• A fitting tribute to Kochi

    Fort Kochi island is so civilised, it has ingeniously absorbed all its multiple colonial, religious and trade influences into a rich fabric

    Mar 24, 2019, 07:17 IST
  • Respect is for Bharat Mata alone

    It's interesting how Indians who claim to love their motherland the most also have the lowest standards for real women

    Mar 23, 2019, 05:31 IST
  • My deep connections through frugality

    While my means may not be enviable by any stretch, it allows me the ability to take risks, and a generosity of spirit towards those like me

    Mar 22, 2019, 06:50 IST
  • Phenomenally feisty, fun fan-fiction!

    Youve got to be in the mood for the mad to love Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota a movie about the movies

    Mar 20, 2019, 07:30 IST
  • Ready for the insecurity check?

    Sometimes I think I should just lie down and let the airport security staff pass my whole body through the X-ray machine

    Mar 19, 2019, 07:30 IST



  • If not Modi, who? Nehru may have had the right answer

    The last five years have seen the consistent breaching of democratic norms and the undermining of myriad institutions, from judiciary to Parliament, matching Indira's Emergency in its sweep. But what the count...

    Mar 19, 2019, 05:16 IST
  • For Cong, survival trumps arrogance

    Dynastic and old-world politics aside the Congress realises that for it to stay alive and relevant it would need to swallow some pride

    Mar 18, 2019, 07:30 IST
  • Tragedy in the time of polls

    Crumbling infrastructure is not news for the city anymore whether Sena is successful in damage-control anymore remains to be seen

    Mar 18, 2019, 07:05 IST
  • Age no bar

    Our museums and cultural spaces must think of new avenues to ensure that younger minds continue to trickle into its corridors

    Mar 18, 2019, 07:00 IST
  • Bollywood Fawna

    "We are not like that Mayawati, putting our own statues everywhere with that tacky handbag. We are supra-Bollywood royalty. We expected Bollywood only to bend, but it begged to be allowed to crawl."

    Mar 17, 2019, 07:18 IST
  • The human factor: architect Dilawar Noorani's enduring legacy

    The man behind Indias first skyscraper and revolving restaurant showed rare integrity of design in his 1960s buildings The city lost visionary architect Dilawar Noorani 50 years ago this week

    Mar 17, 2019, 07:10 IST
  • What happened to unity in diversity?

    I have never seen a more divided India than the one going to the polls this year. How did we come to this?

    Mar 16, 2019, 07:47 IST
  • Living through the pride of March

    The month inevitably brings my financial precariousness to the fore, and the uncomfortable reality of having to borrow from loved ones

    Mar 15, 2019, 05:40 IST
  • Is greed the final frontier?

    Triple Frontier the new Netflix film that drops today is that high-octane heist pic with robbery being almost the scripts starting point

    Mar 13, 2019, 07:30 IST


  • How dirty walls lead to vandalism

    Theres an undeniable connection between wall posters and street crime New York figured it out why cant we

    Mar 12, 2019, 07:36 IST
  • A Khalistan referendum in 2020

    While most of us may brush off news of the referendum we cannot ignore the truth of a certain divisive brand of politics

    Mar 11, 2019, 07:56 IST
  • An off-track idea

    Our sutradhaars give a double thumbs down to the possible reintroduction of the tram service around their favourite parts of Bombay

    Mar 11, 2019, 07:42 IST
  • Smaller parties give the Congress a big headache

    NCP and it might not approve of Prakash Ambedkars consortium of small parties conditions for seat-sharing

    Mar 11, 2019, 07:06 IST
  • Chintu-mintu delights

    In Mumbai's highly globalised cuisine, and the age of manchurian khakra and noodle masala dosa, you sometimes have to really hunt for high-quality, regional Indian cuisine that stays true to its roots

    Mar 10, 2019, 08:23 IST
  • The mind of Prabhakar Barwe

    The illustrative book Chitra-Vastuvichar grants an access to the mind of a painter whose exhaustive diaries arrested each passing thought on forms and objects

    Mar 10, 2019, 07:30 IST
  • Chintu-mintu delights

    The high point of visiting Vile Parle for me, is a hot snack and goodie raid at Panshikar

    Mar 10, 2019, 07:04 IST
  • Everything for the right price

    Looking for Bollywood stars with a conscience is like looking for politicians who genuinely care about India neither really exists

    Mar 09, 2019, 07:00 IST
  • Women, our voices are louder together

    We may not have been able to hold every toxic male accountable, but have empowered future generations to call out misogyny

    Mar 08, 2019, 05:41 IST
  • Why you must read The Psychopath Test

    Can psychology make sense of the mess we are in Worth probing no

    Mar 06, 2019, 07:15 IST
  • Tiwari's mother: End of a family

    Tiwari came to Mumbai to be a chowkidar in our building and died in a car crash Then I learned about his mother

    Mar 05, 2019, 07:15 IST
  • It's time Monorail seized the advantage

    MMRDA must tell people about its comfort connectivity and affordability to increase footfall

    Mar 04, 2019, 08:20 IST
  • Modi's electoral air strike

    Despite the demonetisation and the economic and agrarian crisis the current wave of patriotism has turned the tide in Modis favour

    Mar 04, 2019, 07:30 IST
  • Archive, what's that?

    Mumbais public libraries ought to take a closer interest in archiving its history before it gets lost due to neglect and lack of intent

    Mar 04, 2019, 07:15 IST
  • Three cups of tea at Char Null

    Beyond its notorious face Dongri harbours legacies of service and spirituality from water carriers and surma makers to the Baba Gor dargah celebrating the Sidi Dhamal folk dance festival this month-end

    Mar 03, 2019, 07:48 IST
  • Dacoits in dilemma

    But as this is an Abhishek Chaubey film, it is a flamboyant action genre film in Bundelkhandi, about dacoits in an existential crisis, seeking redemption

    Mar 03, 2019, 07:00 IST
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