Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari's assassination harks back to turbulent '90s and the targeted killing of peacemakers in the Valley
The renaming of the historic Mughalsarai Junction is one more example of avoidable tampering with India's rich legacy as far as the railways goes. Our favourite pair of Bombay chroniclers think so too
Fines for plastic are nothing but PR campaigns initiated by an organisation that has done nothing substantial to tackle pollution
Even a single reader's response can transform the energy of a text
Yes, if the voice is from those who can feel the subject from within
Are Mumbaikars really kind-hearted? Or do they just help their own? A look at the flip side of kindness
BJP's numbers in the north can only go down, but their hope is that by contesting from Puri, they might just claim new ground in Odisha
Anthony Bourdain had cracked the template when it came to telling us stories about food and travel on the same plate and page
Only, it flips the stereotypes, as is common in South Indian readings of the epic, with Rajinikanth playing Raavan, the good guy, here Kaala (Dark/Black)
Poet-playwright-academic Sitanshu Yashaschandra Ã¢ÂÂ chosen for the Saraswati Samman - on how the term 'regional writer' is claustrophobic to someone with interests as varied as his
Traffic police want flyovers to be cleared to make way for more vehicles. When will authorities think about people who walk, for a change?
Inscribing my thoughts onto paper has always brought me immense pleasure that cannot be shared with anyone else
Same or opposite gender, platonic co-habitation. In a word, flat-mate
Why do Mumbai high-rises have grilled windows? And is that how you get the bitter out of a cucumber? Really?
The government can't stomach a recently launched book on backdoor diplomacy because it differs from its hardline official stance on Pak
Separated by ambition, the ideological twins, Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janta Party, fight a battle within
At that age, you're into your second childhood, and there's a real sense of discovery about the smallest things
Life lessons from years of mapping Bombay's local history
Women travelling in Mumbai repeatedly complain about not feeling safe on public transport. Why isn't this shaming us into behaving better?
Travelling through Italy, a land saturated with art, has unfettered my world view, causing me to see even myself in new light
Coca Cola has entered booze biz with Japanese shochu. It'll work
Rule#1: Don't do it through the Indian Railways online booking website. Unless you enjoy going slowly mad
The BJP's 'all muscle, no brain' policy towards Kashmir and Pakistan may finally have thawed, with renewed efforts at peace talks
The work-in-progress children's museum in the city ought to be a playground as well as a lab for unique experiences that should leave them coming back for more
Here's your chance to finally be heard: register for the graduates' constituency elections, so you can elect an MLC who will raise your concerns before the government
The film is about Zain, a 12-year-old Beirut street urchin, who sues his parents "because they gave me life."
Bright pink bougainvilleas and golden amaltas bloom show Mumbai how to be resplendent in the harshest of times
Here's a helpful primer on what you can and should do if you intend to play a political role in the world's largest democracy
Writing, like with cooking, involves improvising, adapting and responding to environments to which you never expected to become acclimatised
While KP is articulate, there's merit in some voices that question the logic of getting a controversial figure to deliver the Pataudi lecture