Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Rs 2,000 note vanishing fast; CM smells rat in looming crisis

    Bhopal: The recent reports of severe lack of Rs 2,000 currency notes in markets across the country suggest in the name of tracking black money, Union government is squeezing production of the bigger currency denomination like virtual currencies leading to a crisis.

  • Indore: Illegal mining done with CM’s support says Digvijay Singh

    Indore: Rajya Sabha member and former state chief minister Digvijay Singh on Tuesday said illegal mining is damaging the Narmada river bed. He said illegal mining along the river is not possible without support of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

  • Cash Crunch: Cashless economy, finally; ATMs run out of cash, government says no currency shortage

    New Delhi: A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged the shortage of Rs 2,000 notes in ATMs, reports trickled in about a large number of ATMs of various banks running out of cash in Delhi and in   Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Bihar.

  • Cash crunch: Many ATMs run dry in MP cities, towns

    Bhopal: A large number of ATMs failed to dispense cash to customers for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in many cities and towns of Madhya Pradesh, including state capital Bhopal, putting the common man to inconvenience.

  • Bhopal: Statewide drive to conserve waterbodies from May 1; Jal-Sansad on June 30, informs CM

    Bhopal: In view of the depleting water level, the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday announced a statewide drive to conserve waterbodies from May 1 to June 15. Jal-Sansad will be held on June 30 in which activists and experts working in the field will be invited to share their ideas and experiences, said Chouhan.

  • Bhopal: CM dons party president hat, holds meetings of BJP functionaries

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, besides attending governmental programmes, is also holding meetings with the leaders of party organisation these days during his tours. Chouhan is seeking information about the ground-level position and the programmes of party organisation in these meetings.

  • Bhopal: Govt won’t allow sell of farmers’ yields at lower prices says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that government would not allow sell of farmers’ yields at lower prices. Addressing a ‘kisan sammelan’ at Baraseoni Tehsil in Balaghat Chouhan said that “Sale of crops at lower prices will not be allowed in the state and in case farmers get less prices of their produce than the ones declared by the state, the government would provide relief to them.”

  • Indore: One nation, one election theory gets warm response   

    Indore: The idea of holding simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha elections received overwhelming support from a cross section of the society at a divisional meeting held at collectorate on Wednesday. The participants said it will save time, money and also boost country’s development.

  • Indore: President Ramnath Kovind to arrive in Mhow on April 14

    Indore: President Ramnath Kovind will arrive in Mhow to address the function which will be organised to mark the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar on April 14. He will also address the followers of Dr Ambedkar and take lunch with them.

  • Bhopal: CM announce reforms, Sops in meeting with revenue officials

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a meeting with the the revenue department on Tuesday directed officials to distribute housing Pattas to landless people in campaign mode by the September end. He  praised the staff of revenue department for its disposal of more than 12 lakh cases of mutation and division and more than 1 lakh cases of diversion and more than 4.5 copies of Khasra and B-1. Chouhan said that

  • Family of journos who die on duty to get Rs 4 lakh, says MP Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced that the family of any journalist who dies in the line of duty will receive a compensation of Rs. 4 lakh. Speaking at award function for Madhya Pradesh journalists, the chief minister also announced that a financial aid would also be given to journalists if they receive an injury in any kind of accident.

  • Bhopal: Forest official shows old pics of plantation on Narmada bank, CM seeks latest status

    Bhopal: Amidst the controversy over state government’s claim of planting 7 crore saplings on bank of river Narmada, the forest department, showed old photographs of plantation during a meeting of Narmada Seva Mission on Monday. However, their bid failed to impress the Chief Minister and he sought latest report on plantation.

  • Indore: Congress activists stage protest at Lokayukta office

    Indore: The Congress party activists staged demonstration at Lokayukta office on Monday against the alleged scam that has surfaced in Narmada Yatra, which was organised by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. However, the Congressmen didn’t even wait to get the office open and ended the demonstration before 11 am.

  • Ujjain: Alimco’s cityunit to be inaugurated on April 21

    Ujjain: Alimco’s city unit which manufactures artificial organs will be inaugurated on April 21 at 11am. Union minister for social justice Thawarchand Gehlot said the inauguration would be marked by an employment fair for differently abled people, in which over 40 organisations will hold a campus drive for selecting disabled persons.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Chouhan doubles honorarium of anganwadi workers

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has doubled the honorarium of anganwadi workers and increased their retiring age from 60 to 62 years. Currently, they are paid Rs 5,000 per month and now it will be Rs 10,000. Their assistants will now be given Rs 5,000. It will benefit 2 lakh anganwadi workers in Madhya Pradesh and the state government will incur Rs 250 crore burden.

  • No Bhariya to remain without land: Chouhan

    Bhopal : Madhya Pradesh, chief minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that no Bhariya family will be deprived of land in state. He said this while addressing Bhariya Mahasammelan at Rathed village of Patalkot region in Chhindwada district.