Home to aesthetes and actors, sandwiched between Bandra and Santa Cruz, the little suburb of Khar has high civic mindedness
"Because then sales will double, boss! That is called marketing strategy, samajyu ke?" he concluded
Squeamishness about sex, desire's capacity to breach politically correct boundaries with libidinal force, sometimes makes bedfellows of ideological adversaries
I love that video of her winning the Oscar: she is pleased, but not overwhelmed. She wore a simple, elegant blue sari with a hint of sequins, a silver choker and earrings, that's it
They represent the nine phases of the goddess' life. The nine nights of Navratri are a celebration of the Goddess in her entirety
The people responsible for putting food on our plates have been struggling to survive for decades. Why don't we care?
Bacteria come alive when they react with other ingredients during fermentation - witnessing and connecting with this very much sentient life gives me a sense of hope and surety.
The quality of cricket in the 1947-48 India v Australia Test series must be spoken about more than the incident involving Mankad and Brown.
No, a lie does not have two sides to 'debate' on TV, and claim later that viewers were interested!
He believed that a good family doctor must help his patients live well but also when their time comes, guide them in passing on with grace and dignity.
A flashback visit to Tamil Nadu's Pichavaram mangroves reminded us of the criticality of their existence and why this green heritage needs to be preserved in our city with renewed intent, now that Maharashtra ...
Is India losing its grip on reality? Considering the alternative narratives that have been obscuring 'facts' and masquerading as truth under the ruling dispensation, it would definitely seem so
Across India, Hindutva has raised gigantic muscular images of Parasurama wielding an axe, the same axe that was used to behead both Renuka and Kartarvirya Arjuna
The beauty of this is McCready, younger than Van Halen by 14 years, represents an era where rock took a dark and foreboding turn
Meetings are good for accomplishing work and conferences for the intellectual and gossip quotient. But, oh the joy of other people's clothes!
You realise that the story idea was primarily a base on which to try many joyous, inventive experiments with music and images, and in this, Gurung succeeds deliciously. Cannot wait for his next
Research on the gender implications of COVID-19 shows a spike in women's work load during home-bound festivals, the upcoming Navratri being no exception
It's interesting how we lived with bigotry for years because of how well it was disguised by those around us
Why does learning only have to be about acing and penalising errors? Can't we imbibe a process where we learn for the sake and the joy of it?
Like COVID-19 has thrown a spanner in the works of the 2020 Kanga League, wet weather in the 1990 edition nearly caused a null and void situation before a minimum of five matches were possible for Sunder CC to...
Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Subrata Roy are on Netflix because they would have once loved to. Just not this way!
In 2009, Somali pirates in dinghies were cleaning up millions of seajacking ships and collecting ransoms. Who made them disappear 10 years later?
With resumption of walking tours to heritage sites, our sutradhars wonder whether the local babus will be able to ensure social distancing and other SOPs are strictly adhered to
For the UP CM, the Hathras assailants being Rajputs, a caste he belongs to, seems to have exposed the BJP's claim of being the true champions of the Dalits, a votebank that contributed to putting him in power
Do people buy from filmstars? Well, Dream Girl Hema Malini has been endorsing a brand of water purifier, since IPL began. But, no one I know, buys this brand, except Dharam, Esha, Sunny and Bobby Deol
So, the furtive guy in the room down the corridor, the shady receptionist, the leery watchman, would think twice before pulling their stunts. It was precious advice I never forgot
Which shows us that cliches are dexterous like good-looking Yogi, sorry I mean, yoga influencers. Consider how easy it is for "No Country For Women" to become "Caste is Dead".
We also hear of Agni who is so aroused by the wives of the Seven Sages that to prevent him from doing the undesirable, his wife, Svaha, takes the form of those women and alleviates his desire. From this mispla...
Today is World Animal Day, feast of St Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. We recall some Bombay animal lovers' furry and feathered friends
We simply cannot afford to let our guard down, both in our professional lives where unlock may mean inevitable contact with more people, or in our personal lives.