columnists

  • Civilian vs civilian

    The way the word ‘revolution’ is being thrown around in Pakistani politics these days is comical and tragic at the same time

  • Uproot corporal punishment from schools

    The recent triple suicide case of the three Std IX students whose bodies were fished out of a stream in Virar has once again shed light on the often ignored problem of corporal punishment

  • Dhoni is now Captain Uncool

    Has Mahendra Singh Dhoni become a ‘law’ unto himself? Looks like! Is the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) going to do something about it? Unlikely, I reckon

  • Mumbai police must digitise their records

    It seems that the Mumbai police swings into action only after receiving severe criticism

  • Family matters

    Family and dynasty are very bad words in Indian politics. Or not, as the case may be

  • Onus of a safe Ganeshotsav is on you

    The city is already in high gear for the Ganesh festival beginning from Friday, August 29

  • Gabbana to Shabana

    "I wasn't in the dining table scene because I refused to laugh at my daughter," says Soni Razdan about 'Genius of the Year', the Youtube clip, featuring her daughter, actress Alia Bhatt that’s gone viral

  • Love in verse

    The Amrita Pritam-Sahir Ludhianvi love story continues to fascinate people, in spite of the passage of time

  • Konkan Railway - a marvel and a failure

    Thirty years ago, the railway ministry first conceived of the Konkan Railway

  • An evening of mega glamour

    Not that we are regulars at the Lakme Fashion Week, but even from our vantage point we can see that nothing has become the week-long fashion extravaganza like its new location-the Palladium Hotel

  • Say statue

    A while back, The Guide in mid-day had written about a young illustrator, Garima Gupta, and interestingly, a non-Mumbaikar, who had made a short animation on the Khada Parsi

  • Maharashtra governor was on BJP's radar

    The BJP-led NDA government’s decision about Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan should not come as a surprise

  • Survival tips for a hospital stay in India

    Hospital stays in India are traumatic. Nothing less. Just like school life, dating, commuting, train journeys and paying taxes in India

  • Learn lessons from antibiotic scare

    Just days after one woman died and 44 took ill after being administered Cefotaxime and Ceftriaxone.at Bhabha Hospital in Kurla, reports came in that at least 10 female patients at BMC’s Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar complained of chills and abdominal pain after being injected with the same antibiotics

  • Giving back in style

    "We raised Rs 11 lakh yesterday with the support of Karan Johar, Pinky Reddy, Poonam Bhagat Shroff, Sanjay Arora, Sidharth Malhotra and Abu," said Sandeep Khosla, about the event he hosted along with Abu Jani at 'Ashray', the home for children affected with AIDS, which featured Bolly stars Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra in Bandra on Saturday

  • Let's hash this out

    # needs an intervention. Now.

  • MNS's boon may be Shiv Sena's bane

    The silence looming over the Shiv Sena and BJP camps over the last month has had a telling effect by way of soured relations within the two-and-a-half-decade-old alliance

  • Democracies do not applaud Singham-style justice

    During the Independence Day weekend I was Shanghaied into watching what could turn out to be the biggest Bollywood blockbuster this year

  • Ridding the news media of its demons

    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

  • Politicians must pay up for banners

    Yesterday, this paper ran a front page report about how the Akhil Bhartiya Sena’s Geeta Gawli, also the chairman of the health committee, plastered the walls of the BMC’s headquarters in Fort with illegal posters