Free Press Journal
  • Gujarat poll schedule likely to be announced tomorrow

    New Delhi: Amid the row over the “delay” in declaring the Gujarat Assembly elections, the Election Commission is likely to announce the schedule for a two-phase poll in the state tomorrow, officials said today.

  • Bhupen Khakhar’s painting sold for 1.1 mn pounds

    London: ‘De-Luxe Tailors’, one of the well-known works of renowned artist Bhupen Khakhar, was sold at a record price of 1.1 million pounds at Sothebys here on Tuesday.

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    Jay Shah defamation case: Court issues summonses to The Wire

    Ahmedabad: An Ahmedabad court today issued summonses to respondents in the criminal defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah’s son against news portal ‘The Wire’ over a report that claimed the turnover of his firm grew exponentially after the party came to power in 2014.

  • Arun Jaitley hits back at Rahul Gandhi for ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ jibe

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for mocking the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as “Gabbar Singh Tax”, saying those “habituated” to scams would object to legitimate tax.

  • Andrew Lincoln wants to play a Jedi Knight

    “The Walking Dead” actor Andrew Lincoln says his dream role is to play a Jedi Knight in a “Star Wars” movie. The 44-year-old actor says he and his co-star Dave Morrissey, who played The Governor in seasons three and four of the zombie drama, were surprised they never got roles in “Harry Potter” as British men but they hope to be in “Star Wars” in the future.

  • Gerard Butler wants to start a family

    Hollywood star Gerard Butler says he wants to settle down and have kids in the near future. The 47-year-old actor says he may be occupied with his career commitments right now, but understands that it is “about time” he should start a family. “I have no personal life. In five years I want to be in a relationship. I’d love to have one or two kids — it’s about time. I want

  • It takes time to command roles: Actress Tillotama Shome

    Actress Tillotama Shome, a prominent face in the film festival circuit, feels a bit stagnant when it comes to playing intense roles. But she says she’s still in the process of being able to command the diverse characters she wishes to portray on the silver screen. She is often slotted as a ‘serious actress’ by the mainstream Bollywood coterie. Does she feel caught in the stereotype?

  • Sunny Leone to do fitness show on TV

    Actress Sunny Leone will don the avatar of a fitness guru for an upcoming TV show “FitStop”. The hour-long show will see Sunny motivating viewers to stay fit and healthy with easy-to-do exercises. The aim is to bring great music and exercise together.  The actress says she is a “big believer in working out to keep fit — both physically and mentally”.

  • IPL Governing Council’s proposal may ease MS Dhoni’s return to CSK

    New Delhi: Set to make a comeback next season, tainted teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals might be allowed to retain players who played for Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions in the last two years, going by a proposal floated by the IPL Governing Council. The move, if agreed upon by franchises during next month’s workshop, will pave way for Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s much-anticipated

  • Moin Qureshi extorted Rs 5.75 crore from bizman for help in CBI case: ED

    New Delhi: Controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi “extorted” Rs 5.75 crore from a businessman in lieu of providing him help in a CBI case with the aid of a serving director of the central probe agency, the Enforcement Directorate has alleged. The ED made the allegations in a charge sheet filed against Qureshi in a special court here yesterday. He is at present in jail.