• Mind the gap

    Our sutradhaars wonder how safe the city can be, if the very bridges that connect it continue to take lives

    Mar 25, 2019, 05:40 IST
  • The biography of a Dongri child

    Mumbais juvenile criminals have a history that needs to be understood so that social workers cater to them better a former head of a childrens home tries to bridge the gap with a new book

    Mar 24, 2019, 08:00 IST
  • Indian Political League

    So, the BCCI called me. Yeah, me. What's BCCI, you're asking?

    Mar 24, 2019, 07:29 IST
  • 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
  • The aftertaste of leftovers

    The before word is andaazan, which suggests you put salt, spice, water into a dish, not through a precise measurement, but as a sense impression of what will work for the dish being cooked right then and perha...

    Mar 24, 2019, 07:14 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
  • mid day editorial: It is time the authorities listened to citizens

    The young man succumbed to the injuries he received a week earlier when a tree branch fell on his head near Vasant Nagri township of Vasai East

    Mar 18, 2019, 07:15 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
  • For the love of the moon

    These constellations or houses are visualised as goddesses

    Mar 17, 2019, 07:29 IST
  • For whom the bells troll?

    They assume aliases, odd pseudonyms, pseudo-patriotic handles

    Mar 17, 2019, 07:29 IST
  • The Doors

    By this we mean that fake images, certificates and claims of athletic and academic achievement along with some common or garden variety of palm greasing of university administrators was carried out - but not d...

    Mar 17, 2019, 07:22 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
  • Let's cut the talk and get to the action

    Today we are going to list some favourite phrases by our politicians many of which roll like water off a ducks back because they are used so frequently and evince little response

    Mar 16, 2019, 07:30 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
  • Action against harassers must be a deterrent

    The intention to take action following the spike in complaints is good, let the execution be consistent and as near flawless as possible

    Mar 15, 2019, 05:36 IST
  • The talented Turners of cricket

    Aussie Ashton, who was the scourge of the Indians at Mohali on Sunday, could well become as prominent as his many namesakes

    Mar 14, 2019, 05:36 IST
  • Railways needs better infrastructure

    Can we secure movable items or infra in some way so that it cannot be pilfered with, or used and abused in this way?

    Mar 14, 2019, 05:32 IST
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