• 5,500 vehicles booked on Holi in Delhi

    As people celebrated Holi here on Friday with enthusiasm, the Delhi Police booked at least 5,500 vehicles for various traffic violations, including over 1,100 revellers who were driving under the influence of alcohol

  • Mumbai: HSC student aces exam, day after losing house in fire

    Ankita Solakar managed to write her paper well yesterday despite the fact that her house was gutted in the fire at Hirjee Bhojraj Chawl near Cotton Green railway station just a day before

  • Thane: Throwing water balloons from building will get society office bearers booked

    Thane police have started sending notices to societies, asking them to not throw water balloons from the premises on Holi or risk getting the chairman and secretary of the society arrested; Mumbai cops may follow suit

  • Mumbai: Books and hall tickets of board exam students go up in flames

    As if losing their homes wasn’t bad enough, the books and hall tickets of Ankita Solkar and Shweta Gupta were also burnt in a major fire that broke out in their chawl in Mazgaon last afternoon

  • The open-eyed dreamer

    "Ranbir Kapoor represents youth he is turning entrepreneur in sports and for his own company... and I think he dreams with his eyes open," said first-generation entrepreneur and UTV-founder Ronnie Screwvala, one of modern India's most extraordinary success stories, when we enquired why he chose the Bollywood heartthrob to do the honours of launching his book cover last week

  • Spotted: Gulzar at a book launch in SoBo

    Veteran lyricist and poet Gulzar released dialogue-writer Javed Siddiqui's book on his poems at day two of the literary fest held at SoBo

  • Talking books with Jeffrey Archer

    In Mumbai to promote the latest of his Clifton Chronicles, British author Jeffrey Archer opens up on why he'll never change his style

  • Ranbir Kapoor reveals his marriage plans!

    Questions about marriage have dogged Ranbir Kapoor for a long time, but the actor says the time is yet to come and that he would want it to be a natural progression

  • Ranbir wants to pen 'Black' experience with Bhansali

    Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who started his career as an assistant director to filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, says if he has to pen down a portion of his life, then it would be the time when he assisted Bhansali on the film 'Black'

  • Spotted: Ranbir Kapoor at Ronnie Screwvala's book launch

    Ranbir Kapoor was spotted with Ronnie Srewvala at the latter's book launch

  • The Fox and the Crow

    There are stories and there are stories. And then, there are some stories that make you think, because there is a story for each one who reads it, in that same book, within those same pages

  • Mumbai Diary page: Monday musings

    The city — sliced, diced and served with a dash of sauce

  • After Perumal Murugan, another Tamil author faces attack over his book

    Close on the heels of the controversy surrounding author Perumal Murugan's work "Mathorubagan", an upcoming writer in Karur was allegedly assaulted by members of a particular community accusing him of making some derogatory references in his novel

  • Chhattisgarh: Hostel superintendent, aid booked for forcing girls into obscene chats

    The Superintendent of a hostel for destitute children and her associate has been booked for allegedly forcing minor girls into obscene phone chats and attempting to trade them in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said today

  • Rail Budget 2015: Slew of passenger amenities announced

    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday announced a slew of passenger facilities in his maiden budget including user-friendly ladders to mount upper berths to increasing lower-berth quota for senior citizens

  • Spotted: Sajid Ali at a book launch in Bandra

    Composer Sajid Ali of Sajid-Wajid fame with author Shubhra Harsha Verma at the launch of the latter’s book, The Striptease of Conscience, which was held in MIG Club, Bandra

  • Calista Flockhart cast in 'Supergirl'

    'Brothers & Sisters' actress Calista Flockhart is returning to TV with a co-starring role opposite Melissa Benoist in the drama 'Supergirl'

  • Mehr's book deal

    She's been known for all the wrong reasons so far, namely as the third angle in the Tharoor-Pushkar triangle that ended in tragedy last year, so it must come as a relief for Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar that she has a signed a contract with the award-winning publisher Aleph for a forthcoming book

  • ICC World Cup: Chris Gayle, the first WC double-centurion, rewrites record books

    Explosive opener Chris Gayle hits 215, the highest ever individual score in a World Cup match as West Indies piled up 372 for the loss of 2 wickets against Zimbabwe at Canberra on Tuesday

  • New book on Mumbai cricket released

    In the thick of ICC World Cup action Down Under, a new book on cricket in Mumbai, considered the Mecca for the game in the country, has hit the stands