It is a troubled world that we live in today and there are many reasons for this
Yesterday, this paper carried a front page report about how an already broke Maharashtra treasury shall be depleted further, as the BJP has made up its mind to organise an opulent swearing-in ceremony for the new Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, and his top cabinet ministers at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, October 31
One has to say, this is the best time ever to be an Indian. Not counting, of course, how good it was 7,000,000 years ago, mainly because I can’t remember those days quite so well
With nearly 35,000 people expected to attend the October 31 swearing-in of the new Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, and other ministers at Wankhede Stadium in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the venue has already turned into a fortress and been handed over to security agencies
Since 1991, India has pursued a policy of engaging Pakistan, regardless of what the latter has thrown at us — bombs, terror assaults, fedayeen
The long Diwali weekend was marred by reports of two ghastly rapes in Mumbai. On Saturday, a nine-year-old girl was raped in Wadala, while a 12-year-old was kidnapped, gang-raped and murdered in Govandi (West).
Were it not for the fact that politicians’ vice-like grip over the power to transfer policemen has always been an elephant in the room, the reply to a recent RTI application by former Chief Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi would have come as a thunderbolt of a revelation
Being in the business of giving readers the real deal on the food industry, especially when it comes to anonymous reviews of newly-opened restaurant, pubs, bars and lounges, there are occasions when we end up revisiting places only to discover that things have changed swiftly, and at times, for the worse
A record 203 candidates of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and 116 of the Congress forfeited their deposits in the state assembly elections
The selfie epidemic is contagious. You will catch it if you have a camera-phone. Nobody is immune from it - from Narendra Modi to Barack Obama to Sonam Kapoor and yours truly
With all this talk that the Wankhede Stadium at Churchgate will host the swearing-in of the Maharashtra chief minister must come a question: Why Wankhede and not a field on which cricket pitches and the outfield don’t stand any chance of damage?
Can there be any thing more high-powered than a scenario which has Aamir Khan, SRK, Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Mukesh and Nita Ambani, and Narendra Modi seated a few feet away from each other in the same room?
The last few weeks have been incredibly hectic with two major assignments
As children, festivals were an oasis of indulgence in the dreary journey of normal. A time of excess, especially thrilling for us pre-liberalisation kids
I have strong political leanings. For one year I was on the committee of my building co-operative society
Extract from Devdutt Pattanaik's latest book '7 Secrets of the Goddess'
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Shaheed Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan on October 18, 2007. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Karachi to welcome their beloved leader who was returning to her homeland after eight years of exile
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has provisionally suspended women’s boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in Incheon
When the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wanted a grand home farewell for Sachin Tendulkar last season, they invited the West Indies for a two-Test series