• Lloyd must compose WI’s Redemption Song

    Yet another World Cup ends in disappointment for the West Indies

  • Semi-final vs Aus will bring out the best in India

    No matter who your favourite team is, the Australia vs India ICC World Cup 2015 semi-final on Thursday will be a mouth-watering affair that pits the World No 1 ODI team (Australia) against the No 2 (India) side

  • Lessons Samovar taught us

    Kala Ghoda’s iconic restaurant, Cafe Samovar housed at the Jehangir Art Gallery will close shop end of the month. It goes out in style marking 50 years of existence this year

  • Treat conservancy staff with dignity

    Members of the Municipal Workers Union allege that, despite several deaths taking place, the civic body has been flouting the 2006 High Court directive asking it to provide staffers cleaning manholes with safety gear such as earplugs, safety goggles, oxygen masks, gloves and gumboots

  • Molestations must be treated seriously

    The Railway Police Force (RPF) in Mumbai, reacted with disdain and indifference after a complaint of an alleged molestation

  • Power to the people

    The monthly electricity bills are part of every household’s list of payments. The rising temperatures, use of air-conditioners, fans and other equipment only lead to increasing power usage, subsequently seen in bills

  • Nobody deserves abuse

    Weekend reports stated that veteran actress Rati Agnihotri approached the Worli police on Saturday, March 14 to file a domestic violence case against her husband, Anil Virwani

  • Bat for burning issues here on, Sachin

    Cricket legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar has written to the CM, asking him to address the many problems related to toll gates, saying they take a “physical and mental toll on citizens who travel in and out of the city

  • Police must look beyond jurisdictions

    There is no end to the war of jurisdictions in the police force. On Wednesday, this newspaper reported about the plight of a 15-year-old mentally challenged girl who was gang-raped in the Churchgate subway in April 2014

  • Beware the world wide web of lies

    For a mere Rs 8,000, a gang of blackmailers weaved an intricate web of love and deceit and trapped an 18-year-old boy

  • England's ODI cricket needs to evolve

    For a country that gave birth to one-day cricket in the 1960s, England should have had a far better record on limited overs cricket’s biggest stage the World Cup

  • Cops are meant to help, not harm people

    On Saturday, a female cop’s moral policing act became the cause of death for a 17-year-old SSC student from Kalina, Santacruz

  • Punters, hold your horses!

    The 2015 version of the Indian Turf Invitation Cup extravaganza which was first abandoned, then rescheduled and finally called off last Sunday, continued its jinx this Saturday, as piping-hot favourite public fancy Be Safe, trained by Malesh Narredu and ridden by his nephew Suraj, lost the Indian Turf Invitation Cup to Quasar

  • More action, less talk this Women's Day

    Once again, International Women’s Day is upon us and there are, of course, a slew of events in the city to mark the day dedicated to women. Slick packaging, hype, the media mileage one gets from using women’s causes as a platform all means this day has great visibility

  • Let's make sure the aquarium doesn't 'tank'

    After a hiatus of a few months, Mumbai’s Taraporevala aquarium opened to the public

  • Don't dictate people's diets

    A wise person on the social media site, Twitter, said recently that India is a sovereign, socialist, peculiar, democratic republic. He was obviously punning on the word secular by replacing it with peculiar, but he had made an important point

  • Mass awareness is a must, not politicisation

    The trouble with politicians entering into a mass movement is the inevitable politicisation of the issue

  • Let the rain wash off our indifference

    Mumbaikars are by and large conditioned to deal with change, no matter how sudden. And an unseasonal couple of days’ rain is nothing to the city’s residents, who merely use newspaper and carrier bags as makeshift protection, and run for cover

  • Think before you forward messages

    The fact that social messaging services such as WhatsApp have practically transformed the way we communicate is a truism. But, what is the reliability of the human mind that operates this service?

  • Let's train to be better commuters

    The Railway budget announced yesterday, as expected, has evoked much debate, some dissension and expert analysis. It is the focus of discussion, only overshadowed of course, by the main budget to be presented tomorrow