We get five avid travellers to talk about their favourite off-the-grid beaches along the western coast of India. Here's what they chose for the perfect sea-side getaway
Remember that black-and-white striped peppermint bullseye from your childhood? Meet the family that makes every '80s kid's favourite candy
After a brief hiatus, mid-day's blockbuster anniversary issue returns in its bumper avatar on June 24. We renew our vows with you in this digital age with an edition full of Mumbai stories you can't Google
The names of some of Mumbai's old neighbourhoods and locations have quaint and, at times, rather curious origins
A short story by Devashish Makhija
Call me Mumbai. I have been name-called so many times.. I was Bombay, then Heptanesia, then Bimbasthana, then kakamuchee... who cares? To not live in the past is my nature. I live for myself and present moment. I set my own direction... those who do not want to go where I want to go get thrown out. Those who cannot keep up get left behind. And when you think you have this merry dance figured out, I will change direction without warning. You think you are living in me, but I live through you. Keep calm and keep moving...
Instant self-portraits may make artists trend, but is art playing second fiddle to narcissism?
Apparently fed up with his frequent transfers, senior Maharashtra IPS officer Sanjay Pandey has sought deputation at the Centre by applying for the post of CEO of National Intelligence Grid (Natgrid)
From the Settlers of Catan to Power Grid and Stone Age, there are plenty of board games here to appeal to the crowd
Time seems to have stood still in Christopher Taylor’s iconic black and white frames that celebrate structures in imperial Bombay and Calcutta, each a silent bystander of an invaluable past