The BJP-led NDA government’s decision about Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan should not come as a surprise
The Rajabai Clock Tower just made me smile. Not only because of its fine recent facelift
Although the assertions of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat about India being a Hindu nation and that all its citizens are Hindus in a cultural sense have long been among the basic tenets of the Hindu nationalist outfit, the reiteration of these old postulates undoubtedly has something to do with the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) assumption of power at the centre
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s recommendations on media ownership are causing a ruckus within media. A lot of the coverage has been pretty negative. Here are some facts and what the TRAI paper says in that context
There is an interesting, but uncomfortable dichotomy in United States’ relations with India and Pakistan.
As the F&B sector in the city witnesses a semi-lull this season, barring the odd big-ticket opening, one hopes that it’s the calm before the storm, leading up into the festive season and the end of the year.
In the third week of June, CM Prithviraj Chavan was on the brink of losing his chair, thanks to NCP’s pressure tactics and manoeuvrings in Delhi.
Can film critics make or break a film? Should critics have minimum qualifications?
Do you think God gets stoned? I think so...look at the platypus.” Not many can forget this quote by Robin Williams.
On the occasion of Independence Day, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan pens his views on what it means to be Indian in today's day and age, in a special column for mid-day
Not all theatre can be experimental, but some of the best plays are the ones that don’t follow prevalent trends
With the elections to the state assembly drawing near, the chaos in political circles can be hear loud and clear
Recently, a Mumbai based acquaintance shared her experiences from a trip to Hamburg, the magnificent, culturally rich German port city
Now you see me, now you don’t? But I’m here all right, just a tiny bit invisible
The US decision to launch limited air strikes to check the The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in Iraq and the Gaza initiatives in Cairo are obviously linked
There is no trace of Voldermort in Ralph Fiennes’ Gustave, the stylish concierge in The Grand Budapest Hotel
One of the architects of our childhood died on Wednesday
By all accounts Narendra Modi’s Nepal visit, the first by an Indian prime minister in 17 years, has been a success
These days, the entire state is witnessing an advertising blitzkrieg in print as well as the electronic media, touting the achievements of the Congress-NCP
Last Sunday as one attended a book release in leafy, lush Bandra (what a pretty picture that is) it felt like coming home. At least, as far as book releases go