• Shah Rukh is in the house

    Shah Rukh is in the house

    Tuesday night saw most of Bollywood turn up at a new Indian restaurant designed by Gauri Khan in Bandra, to bring in a leading Bollywood publicist and talent manager's birthday

  • mid-day editorial: There's no such thing as harmless stalking

    Stalking has become a talking point ever since Chandigarh resident Varnika Kundu's ordeal, when she was followed home by Vikas Barala, son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala

  • Ranjona Banerji: Women, interrupted. Again

    Ranjona Banerji: Women, interrupted. Again

    Tie a string around my wrist and I’ll look after you is a sweet message, but in reality, of little consequence when female victims are shamed

  • mid-day editorial: Only action can pave the way to a better BEST

    Thousands of commuters who were out on Monday to celebrate Raksha Bandhan were thrown for a loop as the city's red BEST buses stayed off road

  • Mayank Shekhar: A city of haze

    Mayank Shekhar: A city of haze

    The documentary Par Ek Din reveals the charms of pursuing a dream in Mumbai

  • mid-day editorial: Youngsters, put yourself before the selfie

    Death by selfie would be laughable, if it were not so tragic or widespread. Two youths from Rajasthan, who were in Pune to pursue vocational courses after their board examinations, are the latest victims of this mania

  • High fashion in Santacruz

    High fashion in Santacruz

    It is a measure of how far we go back, that not only were we present three decades ago when India's first multi-designer store, Ensemble, opened its doors in Kala Ghoda, but that we were the first journalist to write about it!

  • Education fest at the Pink City

    Education fest at the Pink City

    This weekend saw a slew of high-profile names wing it to Jaipur, to attend CM Vasundhara Raje's two-day Festival of Education hosted by Dubai-based educationist Sunny Varkhey's firm, to promote holistic education at the grass root level across

  • Fiona Fernandez: Eat like an East Indian

    Fiona Fernandez: Eat like an East Indian

    High time the community, known for keeping its bottle masala a closely guarded secret, opens its first authentic restaurant in city

  • Dharmendra Jore: To be or not to be...

    That's the dilemma the chief minister faces in taking a decision in the case of housing minister Prakash Mehta, who is facing serious corruption allegations

  • Aditya Sinha: NaMo, NaMo on Varanasi's lips

    Aditya Sinha: NaMo, NaMo on Varanasi's lips

    Everyone in UP is as devoted to Narendra Modi as to Lord Shiva, despite the lack of progress, which is blamed on the Samajwadi Party

  • mid-day editorial: It's time we batted for women's sports

    The accolades continue for the Indian women's cricket team after they finished runner-up, losing by nine runs to England in the recently concluded ICC Women's World Cup final

  • Rahul da Cunha: Saying no to Nolan!

    Rahul da Cunha: Saying no to Nolan!

    So, like a million other people in this world, I saw Dunkirk. I'll admit I didn't understand the movie

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Atheist and secular mythologies

    Devdutt Pattanaik: Atheist and secular mythologies

    Many people believe that mythology ceased to be relevant after the arrival of science, and the resulting rise of atheism. A new tool arose to distinguish between truth and false narratives — measurement, not doctrine

  • Meher Marfatia: Harvest heaping in Malad

    Meher Marfatia: Harvest heaping in Malad

    Forming one of Mumbai's biggest parishes, the East Indians of Orlem have a rich past to preserve

  • Meenakshi Shedde: 'You slow puddings!'

    Meenakshi Shedde: 'You slow puddings!'

    I did not study literature at St Xavier's College, but such was poet and professor Eunice de Souza's aura, that I had smuggled myself into a few of her lectures, and was dazzled

  • Paromita Vohra: The Big F

    Paromita Vohra: The Big F

    It's Friendship Day, a recently commemorated holiday which I do not observe, since I am not 16 and have an aesthetic issue with friendship bands

  • Lindsay Pereira: How safe is your building?

    Lindsay Pereira: How safe is your building?

    We live in a city where corruption, incompetence and inefficiency combine to turn thousands of homes into potential death traps

  • mid-day editorial: Make way for motorcycle ambulances

    Space crunch is a reality that the Mumbaikar has to deal with every day. Perhaps with this knowledge in the backdrop, CM Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated a motorcycle ambulance service this week

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Life beyond flesh and blood

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Life beyond flesh and blood

    There's more to life than the blood ties we are born with, like the relationships and art we build ourselves, as labours of love