Free Press Journal
  • Kaas: A case for conservation

    The small town of Satara in Western Maharashtra, has often witnessed the pitting of strength of an apparently small force of well meaning people who took on and challenged the might of the tyrants. From the times of Chattrapati Shivaji overpowering the well oiled war machinery of the Nizam Shahi dynasty, to conquer the Parali and Satara fort in 1760s, Satara has seen it all. In the times of the Independence struggle

  • Sex and the City: The bedroom bullying

    Q: My husband was once my good friend. I had shared my angst about my ex-boyfriend with him back then, and had revealed all the perverted sexual demands – that I despised – I had given in to. He helped me break up with my ex, and subsequently he proposed to me. I accepted his proposal as I saw him as a very sensitive and respectful man. He was everything that my

  • Life lessons from plants that humans must learn

    Anybody who would walk into my house couple of decades ago would first be welcomed by the plants. My mother always introduced to them as a part of our family and ensured that the plants knew whom they were being introduced to. She spoke to them, she nursed them when they were hurt in any manner and she made sure they got everything they required to be strong and healthy.

  • Revolver Ranee! Why it’s time to go horsing around in Mumbai

    Now Mumbai is like this only, every year. People have no access to song and dance and they just want live it up vigorously, that too on the streets. Worse, it combines with many a Laxmi bomb, and malas of firecrackers that drive the sparrows, parrots, dogs and cats crazy. I’m surprised how these humans indulging in the jamborees don’t turn deaf.

  • Why you should forget and forgive

    All of us at some point in time are given a choice to either forgive and move on with a spring in your step or hold on to grudges close to your heart and move ahead with a heavy inner self, which gets unbearable sooner or later. The grudge may be against a particular person, but the effect it has is on our entire being and it plays a major role in

  • dialogue with guru, baba ramdev, acharya balkrishna, Health, yoga, Weekend, weekend reads

    Dialogue with Guru

    Everyone, certainly has to do some kind of business in this world. No matter what we wish to sell, there will never be a shortage of buyers. But the choice of the product for sale rests with us. Do remember! some become rich by selling articles and some achieve greatness in the process of selling articles.

  • Let my country awake…

    Book: Newsman: Tracking India in the Modi Era