• More (horse) power to Mumbai Police

    In this way, not just physically but morally too, the cops will know the citizens are in their corner. This is better than every reward. More (horse) power to them

    Jul 16, 2019, 06:31 IST
  • Respect thin line between awareness and alarm

    A special salute to all those who care enough to go the extra mile or make a difference

    Jul 15, 2019, 06:09 IST
  • A showcase for Bombay

    The city ought to have a permanent exhibition that captures its birth, evolution, its people and places, but most importantly, its unique multi-layered cultural fabric

    Jul 15, 2019, 06:03 IST
  • The art of Article 15

    Many thoughts crossed my mind while watching this pacy, crime thriller. Here they are, in no particular order of consciousness

    Jul 14, 2019, 05:52 IST
  • The intimacy of illness

    Anxiety is compacted into a pellet, forbidden from taking up too much space. Whatever is unessential is switched off. I felt all this while in hospital with my mother all last week

    Jul 14, 2019, 05:48 IST



  • Tales of the falsely accused

    Because he is innocent, Ra diverts the river Nile, filled with crocodiles, to separate the two brothers

    Jul 14, 2019, 05:45 IST
  • Loom tales

    The film ends with the real-life Mallesham delivering a TEDx talk on how his machine has improved the lives of thousands of weavers

    Jul 14, 2019, 05:40 IST
  • The truth is black and yellow

    Branding pandit Kiran Khalap maps the intersections where Mumbai’s working class unites with its English-speaking elite

    Jul 14, 2019, 05:35 IST
  • Long hands of the judiciary?

    Recent experiences make me believe that a reference to the long waiting period is probably a lot more accurate than it sounds to us

    Jul 13, 2019, 05:31 IST
  • Can we move from reactive to proactive?

    It is no use shouting about how somebody will be punished for this. That is reactive and has little meaning after a life has gone

    Jul 13, 2019, 05:29 IST
  • In the pursuit of wholeness

    The focus is inward, in bettering self, empowering will and consciousness to potentially empower others

    Jul 12, 2019, 06:09 IST
  • We must all master the art of letting go

    This is not to say that people never attempt self-defence or fight back. When your attacker intends to harm you, you must fight back. In some cases, simply weigh the pros and cons, let go and take it to the po...

    Jul 12, 2019, 06:07 IST
  • Green warriors, tree authority must bat together

    Having a car shed at Aarey necessitated the felling of over 2,000 trees

    Jul 11, 2019, 05:21 IST
  • Beware of the wounded tigers

    Pakistan cricket is bruised and they have some serious talent to bounce back in style from their 2019 World Cup disappointment

    Jul 11, 2019, 05:14 IST


  • Yesterday once more (for sure)

    Is Danny Boyle's latest film a smart way to replay The Beatles on big screen? Fans couldn't ask for more!

    Jul 10, 2019, 07:40 IST
  • Time to reflect for our three-wheeled kaali-peelis

    Autorickshaws are a vital cog in the city's transportation wheel

    Jul 10, 2019, 07:32 IST
  • The builder who refused to bribe

    What happens when a builder decides not to participate in the merry-go-around of corruption?

    Jul 09, 2019, 07:35 IST
  • Time to tackle the flying plastic challenge

    A report in the paper cited how the order was initiated after some incidents in which some plastic sheets and dish antenna flew from hutment roofs and landed on the tracks

    Jul 09, 2019, 07:30 IST
  • Why Esplanade Mansion must be saved

    We are answerable to future generations, who will never forgive us for letting go of a glorious landmark that defines this city

    Jul 09, 2019, 06:27 IST
  • Bad film, worse budget, same abuse

    With the only aim of keeping the fiscal deficit in check and hollow promises of creating more jobs, Budget 2019 was a damp squib

    Jul 08, 2019, 05:41 IST
  • Let us all strive to retain that green cover, please

    Let us strive once again to strike that elusive but not impossible balance between development and environment. Thousands of trees are going to be sacrificed for this car shed. This bitter battle is nearing en...

    Jul 08, 2019, 05:39 IST
  • Pink with envy

    As Jaipur's walled city is honoured with the coveted UNESCO World Heritage Site tag, our envious sutradhars believe Bombay has a long way to go to be in contention

    Jul 08, 2019, 05:16 IST
  • Should I stay or should I go?

    Quitting, oddly, reclaims some kind of power, even in a situation of defeat and compulsion, which is why it is sometimes followed by heated rejoinders, rather than acceptance.

    Jul 07, 2019, 05:50 IST
  • Out of the box

    So, why are they trolling me? I'm a patriot, too," said Mr Manjrekar, already using 45 words, for what he could have said in five. "How dare Sir Jadeja say that I have verbal diarrhoea? I am a man of few words

    Jul 07, 2019, 05:46 IST
  • Sacred Seven

    It is interesting that in the Bible, in the Book of Revelations, there is a line that says that the Whore of Babylon stands on seven hills. Scholars believe it refers to Rome, which was then persecuting its Ch...

    Jul 07, 2019, 05:40 IST
  • Studio secrets

    Yet, here he is the sensual artist Luca, played by the sexy Tovino Thomas, who doesn't even need a jhola, as he joins slum dwellers protesting illegal demolitions

    Jul 07, 2019, 05:36 IST
  • Latin lessons on Mazdoor Mile

    Wedged between Byculla and Bombay Central, tough-talking Agripada has also always touched lives with a tender tradition of social service

    Jul 07, 2019, 05:29 IST
  • What's in the budget for you

    Analysis: Tax-ing times for the super rich, a middle-class roped in as a collaborator and the Donald Trump effect

    Jul 06, 2019, 06:39 IST
  • The water wars will come, soon

    Around 10 and 20-percent cuts before every monsoon in the city are just a precursor to what can be a very real threat in the years to come

    Jul 06, 2019, 06:35 IST
  • Restaurants must not wait for fire advisories

    It is good though to learn through the report in this paper that the restaurant does not need major changes and the establishment has agreed to make changes and seek more guidance from the fire department

    Jul 06, 2019, 06:33 IST

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