Free Press Journal
  • Ujjain: Collector takes heritage walk from Mahakal to Harsiddhi temple

    Madhya Pradesh Government has issued directive to revive city’s heritage in order to attract more tourists to the state. Collector Manish Singh along with senior officials of tourism department conducted a heritage walk from Mahakaleshwar temple to Harsiddhi temple. Tourism development corporation has made a pact with private company for heritage development. Manish Singh directed the company officials to make arrangements for the promotion of city’s history and monumental heritage and its

  • Ujjain: Vandals damage parked vehicles of devotees

    Ujjain: Thousands of devotees from across the country who visited the city to percolate in the royal procession of lord Mahakal on Monday were in for a shock as they discovered that vandals have damaged their vehicles. The vandals broke the glasses of cars, buses autos and other vehicles parked in Harsiddhi, Geeta Colony and Jaisinghpura area.

  • Ujjain: ‘Gujarati Samaj Mandal’ celebrates centenary year of formation

    Ujjain: The ‘Gujarati Samaj Mandal’ celebrated its centenary year of formation, on Thursday with a two day programme. Community members set out a procession from Badaganesh Mandir to mark the occasion. The procession passed through Mahakal, Gudari square, Patanai Bazar, Gopal Mandir , Satigate and Kanthal areas to reach Gujarati Samaj Dharmshala at Nai Sadak area.

  • Ujjain: Mahakal’s first Shravan sawari today

    Ujjain: First ‘sawari’ or procession of Shravan month will be taken out on Monday. Seated in a palanquin as Mann-Mahesh, Lord Mahakal will take a tour of the city. Lakhs of devotees from across the country will throng the city to have a glimpse of Mahakaleshwar.

  • Ujjain: ‘Dharm Dhwaja’ unfurled ahead of ‘Maruti Maharudra Yagna’

    Ujjain: An 11-day, 11-Kundiya ‘Maruti Maharudra Yagya’ will be hosted in the city of Mahakal from April 30. A 51-ft high ‘dharm dhwaja’ was installed at the venue of programme at Rokdiya Hanuman Mandir premises on Sadawal Road on Thursday afternoon in this connection.

  • Teerth purohits demand holy city tag for Ujjain

    Ujjain: Shri Kshetra Panda Samiti, headed by president Pt Rajesh Trivedi, protested and handed over a memorandum addressed to the chief minister to additional collector on Wednesday, demanding not to allocate liquor shop near river Kshipra and temple area. The samiti also demanded in the memorandum to remove the shops of non-vegetarian eatables from the religious area of the city like Mahakal, Gopal Mandir and other such areas. Trivedi further said Kshipra

  • Ujjain: Fungal contamination in Mahakal prasad creates furore, MTMC refutes charge

    Ujjain: Mahakaleshwar temple has time and again shot into the limelight for more reasons than one. This time, the Mahakaleshwar Temple Management Committee (MTMC), has been accused of distributing ‘prasad’ made from fungus infested dry fruits. The MTMC has vehemently denied these charges, claiming that they had adhered to all norms of hygiene in its production.

  • Mahakal bhasmarti marks auspicious beginning

    Ujjain : Diwali was celebrated in Mahakaleshwar temple on Saturday with priests performing bhasmarti followed by abhyang snan of Mahakal.

  • Traffic signals on city’s squares yet to blink since installation

    Ujjain :  Traffic department proposed to install 17 traffic signals across the city in a bid to regulate city’s chaotic vehicular traffic and some of them are even installed at several squares with the help of contractors.

  • Thousands take holy dip in Kshipra on Somvati Amavasya

    Ujjain :  Thousands of devotees thronged to the banks of River Kshipra for holy dip on the occasion of Somvati and Moni Amavasya on Monday. After taking dip in the holy river, devotees submerged in devotion paid obeisance to lord Mahakal and in different temples of the city to earn Punya on rare combination of Somvati and Moni Amavasyas. Devotees performed Tarpan of their late beloveds at the holy river Kshipra and

  • Stage set for final & royal procession of Mahakal

    Ujjain : Stage is all for the final and royal procession of lord Mahakal on Monday. The Civil and Police administration were seen giving final touches to the preparation for the ‘Shahi Sawari’ (Royal Procession) of lord Mahakal. The district administration has declared the local holiday in three tehsils including Ujjain, Tarana and Ghattiya on Monday in view of Shahi Sawari of lord Mahakal.

  • Youth’s murder at Hare Krishna lodge Police still clueless

    Ujjain :  Mahakal police is searching for definitive clues in the murder mystery of a youth, whose decomposed body was found at room number 105 of the Hare Krishna lodge near the Chaubees Khamba temple, here on Friday.

  • Union govt scraps big projects!

    Ujjain : BJP-led Union government has decided to scrap two major projects, which were to be implemented in lieu of Simhastha Fair-2016.

  • Lord Mahakal’s second procession taken out with fanfare

    Ujjain : The second Shravan month procession of the Lord Mahakal was taken out amid traditional fanfare and gaiety, here on Monday. Barring couple of minor incidents, the procession remained smooth and peaceful.

  • Lord first Shravan Sawari taken out amid religious fervor

    Ujjain : The first Shravan Sawari (procession) of Lord Mahakal was taken out with religious fervour and traditional gaiety here on Monday. Like every year, the procession was taken out through the traditional route which started from Mahakaleshwar Temple at 4 pm.