• Modi Ministers working hard, change in work culture: Ram Madhav

    Asserting that India is re-surging under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, BJP leader Ram Madhav has said the new government consists of young ministers who are working hard, bringing a qualitative change in the work culture

  • Those who pull the cultural strings

    A good number of people who voted for Narendra Modi at the Centre did so in the hope and on the promise of “better days”

  • Young India wants to make a difference: Parmesh Shahani

    Parmesh Shahani, Head of Godrej India Culture Lab, was recently listed as one of the 14 Indians among the 214 Young Global Leaders recognized by the World Economic Forum 2014. On the occasion of International Youth Day (August 12), the guide chatted with Shahani on his vision for the youth. Excerpts from an interview

  • The best art shows in Mumbai

    If you're an art buff, the current bounty of shows will have you spoilt for choice. Soma Das picks the best shows to visit this week

  • Kolkata policewoman's dance with Shah Rukh Khan draws criticism

    Politicians Sunday criticised a woman police officer for dancing in uniform alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at an event in Kolkata

  • 'Fukrey' actress Vishakha Singh goes ethnic

    'Fukrey' actress Vishakha Singh attended a cultural festival in the city

  • Pop goes Andy Warhol

    On the 86th birth anniversary of American artist Andy Warhol, pioneer of the world's Pop art movement, we celebrate some of his iconic works that changed the way we look at art

  • HC orders Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods to pay Rs 10.38 cr to govt

    Bombay High Court asks Whistling Woods International, the film school founded by Bollyood director-producer Subhash Ghai, to pay Rs 10.38 crore as lease amount to Maharashtra Film Stage and Cultural Development Corporation (MFSCDC) which runs the Film City

  • Front row access to the best Marathi plays

    The annual Marathi theatre festival at NCPA starts this Friday. While your tickets for Aaydaan should be booked right now, the other six shouldn’t be missed, be it for their strong themes or promising talent

  • The 'cultural' face of education

    Once, a man and his daughter were walking down the road. They saw a cow eating a plastic packet

  • Great news for Agra's Mughal-era gardens

    Independent non-profit organisation World Monuments Fund has tied up with the Archaeological Survey of India to restore some of Agra’s stunning Mughal-era gardens

  • Mumbai Diary page: Thursday Theme

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

  • BJP legislator attends Goa Assembly session in 'dhoti'

    Writer-turned-legislator Vishnu Wagh today attended the first day of Goa Legislative Assembly session in a 'dhoti', claiming "he is proud of his culture."

  • A thousand times and more!

    Some books hook you instantly with their covers -- perhaps, like this one that comes with dreamy embossed gold letters nudging the child in us to imagine tales that belong to the world of fascination and  timelessness

  • Excess of pub culture is not good: BJP's Goa Mahila Morcha

    BJP's Goa Mahila Morcha has said "excess of pub culture is not good," days after state Cabinet minister Sudin Dhavalikar spoke against the pub culture

  • Union tourism minister wants to control pub culture

    Shripad Naik's call for strict regulations on nightclubs comes days after a Goa cabinet minister’s demand to ban mini-skirts

  • Retro will be hip at MoodI

    IIT Bombay's cultural festival has trumpeted its theme for this year that involves a typewriter race, English street lamps, Marilyn Monroe umbrellas and more

  • Ganga ghats to be developed for tourists

    In an effort to develop ghats along river Ganga as prominent tourist destinations, the tourism ministry on Monday proposed to renovate the ghats, introduce houseboats and build more dams, officials said.

  • Saving Indian Culture

    If there’s a Bharatiya Janata Party government in power anywhere in India, you can be sure that the race to protect Indian Culture will follow

  • Goa minister wants ban on girls wearing short skirts to nightclubs

    Goa's Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar wants to ban young girls from wearing short skirts to nightclubs of Goa