• Skywalk issues must be resolved promptly

    On Saturday, this paper ran a front page report about the newly minted skywalk at Grant Road

  • Learn to behave, Shiv Sena

    The Shiv Sena was never really a fig leaf-bearing peacenik, but it is certainly breaking fresh ground in intolerance.

  • Indian athletes should aim higher

    With the Commonwealth Games off to a start in Glasgow, sports followers will be watching the multi-sport extravaganza unfold with interest over the next fortnight

  • Firefighting is in need of an urgent overhaul

    The recent Lotus Business Park fire in Andheri (West) which resulted in the death of a fireman has thrown the spotlight squarely on the state of fire fighting in the city

  • India must adopt a ruthless approach against England

    Now that Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Indian team has broken its winless 15-Test streak overseas by beating England at Lord’s, the players must realise that they are in prime position to adopt a ruthless approach in the third Test at Cardiff from Sunday

  • Celebrities, media persons need to 'be human'

    As cliched as it may sound, the media and celebrities have always shared a ‘can’t do with you, can’t do without you’ relationship

  • ICC pitch it right on 'poor' Nottingham strip

    International Cricket Council, the Dubai-based body that runs the game across the world, often cops criticism

  • Agencies owe us answers for bad roads

    As the rains have gone into high gear, so has another feature: potholes on our roads

  • Dahi Handi is not a sport for children

    In a recent order, the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR), has recommended a ban on participation of children below 12 years in the formation of pyramids for Dahi Handi

  • Go beyond policies to ensure child rights

    We fight for the rights of our children and run from pillar to post to ensure that their voices are heard

  • Enjoy the high tide, but from a safe distance

    Monday July 14 afternoon, a 70-year-old woman, Kalpana Bhattacharya, resident of Hiranandani Powai, was swept into the sea off the Marine Drive promenade during high tide time

  • Infrastructure first, leopards later

    While it is heartening to hear that Byculla Zoo one of India’s oldest will be getting two leopards from Sanjay Gandhi National Park soon, one wonders whether that is the right thing to do, given the zoo’s infrastructural woes

  • World football can't have Brazil at the cellar

    If the 1-7 thumping by Germany was an uppercut for Brazil’s football-loving fans, a 0-3 loss to the Netherlands in the third-place playoff on Saturday was the knockout blow

  • City must be more careful with water

    In what is a depressingly familiar scenario, pre-monsoon, the BMC made all the usual noises about being prepared for the monsoon.

  • Railways must take care of existing rakes

    Yesterday, this paper ran a front page report about how the Railways was planning to resurrect a train that was purchased in 2011 and was expected to run at speeds of 160 kmph

  • Congress' indecisiveness may cost them dearly

    When the Congress-led UPA government decided to approve the Delhi Mumbai industrial corridor (DMIC) a few years ago, it should have added another high-speed corridor for the state CM, Prithviraj Chavan, to enable him to reach the national capital to meet the party’s high command

  • Stop expecting cops to take bribes

    Yesterday, this paper ran an extensive front page report called ‘Dummies Guide to Paying Bribe to Cops

  • The fire still burns within Federer

    On Sunday, Roger Federer, the supreme artist on the tennis court, showed that he has a few more years of top-class performances left in him

  • Saving water is everyone's duty

    About 70 per cent of the planet is covered in water. This is why Earth is called the blue planet

  • Actors, TV unions must insist on safety on the sets

    There is a fresh case of fire on the sets of a popular TV show, Diya Aur Baati