Last weekend was a very enjoyable time for my interns and me, as we gathered nearly 150 kids and adults at the Sewri Bay, along the east coast of Mumbai, for our Annual World Wetlands’ Day — Wader and Flamingo Watch
She was the Urban Legend of Legends. She was the reason I write this column.
I’ve just returned from the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES), where I was on the jury for Indian films
Whether it's a campaign against spitting or speeding, the authorities spend lakhs without taking their target audience into account
We have grown so accustomed to finger-swiping and touch-screen efficacy, that our patience and anticipation have greatly diminished
That's the question going through political circles, after the recent arrest of Sameer Bhujbal and the nod to prosecute Ashok Chavan
The PDP-BJP coalition seems to be crumbling sooner than anticipated, with the passing of Chief Minister Mufti, the glue that held it together
Yesterday, this paper carried a front page report on a ‘sting’ operation, that threw up not so surprising results
Bhau Daji Lad museum is proof of the fact that dead spaces can be resurrected
There should be no politics over solid waste management, or the city will face a massive crisis
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
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.
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.
Who cares about film awards? Here are other winning ideas for award titles — from ‘Best Actor in Political Role’ to ‘Least Offensive Minister’
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
Celebrating Hindi theatre groups that have survived against all odds to stage relevant, entertaining plays over the decades
When the spoken word scores over the written
Caste discrimination affects upper and lower caste homes, and has now spread to campuses
Here’s looking at more imaginative guests of honour for the R-Day parade than French President Francois Hollande
There are hundreds of different creatures that share our homes and gardens. Most of us are either oblivious to their presence or abhor them