Free Press Journal
  • Subramanian Swamy files complaint against Ratan Tata

    New Delhi: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Friday filed a complaint against Tata Sons interim Chairman Ratan Tata and Unitech officials for allegedly laundering money to Unitech companies to obtain 2G spectrum licence.

  • Modi blasts opposition, says demonetisation was due since 1971

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday strongly defended demonetisation, saying this should have been done in 1971 itself and blamed then PM Indira Gandhi for not acting on the suggestion to demonetise currency notes to curb black money.

  • Julia Roberts to make TV debut

    Actress Julia Roberts is set to play the lead role in a small-screen adaptation of Maria Semple’s novel “Today Will Be Different”, says PTI. In addition to starring, the 49-year-old star will produce the limited series, which marks the first project announced under Annapurna Pictures’ new TV initiative, reported Entertainment Weekly.’

  • Freddy Daruwala just getting charged up for a ride of his life

    What better peace that riding your bike in the lush green forests of North India? And Freddy Daruwala is just getting charged up for a ride of his life. The hunky actor who played the villain in Akshay Kumar starrer Holiday and then also in John Abraham’s Force 2, is planning on a long trip to the North on his bike.

  • Huma Qureshi: Working towards a cause

    Huma Qureshi is always the one to take initiatives to support philanthropic causes. The young actress will soon collaborate with a designer friend for a jewelry brand, proceeds of which will go towards a children’s NGO she supports.

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    Kunal Kapoor’s Veeram finds its place in the Oscar run

    The excitement towards Veeram just increased a manifold! Adapted from the Shakespearean classic Macbeth, the film Veeram’s soundtrack ‘We will rise’ has been nominated for the Original Song category at the 89th Academy Awards. The song finds its place in a list of 91 songs from eligible motion length pictures.

  • Love it when I’m busy: Vidya Balan

    Actress Vidya Balan, who has a packed 2017 with releases like “Tumhari Sulu”, “Aami” – a yet untitled biopic on writer Kamala Das – and “Begum Jaan”, says she loves it when she keeps busy.

  • 2016: When Bollywood tackled stories of homophobia and abuse

    Bollywood films are often blamed for churning out big ticket escapist dramas but 2016 saw directors taking on hard-hitting topics like homophobia, drug issue and importance of consent, reports PTI. In “Aligarh”, director Hansal Mehta once again picked up a contemporary true story to highlight the prevailing homophobia in society.

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    India’s history with demonetisation: From 1946 to 2016

    The whole country was taken aback when Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8 announced that the currencies in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 will be invalid post midnight. However, the lower denomination –Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 50, Rs 100 and coins –will be valid. He further announced that new notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 would introduce shortly. Thus, giving millions of Indians a panic attack.

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    Mumbai: BJP leader Shaina NC anguished over rape victim’s identity leak

    Nagpur: Activist and BJP leader Shaina NC has expressed anguish over the name and photographs of a Mumbai-based woman who was raped and murdered in her house appearing in some sections of media, during her meeting with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here today.