank opens on Sunday, witnesses huge rush of parents, wards

    Bank of Baroda’s (BoB) Malviya Nagar branch remained opened on Sunday to handle the huge rush of parents whose wards are aspiring for an admission in the Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Shramodyaya (Residential) Viddhyalaya (PDUSV) (English and Hindi medium). Suresh Jain of Damoh said, “Opening of a bank account of students is mandatory as students will not be allowed to go out of the fully residential school campus.

  • Bhopal: Road mishaps can be averted with sensible driving, claim authorities

    Dial 100 data (see tables) shows that number of road accidents is on the rise in MP. The big question facing authorities and people is to identify the real problem in that if it is the good roads or the bad driving habits which leads to more accidents. ASP traffic Arvind Dubey said, “It is irrational to blame the good roads for the if students are versed in traffic rules and nuances

  • Indore: Accused’s one year Facebook messages recovered in Supriya Jain murder case

    Police have recovered facebook messages of last one year from Supriya Jain murder case accused Kamlesh Sahu’s account to know about his exact intention for killing the girl. So far investigation revealed that Sahu was sending messages to her but she was ignoring the same. It is also came to light during investigation that the accused had seen Supriya roaming with other youths after which he was quite angry. After getting a

  • Indore: A tale of two rivers & officers’ apathy

    Kahn and Saraswati, the two rivers which virtually turned into sewers over the years, run silently through middle of the city, as civic authorities pose a blind eye towards water bodies. “Stinking and polluted, these two rivers are an epitome of civic authorities’ apathy,” says social activist Kishore Kodwani who is doing his bit to prevent rivers from vanishing. He says that these rivers were nature’s gifts to city but its people

  • Indore: ‘Happy heart is healthy heart’

    Happy heart for healthy heart. Cardiologist Dr Bharat Rawat stated this while urging people to avoid negative emotions at a seminar organised for Khandelwal and Vaish community on Sunday. He asked them to concentrate on their breath for relaxation. Addressing the gathering, Rawat said most people talk about physical fitness whenever they talk about heart’s health but studies have shown that happiness plays a bigger role in heart’s health. He explained how

  • Indore: Two killed, four injured as car rams dumper truck

    Two persons were killed while four students were injured after their car rammed a moving dumper truck from behind on Rau-Khalghat four-lane road on Sunday evening. The injured people are undergoing treatment in a city’s private hospital. According to police, the incident took place near Panjariya village at 5.30 pm. The deceased have been identified as 28-year-old Pradeep Parmar, a resident of Ashtha and his relative Anil Rathore (29), a resident of

  • Indore: IMC mulling exemption of shrines from property tax

    Unable to do recovery from shrines, Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) is planning to exempt temples, mosques and other religious places from property tax. “Most of the shrines in the city are making no or very less income, so tax recovery is not possible from them. We are planning to exempt them from property tax,” said IMC revenue department incharge Suraj Kero.

  • Indore: 30 sitting, ex-BJP MLAs want to contest on Congress ticket, says Kamal Nath

    Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath on Sunday said 30 sitting and former MLAs of BJP have expressed willingness to contest assembly elections on Congress ticket. “They are in my contact,” he said while addressing Meet the Press programme at Indore Press Club on Sunday.  “About 2300 people from across the state are willing to contest elections including sitting and former BJP MLAs,” he remarked.

  • Indore: 3 rapes, 1 molestation in 24 hrs, Revenue inspector booked for raping BSc student

    A revenue inspector posted in Dhar was booked by police for raping a BSc student at his friend’s place in the city. The accused raped her twice between 2016 and June 2018 on promise of marriage. The accused could not be arrested till Sunday night. Deputy Superintendent of Police Sandhya Rai said victim lodged a complaint on Saturday night that she was raped by Ashvini Mishra, a resident of Krishnabagh Colony.

  • MP varsity plans ‘adarsh bahu’ certificate course

    Bhopal : Bhopal’s Barkatullah University (BU) is mulling a three-month certificate course based on “social and moral values” to “develop cohesive families”.

  • Ujjain: 10 municipal sanitation worker terminated

    Municipal commissioner Pratibha Pal terminated 10 sanitation workers for dereliction of duty on Friday and suspended two mates Lalu Gosar and Dharma Sangat. She also verified attendance of sanitation workers. The commissioner later visited swimming pool area, Bharatpuri, Treasure bazaar, C-21 Mall, Nagziri and Triveni Vihar areas. A team of Ujjain Municipal Corporation carried out cleanliness drive at Bohara Bakhal, Kharakuan and Khajurwali Maszid areas on Friday.

  • Ujjain: Vikram University students seek declaration of B.Ed results

    Even as the results of 10,000 students of B.Ed last semester of Vikram University is still awaited- the state government has released the vacancy of samvida teachers. The last date of application is September 25, 2018. Students are afraid that they will not be able to fill the form due to non availability of final semester mark sheet.

  • Ujjain: City Congress urges workers to attend Rahul Gandhi’s Bhopal meet

    All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi will hold a public meeting at Bhopal on Monday. Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath has invited party members from across the state to attend the meeting. District Congress Committee urban head Mahesh Soni and rural head Kamal Patel jointly called a meeting of members on Friday in which former MLAs, MPs, senior leaders and several workers were present.

  • Ujjain: Timely police action prevents communal flare-up

    Anti-social elements have been trying to create trouble in Khajoorwali Masjid since Ganesh Sthapana. On Thursday night, a few miscreants pelted stones on locals and vandalized vehicles. They broke window glasses in a bid to create religious frenzy. Six to eight people were injured in the incident. As soon as the news of trouble spread, collector Manish Singh and SP Sachin Atulkar rushed to the spot with police force and brought the