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  • Paromita Vohra: Insult passing and failing

    Paromita Vohra: Insult passing and failing

    You know what a re-exam is, na? It’s when you fail in an exam but are allowed to sit for it again, given a second chance to pass

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Pokemon, ok mon

    Rahul Da Cunha: Pokemon, ok mon

    So by now everyone’s heard of Pokemon Go! Right?

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Glamour of vengeful gods

    Devdutt Pattanaik: Glamour of vengeful gods

    In Islam, there is no concept of Original Sin. God forgave Adam and Eve for breaking the rule and eating the forbidden fruit

  • Lindsay Pereira: BMC, it's not you, it's me

    Lindsay Pereira: BMC, it's not you, it's me

    Mumbai's roads are moon-faced, but whose fault is it that they remain that way? Yours, mine and the rain's but certainly not BMC's

  • mid-day editorial: Sharpen legal claws to save tigers

    SIX-year-old Jai, the Royal Bengal tiger that has mysteriously gone missing from the Umred-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary near Nagpur, has turned the spotlight back on India’s poor tiger conservation efforts as well as its lax laws for poachers. 

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Whisky? I'll drink to that!

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Whisky? I'll drink to that!

    There are few things that can beat cruising in the high skies with a fine single malt and a classic movie to keep you company

  • mid-day editorial: No honour in killing

    There is something extremely wrong with the term ‘honour killing’. There is absolutely nothing honourable in killing a human being

  • Clayton Murzello: 'Doctor' Kotnis ki amar kahani

    Clayton Murzello: 'Doctor' Kotnis ki amar kahani

    The impact that the sports journalist and administrator had on city cricket is deserving of a big honour during the Kanga League

  • mid-day editorial: Don't tear the fabric of unity

    In a country that was founded on the principles of unity in diversity, picking on the attire and symbols of faith goes against the fundamental rights of the citizens

  • Ranjona Banerji: Gag the news and it'll unleash chaos

    Ranjona Banerji: Gag the news and it'll unleash chaos

    As the 1984 Sikh massacre and the Bombay riots showed, clamping down on the media will only lead to the spread of malicious rumours

  • mid-day editorial: BCCI babus didn't help themselves

    Being adhesive in a cricket-related scenario only pays when one is at the crease

  • Manoj Joshi: Not just China, the world's in deep water

    Manoj Joshi: Not just China, the world's in deep water

    If China forcibly claims maritime rights in South China Sea, it’ll invite trouble not just on itself, but the international community at large

  • mid-day editorial: Metro 3 ball is in CM's court

    While Mumbaikars continue to curse their way through the impossible traffic situation in the city and the Western Railway trains keep bursting at the seams every day, the state government is dilly dallying over a site for the Metro 3 car shed

  • Dharmendra Jore: How many Nirbhayas would it take for us to get it right?

    Last week’s brutal rape and killing of a 15-yr-old threatens to rock the monsoon session

  • Fiona Fernandez: Confessions of a city walker

    The mushrooming of new routes and a refreshing enthusiasm for walks is a good sign for Mumbai’s forgotten treasures

  • Aditya Sinha: Nationalism, the true existential crisis

    Aditya Sinha: Nationalism, the true existential crisis

    There is no holding ideology behind recent violent events like Kashmiri protestors being blinded in police action, indeed the opposite

  • mid-day editorial: Pro plunge could lead the way

    Vijender Singh’s World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title win over Australian Kerry Hope on Saturday will open doors for more boxers to take the plunge in the lucrative world of professional boxing

  • Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: When heartbreak is an emoji

    Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: When heartbreak is an emoji

    Easy Internet access is becoming the no 1 cause of marital splits in Maharashtra. Family court lawyers across the state share stories of broken offline connections and suggest a digital detox

  • Anand Pendharkar: The lily lunacy

    Anand Pendharkar: The lily lunacy

    THE last few weeks have been replete with so much jungle-walking that my city-locked soul is on a green high

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Astu, so be it

    Meenakshi Shedde: Astu, so be it

    Astu (So Be It) is a brilliant Marathi film that you should not miss this weekend