• mid-day editorial: Your love is no reason to take someone's life

    Even in these times, a woman who dares to choose whom to love, could end up paying the highest price for it

  • The dance of life

    The dance of life

    'Perhaps this is why we have stopped reading fiction, preferring to learn about the wonders of life through reality,' is how we had begun our piece on Veronique Azan, the beautiful French Kathak dancer on these pages last year

  • Twinkle Khanna's The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad crosses 1lakh sales mark

    Twinkle Khanna's The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad crosses 1lakh sales mark

    You heard it here first. The next big food, wine, live music and culture hub that will most likely take Mumbai by storm is going to be The Quarter, located inside the Royal Opera House, when Nico Goghawala, Ranjit Barot, Ashutosh Phatak

  • Clayton Murzello: Alert, wise and some silly ones

    Clayton Murzello: Alert, wise and some silly ones

    Indian cricket teams have had all kinds of managers and recently appointed Sunil Subramanian will do well to emulate the good ones

  • mid-day editorial: Who wrecks somebody's home by mistake?

    Officials from the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) wrongly brought down an innocent man's family home in Naupada instead of demolishing the four-storey illegal structure next to it

  • Ranjona Banerji: Politicians will remain the same

    Ranjona Banerji: Politicians will remain the same

    No matter how CMs hop from one side to another, or how many fasts are held by activists to battle corruption, nothing will change

  • mid-day editorial: Don't let the Blue Whale swallow our kids

    The news of an Andheri teenager jumping to his death, allegedly as part of an online suicide game called 'Blue Whale', has sent shockwaves through the city

  • Avedon shoots Priyanka Chopra

    Avedon shoots Priyanka Chopra

    When we'd last met our friend, the writer-singer and impassioned India-lover Maura Moynihan in NYC, she'd grilled us about Bollywood

  • Head honchos from PricewaterhouseCoopers meet for some laughter and nostalgia

    Head honchos from PricewaterhouseCoopers meet for some laughter and nostalgia

    At one time, Arthur Andersen, based out of Chicago, was amongst the 'big five' accounting firms in the world along with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte

  • Mayank Shekhar: Trying to sneak a drink in Patna!

    Mayank Shekhar: Trying to sneak a drink in Patna!

    With so much religion, politics and entertainment, who needs booze?

  • mid-day editorial: The first lesson in any school must be safety

    Mumbai will never learn, or so it seems. The Ghatkopar crash, which claimed 17 lives, is still making headlines, but a top preschool that has been served an evacuation notice by the BMC has refused to comply

  • Fiona Fernandez: Women on top

    Fiona Fernandez: Women on top

    Mithali Raj and her team's exploits can become a game changer to relook at how we approach women's sport in this country

  • Dharmendra Jore: A fallen building, a failed system

    Don't wait for another Ghatkopar-like accident to reform the policy that allows culprits with political clout to get away with 'mass murder' of innocent residents

  • Aditya Sinha: Nitish is a long way from endgame

    Aditya Sinha: Nitish is a long way from endgame

    Joining hands with the BJP will never put Nitish Kumar in the PM or President's chair, so he likely has another card up his sleeve

  • mid-day editorial: Don't make it harder for lifeguards to save lives

    Mumbai's lifeguards are drowning in poor work conditions. There are just 32 lifeguards to protect the six key beaches of the city, which are visited by a minimum of 1 lakh people per day

  • A gathering of the tribe

    A gathering of the tribe

    It was a veritable gathering of some of the country’s most celebrated talent that had come together to celebrate the birthday of Biloo Sharma this weekend

  • Paromita Vohra: When words lose their meanings

    Paromita Vohra: When words lose their meanings

    Alzheimer's disease does many things to the human brain. Most of all it hollows out that most human of traits — the ability to make connections

  • Rahul da Cunha: In support of potholes

    Rahul da Cunha: In support of potholes

    Dear Miss RJ Malishka, I became acquainted with you from your two very popular films against potholes: 'Mumbai tula BMC war bharosa nai kai?' and 'Sonu tujhe RJ pe bharose na kya?'

  • Lindsay Pereira: 'The poet who saved my life'

    Lindsay Pereira: 'The poet who saved my life'

    I met Eunice de Souza when I was 17 and she, 52

  • Murzban Shroff: A life in verse and prose

    As poet, novelist and anthologist Eunice de Souza passes away at the age of 77, her former students remember the legacy of her acerbic wit that made her a tour de force