Damodar Dharmanand Kosambi died in 1966. He was both a formidable mathematician and an unparalleled historian
When a Mumbai icon like Cafe Madras notches up 75 years, it is time to say cheers and raise a toast — with a glass of sambar or rasam, choose your poison
Rarely have we witnessed such excitement in the city, about the arrival of a new hotel in Mumbai, as we have for the St Regis chain, which announced its arrival with a classy Mumbai Mary toast to the city, its spin on the legend, which arrived in a personally engraved handsome box
The events that led to the outbreak of war between India and Pakistan on September 6, 1965 are well known — the Kutch incursion of April 24, Operation Gibraltar of August 5, followed by Grand Slam on September 1
Today, the Indian cricket team will, in all probability, break their 22-year jinx of not winning a Test series in Sri Lanka
Gauri Khan is on a roll. Not only has she tied up with all manner of design and lifestyle mavens to position her design studio at Khar as a lifestyle hub in Mumbai, but now word comes in, that later his month when Scandinavian audio tech guru, Peter Lyngdorf, comes to India for the opening of the first Steinway Lyngdorf Flagship showroom in Delhi'
It was the year 2000. This journalist, while still trying to figure the rollercoaster that is Indian sport, was dispatched to cover a junior national women’s hockey tournament.
The lives of the rich and famous are always a fabulous source of gossip and idle chatter. And prime-time news.
With at least 2,598 people having tested positive for swine flu in the city this year and over 43 deaths taking place, the lack of safety measures at tertiary care hospitals (which provide specialised treatment and specialists) is a huge cause for concern.
Like many mass leaders across the country, Gujarat's Hardik Patel has given Maharashtra's Maratha chieftains, who are demanding a quota for their community in jobs and education, the jitters and evoked a sense of jealousy for the young man.
Usually, when I’m introduced to people as a film curator and festival consultant, they go, "Wow! You watch films for a living?" Yeah, I admit.
A few months ago, I attended a fabulous Marathi show called Sangeet Bari that spoke about a little-known, yet widely prevalent, subculture of traditional singers and dancers in Maharashtra who perform only at private gatherings.
Murder mysteries are everyone’s guilty pleasure. The human preoccupation with a life and death makes these stories perpetually fascinating.
Dear 'Jinks' Rahane. Hope all's good in Ceylon. I truly enjoy your batsmanship in test cricket, as much as I used to 'Jammy' Dravid's.
Having a green soul and a grandiose desire for a massive garden is something that few suburban Mumbaikars can afford.
Sobriety and maturity are no longer the hallmarks of mainstream media as they were once upon a time, not many years ago
As if there was anything left to be proved, Usain St Leo Bolt, cemented his place in the pantheon of sprinting gods by winning the 100-m and 200-m events at the ongoing World Athletics Champi-onships in Beijing
My last column was about Pakistan’s Independence Day and how we are not really free when there is so much apathy for a crime as big as child abuse in our society
In what is an important order to protect the rich biodiversity of Aarey Milk Colony, which acts as a buffer zone for Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) stated in a recent order that the BMC shall not issue any further NOC for construction within the entire Eco-Sensitive Area (ESA) in Aarey Colony and if any such illegal activity is noticed, immediate action shall be taken, including demolition thereof, without any delay
Yesterday, like most other media people, our phone was flooded by calls from news channels requesting that we go on air with our take on the spine-chilling Sheena Bora murder