• Mumbai police must digitise their records

    It seems that the Mumbai police swings into action only after receiving severe criticism

  • Onus of a safe Ganeshotsav is on you

    The city is already in high gear for the Ganesh festival beginning from Friday, August 29

  • Konkan Railway - a marvel and a failure

    Thirty years ago, the railway ministry first conceived of the Konkan Railway

  • Learn lessons from antibiotic scare

    Just days after one woman died and 44 took ill after being administered Cefotaxime and Ceftriaxone.at Bhabha Hospital in Kurla, reports came in that at least 10 female patients at BMC’s Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar complained of chills and abdominal pain after being injected with the same antibiotics

  • MNS's boon may be Shiv Sena's bane

    The silence looming over the Shiv Sena and BJP camps over the last month has had a telling effect by way of soured relations within the two-and-a-half-decade-old alliance

  • Politicians must pay up for banners

    Yesterday, this paper ran a front page report about how the Akhil Bhartiya Sena’s Geeta Gawli, also the chairman of the health committee, plastered the walls of the BMC’s headquarters in Fort with illegal posters

  • What can Shastri do in a few weeks?

    The Indian cricket board’s decision to appoint Ravi Shastri as Director of Team India as the fires of defeat still burn on the current tour of England makes little sense in the long-term benefit of Indian cricket

  • Enjoy festivals, but put safety first

    With Dahi Handi over and all the controversy that marked the run-up to the festival on the ebb, it is time to take stock of how the festival was marked in Mumbai this year, given all the brouhaha about children not being allowed to break the handi, the political claptrap that accompanied statements and finally, the festival itself

  • Dhoni's IPL comment in poor taste

    At a time when Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s affinity to Test cricket is under question, he comes up with a ridiculous utterance about the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Why is coach Fletcher silent?

    India coach Duncan Fletcher’s aversion to the media is well documented. Rumour has it that not interacting with the media on a regular basis was one of his conditions before taking over as India’s head coach in 2011.

  • Hold contractors accountable for bad roads

    There could be two explanations for someone spending double the amount that he should, on a particular product either the product is needed with desperate urgency, or there is a hidden, corrupt agenda, with siphoning of funds involved at some level

  • Cops must come down hard on train bullies

    Yesterday, this paper ran a front page report about a fight over a window seat in a local train, when an Ambernath-based woman tried to force a Vithalwadi resident out of a compartment of a CST-bound train, and then slapped her

  • Taxi, auto drivers must play fair after fare hike

    To the stress and distress of millions of commuters in Mumbai comes the news that they will now have to pay more for taxi and auto rickshaw rides, as fares have been hiked by Rs 2 after the Bombay HC ruled on the issue in favour of the government

  • Wipe off stigma attached with mental illness

    Hollywood and even a large section of Bollywood is still in shock about US actor Robin Williams, who has been found dead, aged 63, in an apparent suicide

  • Shatter handis, not kids' lives

    With all the back and forth about dahi handi mandals and rules in the city, there is much confusion about the festival happening on August 18

  • Indian batsmen lacked application, passion

    India’s abject surrender to England in the fourth cricket Test at Old Trafford on Saturday meant that India’s dreams of going into this week’s fifth and final Test of the Pataudi Trophy at the Oval evaporated in Manchester’s brilliant sunshine

  • BMC's getting its priorities wrong

    Yesterday, this paper ran a front page report about how Kalbadevi resident Bernard Carrasco (37) was stopped at the BMC headquarters at Fort as security officers felt that the shorts he was wearing violated BMC office ethics and would offend women

  • Metro needs a separate women's compartment

    Yesterday, this paper carried a report about cops who are on the hunt for a man who harassed a woman inside the city’s newest public transport arm, the Metro

  • Zero tolerance to abuse, please

    If the stakeholders of the game don’t learn from the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja fracas that resulted in both parties deemed non-guilty to everyone’s surprise, then all the time spent getting to the bottom of this ugly spat is a sheer waste

  • Fulfil promises made to sportspersons

    Shooter Anisa Sayyed who clinched a silver in the just-concluded edition of Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to go with her record-breaking double gold in Delhi four years ago, is still living in hope of a job promised by the Haryana government, post her earlier win