Amidst reports of a gradual shrinking of cultural, liberal and intellectual space where books, writers, movies and intellectuals are slowly being silenced, either through straight out violence or more covert means, Mumbai’s gay pride march has got the green signal yet again
Multi-hued images of India's rich cultural diversity and military might unfolded at the 66th Republic Day parade which had US President Barack Obama as the Chief Guest for the first time
We can hear the hurrahs and ‘Ayes’ from mid-day’s young readers (and their parents too), as we write this column.
India will tomorrow celebrate its 66th Republic Day, showcasing before the chief guest US President Barack Obama and the world its military might and cultural diversity with a splendid display of land and naval weaponry, fighter and reconnaissance aircraft
Aiming to present the "uniqueness" of India's culture, art and tradition , a cultural festival has been organised for US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan here Sunday
From vintage cars, the best of Indian and World cinema to appreciation of fine arts, engage yourself with Osianama, a cultural centre that opens in the city
The festival will not only see participation from school students in the various competitions, but will also feature performances by several celebrities
On Noted American author, poet, editor, and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe's 206th birth anniversary, we look at a selection of Edgar Allan Poe's works, that succeeded in making an impact on popular culture and mass media
Maharashtra Minister for Culture and Marathi language Vinod Tawde today said shopkeepers in the state should speak in Marathi as there should be people's movement to promote the local language
The Centre is expediting the process to declare Marathi a Classical Language, Maharashtra Minister for Culture and Marathi language, Vinod Tawde today said.
The organisers of the annual Kala Ghoda cultural festival and residents of the south Mumbai area, where it is held, today told the Bombay High Court that they could not find any amicable solution to their dispute and the court itself may resolve it
Mumbai's iconic The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower hotel was opened to guests on December 16 today in 1903. On this occasion we take a look at some interesting facts about Jamsedji Tata's finest architectural contribution to Mumbai...
The Marathi play Mahanirvan turns 40 and it is time to revisit the cultural connections evoked by it. Based on the offbeat subject of funeral rites, it has found takers in seven Indian languages
Fans of English football team Millwall reacted angrily on Thursday after a school invited students to attend one of their matches and "even talk" to fans to learn about working class stereotypes on sexuality and race
Dilip Kumar's 92nd birthday was celebrated on Thursday with much fanfare in his home town of Peshawar where the legendary actor spent the first 12 years of his life
A preview of a photography exhibition at a SoBo art gallery was graced by personalities from different walks of life
The Boatman, a book by former aid worker John Burbidge, is set in India during the early 1980s, unearthing facets and talking about Mumbai landmarks which were part of a thriving but subterranean gay scene
She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says "it's difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country" due to the prevailing "gender inequality"
The maverick, who managed to turn Vikhroli into a cultural hub within just three years, tells Rinky Kumar why he derives great joy from connecting dots...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday that Fiji could serve as a hub for stronger Indian engagement with the Pacific Islands and acknowledged that Indo-Fiji relations have "at times been adrift; and that our cooperation should be much stronger than it is"