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”
Whether it's a campaign against spitting or speeding, the authorities spend lakhs without taking their target audience into account
In an era where there is so much emphasis on leadership, it is ironical that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chooses not to announce Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s deputy for an event as big at the ICC World T20.
We have grown so accustomed to finger-swiping and touch-screen efficacy, that our patience and anticipation have greatly diminished
That's the question going through political circles, after the recent arrest of Sameer Bhujbal and the nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan
Five people suspected of assaulting a Tanzanian woman in a road rage incident were arrested in Bengaluru
Word comes in that Isheta Salgaocar, the bright and pretty daughter of Raj and Dipti Salgaocar, has got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Neeshal Modi
'Mankaded' term chips away at great Indian all-rounder’s sporting spirit which was lauded by Sir Don Bradman of all cricket legends
Celebrations are in order for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, as the Supreme Court will now hear curative petitions seeking re-examination of Section 377, which criminalises sexual activity between consenting adults of the same sex
“Please remember to call it a celebration not a tribute.” It was renowned singer Chitra Singh bringing us up to speed on the forthcoming two-day Festival organised by the Shri Jagjit Singh Foundation - which she has set up in the memory of the renowned singer - and Perfect Harmony Production on the occasion of her late husband’s birth anniversary