Free Press Journal
  • Book Review: India-China Borderlands

    At the outset, this book must be viewed as a policy relevant document rather than an abstract historical research paper.

  • BOMBAY VELVET: Vintage Fashion 

    As the much anticipated project by Anurag Kashyap unravels slowly and steadily, the stills of ‘Bombay Velvet’ take you back in time. Contrary to the currents scenario of Mumbai, Anurag Kashyap brings back the old roads of Bombay, jazz scenes and a lot of vintage cars, something that very few of us might have witnessed.

  • Basaveshwara: The first lyricist of Karnataka

    He was the first to bring lyricism into Kannada literature and to convey his teachings, he wrote poems in simple Kannada known as ‘Vachanas’, writes MEERA S. SASHITAL.

  • Mumbai’s yummy street food

    So you know where you get the best cutting chai? Or the best Chinese bhel? KHUSHNUMA JABULEE walks through the street of Mumbai and guides you on the ten best street foods in Mumbai

  • baby planning

    Planning a baby

    Father-in-law’s inappropriate behaviour

    I am 26 years old. I had an arranged marriage last year. I come from a humble background and I am now married into a family with a lot of inheritance. My mother-in-law and father-in-law stay in Chicago and 6 months back came back to live with us in Mumbai. Since their return, my father-in-law often tries to touch me and makes comments about my looks.

  • Old and boring…

    SAMIR NAZARETH says that increasingly being old means being boring and redundant in today’s youth oriented society.

  • Paranda Fort: Neglected military architecture

    Strategically yet exquisitely constructed Paranda Fort is known for its military engineering. Invincible rampart, moat around and a few constructions like Hawa Mahal and mosque offers feast to eyes, writes VARSHA TORGALKAR.

  • Loving life

    The buzz around the film Margarita with a Straw on a disabled teenager’s jest for life and desire also brings into focus the less talked about subject of sexuality relating to the differently able people, writes RANJITA BISWAS.

  • Suman

    Suman: The man who challenges Akshay… 

    Akshay Kumar is all set for his upcoming release, ‘Gabbar Is Back’ and from the looks of the trailer, it seems like he is in for a bigger battle against a stronger villain than before. The film, that’s due to release on May 1, stars Akshay Kumar with Shruti Haasan and Suman as the villain.

  • Why Did Mahaakshay and Evelyn do that? 

    Looks like Evelyn Sharma and Mahaakshay Chakraborty have been very busy promoting their upcoming film ‘Ishqedarriyaan’ at a range of venues. But even we were taken aback to know that they were seen at the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) Meet promoting their film. As special guests of Venugopal Dhoot, CEO Videocon, the actors were seen mingling with well known names from the world of business.

  • Nepal ‘Quakes’ in fear

    Kathmandu :  Nepal was struck by the worst earthquake in 80 years, leaving nearly 1,500 people dead, including two Indians, in flattened houses and buildings including the iconic Dharhara tower and renowned Darbar Square in the heart of the capital.

  • Earthquake in India

    Even India rocked, Bihar, UP worst-hit

    New Delhi :  At least 51 people were killed and 237 injured in various parts of the country in a powerful earthquake, with epicentre in Nepal, which destroyed or damaged several houses and buildings on Saturday.

  • I felt dizzy, the screen was shaking: CM

    BHOPAL : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, who was holding a review meeting at the fifth floor of the Vallabh Bhavan at noon on Saturday, came down hurriedly and asked security officers to sound siren for vacating the building after tremors hit the city.

  • Residents storm DISCOM office, thrash lineman

    Ujjain : Angry over the unscheduled power cut, residents of Vallabh Nagar Zone office, and thrashed a lineman, who was said to be injured and was admitted to the hospital. The residents took hostage the officials and captured the office. Sources said the residents also thrashed a lineman in the office over misbehave. Residents said the officials were consuming liquor inside the office in the morning and when they reached the office,