• Rahul da Cunha: Tax but no tax

    Rahul da Cunha: Tax but no tax

    So, in all my years of living in India, rarely have I seen a nation so obsessed with three letters. No kids, not SSC. No millennials, not GPS. No Arvindji, not AAP. Yes dear reader… you got it… GST

  • Devdutt Pattanaik: The fascinating design of the Jewish Bible

    Devdutt Pattanaik: The fascinating design of the Jewish Bible

    Many Jewish Americans choose to write G-d instead of God. By not taking God's name directly, they show respect

  • Paromita Vohra: Why it is nice to study feminism

    Paromita Vohra: Why it is nice to study feminism

    Last week, I read one of those perplexing articles that keep getting published in national dailies the way Abhishek Bachchan keeps getting cast in movies about what is wrong with contemporary feminism

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Love me tender

    Meenakshi Shedde: Love me tender

    The last time I went to get a haircut and a pedicure at my regular Bandra salon, I was jolted into an awakening

  • Lindsay Pereira: GST take my money, will you?

    Lindsay Pereira: GST take my money, will you?

    If the Goods and Services Tax fails to change your life, please wait for the next scheme that will come with a new set of promises

  • mid-day editorial: Schools must not inspire a society of cheats

    Another incident has put the spotlight back on how cheating in exams continues to evolve as a malaise in the country

  • Rosalyn D'mello: A place beyond my touristic grasp

    Rosalyn D'mello: A place beyond my touristic grasp

    The sights, sounds and smells of Istanbul beg multiple visits; even a lifetime seems insufficient to absorb all that the city has to offer

  • mid-day editorial: Renaming is putting development off-track

    Change is the only constant, they say. But there's a lot to be said about our penchant for wasting precious man-hours and public money on changing names of infrastructure

  • The hills are alive...

    The hills are alive...

    There are some people who manage to look aesthetically arresting in every photograph, almost as if they were pieces of art themselves. None as much as our friend, the leading wedding decorator and aesthete, the Delhi-based Sumant Jaykrishnan

  • Clayton Murzello: What a fine way to honour Bapoo!

    Clayton Murzello: What a fine way to honour Bapoo!

    The Mohandas Menon-led Society of Cricket Statisticians of India has done well to use the late BB Mama's tagline, 'figures are fun'

  • mid-day editorial: Depression must be treated, not dismissed

    It has been three days since Pawanjeet Kohli, a 24-year-old Bandra resident committed suicide by jumping from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link

  • Shahani and the two princes

    Shahani and the two princes

    "Two princes in a week! That's the power of education and young students", said Indu Shahani, former Sherriff of Mumbai, and founding dean of a school of design and innovation, about her extraordinary week in London

  • Ranjona Banerji: Beware of the 'culture' shock

    Ranjona Banerji: Beware of the 'culture' shock

    It seems only a certain type of Indians are upset with mob violence. Or maybe it's culturally incorrect to feel pain for Muslims and Dalits

  • mid-day editorial: Civic arms must tackle problems jointly

    The Railways had to take the fall for a job given to the BMC

  • Bagging praise from the CM

    Bagging praise from the CM

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed on Tuesday that the latest missile test by North Korea was with an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM)

  • Mayank Shekhar: May the farce be with you

    Mayank Shekhar: May the farce be with you

    Farhan Akhtar's unreleased 2008 acting debut, Fakir of Venice, looks at two things that we're sceptical about - art and god-men

  • mid-day editorial: If Germany did, India can too: Say no to 377

    Celebrations are still underway in Germany after the country legalised same-sex marriage

  • Fiona Fernandez: Green with envy

    Fiona Fernandez: Green with envy

    A continuous loss of existent heritage in the name of development and a corresponding lack of more museums could lead to the gradual fadeout of the iconic, original Bombay

  • Dharmendra Jore: Byculla prisoner's murder is evidence of rot

    It's not just another story of atrocities in jails, but also points to a collective system failure

  • Aditya Sinha: Congress can't even pick its battles

    Aditya Sinha: Congress can't even pick its battles

    With no chance of winning either way, Congress would have done better to field Hamid Ansari for president, rather than a token Dalit