Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Metro runs on paper, project hits major development works in city

    Indore: It has been a decade since the proposal to start metro train facility in city has been making rounds, with often creating media buzz. But strangely, the project proposal is still under process and going through various paper works, while awaiting its nod, construction works of four large scale over bridges are stopped in city creating a heavy mess.

  • Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan promises better relief for hailstorm damages

    Bhopal: The bonus of Rs 200 per quintal will be given to farmers who had sold wheat and rice in 2017, said chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing state level farmers’ convention held at Jamboree Maidan here on Monday. The relief measures he announced for farmers are being seen as an exercise to appease cultivators in assembly election year.

  • Bhopal: Under Shiv-raj, MP loses leadership tag

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh, once a leader in renewal energy has gone southward. It has failed to live up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s expectation. Despite PM’s repeated calls to states to enhance production of renewable energy to reduce burden on traditional sources of energy, the state’s wind and biomass energy production is nil. With no new wind, biomass and small hydro-electric projects being set up in 2017-18, the capacity has remained zero.

  • Bhopal: Chouhan takes Yashodhararaje along in his chopper to Kolaras

    Bhopal: Putting the speculations over whether minister Yashodhararaje Scindia will aid the BJP’s poll effort in the Kolaras and Mungaoli constituencies to rest, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Monday, took her along in his chopper to Kolaras for the filing of the nomination papers of Devendra Jain, the BJP candidate from Kolaras. Chouhan and Yashodhara jointly sought votes for Jain in the name of Rajmata. Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar

  • Bhopal: Congress leaders meet CM; seek CBI probe into Katare’s case

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has assured Congress leaders to inquire into MLA Hemant Katare’s case, here on Sunday. Leader of Opposition in State assembly Ajay Singh, MLA Arif Akeel and MLA Nilanshu Chaturvedi met the chief minister here on Sunday. The Congress leaders also handed over a memorandum to Chouhan seeking a high level probe wither by a retired High Court judge or from CBI. CM assured opposition leaders of

  • Bhopal: Chouhan to counter Scindia’s road show with 2-day show of strength

    Bhopal: To counter the road show staged by the Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia after the filing of nominations by the Congress candidates for the Mungaoli and Kolaras assembly polls, the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is also planning a two-day-long show of strength in the twin constituencies. The BJP candidates will file their nominations at Kolaras on Monday and at Mungaoli on Tuesday and on both the days, the party will stage

  • Bhopal: Govt accepts all demands of panchayat secretaries

    Bhopal: After raining sops on ‘Adhyapaks’, the state government has once again loosened its purse strings- this time to please Panchayat Secretaries. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan panchayat secretaries at his residence on Sunday that the government had accepted all their demands.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Cabinet expansion today

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will expand his cabinet for second time on Saturday. Governor Anandiben Patel will administer oath to the new cabinet members at a function to be held at Raj Bhawan at 9.30 am. At present, state cabinet has 29 members including Chouhan while six posts are vacant.

  • Bhopal: Rajasthan reverses causes panic in state BJP

    BHOPAL: The BJP’s humiliating defeat in two Lok Sabha and one Vidhan Sabha by-elections in Rajasthan has made state BJP unit panicky. The state BJP leaders are busy campaigning for by-polls in Kolaras and Mungaoli assembly constituencies.

  • Bhopal: Meeting to select HRC chief put off  

    BHOPAL: The meeting of the committee for selecting the chairman of MP Human Rights Commission was postponed on Thursday after Leader of Opposition in the Vidhan Sabha Ajay Singh objected to absence of home minister Bhupendra Singh.

  • Bhopal: CM promises no ahata, but allows 2,500 to do biz

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s announcement regarding closure of ahataas operating in Madhya Pradesh finds no mention in the state excise policy to be implemented in next financial year.

  • Bhopal: BJP wants to create rift within Congress: Bawaria

    Bhopal: The BJP wants to create a rift within Congressmen, and this is the reason it is time and again raising the issue of CM face in Madhya Pradesh, alleged AICC general secretary Deepak Bawaria. “I am damn sure that BJP wants to know who will be projected as CM, but in Congress things are decided after proper deliberation and taking others into confidence,” said the state in-charge Bawaria while addressing a

  • Bhopal: People in my constituency drinking water mixed with sewage: Shejwar

    Bhopal: During discussion on a proposal of the urban development department regarding water supply and sewage management projects, forest minister Gaurishankar Shejwar said that the people of his constituency were being forced to drink water mixed with sewage. He said that sewage from Bhopal was polluting the drinking water sources in his constituency Raisen.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Singh Chouhan slaps, shoves his bodyguard

    Bhopal: A video showing chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan hitting his security man in Dhar on Monday has gone viral on social media. This has landed Chouhan in a fresh controversy. Chouhan is seen slapping the security man and pushing him away from the crowd.