The BJP government has realised, in a year of governance, that the bureaucracy can make or destroy its fate
By the time you read this, the 400th anniversary celebrations for the Church of St Andrew would have been flagged off on the grounds of this historic church in Bandra
Hulk. Smash! Big Hulk smash. Smash y It is always a pleasure to return to Sri Lanka. I was attending the second International Film Festival Colombo, that was held from November 6-11.
I hear a coppersmith barbet emitting its metallic call, even as a jet black koel flies across my window. All this, while I'm frantically trying to concentrate on the work at hand.
So the ‘hard man’ of Australian cricket has finally called it a day. It is ironic that on the same day when Mitchell Johnson was struggling to intimidate batsmen at the WACA of all places, another left-arm quick bowler, Dirk Nannes, caused a local storm by decrying the time-honoured Australian ethos that sometimes makes hard cricket and verbal intimidation one and the same thing.
Social-media savvy, the Maharashtra Chief Minister (CM) tweets, shares and likes his way into the second year of his term in office
Save Aarey activist shows how it is done
The first of the two big theatre festivals that take place towards the end of the year, the Prithvi Theatre Festival concluded on Sunday with the Carnival, that has performers coming together for a celebratory adieu to the days of hectic activity, plays, fringe performances, music and talks with theatrewalas — enveloping the cosy theatre with warmth and fellow feeling
It was the year 2000. This journalist had stepped into Strand Book Stall, off Sir PM Road, in search of reference material for a project
Once they are built and dedicated to the public, memorials hardly serve the purpose for which they come into being
While shopping-crazy Mumbaikars were haggling with vendors, gorging on Diwali sweets or going insane explaining the hazards of fire crackers, I was missing my days in Europe and the US
It’s a privilege I haven’t had. Of living in a baug, that quaint yet quintessential bastion of Parsidom, the housing hub whose clusters across town are home to over half the 40,000 members of my community left in the city they virtually built
Do you miss me? For I do... And why should I not. You are gone and I am alone
Who said young Indians are not reading? They are reading copious amounts of long articles, watching serious videos and having a lot of debates on everything that India faces
Elections in India are always wondrous things. Almost everyone comes a cropper predicting outcomes
There is no clinching evidence to prove whether the people in Pakistan burst crackers to celebrate Narendra Modi-Amit Shah’s humiliation in the Bihar Assembly polls, but one could surely feel a sense of celebration in the Shiv Sena camp here, as the Diwali festivities gained momentum on Sunday afternoon
Last week, many of the city’s heritage lovers were in for a rude shock
Working with nature and outdoors, my life has a comic edge to it. While my party-crazy friends almost envy my lifestyle and the opportunities I get to explore the outdoors, every weekend they make elaborate plans to go pub-hopping.
Hulk. Smash! Big Hulk smash. Smash cars. Buildings. Army tanks. Hulk also go rarrr! Smash Hulk’s USP. What Hulk smash most? Hulk smash all hope of interesting time in cinema.”
Dear award winners, Cinema is undoubtedly a medium that wields power, so when filmmakers and writers give back their National Award, it is certainly bound to create news