SoBo circles cannot stop talking about the notice that went up recently at the bastion of SoBo snobbery, a top-notch club, banning one of its members — one of the country’s top bankers — for a month and members of his family for another six, for alleged misuse of membership facilities
Indian politics is known for its quirky turns and unpredictability. A few months back, when the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) took political centre stage in Delhi, it became a topic of discussion among all sections of society
It’s a sub-species that has grown at an alarming pace, and is now, alas, a common feature in our public spaces.
A month before the elections kick off, campaigning has turned into a reality show. Move aside Bigg Boss and Satyamev Jayate, there is more drama to be devoured in election coverage.
It was a Sunday morning with a difference for the city. The Vintage and Classics Car Club of India (VCCI) held its vintage car rally which took participants in their vintage and classic cars including motorbikes, from Horniman Circle in south Mumbai to Five Acres Club in Chembur and back to the start point.
Criminal behaviour can be changed by imparting education.
Through time most societies have had a figure of a jester, court fool or vidushak. His job was to both praise and mock the king.
Emotional blackmail perhaps began with Kaikeyi who used it to get her way with Dasharatha in the Ramayana.
Right, so for all of you who haven’t seen this year’s Academy awarded films — either the downloading is taking too long or the DVD’s not released yet — allow me to give a brief plotline of each of the significant movies.
The news television show of the week award would undoubtedly go to the telecast of the Arvind Kejriwal session at the India Today Conclave
Have you registered to vote? It’s a once in a lifetime experience. I hope.
In today’s rabidly consumerist world, marketing and public relations people are constantly looking for events that can be milked for all they are worth, and Women’s Day is a heaven-sent opportunity for them
Not many may know that Madhu Trehan started the news magazine India Today in 1975, leaving it in the hands of her brother, current chairman and editor-in-chief Aroon Purie, a few years later
It is by all accounts the biggest event in the evolution of any democracy. As various countries around the world, Pakistan, Egypt, Thailand, struggle with the idea of free elections and free speech, Indians have enjoyed it for over six decades
The Makhdoom Ali Mahimi Flyoverbetter known as the JJ Flyover is one of the longest flyovers in Mumbai, where two-wheeler accidents are common
Sources say that the Deepika Padukone-Ranbir Kapoor film Window Seat, directed by Imtiaz Ali will roll this July
I am a huge fan of Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwalla and their brand of elections coverage on news television
Nine officers and men dead in the last six months in two submarine accidents with one submarine written off and another grounded
Recently, this paper ran an in-depth feature on hair professionals becoming increasingly aware and sensitised to the plight of cancer patients
I rarely watch Hindi cinema. As a friend kindly explained to me, I do not understand the “Indian cinematic idiom” which is a pretty fancy way of saying that I don’t get it. But I do watch Koffee with Karan, the TV talk show hosted by director Karan Johar