• Clayton Murzello: A great mess called Indian cricket

    Clayton Murzello: A great mess called Indian cricket

    All their riches notwithstanding, the BCCI became a lot poorer through the warped handling of the big-star appointments

  • Tiger stripes and teddy bears

    Tiger stripes and teddy bears

    They are both icons in their own right and are known to employ varying degrees of camp in their works

  • Ranjona Banerji: Roger won eight ways from Sunday

    Ranjona Banerji: Roger won eight ways from Sunday

    Federer will be 36 on August 8. Cilic is 28. But on the Sunday of July 16, age was irrelevant, a bit of meaningless huffery-puffery

  • mid-day editorial: Ignoring safety rules can trim your life short

    A lumberjack in Five Gardens in Matunga East paid the ultimate price for trimming trees without a safety harness when he fell 20 feet to his death

  • Such is wife

    Such is wife

    Is Bollywood going soft? Once famous for its alleged extra marital affairs, this weekend at the IIFA New York, it appeared that the stars were well and truly in love – with their wives!

  • Mayank Shekhar: Sport stars are my Paulo Coelho!

    Mayank Shekhar: Sport stars are my Paulo Coelho!

    Why I take life's simple, motivational gyan from seasoned players

  • mid-day editorial: Why not just start with winning ingredients?

    With just one-and-a-half month left for completion of platform-levelling work at three WR stations, the Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC) has demanded an inquiry into the quality of cement used for the work

  • A fitting tribute to Bandra

    A fitting tribute to Bandra

    It is a measure of how important Bandra is in Mumbai's scheme of things, that when one of the world's most famous food brands wants to make its presence felt, it reinvents itself by projecting it as The Bandra Project by Pizza Express

  • Fiona Fernandez: Goa to Bombay with Dr Albuquerque

    Fiona Fernandez: Goa to Bombay with Dr Albuquerque

    The late historian's research and writings about both regions is a treasure that needs to be kept alive for coming generations

  • Aditya Sinha: Bhutan, Bihar & blink-first dilemma

    Aditya Sinha: Bhutan, Bihar & blink-first dilemma

    A domestic quandry and an international border dispute are different battlefields, but they may both test PM Modi the same way

  • mid-day editorial: Molestation is not just being 'touched' wrong

    Another shameful act has been added to the repertoire of ways women are molested on our trains and stations

  • Enter, the table tennis league

    Enter, the table tennis league

    Niraj Bajaj, chairman of Mukand, is one of those rare industrialists, someone who consistently underplays his wealth and position

  • Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: A play that helps them fight an illness

    Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: A play that helps them fight an illness

    Seventy HIV-positive children from a rescue home in Pandharpur are touring Maharashtra with a hit show that makes a case for an inclusive social climate

  • Paromita Vohra: Domestic affairs and family matters

    Paromita Vohra: Domestic affairs and family matters

    Last week, I woke up to another one of those advertisements with a socially conscious heart

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Exploring Hanuman Chalisa

    Devdutt Pattanaik: Exploring Hanuman Chalisa

    One of the things that catch your eye in the middle of a horrifyingly crowded Mumbai local train is the sight of people sitting or standing in a corner, reading from a tiny chapbook sold in roadside shops near temples

  • Rahul da Cunha: Ravi, Ranatunga aur Ranbir

    Rahul da Cunha: Ravi, Ranatunga aur Ranbir

    So, Pahlaj Nihalani is in the news again, a true do-gooder if there was ever one

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Bollywood singalongs

    Meenakshi Shedde: Bollywood singalongs

    One of the great passions of my life is to present Indian films to audiences at home and overseas, and guide them to appreciate our films better

  • Lindsay Pereira: Not all change is constant

    Lindsay Pereira: Not all change is constant

    The more some parts of our city change, the more other things about it remain the same – Mumbai always rises to face another day

  • mid-day editorial: Take the dengue battle out of your homes

    Since January this year, the BMC has been a buzzkill for all the right reasons

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Mirroring from within, not without

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Mirroring from within, not without

    I have struggled with mirrors all my life, fearing its reflections, but I am starting to see that the only validation I really needed was my own