Opinion

  • More than just a tag

    Recent reports that Ahmedabad and Darjeeling's UNESCO heritage tags are under scrutiny due to poor upkeep, mismanagement and neglect, should act as a wake-up call for those in charge of maintaining its counter...

    Jul 22, 2019, 07:32 IST
  • Hold you tight, never let you go

    A credit card that upgrades your limit when you say you don't want it anymore. A time-share for couples, though you're single

    Jul 21, 2019, 05:49 IST
  • Unspoken language of village gods

    Basically, we are talking about a god who protects and provides. We seek the provision of food, clothing, shelter, intelligence, wisdom along with protection and security

    Jul 21, 2019, 05:46 IST
  • Lobo Lobo and #FaceAppChallenge

    "But, why are you dressed like you're acting in the St Aloysius Parish zonal play competition?"

    Jul 21, 2019, 05:43 IST
  • Aching beauty

    Of course both cinemas share common elements, but more regional indie films are realistic, on socio-political issues; earthy, with traditional/folk music and dance that is practically erased from Bollywood

    Jul 21, 2019, 05:38 IST

 

Opinion

  • Where were you when the Eagle landed?

    Fifty years after the world's first manned moon landing, Bombay buzzes in tribute to the iconic event

    Jul 21, 2019, 05:27 IST
  • All you who will drink tonight

    The gentrification of Bombay is relentless, but there are still a few unchanged pockets that allow you to step back in time

    Jul 20, 2019, 05:21 IST
  • Teach the young it's not okay to attack officers

    It is shocking that these young men thought nothing about driving away with a law enforcement officer in the car

    Jul 20, 2019, 05:12 IST
  • Deep in the lonely feeling of grief

    In her book of poems, Triage, Margaret writes a letter to a deceased lover. It's called Dear M... and reading it over and over offers insight into how she dealt with her grief over losing someone to cancer

    Jul 19, 2019, 07:32 IST
  • No time for debate, evacuate Haidery Manzil now

    Residents talk about living in fear and depending on the divine as cracks develop in the building, floors are set to give way any moment and walls are in imminent danger of collapsing

    Jul 19, 2019, 07:24 IST
  • Gym owners must take ethical route, refund members

    The owners collected annual fees from more than 200 people and fled in January this year, after shutting the gym on the pretext of repair work

    Jul 18, 2019, 06:32 IST
  • They will have it all covered!

    A spoof on to-be-published books written by players, who were in the news during the just-concluded World Cup cricket in England

    Jul 18, 2019, 06:18 IST
  • So worth sitting down for stand-ups

    No Indian reality show I know has managed to capture the young zeitgeist as Comicstaan does, for sure!

    Jul 17, 2019, 06:22 IST
  • Equal accountability in case of rules a necessity

    Change your ways leaders and representatives of the people and accept there is parity and equal accountability when it comes to obeying rules.

    Jul 17, 2019, 06:21 IST

Opinion

  • Never, ever, say my name, please

    Better souls than you have tried and been buried in unmarked graves, shamed and forgotten forever

    Jul 16, 2019, 06:34 IST
  • 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

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