Free Press Journal
  • Green Indore after Clean Indore: Lakhs of sapling to be planted

    Indore: With the objective of making the city clean and green, a massive sapling plantation drive will be organised before onset of monsoon. Lakhs of saplings will be planted in the season. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate the sapling plantation drive on June 4 at 10 am at Khajraana intersection.

  • Fight for special status continues in Delhi

    New Delhi: Fight for Special Status to Andhra Pradesh on Friday continued in New Delhi and in the southern state. In the national capital, the members of parliament (MPs) from Telugu Desam Party (TDP) staged a ‘dharna’ (sit in protest) at the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s chamber at Parliament. Mahajan is not present in her office. In Vijaywada, Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena and Left Parties organised a padyatra (foot-march) to demand

  • Lok Sabha adjourned till noon amid protests by AIADMK members

    New Delhi: The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were today once again rocked by noisy protests by AIADMK members as the Speaker adjourned the House till 12 noon, warning that if the din continues, she may have to adjourn sine die. As soon as the Question Hour was taken up at 11.00 am, AIADMK members trooped into the Well holding placards.

  • Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 pm amid protests

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 p.m., on Tuesday minutes after it met for the day. Protests started as soon as the House met, and several members trooped near the Speaker’s podium raising slogans and displaying placards.

  • Indore: DAVV convocation: Only 20 applications against 260 medals

    Indore: Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), which has been gearing up to hold convocation on March 30 in a grand manner, has received a setback from an unexpected quarter – students, as only a handful of meritorious students have submitted applications in the university confirming their attendance in the ceremony to receive medals.

  • Indore: City station all set to open host of new facilities today

    Indore: The city will get a major push in augmenting its railway facilities on Saturday as LS speaker Sumitra Mahajan, railway minister Piyush Goyal, Union minister Thawarchand Gehlot and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lay foundation stone for host of development projects and also, inaugurate new services at the city railway station.

  • Even I am not being allowed to speak in Lok Sabha: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday said that even she was not being allowed to speak in the lower house of Parliament, and hoped that order will be restored in the house in the coming week. “No one is allowing even me to speak in the house,” the Speaker told the media here when asked about the opposition leaders’ charge that they were not allowed to speak in the Lok

  • Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted again due to protests

    New Delhi: The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were today disrupted for the third consecutive day amid protests by various parties, including NDA allies TDP and Shiv Sena over various issues.

  • Indore: LS SPEAKER: You knew school has shortcomings, then why did you send your children there

    Indore: Continuing their struggle for justice to innocent children who lost their lives in the tragic DPS bus accident on January 5 last, parents approached Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking her support on Tuesday. “Tai instead favoured the schools and refused to consider the position of parents who do not  trust any private school in city. She rather blamed parents for choosing schools that did not have proper facilities,” said one of the parents,

  • Indore: Top guns pledge to make city smarter

    Indore: Considering it their social responsibility, both elite institutes in city, IIT and IIM came forward to help in better planning of the city as Lok Sabha Speaker and local MP Sumitra Mahajan sought their cooperation during a meeting of educational institutions and city planners here on Monday.

  • Budget session from Monday

    New Delhi : The 68-day long budget session of Parliament begins on Monday with the ceremonial address of President Ram Nath Kovind at the joint sitting of both the Houses in the Central Hall.

  • Indore: New DEMU trains for Chhitorgah and Bhilwada to run nearly empty today

    Indore: The city is going to get two new Diesel-Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) trains for two prominent cities of Rajasthan– Chittorgarh and Bhilwara– from Tuesday. However, as many as eight coaches of both the trains were yet to be reserved. Chittorgarh-Ratlam and Bhilwara-Ratlam DEMU trains are extending up to Mhow. For Chittorgarh and Bhilwara it will be fourth and third train from the city respectively.

  • Indore: AAI asked to prepare detailed plan of `250 cr project

    Indore: Planning department of Airport Authority of India (AAI) would prepare a detailed expansion plan of city airport, addressing all its future requirements. Before giving it a final shape, an estimated Rs 250 crore expansion plan would be presented before Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan and CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and subsequently their suggestions would also be incorporated.

  • Indore: City to get additional trains for Chhitorgarh, Bhilwara from next week

    Indore: City is going to get two new diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU) trains for two prominent cities of Rajasthan– Chittorgarh and Bhilwara– from next week, easing the heavy traffic commuting between these place every day. Following requests by Lok Sabha speaker and local MP, Sumitra Mahajan, general manager of Western Railway, AK Gupta approved the proposal of granting extension to both Chittorgarh-Ratlam and Bhilwara-Ratlam DEMU trains to Mhow on Wednesday.

  • Prez, PM, top leaders pay tributes to Gandhiji, Shastri

    New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top leaders on Monday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary and asked the people to follow the noble ideals of the Father of the Nation, reports PTI.

  • Ujjain: Lok Sabha Speaker releases ‘Hasyamev Jayate’

    Ujjain: A book ‘Hasyamev Jayate’ compiling memories of late poet and satirist Pt Om Vyas Om was released in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Padma Shree award winner poet, Ashok Chakradhar in an event held at Pt Suryanarayan auditorium, Kalidas Sanskrit Academy, on Monday.