India is a vast and wonderful country how can anyone doubt that? But it also seems to be a trifle odd these days
West Indies cricket had reached a point where they were getting more famous for on and off-field capitulation rather than the glorious period they enjoyed from the 1970s to the mid-1990s in Test cricket
We would have loved to be in Goa last weekend. Wishful thinking aside, the tiny neighbouring state doesn’t need much reason to make a dash to
One way of understanding - or trying to - what young people are thinking is to see some of their creative work. And then, be prepared to be baffled by their ideas
Summer is here and the livin’ ain’t easy for many children. Holidays are here and there are naturally a plethora of camps and classes mushrooming everywhere
Riots in the land of plenty. Somehow it doesn’t make sense. America is rich; it’s people not necessarily so. America is powerful, all it’s people, not really. Inequality and discrimination persist despite years and years of Affirmative Action.
Tough duty hours and the stressed lifestyle of the Mumbai police force claimed yet another life on Saturday evening.
If there was a weather forecast bureau for politics, Sharad Pawar could easily qualify for heading it.
Maharashtra’s Ministry of Bans and Diktats (yes, it exists), has once again come up with a winner
Among the many important days last week — May Day, Maharashtra Day— there was also, International Dance Day
I’m sorry. Deeply deeply regretful. For the disaster, the death, the destruction, the debacle, the debris I have caused. I know it’s a tragedy of untold proportions
Miss Alpha married Mister Gama. Gama then tried to destroy Alpha — for her alpha-ness showed up his gamma-ness
When there are natural calamities, such as earthquakes or tsunamis, human imagination seeks explanation
The Crime Branch’s starting question of the probe into the alleged rape and extortion by three personnel attached to the Sakinaka Police Station mars the optimism generated by the alacrity with which Rakesh Maria acted when informed of the incident
It’s been a week since the devastating earthquake that left vast swathes of Kathmandu valley in shambles
Yesterday, on May 1, Mumbai marked Maharashtra Day with a slew of functions across the city
Is there a book somewhere on WhatsApp etiquette? And if there isn’t can someone write it please
A huge controversy quite rightly erupted after a reporter from a TV news channel was told to leave the front row of an event and go and sit at the back, just because she was a woman
This is one social science observation that we can believe. According to one of its promoters, one of the reasons why the Pro Kabbadi league will make a profit in its second year of existence, is because Indian women cannot get enough of the visual delight it affords of handsome, swarthy and sweaty players grappling with each other on the field
The state of mind of those who killed social activist and human rights campaigner Sabeen Mahmud in Karachi on April 24, and that of Mumtaz Qadri, the security guard who killed Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in Lahore on January 4, 2011, is the same as that of the state in Pakistan