• Make booths accessible for elderly, disabled

    With polling day over, the wait for the next Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra begins. Counting days are on and the result is expected on Sunday

  • Getting inked should be non-negotiable

    We need to keep up concerted awareness drives and constant hardselling about the need to vote, as awareness is the first step to changing attitudes towards voting

  • Indian sport must have the right mentality

    It will be over-the-top to say that one player merely reading a book on the mental aspect of sports helped India beat Pakistan to a hockey gold medal at the recent Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea recently.

  • Embrace Gandhian values in everyday life

    Rahul David is not the misspelt name of a cricketer, nor is he a celebrity in any respect, except in the lives of those who come across him regularly in south Mumbai.

  • ISL off with a bang, AIFF must plan ahead now

    Football is the second most popular sport in India after cricket. Sounds unbelievable, but it’s true! Rarely does a domestic football match witness empty stands something that even a Ranji Trophy cricket match can’t boast of

  • This Nobel is India's pride and shame

    While it definitely celebrates human achievement in the face of adversity, the trouble with international recognition of the Nobel Peace Prize is that it holds a mirror to our shortcomings

  • No shame in seeking help for mental illness

    With mental health awareness week going on, it is time to focus on this little-known and even less-recognised gamut of ailments

  • Directionless campaign will confuse voters

    The gloves have come off this campaign season, and the issues being raised for the state assembly elections is likely to leave a sensible section of voters confused

  • 'Fashionably late' is no more in fashion

    Yesterday, this paper ran a report about how punctuality has been an Achilles’ Heel for several stars. Be it for shooting or gracing an event, turning up on time is a virtue that they do not seem to embrace.

  • Remove stigma around unwed mothers

    Yesterday, this paper carried a report about three women being arrested for murdering a baby girl who was born out of wedlock. The Sahar police used a medical receipt and good detective skills to crack the case wide open in just 24 hours

  • Enough with the dressing advice, please

    Singer KJ Yesudas joined the group of rubbish sprouted using women and Indian culture as a justification, when he recently said that women should not wear jeans because it provokes undesirable behaviour

  • Racecourse is no place for political meetings

    Today, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds a mammoth rally at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse in SoBo, it really seals the reputation of Mahalaxmi as the new hunting ground for political parties

  • Swachh Bharat's success depends on its longevity

    Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ pledge took off, where the PM invited everyone to participate in making the country a clean one

  • Sports officials should stand by athletes

    Care and sympathy are as important as the training that goes into the making of a champion

  • Eliminate myths about organ donation

    Kavita Karkare, wife of slain former Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare, passed away at P D Hinduja hospital in Mahim recently

  • Raise awareness about lesser-known diseases

    Yesterday, the world marked World Heart Day with a flurry of events and activities centering on heart disease

  • Jaya verdict should inspire other judges

    The special court’s verdict sentencing Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa as well as her aides and relatives for disproportionate assets is a landmark judgment, especially in a country where corruption has practically come to be a way of life

  • Shastri is the right fit for Team India

    Former captain Ravi Shastri’s appointment as Team Director till the end of the 2015 ICC World Cup was expected, but it still needs to be appreciated and applauded

  • Film selection process must be transparent

    Yet again the choice of an ‘obscure’ film, Liar’s Dice, as compared to the more popular choices for the official Indian entry to the Academy awards, has rankled a few filmmakers

  • To stay safe in zoos, don't provoke animals

    On Tuesday morning, a white tiger killed a 20-year-old man identified only as Maqsood in the New Delhi zoo