Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: 350 villages lose Rabi crop to hailstorm, wind

    Bhopal: Rabi crops of 350 villages spread across 13 districts have been damaged due to hailstorm and gusty wind which lashed Madhya Pradesh on Sunday afternoon. Of the total, 125 villages are located in Sehore district. Soybean crops have suffered heavy loss due to the heavy hail in Sehore district.

  • Bhopal: 3 held with 150 kgs of skinned meat

    BHOPAL: Three persons were arrested on Monday for hunting wild animals. Two other persons managed to flee. About 150 kilograms of skinned meat of wild animals, skins of spotted dear, black bucks and blue bulls were recovered from their possession. The accused were trapped early in the morning at Bharat Talkies. Police team also seized a 315 bore pistol and a car.

  • Bhopal: Mayor pulls up officials over BMC budget

    BHOPAL: Mayor Alok Sharma pulled up the officials at Chaupal on Monday instructing them not to forward the files on recommendations municipal committees in the name of speedy disposal of pending cases because such practices exhaust the budget of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC).

  • Bhopal: UGC hints at change in recruitment process

    BHOPAL: University Grants Commission issued a draft mandating an aspirant to possess Ph D degree instead of obtaining marks in National Eligibility Test for direct recruitment on posts of assistant professor from July 1, 2021. It has invited objections and suggestions from all stakeholders till February 28.

  • Bhopal: Don’t sell votes for money, liquor, says NGO tells Saharia tribals

    BHOPAL: Even as the two major players in the state’s political arena are straining every nerve to win the ongoing assembly by-polls, Ekta Parishad, an NGO, is working hard to ensure that the elections do not adversely impact the de-addiction campaign underway among Saharia tribals in Kolaras – one of the constituencies going to the polls.

  • Bhopal: Farmers cry foul at state level convention

    BHOPAL: More than 50 percent of the tents remained vacant at the state level farmers’ convention held at Jamboree Maidan on Monday. The government had made arrangements to accommodate two lakh farmers. But about 50,000 turned up at the programme. The chief minister and other ministers kept on delaying the programme because of short gathering.

  • Bhopal: Government embarks on please-all campaign in run up to polls

    BHOPAL: The state government is preparing to table four bills that would benefit lakhs of residents of the state in the upcoming budget session of the Vidhan Sabha. The bills seek to address vexatious issues needing solutions for years. The chief minister has already made a string of announcements for the farmers. Now, he is eyeing the vast population of agricultural labourers.

  • Bhopal: Women commission pulls up school principal, teachers

    BHOPAL: State Women’s Commission on Monday admonished principal and three teachers of Government Kamla Nehru Girls Higher Secondary School for quarrelling like school children. “What kind of example are you setting for students?” Anju Singh Baghel, member of the Commission said.

  • Bhopal: Alpesh Thakor calls for unity among OBCs in poll-bound MP

    BHOPAL: Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, the face of the OBC community in Gujarat, on Monday said he would work to unite the backward classes in Madhya Pradesh to fight against the ruling BJP in the Assembly polls slated by the year-end. Thakor, who was a prominent face of the Congress’ poll campaign in Gujarat last year, claimed that the OBCs were deprived of their constitutional rights in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Bhopal: Hailstorm likely in north-east MP

    BHOPAL: Hailstorm is likely to occur at isolated places in Hoshangabad, Narmadapuram, Jabalpur, Shahdol, Chambal, Gwalior, Bhopal, Rewa, Sagar divisions in the next 24 hours. Rain and thundershowers are likely to occur at many places over Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Shahdol, Chambal, Sagar, Gwalior, Rewa divisions and at a few places in Bhopal division.

  • Bhopal: 4 audios go viral in MLA Katare case

    BHOPAL: “CM house knows the issue, Arvind Bhadoria, Ashok Bhadoria, Munnalal Bhadoria also know the issue and I don’t want to meet Arvind, he is a small man. I will talk to Shivraj Singh Chouhan,” this is what the girl had stated while talking to MLA Hemant Katare in one of the audio went viral on social media on late Sunday evening.

  • Bhopal: Youths are becoming self-centered, says Prof M Jagdish Kumar

    BHOPAL: “Youth is faced with health issues and has less concentration power. They are becoming self centred which results in communication gap with their parents and society. Student should know their aim and work hard,” said vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University Prof M Jagdish Kumar.