• Dharmendra Jore: A fallen building, a failed system

    Don't wait for another Ghatkopar-like accident to reform the policy that allows culprits with political clout to get away with 'mass murder' of innocent residents

  • Aditya Sinha: Nitish is a long way from endgame

    Aditya Sinha: Nitish is a long way from endgame

    Joining hands with the BJP will never put Nitish Kumar in the PM or President's chair, so he likely has another card up his sleeve

  • Lindsay Pereira: 'The poet who saved my life'

    Lindsay Pereira: 'The poet who saved my life'

    I met Eunice de Souza when I was 17 and she, 52

  • Murzban Shroff: A life in verse and prose

    As poet, novelist and anthologist Eunice de Souza passes away at the age of 77, her former students remember the legacy of her acerbic wit that made her a tour de force

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Bharatiya naris' double lives

    Meenakshi Shedde: Bharatiya naris' double lives

    Alankrita Shrivastava's Lipstick Under My Burkha is a poignant, brutally honest and compelling film about ordinary women and their desires

  • Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Ambedkar seeks a lawyer

    Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Ambedkar seeks a lawyer

    Attempting to appreciate Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's true worth, a new play pits him against his contemporaries. By provoking a rabble-rousing response, the makers become poor lawyers for the Father of the Constitution

  • Lindsay Pereira: Don't you have faith in the BMC?

    Lindsay Pereira: Don't you have faith in the BMC?

    Thousands of crores have been spent on fixing Bombay's roads. We can't ask the officials where all that money has gone though

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: Out of the dark, into enlightenment

    Rosalyn D'Mello: Out of the dark, into enlightenment

    Lipstick Under My Burkha has sent a message out that Indian women have long since arrived will no longer be made to cower by patriarchy

  • Mayank Shekhar: Why Saif Ali Khan is partly right

    Mayank Shekhar: Why Saif Ali Khan is partly right

    It's certainly nurture, not nature, that helps anyone in a profession that is best understood by those with generational background

  • Fiona Fernandez: Who taught us about heritage?

    India's education system needs to include heritage as an important subject. Only then will Gen Next gauge its relevance and act upon conserving it

  • Dharmendra Jore: Will awkward Opposition get its act together in time?

    By managing to ensure that its candidate Ram Nath Kovind pulled off a resounding win, the BJP is on a high, while its arch-rival Sena and Oppn parties seem all over the place

  • Aditya Sinha: This RaGa is no song of revolution

    Aditya Sinha: This RaGa is no song of revolution

    Rahul Gandhi has the chance to bring Dalit votes back to Congress before the Gujarat polls, but he's content to just go with the flow

  • Vikas Dilawari: The win some, lose some heritage game

    Vikas Dilawari: The win some, lose some heritage game

    While we celebrate the inclusion of Ahmedabad in the World Heritage Site list, we mourn the dilution of the AMASR Act, which protects monuments across India

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Arranged marriage tango

    Meenakshi Shedde: Arranged marriage tango

    I was feeling a bit reckless, I suppose

  • Meher Marfatia: History by the half dozen

    Meher Marfatia: History by the half dozen

    Six of Breach Candy's oldest shops reveal tales of tenacity and tenderness on this sea-hugged strip

  • Lindsay Pereira: Who needs priorities anyway?

    Lindsay Pereira: Who needs priorities anyway?

    When posts on social media platforms are taken more seriously than crimes against women, it's obvious that the police have a problem

  • Rosalyn D'Mello: In search of the elusive ecstasy

    Rosalyn D'Mello: In search of the elusive ecstasy

    Over the years, I have come to realise, the degree of positivity of the energy you emit is proportional to that which you will receive

  • Mayank Shekhar: Sport stars are my Paulo Coelho!

    Mayank Shekhar: Sport stars are my Paulo Coelho!

    Why I take life's simple, motivational gyan from seasoned players

  • Fiona Fernandez: Goa to Bombay with Dr Albuquerque

    Fiona Fernandez: Goa to Bombay with Dr Albuquerque

    The late historian's research and writings about both regions is a treasure that needs to be kept alive for coming generations

  • Aditya Sinha: Bhutan, Bihar & blink-first dilemma

    Aditya Sinha: Bhutan, Bihar & blink-first dilemma

    A domestic quandry and an international border dispute are different battlefields, but they may both test PM Modi the same way