Mumbai Cricket Association has a golden opportunity to uplift an institution that welcomes patrons, players & fans in equal measure
The government may have tightened laws against sexual harassment at the workplace, but not much has changed for the victims, as clearly demonstrated by The Energy Research Institute (TERI) recently retaining former institute chief R K Pachauri, who stands accused of sexually harassing and stalking a colleague
Aamir Khan is finally back in town, after a hectic month-long outdoor schedule, for his upcoming wrestling biopic Dangal, which according to sources, has been one of the most challenging projects he’s been involved with
We may be a nation where fairness creams fly off the shelves, but our society is quite unfair when it comes to racism or any discrimination
In yet another case that shows the sloppy attitude of the authorities towards citizens’ safety, a 35-year-old woman died recently in Thane after a manhole lid, and the area surrounding the lid, caved in the moment she stood on it.
It's confirmed then. Sonu Nigam has reached a stage when he's spontaneously erupting into song.
Theatre has the power to bring home global issues and debates, and give local audiences a jolt of reality every now and then
The recent fire at the Deonar dumping ground, and the resulting blanket of smoke enveloping the city, claimed a 13-year-old victim over the weekend. Shifa Mohammed Isak, a resident of Umar Khadi, lost her life after the smoke aggravated the TB she had been battling for six months.
Is NaMo really going left? Apparently the talk these days in Mumbai's biz circles, is how Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun displaying signs of a newfound socialistic ethic
Mumbai could take a leaf out of the UK’s book when it comes to respecting and promoting our many assets, whether it’s literature or differently-abled citizens
Whether it’s Ashok Chavan in the Congress’ state unit, or Sanjay Nirupam in the Mumbai division, both face challenges not from rivals outside but within the party
Years ago, a child’s innocent question opened this columnist’s eyes to the debate on caste, colour and race that rages on even to this day
Post Derby, the dust is still swirling on the picturesque track of the Mahalaxmi racecourse
This appears to be the start of a long running, 'Selfie with Ranveer Singh series.' Alert readers might recall a recent picture we'd carried on this page, featuring the putative mustachioed star, with the Indophile academic Rachel Dwyer, shot on the day before his screen test
Last weekend was a very enjoyable time for my interns and me, as we gathered nearly 150 kids and adults at the Sewri Bay, along the east coast of Mumbai, for our Annual World Wetlands’ Day — Wader and Flamingo Watch
She was the Urban Legend of Legends. She was the reason I write this column.
I’ve just returned from the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES), where I was on the jury for Indian films
Why would the Indian judiciary admit a case where Ram of the Ramayana will be tried for abandoning his pregnant wife in the forest?
So, I’ve been invited to a wedding, a big fat Indian ‘shaadi’, next month. Nothing unusual about that
There is something about numbers that is presented as superior. For instance, when you say you like something, there will always be some realist, yaniki cynic, who will snort “that’s all ok, but show me the numbers”