Free Press Journal
  • Anurag Basu

    Film industry has always been leftist: Anurag Basu

    Director Anurag Basu feels the ongoing debate on intolerance and the artistes returning awards just prove that the film industry is leftist like it has always been.

  • Bollywood’s successful erotic revenge franchise HATE STORY set to scorch screen again 

    Right from romance to comedy to action, the Hindi film industry has experienced a flavor of everything in last so many years. But it’s a rare phenomena that a successful film goes ahead to become a successful franchise. There are some genre that worked well in their franchisees like comedy, romance and action. But it is Hate Story which is the only film which brought into the industry a genre like erotic

  • Saif Ali Khan

    Saif to star in Indian adaptation of CHEF 

    Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan has landed the lead role in the Hindi remake of Hollywood film “Chef”, it was announced on Wednesday, reports IANS.

  • ‘Mudra Bank, Start up India to shore up MSMEs’

    Kochi: Credit for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) which is a big issue, will now change for the better with the opening of the Mudra Bank and Start up India programme, according to the author of a new report on the subject.

  • Anandiben Patel

    BJP, opposition spar over Patel community support

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat’s ruling BJP has claimed that members of the Patel community, including those taking part in the quota agitation, were again supporting the party, a claim denied by the opposition and a faction leader.

  • SHEENA Bora

    Sheena murder: Indrani trained driver Skype communication

    Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in Sheena Bora’s murder, had trained her then driver and co-accused Shyamwar Rai to communicate over video chat app Skype in a bid to avoid phone-tapping, the CBI said in its chargesheet, details of which emerged here on Wednesday.

  • Media-inspired negativity killing India: Priyadarshan

    Panaji: Media-inspired negativity is killing the country, filmmaker Priyadarshan, in the wake of the row triggered by Bollywood star Aamir Khan’s comments about intolerance.

  • Alka Lamba

    AAP asks BJP to expel MLA, Lamba seeks his disqualification

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday stepped up its attack on BJP legislator O.P. Sharma for his “derogatory remark” about AAP lawmaker Alka Lamba, who sought his disqualification as member of the Delhi assembly.

  • Six kids, two women drown in Odisha

    Bhubaneswar: Six children and two women drowned in separate incidents in Odisha while celebrating the auspicious Kartik Purnima on Wednesday, while a girl child was still missing, police said.

  • Saina, Srikanth qualify for World Superseries Finals

    Dubai: Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth were the only two Indian shuttlers who on Wednesday qualified for the prestigious year-ending $1 million BWF World Superseries Finals to be played at the Hamdan Sports Complex here from December 9-13.

  • Messi delighted to be back to his best with brace

    Barcelona: Football superstar Lionel Messi announced his comeback loud and clear as the Argentine celebrated his first start since suffering a knee problem two months ago with two goals in FC Barcelona’s 6-1 rout of AS Roma in the Champions League.

  • Venkaiah Naidu

    Resolution in parliament must come from Chair: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday proposed a constitutional amendment to ensure that any resolution brought up on the floor of House should be introduced by the Chair, not the government.  The proposal was made at an all-party meeting in Parliament called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday ahead of the winter session of Parliament.

  • Mahesh Bhupathi

    Sania-Bhupathi beat Paes-Navratilova in Tennis Masters

    Kolkata: Women’s world No.1 doubles star Sania Mirza, partnered by Mahesh Bhupathi, beat legends Leander Paes and Martina Navratilova 7-5, 7-5 in a Tennis Masters mixed doubles contest at the Netaji Indoor stadium here on Wednesday.

  • Rahul Gandhi

    High time for Rahul to enter in ‘matured’ politics: BJP

    New Delh: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who does not know about the realities of the country, should enter into serious mature politics.

  • Sunil Kanoria is new ASSOCHAM President

    New Delhi: Sunil Kanoria, vice chairman of reputed non-banking finance company, SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited, today took over as new President of The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).

  • IRCTC widens Food on Track, ties up with Food Panda

    New Delhi: Further broadening its innovative e-catering facility ‘Food on Track’, IRCTC has tied up with online delivery firm Food Panda, enabling consumers to order from a variety of cuisine options.

  • Kyocera smart phone selected for Honda Racing Corporation

    New Delhi: The Kyocera Corporation today announced that its ultra-rugged smartphones have been selected for use by Honda Racing Corporation (Team HRC) while competing in the Dakar Rally 2016 motorbike category.

  • AME India Eco Drive Rally to promote green electric mobility in India

    New Delhi: In an effort to promote green mobility through increased use of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Department of Heavy Industry of the Government of India is organising a week long campaign named ‘Fame India Eco Drive’.

  • President Mukherjee greets Suriname on Independence Day

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Suriname on the occasion of their Independence Day.

  • India China Trade Centre to take business initiatives forward

    New Delhi: Business entities of India and China have taken several significant decisions to expand commercial contact between the two countries. A media release issued by the India China Trade Centre (ICTC) after a board meeting, said that both sides reviewed the current progress being made on the bilateral economic front and have agreed that there is a need for opening new branch offices in different states and provinces to give a boost