• Forging alliances on the path to glory

    While BJP and Congress are expected to go to polls with former bed fellows Sena and NCP, the emergence of a third front will make the race interesting in Maharashtra

    Sep 17, 2018, 07:10 IST
  • Another cock-and-roo story

    The 'makeover' plan for Byculla zoo, close on the heels of the death of the baby Humboldt penguin, reeks of lack of sensitivity, and worse, further battles for the next set of exotic residents

    Sep 17, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • Consent-wali chudail

    A female ghost with sexual desires, who abducts men, and cheerfully leaves Exhibit A behind? That's certainly a first for Bollywood

    Sep 16, 2018, 06:07 IST
  • Section 377: A long way to go

    Decriminalising homosexuality on paper is great, but we also should think about the millions among us yet to taste freedom

    Sep 15, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • World's oldest profession, exploitation

    What brings Demi Moore, Frieda Printo, Rajkummar Rao, Manoj Bajpayee into the same film?

    Sep 12, 2018, 06:07 IST



  • What Kalika did with zucchini

    What happens when the principles of jugaad are applied to vegetables never seen before?

    Sep 11, 2018, 07:29 IST
  • A question of space

    To combat insanely high rentals and a space crunch among venues, up and coming theatrewallahs in the city are finding new avenues to ensure their work sees the light of day

    Sep 10, 2018, 06:05 IST
  • Dhaka's lokal baas

    Dhaka city, with a population of over 18 million, is catatonic with traffic jams. Average driving speed is less than 7km/hour, and it is quite normal to arrive one or two hours late for an appointment

    Sep 09, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • Our politicians hide in plain sight

    Democracy is about transparency, because those in power represent the rest of us. When was the last time they explained their actions though?

    Sep 08, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • The art of waiting and its rewards

    After a long wait, the LGBT community in India is now celebrating the end of an archaic, colonial-era law — Section 377

    Sep 07, 2018, 07:38 IST
  • The buck stops here

    In December 2013, when the Supreme Court reinstated Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which was read down by the Delhi High Court in July 2009, it argued about that scrapping Section 377 or not, was not fo...

    Sep 07, 2018, 07:10 IST
  • Fighting the better fight

    The verdict sets the stage for larger legal and social gambits

    Sep 07, 2018, 07:10 IST
  • About the crazy, rich Indians!

    Really, what's the point of India's Gilded Age, without its own The Great Gatsby. No?

    Sep 05, 2018, 06:07 IST
  • When Gaggan goes gaga

    In the world of molecular cuisine, you have to be crazy to win as many awards as Gaggan has

    Sep 04, 2018, 07:15 IST


  • Sound check, Bombay

    As the festive season takes over the city, our famous sutradhaars are geared to face the ride. What about the rest of us?

    Sep 03, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • Dissent is the salt of democracy

    Dissent is not just a safety valve but the saving grace of a country where yes-men don't care that we're chasing regress, not progress

    Sep 03, 2018, 07:13 IST
  • Now the onus is on the police and prosecution

    Reluctant before, Maharashtra police have made public certain evidence against activists whom they link to the Maoist movement, and are confident of proving charges in court, aware that the accused were acquit...

    Sep 03, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • Chill madi

    It is the land of tiffin, Horlicks barfi, button idlis, bullet idlis, CC bath (chow chow bath, that's upma and sheera), "chill madi" (take it easy) and more

    Sep 02, 2018, 07:34 IST
  • Barking up the right tree

    An automation engineer, born in Kolhapur and raised in Mumbai, emerges as an ambassador for conservation of Indian dog breeds, particularly the under-recognised native hounds of Maharashtra

    Sep 02, 2018, 06:07 IST
  • Indians beyond our borders

    I always find it amusing, and heart-breaking, to observe my countrymen abroad behave in a way they never choose to back home

    Sep 01, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • Living under undeclared emergency

    Without our realising it, we have been surrendering, inadvertently, our basic rights as tax-paying citizens of a democratic republic

    Aug 31, 2018, 07:31 IST
  • Because the world is flat

    One can't help but wonder if humans are naturally designed to live in urban jungles. Too late for that debate, though?

    Aug 29, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • The taxi-driver who wanted immortality

    Tarachand Saggar wanted only thing all his life - immortality

    Aug 28, 2018, 06:05 IST
  • What has the strongman achieved?

    PM Modi kept a tight grip on power and public relations, but the economy slipped his grasp, and now, the 2019 polls could follow suit

    Aug 27, 2018, 05:57 IST
  • Unhappy feet

    Death of the baby Humboldt penguin adds to the laundry list of unpleasant reminders about city's lack of sensitivity towards its flora & fauna

    Aug 27, 2018, 05:54 IST
  • Scion fighting for lost kingdom not in a hurry to win the PM seat?

    RaGa appears to have understood his limitations, distancing himself from talk of being a replacement for PM Modi

    Aug 27, 2018, 05:24 IST
  • In loving memory

    My own dad, S Rammohan, was a gentle sweetie. He was incredibly compassionate, and spent his last years among cancer patients, who had been sent home to die, as medicine could not help them any more

    Aug 26, 2018, 06:48 IST
  • We are a city of ghosts

    Apathy and consistent lack of leadership have managed to ruin what was once a vibrant metropolis. We sat back and let it happen

    Aug 25, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • Finding the truth about myself

    How do you engage in the sanctity of writing when there is so much out there that occupies your mind space? The answer: concentration

    Aug 24, 2018, 06:05 IST
  • A quick drive through Gorakhpur

    Taking in for a brief moment, the de-facto epicentre of India's political capital

    Aug 22, 2018, 07:30 IST
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