• Meenakshi Shedde: Reality show of the gods

    Meenakshi Shedde: Reality show of the gods

    I spent a few days last week in the company of gods and goddesses, who were up to all kinds of stuff

  • Lindsay Pereira: Change! There's one for the books

    Lindsay Pereira: Change! There's one for the books

    The switch from redundant textbooks to Potter, Maus and Tintin in schools ushers in hope for imagination and scope for inquisitiveness

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Feasting on happiness this Xmas

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Feasting on happiness this Xmas

    As the year comes full circle, and family and friends come together for an early Christmas feast, here’s hoping 2017 is a year of happiness

  • Deepa Gahlot: The spotlight's on the triple talaq farce

    Deepa Gahlot: The spotlight's on the triple talaq farce

    Phir Se Shaadi is a laugh riot with its tongue-in-cheek stance on triple talaq that questions the helplessness of women in feudal societies

  • Fiona Fernandez: To err or tour?

    Since Mumbai doesn’t have a dedicated official website, tourists keen on exploring the city have to instead rely on the inaccurate and error-prone state tourism website

  • Dharmendra Jore: We don't need the hand that rocks the cradle

    The state shouldn’t wait for the Centre to frame a policy for regulating day care and crèche businesses, and instead have its own stringent rules in place

  • Aditya Sinha: Currency & communalisation in UP

    Aditya Sinha: Currency & communalisation in UP

    Faced with weak odds in the UP polls due to poor handling of caste issues, BJP may now launch a communally polarising campaign there

  • Anand Pendharkar: SoBo has a secret garden

    Anand Pendharkar: SoBo has a secret garden

    When considering places to spend the weekend, a majority of Mumbaikars look up sales and events announced by some mall or business conglomerate

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Sex, lies and DCP

    Meenakshi Shedde: Sex, lies and DCP

    Your mood automatically lightens as you enter Goa. You drive past lazy rivers and rice fields still wearing a post-harvest stubble

  • Lindsay Pereira: India first. The rest? Who cares!

    Lindsay Pereira: India first. The rest? Who cares!

    Being labelled ‘an anti-national’ isn’t necessarily a bad thing if you take into account the kind of people doing the labelling

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Not a smooth Christmas this year

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Not a smooth Christmas this year

    Though the cash crunch has forced people to be conservative about their spending this year, the festive mood will still continue

  • Manoj Joshi: All eyes on Donald Trump's America

    Manoj Joshi: All eyes on Donald Trump's America

    One of the most pressing global concerns is that if the President-elect introduces radical policy changes, he could upend the world order

  • Fiona Fernandez: Make heritage cool again

    Fiona Fernandez: Make heritage cool again

    Mumbai’s entertainment icons must be roped in to promote and support our heritage and make history more than a yawn for the youth

  • Dharmendra Jore: Can we have some more international gigs, please?

    Even as the city’s youth cheered at finally getting to see Coldplay live, others wonders why there aren’t more international gigs coming to town more frequently

  • Aditya Sinha: Modi on the hunt for a Trump card

    Aditya Sinha: Modi on the hunt for a Trump card

    PM Modi is optimistic that he will hit it off with US President-elect Donald Trump, who has been outspoken against Islamist terror

  • Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Hushed prayers

    Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Hushed prayers

    Why can’t devotion be low on the decibel? A Marathi play written in the 1990s, advocating a not-so-popular stance finds votaries in Mumbai and Bangalore too

  • Anand Pendharkar: From garbage to green

    Anand Pendharkar: From garbage to green

    My family  infused volunteerism very early into my life. I grew up to enjoy interacting and teaching children — not just the able-bodied kids but, even those with severe developmental limitations

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Smokescreen wars in a fascist era

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Smokescreen wars in a fascist era

    Government has fashioned a disaster it can no longer contain, whose effects can no longer be mitigated, it’s implications are unforgivable

  • Deepa Gahlot: Bringing classics from screen to stage

    Deepa Gahlot: Bringing classics from screen to stage

    Watch these kids take the audience back to an age of innocence in Hindi cinema with a stage adaptation of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

  • Fiona Fernandez: Kids' appeal, say what?

    Mumbai seems to be trailing Delhi when it comes to engaging children in meaningful ways