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  • Happy coupling

    Happy coupling

    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

  • Clayton Murzello: Let's not run out the great Vinoobhai

    Clayton Murzello: Let's not run out the great Vinoobhai

    'Mankaded' term chips away at great Indian all-rounder’s sporting spirit which was lauded by Sir Don Bradman of all cricket legends

  • mid-day editorial: Leave the judging to the court

    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

  • Celebrating Jagjit Singh's legacy

    Celebrating Jagjit Singh's legacy

    “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

  • Ranjona Banerji: India goes back to 1984

    Ranjona Banerji: India goes back to 1984

    Rohith Vemula’s death is a classic Orwellian tragedy, seen not just in the BJP’s doublespeak, but also the fizzling public outrage

  • mid-day editorial: Let's ensure Murud tragedy isn't repeated

    What was supposed to be a fun-filled day-long picnic at Murud beach in Alibaug turned into a nightmare for a group of students from a Pune college after 14 of them drowned in the sea

  • Mamata, Jaitley and GST

    Mamata, Jaitley and GST

    It’s being spoken about as the wedding of the year and to be sure, the recently concluded nuptials in Kolkata of Sanjiv and Preeti Goenka’s son Shashwat, with Shivika Jhunjhnuwala, not only featured a roster of high profile names in attendance, but even boasted of some big ticket political moves, which might have far reaching implications on the national political narrative

  • Manoj Joshi: J&K's changing political scenery

    Manoj Joshi: J&K's changing political scenery

    The PDP-BJP coalition seems to be crumbling sooner than anticipated, with the passing of Chief Minister Mufti, the glue that held it together

  • mid-day editorial: Let the young live and love sans fear

    Yesterday, this paper carried a front page report on a ‘sting’ operation, that threw up not so surprising results

  • Fitness last?

    Fitness last?

    "It's less than 100 sq ft on a 4 km stretch," said actor, entrepreneur Dino Morea about the removal of his fitness station on Marine Drive, which saw his friend Aaditya Thackeray tweeting an impassioned open letter to various authorities in its support

  • Fiona Fernandez: A day at a living museum

    Bhau Daji Lad museum is proof of the fact that dead spaces can be resurrected

  • Dharmendra Jore: Mumbai legi meri jaan

    There should be no politics over solid waste management, or the city will face a massive crisis

  • Aditya Sinha: 56" Trump, Mufflerman Sanders

    Aditya Sinha: 56" Trump, Mufflerman Sanders

    Whether it’s the primaries in the US, or the upcoming Assam and Punjab polls here, it’s clear that ‘business as usual’ will no longer cut it

  • mid-day editorial: Win-win situation for World T20

    Leave alone winning tournaments, not many teams come to Australia and beat the hosts in four consecutive limited overs games

  • Shooting with Coldplay

    Shooting with Coldplay

    "I think all this furore about "cultural appropriation" and the video showing a stereotypical depiction of India is ridiculous. What kind of India do you expect to see in a video like this? Our educational institutions and privatised airports?" said Roopak Saluja, founder and CEO, The 120 Media Collective whose team shot the Coldplay-Beyonce video that's got everyone talking

  • Anand Pendharkar: United colours of the wild

    Anand Pendharkar: United colours of the wild

    On a recent full moon night, I had the good fortune of visiting the famous White Rann, in the Greater Rann of Kachchh (Kutch), Gujarat.

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Divine domestic discords

    Devdutt Pattanaik: Divine domestic discords

    One day Vishnu met Shiva, and they both complained about their domestic situation.

  • Meenakshi Shedde: How 'touchable' are we?

    Meenakshi Shedde: How 'touchable' are we?

    For anyone with a conscience, the death of Rohith Vemula, the 26-year-old Dalit PhD scholar, on the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) campus, is a murder most foul, being passed off as suicide through a conspiracy of upper castes, who are determined to crush the lower castes.

  • Paromita Vohra: Stars and stardust

    Paromita Vohra: Stars and stardust

    Ten years ago, a student at a workshop I conducted at the University of Hyderabad worked on a film about his life experiences.

  • Rahul da Cunha: I want a Padma Shri

    Rahul da Cunha: I want a Padma Shri

    You see, I’ve realised that I am old-fashioned. Every day, it is becoming clearer and clearer to me that I am out of touch with today’s reality. Let me take you through my slow descent in certain areas.