By picking an extreme, anti-Muslim, anti-non Hindu cleric as the UP CM, Modi and Amit Shah have stopped hiding behind 'development'
It happened in Greater Noida, but it still strikes a chord here in Mumbai, and elsewhere in India
Watch Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman, and soak in a very internal experience that only the best novels and finest films can offer
With just three months to go for the monsoon and the clock already ticking, the city still has a long way to go to become rain ready
Taking a dig at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his rather off-the-cuff remarks on "women's protection", author-columnist Twinkle Khanna on Friday suggested that he needed to do a yoga 'asana' which eases "releasing gas"
We have seen the hectic lives led by stars or actors associated with the big beast known as Bollywood up-close
All stakeholders - government and political bosses, professionals, and patients' relatives - are responsible when a hapless doctor gets attacked on duty
As parts of CST go in for restoration, we hope that the UNESCO World Heritage site emerges as a commuter and tourist-friendly landmark
For all the talk about PM Modi being the new Indira Gandhi, we'll see who's the real deal once her granddaughter Priyanka steps up
Last week, Uttar Pradesh got a new CM. Also last week, the government rammed the Finance Bill in the Parliament, with scores of amendments that even MPs were kept in the dark about
I recently heard an Odia song where Lakshmi and Parvati tease each other by mocking each other's husbands. Lakshmi wonders about the health of Shiva's mount, Nandi, who she describes as an old weak bull. Parvati retorts by describing Vishnu as a cowherd who should know more about the health of cattle
It's just the algorithm." How quickly we've learned to say that and shrug off every intrusion and manipulation in our digital lives
(Please note, dear reader — there is no rhythm to these words, no Enimen rap style. They're not lyrics, or slam poetry, or blank verse, just read as you will)
I attended the Mumbai previews of two superb indie films, that were theatrically released elsewhere in India earlier - Suman Mukhopadhyay's Asamapta (Incomplete, Bengali) and Lijo Jose Pellissery's Angamaly Diaries (Malayalam)
A play written in 1975 by Mahesh Elkunchwar has been revived by director Aniruddha Khutwad in 2017. When the playwright labelled it unfair and uni-dimensional, why is a new director attracted to the script?
We live in a country that uses religion to divide and harass. Can you find a single festival that doesn't cause pollution of some sort?
The outpouring of outrage notwithstanding, it's hardly surprising that the Member of Parliament who brutally assaulted an Air India staffer on Thursday is from the Shiv Sena
Though no one may be writing books about us rejecting the ‘norms of the society’ to live independently, we all exist on the same page
Although Australia's cricket captain Steven Smith insists this edition of the Border-Gavaskar series is played in the right spirit, he doesn't have too many backers
We have always felt that as a society we do not do enough to give back to our armed forces who defend the country often in the most difficult of circumstances