Free Press Journal
  • “I want to die sometimes with the pressure!” – Alia Bhatt

    This drama queen likes to hide behind her characters so the world doesn’t see the stressed side of her. Her motto is to consciously choose characters that would not burn her out too soon as she is here for the long run. ALIA BHATT talks all things film with PRATISHTHA MALHOTRA as she tucks into her plate of health food.

  • Giving back to society

    Bharatanatyam exponent Radhika Ram has devoted her life to teaching special children and their inclusion in the main stream finds out Vibha Singh.

  • Russia gives France puppy to replace dog killed in attacks

    Moscow:  Russia has offered to send an Alsatian puppy to France in a gesture of solidarity after a police dog was killed during a raid on jihadists linked to the Paris attacks. Russia’s interior minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said he had written to his French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve offering to send a puppy named Dobrynya to replace Diesel, a Belgian Shepherd killed in a huge raid north of Paris last Wednesday. Kolokoltsev said

  • Come, invest in India’s growth: Modi

    At Asean-India summit, PM woos investors with host of reforms taken by his govt to improve investment climate.

  • Mumbai’s unusual delights

    FARHANA MADAR trawls through Mumbai hotels and profiles really quirky dishes that make your mouth water.

  • Its just her period… deal with it!

    A menstruating woman is cast aside during ‘that time of the month’ as someone impure, writes ROSHANI SHINDE.

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

    21 years to Miss World, Aishwarya queen of many hearts

    From a model to a top Bollywood Actress to the Bachchan Bahu and to a hands-on mother, it has been a long and successful journey for our very own Beauty Queen, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan; but that moment when she was crowned as Miss World, 21 years ago with full pride and honour still lives fresh within all our hearts.

  • BMC to revamp 144 playgrounds, will build pitches for specific sports

    Mumbai : The BMC has decided to revisit its 144 playgrounds across Mumbai and invest in their redevelopment, after two long years of mulling over the project. It has begun with inviting tenders for this process and is expected to complete the work in six months’ time.

  • MMRDA to soon get possession of land for BKC-Chunabhatti connector

    Mumbai : The work on the 1.6km Bandra-Kurla Complex–Chunabhatti connector will gather pace now as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) would formally get possession of a land that delayed the start of work from Chunabhatti-end. The connector is aimed to provide seamless travel between eastern suburbs and the business district of BKC.

  • Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel during a road show for Municipal Corporation Elections in Ahmedabad.

    First phase of local polls in Gujarat kick off today

    Gandhinagar : The first phase of a two-tiered election to 323 local self government bodies covering a  large chunk of the voting population in Gujarat kicks off on Sunday when  six of the total eight municipal corporations go to polls with the ruling BJP on the back foot  and the influential Patel community ranged against it .

  • CR introduces new weekly service to Gorakhpur

    Mumbai : The Central Railway will introduce a new weekly express train between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and Gorakhpur via Gonda-Balrampur-Barhni on Sunday. The inaugural special 05087 will leave Goralkhpur at 6.30pm on Sunday and arrive at LTT at 05.10am on Tuesday.

  • BMC demolishes 54 structures to ease bottleneck at Mahalaxmi

    Mumbai : In order to clear out the bottleneck junction at the end of E Mozes Road and Keshavrao Khade Marg near Mahalaxmi Race Course, the BMC demolished around 54 structures on that road on Saturday afternoon. This was done to provide some relief to persistent traffic jams along the Mahalaxmi Bridge. The demolished structures included a local temple.

  • Modi meets Abe; discusses maritime security, SCS row

    Gandhinagar : The first phase of a two-tiered election to 323 local self government bodies covering a  large chunk of the voting population in Gujarat kicks off on Sunday when  six of the total eight municipal corporations go to polls with the ruling BJP on the back foot  and the influential Patel community ranged against it .

  • State suppressed info on pulses stock: NCP

    Mumbai : Stepping up its attack on the state government over spiralling prices of tur dal, the NCP on Saturday questioned why details of the seized pulses which were auctioned or off-loaded in the market were not shared at the meeting called by Union Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha in Delhi on November 18.