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  • Justice prevails

    Justice prevails

    "When you choose to be sincere in your work ethic, maintaining an extremely high level of quality and standards, and when your integrity is attacked by malicious lies, you know you have to stand up for yourself," says interior designer Sussanne Khan, in response to news that the FIR lodged against her by a client had been summarily dismissed by the High Court of Goa yesterday

  • mid-day editorial: Break the handi, not the law

    Today, as the city erupts in dahi handi revelries, let’s remember to keep safety first, from the human pyramid formations to the traffic on road.

  • Clayton Murzello: Ta-Ta Prakash Palekar, rest in peace

    Clayton Murzello: Ta-Ta Prakash Palekar, rest in peace

    Many are indebted to the former Tata Sports Club secretary, but his contribution to cricket promotion in Vile Parle must not be forgotten

  • Vamping it up

    Vamping it up

    Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, James McVey, and Brad Simpson together make up the popular British boy band, The Vamps.

  • Ranjona Banerji: The best things in life aren't always free

    Ranjona Banerji: The best things in life aren't always free

    Detractors may grumble about what a waste of money the Olympics are, but they are silenced as soon as the world’s best athletes perform

  • mid-day editorial: Don't cop out on whistleblowers

    Like all other whistleblowers, Sundar Singh Jadhav did good by blowing the lid off the kidney racket, but all he has got in return are death threats

  • The new elite

    The new elite

    Along with everything that changes with the advent of a brave new world are the games people play

  • Deepa Gahlot: Do clothes maketh the woman?

    Deepa Gahlot: Do clothes maketh the woman?

    Feminism and fashion need not be foes, but in present times, protesting the tyranny of fashion need not be confined to feminists

  • mid-day editorial: Train your sights on Tokyo 2020

    A Samba performance brought an end to Rio Olympics 2016, but in India, nobody is dancing

  • Rites and rituals of the front row

    Rites and rituals of the front row

    Anyone in the fashion trade will tell you that the best kept secret about Fashion Weeks are the secret rites and rituals involving the front row seats, and which bottoms get to grace them at the shows

  • Fiona Fernandez: Suburban miss

    Suburbs that showcased rich architecture are now pale shadows of their distinct identity

  • mid-day editorial: Put safety on top of the pyramid

    Political parties say they are concerned about Mumbai’s young Govindas but insist that they will not follow the Supreme Court’s recent orders for increased safety during the dahi handi celebrations. The SC has banned those below 18 years from participating in dahi handi formations and has also capped the height of the human pyramids to 20 ft.

  • Aditya Sinha: Let's (honestly) talk about Rajiv

    Aditya Sinha: Let's (honestly) talk about Rajiv

    Like his reluctant entry in politics, Rajiv Gandhi was also slow to grab opportunities for India’s growth when he was prime minister

  • Bandra beauty

    Bandra beauty

    Saturday night saw some of the city's beautiful people gather at Laila and Farhan Furniturewala's airy, earth and gold burnished heritage bungalow, opposite Joggers' Park for the former's birthday celebrations.

  • Anand Pendharkar: The Impatient Balsam flower

    Anand Pendharkar: The Impatient Balsam flower

    As a wildlife biologist, I’ve always been inclined towards behaviour and evolutionary biology than genetics and molecular biology.

  • Meher Marfatia: Mini Persias in Maximum City

    Meher Marfatia: Mini Persias in Maximum City

    A round-up of some Parsi specialty stores in the festive week of Navroze and Khordad Sal

  • Meenakshi Shedde: The sound of silence

    Meenakshi Shedde: The sound of silence

    What is your relationship with sound? What sounds make you happy, afraid or sad? Sounds can be a trigger for a story. That was how Priya Sen began. I was at a Digital Story Telling Workshop for the blind, with visually-challenged students from various Mumbai colleges participating at the session.

  • Rahul da Cunha: Parsi, present and future

    Rahul da Cunha: Parsi, present and future

    So it’s been a Parsi festival dominated week — Pateti on Tuesday, Navroze on Wednesday and Kodad Saal tomorrow. The announcement last month that the Zarathustrian population had reduced alarmingly to 44,000, caused much consternation.

  • Paromita Vohra: A family's tryst with a delinquent

    Paromita Vohra: A family's tryst with a delinquent

    A cousin from Delhi, whom I’m very close to, but who rarely calls, called me last weekend. When I saw the call, I wondered why.

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Tale of two buildings

    Devdutt Pattanaik: Tale of two buildings

    Once upon a time, a group of Hindus insisted that that the mosque in Ayodhya was built on the remains of a Hindu temple that marked the birthplace of Ram. The matter went to court.