Free Press Journal
  • Indore: IMC budget passed amid protests, chaos

    Indore: Indore Municipal Corporation’s Rs 4824.74 crore deficit budget for 2018-19 was passed without any amendments by voice vote on Thursday even as Congress corporators staged a walkout alleging that Leader of Opposition was not given a chance to place her views on the budget.

  • Indore: Doctor booked for raping on marriage promise

    Indore: A doctor was booked on Wednesday for allegedly raping a girl on the promise of marrying her. Victim alleged that accused also took Rs 5 lakh from her and he did not return money. A search is on for the accused and the investigation in underway into the case.

  • Indore: MP govt’s non-cooperative attitude delays project

    Indore: An RTI reply reveals how serious is state government for completing railway projects. An example is Indore-Manmad new broad gauge railway line. An RTI reply by railway department has stated that since MP state government has yet not given consent for cost sharing, the project could not be started.

  • Ujjain: UDA embarks on selling spree

    Ujjain: Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) chairman Jagdish Agrawal and CEO Abhishek Dubey held a time limit and review meeting at UDA office on Wednesday. During the meeting, Agrawal instructed the officials concerned to sell vacant properties of UDA in Triveni Vihar, buildings and plots in Kshipra Vihar, vacant buildings in Vasant Vihar and Veersawarkar market and vacant shops in various shopping complexes as soon as possible. He also instructed officials to start

  • Ujjain: UMC razes noted criminal’s illegal settlement

    Ujjain: Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) took action against encroachment on UMC’s land in Fazalpura on Wednesday and brought down noted criminal Chhainu’s ‘dhaba.’ Three other houses and 18 kiosks were also removed during this action.

  • Ujjain: Arrangements for Panchkroshi Yatra gathers steam

    Ujjain: The route and halt stations of 188 km traditional Panchkroshi Yatra, which will be held from April 11 to 16, was inspected by divisional commissioner MB Ojha and collector Sanket Bhondve on Wednesday. During the inspection of the Kaliadeh Mahal halt station, the commissioner directed superintendent engineer of Ujjain Municipal Corporation to make necessary arrangements to clear the filth and beautify the area to attract tourists. For this, he called on

  • Bhopal: School of Excellence is inferior cousin of Model schools

    Bhopal: The students of School of Excellence run by School Education Department (SED) are getting far less facilities than being enjoyed by their counterparts at Model Schools of the MP Board. However, it is generally believed that these SED-run schools offer better facilities to its students than any other schools in the city.

  • Bhopal: Students present ‘Julius Caesar’ in Hindi for theatre lovers

    Bhopal: A Hindi play ‘Julius Caesar’ was staged at MP School of Drama (MPSD) on Wednesday. It was fourth drama presentation of MPSD’s students of batch 2017-18. It was directed by K K Rajan and translated into Hindi by Arvind Kumar The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a history play and tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599.

  • Bhopal: ‘SC misusing power, has right to preserve not amend law’

    Bhopal: Dalit scholars in the state have reacted sharply over Supreme Court order amending certain provisions of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Criticising the verdict, the Dalit scholars claiming that it is dilution of the Act and it will lead to more discrimination and crimes against the backward community. The Supreme Court took wrong decision, and is misusing its power. It has the right to preserve law

  • Bhopal: Minor boy nabbed for creating fake FB profile of 22-yr-old girl

    Bhopal: Cyber crime cell has nabbed a 14-year boy on the charges of defaming a city based 22-year-old fashion designing girl student by using her personal photographs. The accused created a fake Facebook profile resembling victim’s original profile and using this he sent friend requests to persons known to the victim and posted indecent comments to them.

  • Bhopal: Hariharanand, Bhaiyuji refuse to accept MoS status

    Bhopal: Hariharanand Maharaj and Bhaiyuji Maharaj have refused to accept the Minister of State (MoS) status conferred on them by the Madhya Pradesh government. The grant of MoS status to five ‘Babas’ and their inclusion in a committee constituted to conserve River Narmada has created a controversy with opposition Congress slamming it as a move to score political points and a tactic to cover scams.

  • Bhopal: Municipality to open 4 centres for sterilisation of stray dogs

    Bhopal: Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has only 45 men for catching around 2 lakh dogs in the state capital. This is the reason the civic body will now open as many as four centres for sterilisation of stray dogs. The decision comes amid ruckus in the council meet over rising population of stray dogs which are now posing threat to the commuters. The BMC will now call for tenders for the purpose.

  • Indore: Two-day national conference by LBSIM

    Indore: Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM), Dwarka organised a two-day national conference theme ‘Digital Interventions for Economic Growth’ recently. The conference provided a forum to prominent speakers, management thinkers and professors to analyse dimensions of digital interventions undertaken by government, corporate organisations and entrepreneurs and its impact on the economy and society.

  • Indore: MoS status 2 religious leaders cancel stir against govt’s Narmada programme

    Indore: A day after being accorded the minister of state (MoS) status, two religious leaders have cancelled their proposed campaign against the alleged scam in state government’s Narmada conservation programme. Ahead of the assembly elections due later this year, the state government had accorded the MoS status to five Hindu religious leaders –  Narmadanand Maharaj, Hariharanand Maharaj, Computer Baba, Bhayyu Maharaj and Pandit Yogendra Mahant – on Tuesday.

  • Indore: “It shows Chouhan govt’s weakness,” says Raj Babbar

    Indore: Congress leader Raj Babbar on Wednesday slammed state government  over its decision to accord minister of state (MoS) status to five Hindu religious leaders ahead of assembly polls due later this year.

  • Indore: Did VC lied on Mamta Chandershekhar issue?

    Indore: Three scholars came forward on Wednesday, two days after Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) vice chancellor Dr Narendra Dhakad claimed that Mamta Chandershekhar, who was awarded doctor of letters (DLit) degree during convocation even when she was not “eligible” for the same, was the lone person who completed DLit course of late.

  • Indore: ‘To become successful, capitalise opportunities and make it big’

    Indore: Many successful people have discovered their abilities or core competencies early in life. They capitalised on opportunities that have come their way or created the opportunities or the required environment and made it big. For Col Sanders, it took a long time and persistence and at the age of 66, it all fell in place, he established Kentucky Fried Chicken or KFC.

  • Indore: IMC budget focuses on clean, safe Indore

    Indore: Mayor Malini Gaud on Wednesday presented Rs 4824.74-crore deficit budget for 2018-19 while laying emphasis on clean, smart, green and safe Indore. In her fourth budget, Mayor projected an expenditure of Rs 4824.73 crore against an estimated income of Rs 4765.53 crore for 2018-19. With five percent allocation for reserve fund, the total budget deficit stands at Rs 92.38 crore.