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  • Three Wise Men

    We follow his annual visits to Mumbai, the city of his passion, with interest, as his unbounded enthusiasm for all things Mumbai never fails to unearth gems of nostalgia

  • Delhi's unmatched glamour

    It was an evening of unmatched glamour and aesthetic allure, when 400 leading individuals from the world of luxury, fashion, media business and society gathered to celebrate Italian jewellery and luxury goods brand Bulgari’s store opening in New Delhi last week

  • Humanity, an unceasing river

    Malavika Sangghvi pens a tribute to city political icon Murli Deora

  • The maestro with a thousand crystals

    Even as Indian artists prepare to commemorate Sachin Tendulkar at the NGMA later this year, that other diminutive and equally talented maestro, Oscar winner A R Rahman, got his own art tribute recently at the unveiling of Mumbai-based artist Sharmistha Ray's 'Maestro'

  • Sarson ka saga

    It was a virtual pride of women who assembled on Wednesday morning for the US Consulate Mumbai and the Asia Society India Centre's power breakfast in honour of visiting North Carolina Governor, Nikki Haley

  • The art of the master blaster

    Sachin Tendulkar fans have one more thing to look forward to: the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is planning a show in tribute to the master blaster in which ten leading artists have collaborated with him to create art works commending his legacy

  • From the mouths of moms

    The things you learn if you only listen carefully! Struck by the cool picture of former Cong MP and rocker Milind Deora looking tanned and very transcontinental with the celebrated and glam Arianna Huffington nee Stassinopoulou (whose widely read and influential news site The Huffington Post was acquired by AOL for $315 million in 2011), we called his mum for details

  • Mumbai Diary: Friday frolics

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

  • Tina Brown comes to town

    What do you get when you put together Tina Brown, Nita Ambani, Barkha Dutt, Shabana Azmi, and Anand Mahindra?

  • Thanks for the music

    "Pentagram is on indefinite hiatus, due to differences-in-opinion. There is great love and mutual respect amongst the guys, but certain 'administrative issues' are a problem"

  • Friends and neighbours

    This will come as good news to those who rue the trend of high-rises supplanting the bungalows of Malabar Hill

  • Penguin's three Aces?

    We like things done in triplets: three wise men, who followed the Christmas Star, three Bandra Khans who rule Bollywood, and now, after the publication of Sanjaya Baru's 'The Accidental Prime Minister', the release of Rajdeep Sardesai's '2014

  • Modi comes to town!

    Can there be any thing more high-powered than a scenario which has Aamir Khan, SRK, Sachin Tendulkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Mukesh and Nita Ambani, and Narendra Modi seated a few feet away from each other in the same room?

  • A tale of two Delhis

    In an evening redolent of another Delhi and like an exotic lotus blooming in a river of saffron, Justice Leila Seth’s book ‘Talking of Justice: People’s Rights in Modern India (Aleph) was launched at the IIC this Monday with a discussion chaired by noted writer and TV personality Sunil Sethi with her son Vikram Seth, the feminist lawyer Vrinda Grover and former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam

  • Comedy Nights with Arnab

    “It was at the end of a long day,” said our friend Times Now’s star anchor Arnab Goswami about the epochal Sunday session featuring one Mr Americai (‘HellYeah’) Narayanan on his Election Special

  • Ranbir's lucky mascot?

    She's always been legendary for her grace and style, and so when the matriarch of Bollywood's first film family, Krishna Raj Kapoor made a rare public appearance at the DY Patil grounds for an ISL game on Saturday, naturally it was a standout moment for all

  • Shaina spotting

    'It's a bird, it's a plane, wait it's Shaina NC!' This could well have been the anthem that greeted the impassioned BJP leader, as various bystanders reported sightings of her from all over Mumbai yesterday, urging Mumbaikars to exercise their franchise

  • A grand inauguration

    A few days ago we had mentioned how the Ambani-run Reliance Foundation was leaving no stone unturned to make the Harkisandas Hospital in Girgaon, said to be one of Nita Ambani's dream projects, a world-class institution and one of the foremost in the city

  • Another Mody rises?

    With his win of the Pune Derby on Sunday for the second time running when his horse Quasar rode off with the coveted cup, and following on the hooves of the success of his filly Nozipho in Kenya earlier this year, silver-maned gaming tycoon Jaydev Mody is on a winning streak

  • Radio Gaga

    Like most people, we too have become ardent listeners of Radio One’s offering of western pop, blues and rock