The Master of the Household has received Her Majesty's command to invite Ms Meenakshi Shedde to a reception to be given at Buckingham Palace by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, to mark the official start of the UK-India Year of Culture, on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6pm," read the invite
Four decades after his death, Hamid Dalwai's essays on Muslim politics in India are being reprinted as one of the few texts that show how a secularist can address orthodoxy without worrying about political correctness
I have nothing against people who ring my doorbell and chat for two seconds to bag my vote. Iâmind that nothing really changes in my city
After a bruising break-up that has left the Shiv Sena and the BJP with near identical numbers in the BMC elections, the frenemies and the fractious past seem to be continuing
How does one nourish the gift of ecstasy without allowing it to be corroded by time, traffic and the mundane business of daily living?
Even as you read this, Shobhaa De is getting trolled for an insensitive tweet. Of late, the columnist's barbs seem way off the mark and, not surprisingly, she is receiving a dose of terrific comebacks
"Mr Bachchan will certainly speak and most likely be persuaded to walk too," says Saudamini Mattu, niece to designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who are to showcase their creations at The Golden Door, their show for the Cancer Patient's Aids Association, presented in conjunction with politico and designer Shaina NC, who has long been associated with the cause.
Railways, integral to the very fabric of life in this country, especially Mumbai, have become a soft target, of late
Last week, cricket bid adieu to the ex-England, Worcestershire and Kent player, whose pranks were as famous as his gritty batting
It was a veritable powerhouse of talent that attended the preview of Rangoon last evening.
Our Prime Minister, not a rabble-rouser, not some random party worker, has stated only Muslims get electricity during festivals in UP
While the black dot looked good on voters' fingers yesterday, sadly, the election experience wasn't free of stains
"Fear is the prevailing force today. Dalits, minorities, students live in fear. Businessmen dare not speak," said former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, whose book 'Fearless in Opposition: Power and Accountability,' will be launched at the Nehru Centre today
Decoding director duo Abbas-Mustan’s dress code — the white shirt and trousers that's possibly India's most popular daily uniform too!
Even as you read this, some of you must already be back after having cast your votes for the upcoming civic elections. Others might be preparing to head to the polling booths
They work tirelessly behind the scenes to safeguard our heritage. The faceless names in our archives, museums, conservation teams and libraries deserve applause
Mumbai will vote tomorrow. What about you?
Bangkok's once colourful sex industry is now shrinking, but this is a small price to pay if it saves kids from being forced into prostitution
With just one day to go for the BMC elections and campaigns on silent mode now, the focus of course, shifts to just how many people will go out there to the polling booths tomorrow
We could not figure out what high-profile author Shobhaa De had meant when she texted us on Sunday morning, that she was 'really, really thrilled out of (her) skull to be featured on such an impressive list!!! I am at 94. Not 6.'