Free Press Journal
  • Engagement


  • All about eve

    Indian women’s working life does not find a proper reflection in films.  Shoma A Chatterji takes a trip down Bollywood lane after watching Sridevi’s  English-Vinglish which has a subtle message to the patriarchal society.

  • All Pervading Criticism

    V GANGADHAR regrets that today our heroes are not Lord Ram or poet Tagore but Shah Rukh Khan and Company.

  • India’s Foreign policy

    This book deals with India’s evolving relations with important world powers, like the United States, Russia and China. It proffers advice, distilled from experience, on dealing with neighbours, with the limelight on Bangladesh, one of the most important neighbours of India.

  • Book Briefs

    Capital  Market Reform in Asia

  • Penguin to distribute Egmont kids’ books in India

    In yet another consolidation in the publishing industry after the announcement of the Penguin Books and Random House merger early this month, Egmont UK has appointed Penguin-India as their exclusive distributor in the country, which is also one of the biggest English reading markets in the world. Egmont is a leading publisher of children’s books and journals in the UK.

  • Picture Perfect Singapore!

    KAVITA WADHWANI visits Singapore, one of the liveliest cities in Asia.

  • Vinoteca The new Tapas destination

    This is not your conventional bar, nor eatery; it is instead, the kind of place you can meet up with friends at over a glass of wine or a Sangria pitcher, whilst sharing hearty bites known as ‘Tapas’, write URVASHI & TARAANA VASWANI.

  • Why and how planning of inheritance should be done

    The Inheritance Planning Process: Getting Started: How much time would it take for the family to have access to about Rs. 80 lacs of a deceased person’s estate? Family “A” comprising of surviving mother and her two adult and married children took all of eight years! During this time it was sometimes lack of awareness or documents not being found, documents not in order, interference from son-in-law or daughter-in-law or just sheer laziness.

  • Memory playing tricks? Check your medical box

    Up to ninety percent of people over the age of 65 take at least one prescription medication. Eighteen percent of people in this age group complain of memory problems and are found to have mild cognitive deficits. Research suggests there may be a link between the two.

  • Is Math hurting you?

    Watch out for math: It can really hurt. Just thinking about having to do a math problem can prompt a reaction in the brain similar to what happens when someone feels physical pain. Using brain scans, scholars determined that the brain areas active when highly math-anxious people prepare to do math overlap with the same brain areas that register the threat of bodily harm — and in some cases, physical pain. They insist

  • Why I choose to live in India

    India has been  a guide and beacon for those on the spiritual path, says SUMA VARUGHESE.

  • Every human body is unique

    The study of human mind and body can never be explained in just one lecture or an article. The study is endless, writes Ruby Lilaowala.

  • Purpose of Human Life

    We must understand that our topmost priority should be to fulfil the essence and purpose of human life. To achieve this goal, we have to keep ourselves engaged only in limited worldliness.

  • Tributes To Thackeray

    Manmohan Singh on Twitter (@PMOIndia): He founded the Shiv Sena and built the party into a formidable force in the State politics with his strong leadership.”

  • Bal Thackeray: The mascot of Marathi pride who aroused extreme emotions

    From drawing cartoons with potent messages to etching for himself a larger-than-life image on Maharashtra’s political landscape,  Bal Thackery was the mascot of Marathi pride and Hindutva who aroused extreme emotions but could never be ignored.

  • Ek Tha Tiger

    He had scores of admirers and critics throughout his life.  You may dispute his legacy and his brand of politics. But he held sway over the Marathi manoos till his last breath. Abhay Mokashi analyses life for Sena without Bal Thackeray and the political legacy of the Sena supremo.

  • Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray is no more

    On Saturday at 3.30 pm, Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, who was critically ill for the past few days, passed away at his residence ‘Matoshree’ in suburban Bandra . He was 86.