Some armchair psephology before we can, hopefully, stop talking about the Lok Sabha elections for a while!
The Idli Manchurian made its appearance in Indian Chinese restaurants. For Manchuria, it was the last straw
They not only fool ordinary folk who work hard for their meagre savings, but also give a bad name to the real seekers of spiritual truth
BMC's monthly dole to its transport undertaking is good news for the staffers, but what is needed is an effort to attract the 'lost' commuters
A recent event by a musuem that extended into the night should serve as an example to other public attractions and tourist landmarks to consider similar innovations
It's hard to reconcile what we are taught in schools with a reality where criminals stand a higher chance of becoming successful
Decision-making should return to the Foreign, Defence and Home ministries instead of being centralised at the Prime Minister's Office
The recent tragedy inside the city's oldest museum should act as an eye opener about the safety of its public landmarks and utility buildings, many of which are heritage structures
The challenge here for the BJP remains the same as in 2014, breaking the influence of various caste groups, while the gathbandhan claims to have brought the dalits, other backward classes and Muslims together ...
I've had a long relationship with birds, mostly crows. Sparrows are sweet but terrified; grateful for a few grains, and delightful when they bathe furrr in a bowl of water
Soli Batlivala, family friend of art connoisseur Madhuriben Desai, galvanised 1950s-60s Bombay's cultural scene at the Bhulabhai Desai Memorial Institute and Jehangir Art Gallery. A tribute on the eve of his M...
It is very hard to overestimate the importance of silence. Unfortunately for us, we rarely get a chance to experience it
In the kitchen I see a parallel between picking the best ingredients that go into my creation and gathering my emotions in their purest form
Can't wait for the second season of the stellar media-political drama full of intrigues and mock-irony that few seem to talk about
Our thinking and beliefs are being bankrupted by 'common knowledge' and facts no one feels the need to question
No longer enamoured
The sale of RK Studios in Chembur signals the loss of another important landmark of the city's cinematic legacy
Florida-based Fulbright scholar Dr Yudit Kornberg Greenberg, author of The Body in Religion: Cross Cultural Perspectives, takes 20 Mumbai students on an exploration of religious practices centered on the human...
One of the most astonishing expressions of devotion I've ever seen, happens in the temple of Goddess Meenakshi (Parvati) at Madurai, Tamil Nadu
The older I get, the more I struggle to understand why Bombay makes us run when we should try and walk instead
I am learning to accommodate within my imagination the threatening prospect of a form of unbridled joy derived from companionship
Mascarenhas was the Packer of Indian television. Like Kerry, he was big, full of bluster and demanded a high standard for his telecasts
Spoiler alert: But haven't you already watched the Avengers' showdown?
How can one toymaker support a family of five on Rs 15,000, put two kids through school, and still stay true to his craft?
In the Mumbai versus Delhi argument, one hopes the former goes out today and proves that it can be infinitely wiser than the latter
What thoughts are going through the minds of our fave sutradhars as the city goes to the polls today?
While making fun of Pune, whose voter turnout was dismal last week, Mumbai must remember that its own numbers are nothing to crow about
Byculla's Victoria Road bears treasures from benevolent Jewish, Parsi, Christian and Muslim city fathers
It is unfortunate - and telling - that India does not have a single film at the Cannes Film Festival this year
Are we, as citizens of India, not allowed to have an opinion? Many of our friends and neighbours now seem to think that's okay