Free Press Journal
  • Stripe’s the way

    Stripes are the way to score high points in fashion, only if you know how. Sapna Sarfare helps you understand the way to don the stripes. There are many who prefer going down the straight line and some who prefer crooked path. And there is the third kind – the one who wear stripes in…

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  • Grand old party of status quoists

    It doesn’t need to be told. It is there for all to see. The Congress is in grave trouble. And most naturally and inevitably. The defeat in the general elections wasn’t just a defeat. It was a disaster and a catastrophe and it may take a long, long time for the party to recover from…

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  • Accommodating Assam: Cong pushes limits

    We can blame the United States over the Khobragade issue and get away with it. By and large, India has a good case. But think of what is happening back home in India in various fields of political and social activities that is enough to make us feel ashamed, if, that is, we have a…

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  • The Unknown Nair

      From a nondescript village in Kerala to India’s financial capital Bombay, the journey of Madhav Krishna Bhaskar Nair (MKB to most colleagues) is a delightful insight into both the pre and post Independence days of economic and business journalism and perhaps life itself.

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  • Faith and Freedom

    The book offers a particularly illuminating and long overdue account of Gandhi’s association with Muslim leaders, and shows how politically  tragic religious nationalism can be.

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  • Rama & Ayodhya

      This work briefly examines the antiquity of the Rama Katha and spread of the Rama cult over the Indian sub continent. Its main focus is the conflict at Ayodhya over the Ramjanmabhumi temple allegedly destroyed by the Mughal Emperor, Babar in 1528.

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  • O.P. Nayyar: King of Melodies

    How does one assess the work of an individual, be he a lawyer, doctor, scientist, sportsman or films star – or a music composer like O.P. Nayyar? By the sheer weight of his contribution to society at large? By the very nature of his character? By his professional attainment?

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  • Pakistan, Islam and the West

    Using personal experiences, anecdotes, Irfan Husain weaves a compelling narrative that gives us a different perspective on world affairs and American involvement with the Middle East and the Muslim world.

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  • Mother, Maiden, Mistress

    This book documents the journey from a time in which cinema was considered a profession beneath the dignity of ‘respectable’ women to an era when women actors are icons and idols. Also riveting are the first-person narratives of a leading actress from each decade.

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  • Division is the name of the game

    Now that the United Nations Human Rights Council has finally adopted a US-sponsored resolution on Human Rights violation in Sri Lanka, with 25 countries in the 47-strong body, including India, supporting it, one hopes Karunanidhi and his cohorts, including, separately, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will understand that their defence of Sri Lanka Tamils is…

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