• Lindsay Pereira: Why do Indian men fear women?

    Lindsay Pereira: Why do Indian men fear women?

    Is it just sexual repression? What drives so many of us to seek refuge in video footage so dark, violent and disturbing as pornography?

  • mid-day editorial: Don't cop out when someone needs help

    Good Samaritans trying to help an injured biker bleeding on the road were taken aback when constables on the spot not only refused to help them but, in fact, actively tried to prevent them from rescuing the victim

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Your best travel companion is you

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Your best travel companion is you

    If you've never done it before, there has never been a better time to fly solo and revel in your own company and the joy of free will

  • A new Robert?

    A new Robert?

    Robert Vadra appears to be turning over a new leaf. His spirited defence of his mother this week has won him fans (the Gandhi son-in-law had posted an endearing picture of himself with his arm around his mother, with a heartfelt appeal to leave her alone, after a newspaper had questioned her security details)

  • mid-day editorial: Let's get rid of age-fudging from sport

    Close on the heels of their decision to ban 16 over-aged players from the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) summer vacation tournaments and coaching camps (as reported by this newspaper on May 4), the MCA has now banned another 28 players, who were found allegedly overage from U-14 to U-23, said a report in this paper yesterday

  • Clayton Murzello: Dishing out a quarter and more

    Clayton Murzello: Dishing out a quarter and more

    Former 'A' division club cricketer Mobin Shaikh's 26 years of coaching at MCA summer camps is his way of giving back to the game

  • mid-day editorial: Seize the opportunity, divorce triple talaq

    On Tuesday, members of a city-based non-profit organisation, working for gender equality among Muslims, threw its weight behind petitioners calling for abolishment of triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy

  • Sachin Pilot and Milind Deora on ageism

    Sachin Pilot and Milind Deora on ageism

    It's not just his passionate love story with his wife, who is 24 years older than him, that has put the spotlight on newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron, he being one year short of 40 has also elicited fascination

  • mid-day editorial: Let's get rid of VIP culture everywhere

    It is a mockery of Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi's Every Person is Important (EIP) mantra, that the dean of KEM Hospital issued a list of 40 VIPs, who will get preferential treatment at BMC hospitals

  • Ranjona Banerji: A vote against fascism & insularity

    Ranjona Banerji: A vote against fascism & insularity

    Traditional, professional politicians are increasingly being rejected by the voter - for politicians everywhere, this is a warning of sorts

  • How Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was first discovered in the showbiz

    How Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was first discovered in the showbiz

    Stars are born through many ways, through an element of talent, presence, hard work or just plain good luck. But stars can only be born if there is someone to notice them

  • Mayank Shekhar: Coming soon: VR the world!

    Mayank Shekhar: Coming soon: VR the world!

    Would virtual reality be the future of films? Sooner or later, yes

  • mid-day editorial: Time to shake off the apathy and take action

    South Mumbai's key connector, the Mahalaxmi Station Bridge, a five-month-old structural audit report has revealed, needs urgent and major overhaul. The BMC though is yet to initiate action, said a front-page report in this paper

  • Fiona Fernandez: Guarding city's fortresses

    Fiona Fernandez: Guarding city's fortresses

    A recent plan announced by the state's tourism minister to save Mumbai's neglected forts needs to move beyond a piece of paper into a long-term conservation project

  • These Bollywood actors will have fun at Justin Bieber's concert backstage

    These Bollywood actors will have fun at Justin Bieber's concert backstage

    As is known, we are on the verge of being swept away by the Justin Bieber tidal wave, as this generation's version of Elvis, Michael Jackson and The Beatles performs in amchi Mumbai this week

  • Dharmendra Jore: Can Congress reap maha benefit from Maha restructuring?

    As the Congress shuffles its set-up in Gujarat and Rajasthan, there are omens of similar restructuring in Maharashtra well before the state goes to poll in 2019

  • Aditya Sinha: The Ugly Indian and his bloodlust

    Aditya Sinha: The Ugly Indian and his bloodlust

    Indians are turning into a bloodthirsty lot, by calling for revenge-killings, supporting death penalties and wanting to tighten screws on Kashmir

  • mid-day editorial: Help chaiwalla-turned-CA get back on his feet

    On Saturday, this paper carried a front-page report about a former chaiwalla named Somnath Giram

  • 'Not just a good 'woman' lawyer, Leila was a good lawyer'

    'Not just a good 'woman' lawyer, Leila was a good lawyer'

    As India's first female chief justice passes away at 86, senior advocate Indira Jaising talks of the many reasons we should look up to her

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Cloudy at Cannes

    Meenakshi Shedde: Cloudy at Cannes

    A little student film about love and longing in the afternoon is holding up India's ijjat at Cannes this year