Free Press Journal
  • Rahul headed to MP; Collector, SP of Mandsaur transferred

    Mandsaur: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today headed to Mandsaur – the epicentre of the farmers’ agitation -as the Shivraj Chouhan government stepped up security in areas witnessing protests and transferred the two top officials of the district which witnessed the death of five farmers.

  • Ujjain: Stray incidents of violence mars bandh

    Ujjain: The half-day state-wide bandh called by Congress and kisan organisations on Wednesday passed off peacefully in the city barring a few sporadic incidents. The call for a bandh, followed violent incidents in Mandsaur during which eight farmers were killed during police firing.

  • Ujjain: AAP demands CM’s resignation at ‘kisan panchayat’

    Ujjain: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) organised a ‘kisan panchayat’ at Shaheed Park on Wednesday. The attendees observed a 2-minute silence in memory of the farmers shot dead in police firing in Mandsaur on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: 6 farmers killed in police firing at Mandsaur

    Bhopal: Six persons were killed and several others sustained injuries on Tuesday as police opened fire on agitating farmers during their ongoing agitation at Bahi Chopati, about 8 km from Mandsaur district headquarters on Mandsaur-Neemuch highway, prompting authorities to clamp curfew in the trouble-hit area.

  • Indore: Vegetable, milk crisis to deepen further in city today

    Indore: With half-day bandh called by agitating farmers for Wednesday, the protest which began since June 1 over various demands, including ensuring fair price of their produce and hike in milk prices, is likely to reach its climax on Wednesday.

  • Ujjain: Purchase of onion on MSP disrupted

    Ujjain: Internet connectivity was blocked in the city on Tuesday following the death of 5 farmers in the police firing in Mandsaur district. The administration however remained oblivious to the  interruption.

  • Bhopal: Bumper production becomes bane of farmers

    Bhopal: The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in the state might be shouting from the rooftops about how the state’s agriculture growth rate has shot through the roof and how the granaries are overflowing with grains, but the police firing on farmers at Mandsaur, which left five dead, has put a big question mark on the government’s claim of being pro-farmer. It is true that farm production has gone up in the state

  • Bhopal: Firing deaths send govt into tizzy, CM summons ministers

    Bhopal: The government was shaken by the death of five persons in Mandsaur in police firing after violence broke out in the city. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan was to perform bhoomi pujan of a major project in the presence of union ministers Nitin Gadkari, Anantha Kumar and Narendra Singh Tomar at Gwalior on Tuesday. After the incident, the CM cancelled all his programmes and till late in the night he was immersed

  • Bhopal: IT’S OFFICIAL 50K got Rs 500 each to attend Modi show

    Bhopal: Around 50,000 people from 33 districts of the state were paid Rs 500 each to attend Tuesday’s function at Amarkantak tomark conclusion of Narmada Seva Yatra at Amarkantak.The aimwas to impress upon chief guest Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The fund was sanctioned under the Information, Education, Communication (IEC)head of Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural). In official documents the rally was passed off as a ‘training programme.’ Documents depicting money allocation for arranging paid

  • Water ATMs bring smiles back on faces of villagers in Daloda

    Mandsaur: Daloda, a tiny village, 16-kilometre from the district headquarters in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh stopped waiting for the state government and their local politicians of various hues to give them the much-needed clean water.

  • Bhopal: Malviya, Parmar feted by Indo-Nepal Samarsatha organisation

    Mandsaur: Mandsaur janpad panchayat president Shantilal Malviya, MP representative Nandkishore Parmar were felicitated by Indo-Nepal Samarsatha Organisation during the recently held Indo-Nepal Samarsatha Award 2017 ceremony.

  • Bhopal: Ex-minister alleges police-smuggler nexus in Mandsaur

    Bhopal: Former home minister Kailash Chawla alleged in Vidhan Sabha on Monday that there was an ‘unholy alliance’ between the smugglers, the opium mafia and the police in Mandsaur district. He was participating in the discussion on a call-attention motion.

  • Unable to withdraw money, Mandsaur farmer tries to end life at bank

    Mandsaur: A 45-year-old farmer tried to commit suicide by consuming pesticide at a bank in Narayanpur near here on Saturday after failing to withdraw money, as a cheque deposited by him had not been credited to his account.  A bank official said the number of cheques being received for clearance has increased four-fold of late. “Radhashyam Prajapat, who tried to commit suicide, has been admitted to the district hospital. He is out

  • Bhopal: Discovery of over Rs 11 crore worth old notes in car throws police into tizzy

    • The amount was deposited in Cooperative Bank, Mandsaur post demonetisation and being transported to deposit in Indore branch
    • Following confirmation by bank officials, the vehicle was allowed to leave with police security till Unhel

    Nagda: Amidst the melee of demonetisation and countrywide ‘war against black money’, city traffic police found crores of rupees in banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes being transported in a car during a

  • State Secretariat seeks attendance of BEd students

    Indore : Citing an issue raised by an MLA in State Assembly, the Secretariat has sought attendance of BEd course students of colleges in Indore and Ujjain divisions.

  • Two ex-ministers seeking call attention skip debate

    BHOPAL : Two former ministers who had applied for call attention motion on the issue of non-distribution of compensation to farmers, remained absent during its debate.

  • Mandsaur municipality election scenario now becomes clear

    MANDSAUR :The actual scenario of the city municipality election has become clear on Sunday. There were 4 candidates for the post of president. However, the main competition would be between the BJP hopeful Prahlad Bandhbar and Somil Nahta from Congress.

  • Weatherman predicts further drop in temp in coming days

    BHOPAL :Temperature is likely to start dipping in next couple of days. The maximum temperature is likely to drop but night temperature is likely to increase by 1° Celsius on Thursday. At present, the daytime temperature reeled quite above normal all over the state. However, night temperatures were either normal or nominal above normal.