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Every woman's story, Korean ya Indian

Every woman's story, Korean ya Indian

Day after molestation attempt in busy Khar, Hyojeong Park returns to Mumbai’s streets accompanied by mid-day to narrate reactions that have disappointingly but predictably ranged from, “who roams that late!” to “you were too friendly with strangers”... [Read More]

04 December,2022 01:48 PM IST | Mumbai | Yusra Husain
Mumbai says prayer for change

Mumbai says prayer for change

Even as Delhi’s Jama Masjid announced and later retracted the decision restricting the entry of women unaccompanied by men, Mumbai’s Juma Masjid and Bombay Trust is making women’s entry possible with structural interventions... [Read More]

04 December,2022 08:13 AM IST | Mumbai | Yusra Husain
‘We’ve been taunted, abused, assaulted’: Muslim women on marrying young

‘We’ve been taunted, abused, assaulted’: Muslim women on marrying young

After Kerala HC observed that even marriage of Muslim minors will invite POCSO charges, women from the community who’ve experienced the horrors of marrying young, hail move; say it’s high time that this practice was treated as a crime... [Read More]

27 November,2022 10:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Yusra Husain
How these Govandi, Mankhurd girls are tackling challenges to win at basketball

How these Govandi, Mankhurd girls are tackling challenges to win at basketball

Undeterred by resistance from family and long hours of travel for training, 13 young girls from slums in Govandi and Mankhurd have emerged as stars in 3x3 basketball... [Read More]

27 November,2022 09:23 AM IST | Mumbai | Yusra Husain
Even after 39 years, famed Marathi actor Prashant Damle says he wants to do more

Even after 39 years, famed Marathi actor Prashant Damle says he wants to do more

Marathi theatre actor Prashant Damle has completed 39 years with 12,500 performances across 32 shows. But the artiste says that to keep the good going, he needs to keep working and hustling... [Read More]

20 November,2022 10:59 AM IST | Mumbai | Yusra Husain
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IN PHOTOS: Despairing scenes from Ukraine after Russian invasion

IN PHOTOS: Despairing scenes from Ukraine after Russian invasion

According to Ukraine’s interior ministry, as many as 352 Ukrainian civilians, including 14 children, have been killed in Russia`s invasion and tens of thousands are fleeing the war zone, with most crossing into Poland as the total count reaches 400,000. Some are seeking shelter in Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Slovakia. President Volodymyr Zelensky has agreed to have Ukrainian officials take part in talks with Russia. Pics/PTI, AFP... [Read More]

28 February,2022 01:16 PM IST
MF Husain: Look back on the artist's iconic work on his 10th death anniversary

MF Husain: Look back on the artist's iconic work on his 10th death anniversary

MF Husain was one of the founding members of the Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group and has often been credited with transforming the modern art idiom in India. He had gained an equal number of fans and critics during his illustrious career. The painter died on June 9, 2011. On his death anniversary, here are some glimpses from his vibrant life and work  ... [Read More]

09 June,2021 03:23 PM IST

The mahurat of an upcoming film was a fun-filled affair with the cast and crew letting their hair down and partying hard. ... [Read More]

16 April,2014 06:39 AM IST
In pictures: Remembering MF Husain on his birth anniversary

In pictures: Remembering MF Husain on his birth anniversary

On legendary painter MF Husain's birth anniversary, we pay him a tribute through a collection of rare pictures... [Read More]

17 September,2019 09:51 AM IST
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‘Good Writers Empower You’: Danish Husain On His Engagement With Literature

‘Good Writers Empower You’: Danish Husain On His Engagement With Literature

In a new segment of `Shelf Life`, a series that explores the reading culture in Mumbai, Mid-Day takes a tour of actor, poet and storyteller Danish Husain’s personal library to know about his reading habits, earliest engagements with books and the manner in which literature has shaped the actor’s art and creativity.... [Read More]

18 June,2022 06:55 PM IST | Mumbai
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