Free Press Journal
  • Poll Briefs

    Vijaykant’s brother joins AIADMK 

  • tv tune-in

    Retrospective Film: “Chhoti Si Baat” on DD National at 12.30 pm.

  • I’ve lost my friend, confidante: Asha Parekh

     For veteran actress Asha Parekh, it’s hard to believe that her friend and confidante Nanda is no more. She says she had spoken to the late actress just the night before she passed away, and finds it “frightening” that

  • Court verdict in land grab case cheers Kerala oppn

    Thiruvananthapuram : In a ruling that might give a big boost to the opposition campaign for the Lok Sabha elections just a fortnight away, the Kerala high court on Friday passed several

  • Salman more supportive than ever

    When Salman Khan likes someone, he really likes them. Salman has been a very large-hearted superstar who has taken care of many people’s careers in a place where everyone is pulling each other down in trying to move ahead. But Salman is different.



  • Movies: Mirror of the society !

    Recently, I read a gut-wrenching article on Rajasthan’s Nirbhaya titled “Waiting for the 20th surgery”. The author unraveled horrifying details about the gang rape of a girl who was so brutally assaulted by six men in Jaipur in August 2012 that her vagina tore and merged with her rectum. The girl was only 12-year-old the time.

  • An Indian Social Democracy

    Do rapid growth and widespread inequality necessarily go hand in hand? Can inequality be lessened without impeding the growth essential to sustain social spending? What is a sustainable pattern of growth? Such questions are addressed in this volume. (more…)

  • New ‘silk road’, rail link from China’s factories to Europe

    Frankfurt : It is one of the world’s longest railways — an approximately 11,000-kilometre “modern-day silk road” that traverses Russia and Kazakhstan to link a megacity in the heart of China with a key commercial hub in western Germany, reports AFP.

  • App it Up!

    Where’s My Water? 2

  • Delicious Dimsums

    One visit to China Bistro is a must for every foodie with oriental leanings, writes GITA HARI. (more…)

  • Medha Patkar – Activist to politician

    Medha Patkar’s candidature did not come as a surprise to many, because after decades of activism, the lady needed to go to the next level. Many think this move has been delayed, but for Patkar Aam Admi Party was the best choice. Patkar isn’t someone who would have floated her own party say people close to her. Patkar’s

  • Taiwan Lanterns of love and light

    In this Chinese Year of the Horse, SUJOY DHAR was in Taiwan’s Nantou County in February to watch the famous Lantern Festival kick off on the Valentines’ Day. The writer feels this is the best time to visit Taiwan with the cherry blossoms in daytime and riot of
    colourful lanterns in nights offering an unforgettable experience. (more…)

  • The fifth element in Maharashtra elections

    Mumbai : After initial dilly-dallying, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has finally put up candidates in all the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra  in the Lok Sabha elections – making it the first time a party has taken such a mega-political step.

  • Choking Mumbai

    SAVITA VERMA says that pollution in Mumbai is going from bad to worse with concentrations of harmful particles and oxides of nitrogen beyond safe limits. (more…)

  • In a first, gay couples say ‘I do’ in Britain

    Brighton : Gay couples across England and Wales said “I do” as a law authorising same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality, reports AFP.

  • Editor’s Picks

    Conversations with Waheeda Rehman

  • Future Point 30 march to 4 april 2014

    Aries : This is the time to rectify your mistakes. Take opinions from experienced person. Start of the week will be stressfull, leading to neglect of health. New business proposals will seem attractive but you have to deal with them carefully.