• Aditya Sinha: There is no longer a middle ground

    Aditya Sinha: There is no longer a middle ground

    Finding a middle path is impossible when the only choice is between life and death, toxicity and civility, bigotry and 'anti-nationalism'

  • Fiona Fernandez: A date for Bombay

    Fiona Fernandez: A date for Bombay

    Why not institute a foundation year to relive our meteoric rise as a city of the world?

  • mid-day editorial: Shouldn't prison be all about justice?

    The Byculla women's prison had a mutiny on its hands over the weekend, as prisoners protested over the custodial death of a 40-year-old fellow inmate, who was allegedly assaulted by jail staffers

  • Iftar with the stars

    Iftar with the stars

    Attending Congress politico Baba Siddiqui's iftar dinners, with their heavy servings of delicious biryani, old world hospitality, and red hot Bollywood star power, is always a delight

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: How Sanskrit evolved in India

    Devdutt Pattanaik: How Sanskrit evolved in India

    In extremist Christian America, evolution is a bad word. Children are taught Creationism, or Intelligent Design, which insists on the role of God in creating the world. Anyone who opposes them is aligned to the Devil

  • Rahul Da Cunha: Are you 55 running?

    Rahul Da Cunha: Are you 55 running?

    So, I turned 55 yesterday

  • Paromita Vohra: Bleeding adulthood

    Paromita Vohra: Bleeding adulthood

    Last week, Pahlaj Nihalani, chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) informed us that menstruation was an adult subject

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Tubelight - desperate measures

    Meenakshi Shedde: Tubelight - desperate measures

    I am a big fan of Kabir Khan

  • Meher Marfatia: High five for Heritage Mile

    Meher Marfatia: High five for Heritage Mile

    Stories from five old DN Road buildings in the week of Dadabhai Naoroji's 100th death anniversary

  • Lindsay Pereira: No beacon of hope in politics

    Lindsay Pereira: No beacon of hope in politics

    Their flashing red lights on cars may have disappeared, but the sense of entitlement held by our MPs will take a long time to go away

  • mid-day editorial: Honesty is the best agent for your US dreams

    Looking for a US visa? Don't fall prey to con artists who claim to provide guaranteed visas

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: A city of desire among ruins

    Rosalyn D'Mello: A city of desire among ruins

    In Athens, where you would imagine there to be a state of utter gloom, there is, instead, a passionate continuation of life

  • mid-day editorial: Keep your cards close to your chest

    In the last few months, the nation has made a significant shift towards a cashless economy as envisioned by PM Modi

  • Clayton Murzello : The buck should stop with BCCI

    Clayton Murzello : The buck should stop with BCCI

    It is wrong to put the onus only on the CAC comprising Tendulkar, Ganguly and Laxman to pick the Indian cricket team's new coach

  • mid-day editorial: Kids, beware the Pied Pipers of cult groups

    Recently we saw the unearthing of the cult group Shifu Sunkriti, which has allegedly used hypnotism to lure youth

  • Of flexible spines and half-warrior kicks

    Of flexible spines and half-warrior kicks

    Ever since PM Narendra Modi got the UN to bend to his wishes and declare June 21 as International Yoga Day in 2014, the day has been marked with all manners of epic posturing

  • This is where Virat Kohli, Sanjay Dutt, Sachin Tendulkar go to eat crabs

    This is where Virat Kohli, Sanjay Dutt, Sachin Tendulkar go to eat crabs

    "We are opening Ministry of Crab and can't be more excited to open in the next food city of Asia!" said chef Dharshan Munidasa, the half Sri Lankan

  • Ranjona Banerji: Sportsmanship applies to fans, too

    Ranjona Banerji: Sportsmanship applies to fans, too

    Though India's loss in the ICC Champions Trophy was a shocker, as a fan, one must remember that winning and losing is part of the game

  • mid-day editorial: BMC, don't encroach on Mumbai's patience

    Unable to stop encroachers from gobbling up the city's roads, the BMC will now allow them to eat into taxpayers' money as well. As this paper reported yesterday

  • Mayank Shekhar: What's Hasan got that Minhaj didn't?

    Mayank Shekhar: What's Hasan got that Minhaj didn't?

    How the unpretentious, emotional Netflix stand-up special 'Homecoming King' is the inflection point for Indian-Americans