• Pakistan needs to stop playing the victim

    Pakistan has plunged into three days of national mourning following the massacre of children and teachers at The Army Public School and Degree College in Peshawar

  • Taxpayers' money is not for personal favours

    While there are so many pressing problems with reference to basic infrastructure in the city, like roads and water shortages, the BMC has been busy buying its Standing Committee chairman six new cars, on an average of one car a year

  • No place for boorish behaviour in sports

    Hockey India (HI) on Sunday forced the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to review its leniency and suspend two Pakistani players from the Champions Trophy final against Germany for their obscene gestures at the crowd after the visitors beat India 4-3 in a high-voltage semifinal a day earlier

  • City's lungs are at stake in racecourse club's polls

    The Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) goes to elections tomorrow, Tuesday, December 16

  • Despite cinema's makeover, DDLJ's romance still strong

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) to give it its well-known acronym marks 1,000 weeks this week at Maratha Mandir

  • Speed up justice delivery in rape cases

    Even as the Uber taxi rape case, continues to grab headlines, a slew of molestation and rape cases continue to be reported

  • Mumbai cricket in depths of despair

    Mumbai’s loss to Jammu and Kashmir in their opening Ranji Trophy match of the 2014-15 season yesterday has saddened city cricket’s stakeholders. Anyone can lose a game of cricket

  • Bulldoze buildings, not humanity

    Ignorantia juris non excusat is a famous legal principle which, loosely translated, means ‘ignorance of the law is no excuse’

  • Knee-jerk reactions can't tackle rape

    The Delhi government, which is virtually the Union government as there is no state government to speak of, has decided to ban Uber, the taxi company that contracted the driver who allegedly raped a rider

  • Cut the sledging and honour Hughes

    Allan Border, one part of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, the symbol of supremacy of India vs Australia Test cricket, said last week that the forthcoming Test series is not an event that should witness heavy sledging from the mouths of his country’s cricketers

  • Saffron remarriage should offer potent govt

    Now that 20 state ministers, 10 each from BJP and Shiv Sena, have been sworn in, the Devendra Fadnavis cabinet is set to deliver at a much quicker pace, or so is the hope

  • Cricket selectors' youth policy laudable

    The national cricket selection committee needs to be lauded for giving Team India the best possible group of probables to defend their ICC World Cup crown in Australia and New Zealand

  • Enhance industrial safety standards

    Exactly 30 years have passed since the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, but there are still no accurate figures available for the death toll, alleged an NGO working for the victims of the world’s worst industrial disaster

  • Create a fair and equal society for the disabled

    Today, December 3, is International Disability Day. There are several programmes and functions arranged across the city, to create awareness about the disabled and prove to the people that they, too, have a voice

  • Moral policing is taking us back to the Dark Ages

    From four-inch long sleeves and tops that flow seven-inches below the waist to shoes that cover every inch of the foot, a Borivli law college has imposed a dress code on its students that they call ‘Taliban-like’

  • Think of umpires' safety as well

    Even as the cricket world and Australia in particular was mourning young cricketer Phillip Hughes’ death, after he was struck by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match, came the news that an Israeli umpire has been killed after being struck in the face in a league game in the Israeli city of Ashdod, just south of Tel Aviv

  • Hughes' death is crushing, but Gabba Test must be played

    The cricketing world is in grief and will continue to be that way for a while following the death of 25-year-old Australian batsman Phillip Hughes

  • Watch your space, celebs

    After the police raided a spa in Versova earlier this month for fronting a flesh trade racket, this paper learnt that the premises actually belong to actor Priyanka Chopra

  • Panel's solution must help unburden children

    Spurred into action by a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed before the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court, the state has set up an eight-member panel to weigh the issue of heavy school bags and asked it to come up with solutions within two months

  • Equip sports grounds with medical facilities

    The cricket world is abuzz with the news of cricketer Phillip Hughes, who has undergone surgery and remains in critical condition after suffering a sickening blow to the head during the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).