• mid-day editorial: Time for FDA to step up to the plate

    It was a disaster of gastronomic proportions at the Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) conference last week, where 300-400 participating school kids took ill after eating the lunch served by a popular eatery

  • mid-day editorial: Dipa's feat is a leap of faith for India

    Gymnast Dipa Karmakar’s qualification for Rio 2016, the first Indian to do so since 1964 and first woman ever from the country to qualify for the quadrennial event, is a huge leap for Indian gymnastics

  • mid-day editorial: Ensure Thane drug case is airtight

    The seizure of nearly 20,000 kilograms of ephedrine worth Rs 2,000 crore in Thane is the second big haul in the last 12 months, after the multi-city haul of mephedrone in March 2015, which threatened to tarnish even the higher echelons of the Mumbai police after the arrest of a Marine Drive constable

  • mid-day editorial: Schools must stop bullying parents

    Parents in the city are already in battle mode with various schools over fee hike and second admission fee

  • mid-day editorial: Saving water is everyone's duty

    With the drought in our state, and the resulting controversy over IPL matches being shifted out, water is uppermost on everyone’s mind. Although there have been some reports that we can expect a good monsoon this year, with normal to above normal rainfall, this happy news is just on paper

  • mid-day editorial: Community service is no joke

    The Bombay High Court’s decision to introduce community service as punishment in police cases was a noble and positive move, but it has been repaid with utter disregard.

  • mid-day editorial: For shame, Shankaracharya!

    Just days after the Shani Shingnapur temple finally allowed women into its inner sanctum, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand has weighed in with what has to be the most ridiculous reaction to this historic event

  • mid-day editorial: BCCI, speak up on Bhogle axing

    The omission of Harsha Bhogle, Indian cricket’s best-known non-Test-player commentator, from the IPL commentary team has caused a mini-storm

  • mid-day editorial: Faulty logic can derail best intentions

    This weekend, the Central Railway offered the common man an uncommon opportunity to be part of history and hop on for the country’s last ever DC train journey – for a cool Rs 10,000 per ticket. As expected, not a single ticket was sold

  • mid-day editorial: Time to open all doors to women

    Four hundred years of gender bias at the Shani Shingnapur Temple came to an end yesterday after women were, for the first time, allowed into the sanctum sanctorum to worship Lord Shani up close

  • mid-day editorial: Burying our history is a king-size error

    Heritage enthusiasts and art lovers would have cringed at the front-page report in this paper yesterday, which highlighted how a statue of King George V has been languishing in a Public Works Department (PWD) shed

  • mid-day editorial: It's cool to be responsible

    After journeying for hours from Chennai, the city’s first air-conditioned train arrived here in Mumbai early on Tuesday morning

  • mid-day editorial: Let's drive the safety message home

    Just two weeks before he would have turned six, Gorai resident Sarthak Kolekar and his 65-year-old grandfather were mowed down by a speeding Volkswagen as the family was returning home

  • mid-day editorial: Windies cricketers deserve a toast

    No longer can cricket lovers say that the best thing about West Indies is its past.

  • mid-day editorial: Time to step up on the skywalk issue

    One of the city’s marquee infrastructure projects — the Grant Road skywalk — continues to be mired in controversy

  • mid-day editorial: Find answers to questions and take action

    Latest figures reveal that at least 24 people have been killed and another 100 injured after an under-construction flyover collapsed in North Kolkata near Ganesh Talkies (Girish Park), on Thursday afternoon

  • mid-day editorial: Nothing right about assaulting police on duty

    The Legislative Council heard on Wednesday, that 62 cases had been filed in Mumbai till February against people for manhandling or assaulting policemen on duty

  • mid-day editorial: Don't allow overstaying in govt quarters

    Former IPS officer PK Jain, who continues to occupy a plush government-provided accommodation at Churchgate despite retiring two years ago, is still wondering why the state wants to recover penal rent of Rs 9.81 lakh from him

  • mid-day editorial: Show courtesy, class, and care

    On Monday, March 28 evening, the Goa airport saw a barrage of agitated passengers, who had a lot to complain about as their SpiceJet flight kept getting delayed every hour. Every new announcement also brought news of another delay

  • mid-day editorial: Pakistan must wake up to terrorism

    Pakistan authorities yesterday were hunting members of a Taliban faction which once declared loyalty to Islamic State, after the group claimed responsibility for an Easter suicide bomb targeting Christians that killed at least 70 people