• Rosalyn D'Mello: Who said solo travel is lonely?

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Who said solo travel is lonely?

    Travelling solo doesn't have to mean being alone; if anything, owning your solitude helps you make new friends and memories

  • mid-day editorial: Tourists don't pay to be taken for a ride

    An otherwise perfect Europe tour was ruined for 36 passengers after they decided to go to a local mall in Rome in the last few hours of the trip

  • Philistines ahoy!

    Philistines ahoy!

    Shabana Azmi is not the only one who has spoken out about the unease felt about the Cannes Film Festival and the French Riviera becoming a fashion red carpet

  • Clayton Murzello: Making a pitch for cricket drama

    Clayton Murzello: Making a pitch for cricket drama

    Ahead of the release of Sachin: A Billion Dreams, the writer zeroes in on five anecdotes that would have made fine scenes on film

  • mid-day editorial: 600 years of FGM must end today

    Even as the hearing on the issue of triple talaq is on, in some more heartening news for women, Union Cabinet Minister for Women & Child Development Maneka Gandhi has offered her support to the cause of eliminating of female genital mutilation (FGM)

  • Yes they Cannes!

    Yes they Cannes!

    Jewellery designer and social diva Queenie Singh, has been living it up in the Cote D'Azur this past week

  • Ranjona Banerji: Systemic corruption is our reality

    Ranjona Banerji: Systemic corruption is our reality

    There are enough examples of nefarious deals in the government, but talking about it would be anti-national and, bizarrely, 'pro-corruption'

  • mid-day editorial: Now, let's take pride in quality in LGBT films

    Kashish, Mumbai's Queer Film Festival opens today. The annual Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) movie event is now in its eighth edition and has become a fixture on the film circuit in the city

  • Here's why Swati Piramal is no ordinary Mumbaikar

    Here's why Swati Piramal is no ordinary Mumbaikar

    It's not every day that you come across someone from Mumbai in a hat and gloves, managing to make it look not only authentic, but erudite too

  • Aakash Chopra: IPL 10: Looking back and forward

    Aakash Chopra: IPL 10: Looking back and forward

    The newer Indian and overseas players in the IPL have started taking centre-stage and it will reflect in the next season's auction, too

  • mid-day editorial: Let the shopkeepers pay for their actions

    A shopkeeper in Ulhasnagar had the opportunity to teach two kids right from wrong when they stole a chakli from his store

  • 'The Meera Gandhi Show' is about health, happiness and joyfulness

    'The Meera Gandhi Show' is about health, happiness and joyfulness

    From her perch as one of Mumbai's leading socialites to her similar role in New York, philanthropist, entrepreneur and intrepid traveller, Meera Gandhi appears never to let the dust settle under her restless feet

  • Fiona Fernandez: Matheran Railway deserves its due

    Fiona Fernandez: Matheran Railway deserves its due

    As we wait for the charming toy train to resume services, efforts towards obtaining its UNESCO World Heritage Site status seems to be forgotten

  • Aditya Sinha: Spinning gold out of saffron

    Aditya Sinha: Spinning gold out of saffron

    Three years in, PM Narendra Modi is loved more than ever by the people, and just like King Midas, everything he touches turns to gold

  • mid-day editorial: If the fees go up, so must the zoo's quality

    The recently proposed fee hike for Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo in Byculla has become a political battleground for former allies Shiv Sena and BJP, a report in this paper stated

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Evangelism, Crusades, Inquisition

    Devdutt Pattanaik: Evangelism, Crusades, Inquisition

    Evangelism, Crusades and Inquisition are three terms that come to us from Christian history

  • Paromita Vohra: Behind the scenes at the movies

    Paromita Vohra: Behind the scenes at the movies

    If there is one thing that the Apurva Asrani-Kangana Ranaut conflict over the script of Hansal Mehta's new film Simran has shown us

  • Rahul da Cunha: SoBo to NoBo is a no no

    Rahul da Cunha: SoBo to NoBo is a no no

    So, I've done the unthinkable. As a confirmed South Bombayite, I've gone and rented a small North Mumbai office in Bandra. All hell has broken loose in SoBo

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Mixing memory and desire

    Meenakshi Shedde: Mixing memory and desire

    Ritesh Batra's The Sense of an Ending is a restrained, elegant, very British reverie on the nature of memory and desire, conveying a great deal in deft, haiku-like strokes

  • Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Moving on from stop-and-start

    Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Moving on from stop-and-start

    A ten-step manual to cope with stammering is a first-ever structured activity devised for Mumbai's stutterers, set to meet at a conference to reinvigorate the self-help movement