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  • Manoj Joshi: J&K's changing political scenery

    Manoj Joshi: J&K's changing political scenery

    The PDP-BJP coalition seems to be crumbling sooner than anticipated, with the passing of Chief Minister Mufti, the glue that held it together

  • mid-day editorial: Let the young live and love sans fear

    Yesterday, this paper carried a front page report on a ‘sting’ operation, that threw up not so surprising results

  • Fiona Fernandez: A day at a living museum

    Bhau Daji Lad museum is proof of the fact that dead spaces can be resurrected

  • Dharmendra Jore: Mumbai legi meri jaan

    There should be no politics over solid waste management, or the city will face a massive crisis

  • Aditya Sinha: 56" Trump, Mufflerman Sanders

    Aditya Sinha: 56" Trump, Mufflerman Sanders

    Whether it’s the primaries in the US, or the upcoming Assam and Punjab polls here, it’s clear that ‘business as usual’ will no longer cut it

  • Anand Pendharkar: United colours of the wild

    Anand Pendharkar: United colours of the wild

    On a recent full moon night, I had the good fortune of visiting the famous White Rann, in the Greater Rann of Kachchh (Kutch), Gujarat.

  • Meenakshi Shedde: How 'touchable' are we?

    Meenakshi Shedde: How 'touchable' are we?

    For anyone with a conscience, the death of Rohith Vemula, the 26-year-old Dalit PhD scholar, on the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) campus, is a murder most foul, being passed off as suicide through a conspiracy of upper castes, who are determined to crush the lower castes.

  • Lindsay Pereira: Let's give some new awards this season

    Lindsay Pereira: Let's give some new awards this season

    Who cares about film awards? Here are other winning ideas for award titles — from ‘Best Actor in Political Role’ to ‘Least Offensive Minister’

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: The importance of being a diarist

    Rosalyn D'Mello: The importance of being a diarist

    If you don’t have a diary, go out and buy one and commit to writing every day; return to it when the time is right, and you’ll find yourself

  • Deepa Gahlot: Thirty plus and running!

    Deepa Gahlot: Thirty plus and running!

    Celebrating Hindi theatre groups that have survived against all odds to stage relevant, entertaining plays over the decades

  • Fiona Fernandez: Word of mouth

    When the spoken word scores over the written

  • Dharmendra Jore: Reservations on caste

    Caste discrimination affects upper and lower caste homes, and has now spread to campuses

  • Aditya Sinha: French reign on my parade

    Aditya Sinha: French reign on my parade

    Here’s looking at more imaginative guests of honour for the R-Day parade than French President Francois Hollande

  • Anand Pendharkar: Your home is a camp site

    Anand Pendharkar: Your home is a camp site

    There are hundreds of different creatures that share our homes and gardens. Most of us are either oblivious to their presence or abhor them

  • Meher Marfatia: Boys need not be boys

    Meher Marfatia: Boys need not be boys

    I wasn't raised by any avowed feminists. I simply had buzzing around me several spirited, wonderful women, an assortment of aunts and a grandmother.

  • Nupur Mahajan: To leave you with a thought

    Nupur Mahajan: To leave you with a thought

    The day for many of us dawns with negative inbox-ing. Perhaps your son wants to quit college. Or a trusted colleague just can't do it anymore.

  • Lindsay Pereira: No, we're not a nation of prudes

    Lindsay Pereira: No, we're not a nation of prudes

    The government believes Indians are not interested in sex, but figures given by a website on Indians watching porn say otherwise

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: What it means to be irrepressible

    Rosalyn D'Mello: What it means to be irrepressible

    For me, it is fighting an urge to repress the self, championing against self or socially enforced censorship, without fearing castigation

  • Kumar Ketkar: Book stores and libraries were his temples

    Kumar Ketkar: Book stores and libraries were his temples

    Scholar-journalist Aroon Tikekar, who passed away today aged 72, was one of the last “Englishmen” in the Marathi media

  • Manoj Joshi: Days that led to the insurgency

    Manoj Joshi: Days that led to the insurgency

    What happened on January 19, 20 and 21, caused the unrest, but is remembered differently by Kashmiri Pandits and Kashmiri Muslims