Neeta Kolhatkar

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Neeta Kolhatkar is the City Editor, Free Press Journal, who has over three decades of reporting experience. An award winning journalist, she has covered stories that have made a difference in broadcast, print and online.

Stories By Neeta Kolhatkar

Dream cruising in Norway

Dream cruising in Norway

NEETA KOLHATKAR sails aboard a Norwegian cruise enjoying the snow-filled coast with added bonus of sighting the Aurora Borealis, also kno...Read More

Ekach Dada: 'Yes, I’m the same Ajit Pawar, I have not changed'

Ekach Dada: 'Yes, I’m the same Ajit Pawar, I have not changed'

Exuding geniality, former deputy chief minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar spoke to Neeta Kolhatkar, city editor of...Read More

‘Fast-track’ CM could've shown more grace; Exit Devendra turns full circle

‘Fast-track’ CM could've shown more grace; Exit Devendra turns full circle

Those grapes were evidently sour and he made no bones about it as he quit three days after being sworn in.

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Government formation is not in deep freeze

Actually, it gives the three parties – the NCP, the Sena and the Congress – much needed time out to find good common ground and sew up a ...Read More

Analysis: Winds of change

Analysis: Winds of change

The chief minister needs to look back at his own conduct. In the run-up to the 2014 Assembly poll, it was he who undermined the Hindutva ...Read More

Britain Calling: Tricia Warwick explains how Indian market is important for VisitBritain

Britain Calling: Tricia Warwick explains how Indian market is important for VisitBritain

VisitBritain (VB) plays a unique role in building England’s tourism product, raising Britain’s profile worldwide.

Government is scared & they are scaring citizens, say victims of hacking

Government is scared & they are scaring citizens, say victims of hacking

In a startling revelation, they said journalists and human rights activists in India have been targets of surveillance by operators using...Read More

Iran unveiled: ‘Here’s looking at us’

Iran unveiled: ‘Here’s looking at us’

Mumbai: If you get an opportunity to step on Persian soil, just grab it. You are definitely in for a surprise, an absolutely pleasant one...Read More

Maharashtra Election 2019: Maha Dada Ajit Pawar, rivals lost their deposits in Baramati

Maharashtra Election 2019: Maha Dada Ajit Pawar, rivals lost their deposits in Baramati

Ajitdada, as he is popularly known, won by a huge margin of 1,65,265, garnering over 85 per cent of the total votes polled, causing all h...Read More

Poll analysis: Article 370 failed to strike a chord with rural voters

Poll analysis: Article 370 failed to strike a chord with rural voters

The man who changed the face of the elections was not any young upcoming leader, but a septuagenarian -- the veteran Nationalist Congress...Read More

Cops, espionage and drama: What more could one ask for?

Cops, espionage and drama: What more could one ask for?

The last few days in the foreign films section in JioMAMI Star 2019 have been interesting. Among the absolute passable have been Brad Pit...Read More

MAMI Film Festival Treat: First-day offerings strike a chord in more than one way

MAMI Film Festival Treat: First-day offerings strike a chord in more than one way

The best part of attending an international film festival in your city is, one gets to see the finest films often before they are releas...Read More

'Joker'

No kidding, the joke is on you

What a juvenile comparison -- the two are films, that's what they have in common. Beyond this, there are no grounds for comparison. Kabir...Read More

Destination New Zealand ‘100% Pure’

Destination New Zealand ‘100% Pure’

New Zealand is a country with stunning landscapes and diverse natural beauty. A multicultural nation of people from Māori, Europe, Pacifi...Read More

Raj Thackeray date with ED: Day of reckoning?

Raj Thackeray date with ED: Day of reckoning?

It remains to be seen, however, whether the Enforcement Directorate turns him into a harassed ‘victim’ or his cadres will, as usual, lose...Read More

Sri Lankan Breakfast

Food Musings: On a culinary trail in Colombo

A food safari in Colombo is a deep dive into the charming city’s history and culture, writes NEETA LAL

Plight of dehoused Dongri residents city of inequity: Some are more equal than others

Plight of dehoused Dongri residents city of inequity: Some are more equal than others

The Dongri residents of ‘illegal’ structures too should receive the same justice that was meted out to 'illegal' residents of Campa Cola,...Read More

Newsprint hike a new way to gag

Newsprint hike a new way to gag

It is a double dose of a strong medicine for the newspaper industry. While the print medium has been thriving in India unlike in the deve...Read More

Mumbai Rains: Can't shake off that deja vu

Mumbai Rains: Can't shake off that deja vu

Every year, pat comes the assurance from the authorities -- ‘We are prepared' for the monsoon.

So what's wrong in playing Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde?

So what's wrong in playing Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde?

What was appalling was that the same publication which had raved about the Telugu original, Arjun Reddy, slammed the Hindi version.

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