• How wife Kavita took care of ailing Vinod Khanna in hospital

    How wife Kavita took care of ailing Vinod Khanna in hospital

    Kavita Khanna was the epitome of grace under pressure when we dropped in to condole with her on the sad passing of her husband Vinod Khanna on Saturday evening

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Plotting in the palace

    Meenakshi Shedde: Plotting in the palace

    The highly anticipated Baahubali 2-The Conclusion has finally released

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: The start date of my religion

    Devdutt Pattanaik: The start date of my religion

    Historians say that Islam started 1,400 years ago, with the rise of the Prophet Muhammad. However, Muslims will say that Islam started when Allah created the world and gave his laws to the first prophet, Adam

  • Paromita Vohra: More books in that (C)Bag

    Paromita Vohra: More books in that (C)Bag

    Many people are upset that Chetan Bhagat's book Five Point Someone has been suggested in the Delhi University elective paper, as part of the Popular Literature paper

  • Rahul da Cunha: Lock, Livestock & Barrel

    Rahul da Cunha: Lock, Livestock & Barrel

    So, I was talking to my gang of cattle chums the other day. These are a bunch of cows, bulls, oxen and calves I've known for a while. We hang out mostly at milk bars or watering holes like TGIF (Thank God It's Falooda)

  • mid-day editorial: Keep trees alive, not tokenism or VIP culture

    The Forest Department is gearing up to plant four crore trees in a statewide plantation drive on July 1

  • Lindsay Pereira: We are fast and we are furious

    Lindsay Pereira: We are fast and we are furious

    Most things on the planet rile us up on a daily basis. But why do angry Indians stay calm in the face of oppression, corruption or stupidity?

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Settle down, with yourself

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Settle down, with yourself

    The world betrays single people in insidious ways. If someone asks you to consider settling down, have the bravado to say you already are

  • RIP, Vinod Khanna

    RIP, Vinod Khanna

    What can one say about Vinod Khanna that has not already been said? The actor's untimely death yesterday resulted in a pall of gloom, as friends and fans heard the sad news

  • mid-day editorial: Alter the 'ground' reality of Indian sports

    Civic officials, when they threw open a sports complex earlier this year, had claimed the gro­u­nd would serve as a boon for Mumbra's young athletes

  • Clayton Murzello: Nastiness can't pass off as humour

    Clayton Murzello: Nastiness can't pass off as humour

    By being unrepentant for his distasteful comment on Serena Williams' unborn child, Ilie 'Nasty' Nastase is living up to his nickname

  • mid-day editorial: We must fight for Eman, not over her

    The world believed it was witness to a happy story when Egypt's Eman Ahmed Abdulati - who earned the sobriquet of the heaviest woman in the world at 500 kg - found a saviour in a Mumbai doctor

  • The Gandhis, I presume?

    The Gandhis, I presume?

    An inveterate traveller had an interesting tale to tell. Catching her connecting flight at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport recently to return to India after a week in Europe, she says she spotted a familiar duo. 

  • Ayesha calling

    Ayesha calling

    "This has been a busy time... I have a continuing relationship with the Royal Shakespeare Company

  • mid-day editorial: Walk the talk on pedestrian safety

    Yesterday, this paper reported about a Colaba woman who broke both her ankles after stumbling on a mound of mud near her home, where the paver blocks had come loose

  • Ranjona Banerji: The inclusive India 'in my day'

    Ranjona Banerji: The inclusive India 'in my day'

    We never discussed religion or caste in school. But it may have been because the politics of the time was less interested in dividing us

  • Mayank Shekhar: Why do we drink in the first place?

    Mayank Shekhar: Why do we drink in the first place?

    Booze is demonised/deified, why not place it in perspective

  • mid-day editorial: When will the authorities see the light?

    Motorists and pedestrians using a busy pothole-ridden 500-metre stretch under the Metro line on JP Road, below the Versova Metro station risk their lives daily, thanks to defunct streetlights on the stretch

  • Mumbai's BAFTA connection

    Mumbai's BAFTA connection

    "Amazing news. My little brother, Ben Lester, just won the BAFTA for Best Editor for his editing of The Night Manager

  • Dharmendra Jore: On a roll, but BJP still has its task cut out

    Under Devendra Fadnavis, the party has grown and made inroads into several former CM's strongholds, the results of which have been seen in its recent victory in Latur and Chandrapur