Free Press Journal
  • In Hassan, the common enemy is Gowda

    7GOWDABangalore : In fight for the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress and the BJP are seen at each other’s throat. But in Hassan, the two parties seem to be pals because they have a common enemy: former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, the supremo of Janata Dal (Secular).

  • After the Man, the message

     The manner in which the Bharatiya Janata Party has adopted the campaign slogan – Ab ki baar, Modi sarkar (This time, Modi government) – actually makes an election manifesto redundant. Clearly, the message is very easily decoded through the Man. Indeed, when there was a delay in releasing the manifesto, an impression did filter out from the party’s Ashok Road headquarters that this was a ritual that could be dispensed with. The

  • India Inc wants BJP to reconsider stand on FDI in retail

    ‘It makes little sense to bar FDI from multi-brand retail since a decision to this effect has already been taken by the government and foreign investments lined up for it. The move, might send wrong signals to investors’ (more…)

  • French envoy barred from commemorations

    Kigali: The French ambassador to Rwanda today said he has been barred from attending events marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide, amid a major diplomatic row surrounding France’s controversial role in the events of 1994.

  • Dream Girl’s dream was always Mathura!

    If you look at it spiritually, people say that without the permission of Radhaji, nobody can enter or leave Brij. So, it is also due to her blessings that I am here. — Hema Malini Actress and BJP candidate from Mathura (more…)

  • Tiger on the scene!

    b tigerThe trailer launch of ‘Heropanti’ marked the most awaited debut of the year, Tiger Shroff. Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, the film introduces two young actors Tiger Shroff and Kirti Sanon. Aamir Khan, who shares a great bond with Jackie Shroff, decided to unveil the trailer and introduced Tiger and Kirti to the media.

  • Virtue To Rule, Evil To be Suppressed

    IN autumn the leaves fade and fall; in spring the shoots come; in winter the flowers bloom and in summer the germs die preparing the cycle to repeat. It is obvious that nature cannot adhere to spring alone. All the seasons have to operate to achieve a certain balance. As the Philosopher said, “If there is only sunshine and there is no day and night the earth would become a desert. Similarly,

  • Anil Kapoor overwhelms the Khers!

    b anil-anupamIf there is one friendship in the Hindi film industry that has withstood the test of time, it is the one between Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor. They had a phase of a cold war when the two had differences over Anil’s decision to produce ‘Gandhi My Father’ when Anupam was planning a film on the Mahatma.

  • Beggary in Bombay

    Suggestions on practically every subject under the sun were, as usual, a feature of the annual budget discussion in the Bombay Corporation. City Fathers ranged over a wide ground, distributing praise and blame – mostly blame on the authorities responsible for the actual administration of city affairs.

  • Your Day 8 April By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Things may not work out as per your schedule and this will be disturbing you. You have to go through each and every rule and not to do any illegal things if you are in politics and social sector.

  • India, China most complex tax regimes: Deloitte survey

    New Delhi : India and China are among the most complex tax regimes in the Asia Pacific region and that is a key concern for investors, shows a Deloitte survey.              Both the high growth economies continue to have challenges in catching up with business changes and providing consistent and predictable tax regimes. “Respondents think that the complexity, consistency and predictability of the Chinese Mainland and Indian tax regimes would play a significant

  • Royal Mint to cast coins from desi bullion!

    The British ship with a cargo of 2,800 bars of silver bullion was on its way to London from Kolkata in 1941 when the ship, SS Gairsoppa, was torpedoed by a German submarine off the Irish coast  (more…)