• 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

  • mid-day editorial: Why stop at hawkers? Go the whole hog

    The 'boomerang' effect is most evident during hawker clearance drives undertaken in the city. Mumbaikars are familiar with the scenario

  • Poetry in the rain

    Poetry in the rain

    "I thought why don't we enjoy some poetry in the rain?" said art patron Sangita Jindal, about Kavitawala, an evening featuring the poems of renowned Marathi poet Hemant Diwate, editor, publisher, and one of India's most translated poets

  • Shishir Hattangadi: Does Shastri not get full control?

    Shishir Hattangadi: Does Shastri not get full control?

    If his 2016 ouster seemed political, his recent appointment as head coach has an unwritten message – you are in charge, but with a rider

  • mid-day editorial: Fix potholes before robbers strike, again

    Monsoon is here, so there's no way potholes could be far behind. And as if there were fewer problems to deal with during this season, Mumbaikars are now facing a new trouble on roads

  • Celebrating Zarine

    Celebrating Zarine

    Foodie, star wife, and super mom Zarine Khan's birthday lunch yesterday at Sanjay House in Juhu, was a gathering of the much loved lady's closest family and friends

  • Ranjona Banerji: When the only option is fantasy

    Ranjona Banerji: When the only option is fantasy

    The basilisk is still roaming around India and you can sense it moving in the corners of your eyes, even as you try to look away

  • mid-day editorial: Fake rape complaints are a bane to real issues

    A 20-year-old woman in Mumbai alleged that she was gang-raped in a moving car as it was driven to Madh Island by four men and later thrown out

  • Not in my name

    Not in my name

    What can one say to those who appear to base their entire political discourse on an extreme form of what-aboutery?

  • Mayank Shekhar: Playing the middle class card

    Mayank Shekhar: Playing the middle class card

    Everyone in India claims to be in the middle, while they're really on top; a difference that starkly comes to light when you break it down

  • mid-day editorial: Time for BMC to act on HC order on buffer zones

    In a tragedy that was simply waiting to happen, an eight-month-old baby and a nine-year-old girl died after a pipeline burst in Bandra east's Indira Nagar slum recently

  • In the same boat?

    In the same boat?

    Behaviourists tell us that the inner workings of our subconscious minds are mysterious, and often run contrary to our outward behaviour

  • Fiona Fernandez: Game of names

    What happens if in 50 years, another set of politicians decide to phase out the legacy of their predecessors by renaming the city as per their ideology?

  • Dharmendra Jore: Congress' filmi chakkar

    Dharmendra Jore: Congress' filmi chakkar

    Party leaders seem to feel that an upcoming movie that deals with Congress' past, is a bigger threat than any other that needs their attention in the run-up to the next elections

  • Aditya Sinha: When did reading go out of fashion?

    Aditya Sinha: When did reading go out of fashion?

    Books invariably provide a better experience than adaptations on TV, films, but public at large continues to be anti-intellectualism

  • mid-day editorial: Good intent doesn't carry an order to fruition

    In spite of a state government order last year, which categorically states that no laboratory can charge more than Rs 600 to conduct dengue tests, laboratories across the city continue to flout the diktat

  • The baby doll and her beau?

    The baby doll and her beau?

    Pretty Baby Doll singer Kanika Kapoor, and her alleged new beau, SoBo boy Aditya Kilachand, son of writer Shobhaa De, have by all accounts been painting the south of France red this past week

  • Meher Marfatia: Of fishermen, farmers and faith

    Meher Marfatia: Of fishermen, farmers and faith

    What else was early Khar besides a suburb of salt marshes, leafy lanes and old temples? The earliest settlers share memories