Free Press Journal
  • The Raj At War

    Dramatizing a cataclysm that transformed the subcontinent and led to its independence, The Raj at War undeniably inserts South Asia back into WWII history and confirms that the Empire – and all its subjects – formed both the heart and limbs of Britain’s war efforts and eventual victory.

  • Book Review: Philosophy as Samvada and Svaraj

    This book discusses Daya Krishna and Ramchandra Gandhi’s respective intellectual contributions and speculates how one might take forward the work of the two persons who were among the most brilliant minds of our times. 

  • A vegetarian paradise

    Khushnuma Jabulee walks you through some of the best places in Mumbai where you can have a hearty lunch or dinner.

  • RAkesh Maria

    Honour this goat

    When the CBI name is mud and the Mumbai cops in for on embarrassment after another it is no wonder  that a goat had come to the rescue of the Mumbai police, observes V GANGADHAR. 

  • Brenner Pass

    The train over the Tyrol

    Though not a designated “Scenic Train”, it is one of the most beautiful routes through the Alps, writes UDAY K. CHAKRABORTY.

  • A yummy taste of South India

    Rassam Express offer yummy snacks from the South of India and combo meals, writes GITA HARI.

  • John Abraham

    DISHOOM could be the next biggest action film franchise: John

    John Abraham entered the action genre of films with YRF’s DHOOM franchise. Being the villains in the film, he made sure he stole the glory. With his bikes and crazy action stunts, John rose as the ultimate action hero. His latest action film, DHISHOOM promises a lot of action.

  • Arbaaz Khan & Malaika Arora

    Arbaaz Khan, Malaika Arora Khan to host a show together

    Arbaaz told a leading entertainment daily, “This is the first time I am hosting a show and I am thrilled to do so with Malaika by my side. It is an interesting format and I am glad that we could do this together. I have seen a few episodes of the international show and I must say I am hooked on to it!”

  • Akshay Kumar

    Guess who’s RUSTOM? 

    Akshay Kumar’s next film with director Neeraj Pandey titled RUSTOM will have all the trappings to provide you with an edge of the seat thriller. While the movie is being billed as a romantic one, we have learnt that providing a twist to the tale will be a murder mystery. “RUSTOM will not just have a strong romantic plot but also a thrilling murder mystery. It’s a beautiful story that the audience

  • This is what refugees live through

    The plight of refugees in Europe and elsewhere is in news for past few weeks. But India has its own fair share of dealing with refugees. NINGLUN HANGHAL reports.

  •  Talking heads – Portrayal of Fourth Estate

    The hit movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan has an interesting character called Chand Nawab, a small time television reporter in Pakistan, who is not taken seriously by channel editors. But how members of the fourth estate are portrayed in Bollywood in general? SHOMA A. CHATTERJI takes a look.

  • Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif

    India-Pakistan talks only if BJP goes: Pakistani daily

    Islamabad: India-Pakistan peace talks will be possible only when the BJP is voted out in India, a Pakistani newspaper said on Saturday. The Nation said in an editorial that despite Islamabad’s attempts, New Delhi was not ready for reconciliation.

  • Two arrested in Saudi Arabia over bomb plot

    Riyadh: The Saudi interior ministry on Saturday said a Syrian man and a woman from the Philippines were arrested in capital Riyadh for obtaining material in preparation for a suicide bomb attack. The man, named Yasser Mohammad al-Brazy, had planted several explosive devices around his home in the al-Fayhaa neighbourhood in the Saudi capital. It is believed he was intending for security forces to enter his home, before setting off the bombs, Al

  • Woman killed on busy Istanbul street in ‘suicide pact’: report

    Istanbul: A Turkish woman was killed and her male partner badly wounded in an apparent double suicide bid on Istanbul’s best known shopping street, reports said. The woman, Zeren Buke Toku, and her partner, Nazif Tugrul Saglam, sat on a pavement on the bustling Istiklal Avenue, where several other young people were out late today, some drinking and others making music, Dogan news agency reported.

  • Sub-group on skill development calls for strengthening SSDMs

    Chandigarh: A NITI Aayog sub-group headed by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has underscored the need for reorienting and strengthening the role of SSDMs to improve the outreach of skill development. In a report submitted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently, the sub-group proposed that a three-tier structure of State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs) — at state, district and block level — should be constituted to facilitate the outreach.