• Wake up and smell the coffee

    Deep in the heart of lush forests and plantations of Chikmagalur, its locals are doing a phenomenal job of safeguarding its green cover. Our home state's hill stations can take a cue, perhaps

    Jan 21, 2019, 05:35 IST
  • The best an ad can be

    We praise certain kinds of idealised dudes as unconventional, who defeat existing power, bend it to their will. Think of the names that have come up in various phases of #MeToo: Weinstein, Pachauri, Tejpal

    Jan 20, 2019, 06:02 IST
  • Lights, camera, election

    But that other Rahul, that Johri guy, himself a #MeToo dude, has the cheek to lecture us and is now taking us to court. We have not broken any laws. The CoAwNIotL are seriously out to get us."

    Jan 20, 2019, 05:57 IST
  • The five-headed Hanuman

    It reminds us of Krishna's Vishwarupa described in the Bhagavad Gita, albeit a diminutive version. It transforms Hanuman from a dependable servant of Ram to a very independent deity worshipped in his own right

    Jan 20, 2019, 05:53 IST
  • #SaveRegal

    This elegant heritage building, built in 1933 in the Art Deco style of the 1920s-40s, was designed by Charles Stevens, son of the famous 19th-century architect, FW Stevens, and its interiors, with extensive mi...

    Jan 20, 2019, 05:48 IST



  • Moksha after 20 years

    Her pursuit of the Brahmasutras began in Kashi in 1998. She is currently studying the Nyaya Sutras. Meet Dr Shailaja Bapat, the Bhasha Samman awardee of the Sahitya Akademi, who will travel anywhere in search ...

    Jan 20, 2019, 05:42 IST
  • Banks will always have the last laugh

    Loan waivers, government handouts, and politically driven decisions continue to trump economic sense in our country

    Jan 19, 2019, 04:12 IST
  • Let's cheer the Marathoners, Mumbai!

    Give the two-legged fleet the right of way, just on one day of the year. Make it a sweet 16 in every way for the Mumbai marathon

    Jan 19, 2019, 04:11 IST
  • Digging deeper into my selves

    How the Ajanta and Ellora caves inspired me to do some excavating of my own, to hew and carve my self-identity into something exquisite

    Jan 18, 2019, 05:12 IST
  • City must do something about revenge crimes

    The strictest possible action needs to be taken on these revenge gangs who are as culpable as the main accused

    Jan 18, 2019, 05:07 IST
  • Cannot tamper with this history ball

    Australia's recent completion of 1,000 international victories is remarkable enough to underline the quality of players they've produced over the years

    Jan 17, 2019, 05:05 IST
  • Let's put technology to the best use

    The more worrying aspects though are that authorities suspect three more people may be involved in the case. It is important that the network is cracked and dismantled. It is highly improbable that there is ju...

    Jan 17, 2019, 05:01 IST
  • Let's stick to the book, please

    Yup, finally watched The Accidental Prime Minister, based on Sanjaya Baru's eponymous book: because, how can you not?

    Jan 16, 2019, 08:00 IST
  • mid day editorial: Must treat project-affected citizens with respect

    Right at the top of their concerns was how their children would manage accessing school from so far away

    Jan 16, 2019, 07:55 IST


  • mid day editorial: Bogus doctors can't be allowed to function

    Despite that, they continue to put patients' lives at risk, a front-page report said in this paper

    Jan 15, 2019, 07:15 IST
  • Mumbai has all the more reason for Pride

    The culmination will be the Mumbai Pride March, happening in early February, a fitting flourish to Pride Month

    Jan 14, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • At least they knew when to quit

    The resignation of two top bureaucrats like Alok Verma and Shah Faesal, one after another, reflects the failure of Modi's governance

    Jan 14, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Love and order

    Abhi abhi yahin tha kidhar gaya ji?" (hey, have you seen my heart/It was just here, now it's gone) being the most famous

    Jan 13, 2019, 06:04 IST
  • Karthik v/s Karthik

    The screenplay is crammed with thin subplots, such as a Rajinikanth-Simran romance, a Hindu-Muslim student romance, dramatic gang wars, a paternity issue, and a climactic twist that is not fully convincing

    Jan 13, 2019, 05:54 IST
  • Baby Bombay

    It's crowded, it's polluted, it's frazzling. Yet, how does Bombay love its young? Let us count the ways

    Jan 13, 2019, 05:40 IST
  • Always good, sometimes bad, never ugly

    Often, it isn't the greatest film ever, but it speaks to you at a point in your life. About the things you are thinking about at that point

    Jan 13, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Of hunger in heaven

    None of these places is accessible by following any law of god, because the idea of commandments and alignment to the law of god are not Hindu concepts. That's an Abrahamic concept

    Jan 13, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Nothing really life-saving here

    The state of our hospitals should have shocked us into action decades ago. Sadly, even avoidable deaths make no difference

    Jan 12, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Cops, BMC must resolve traffic chowky row

    A front page report in this paper detailed that the cops have refused to move to an alternative site provided by the BMC a few metres away from the dilapidated chowky

    Jan 12, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Learning to accept the self doubt

    It's part of a learning curve, to show some self-love and not be so hard on yourself that you feel paralysed by inhibition and do nothing

    Jan 11, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • City should try and save its big red buses

    It is apparent that the BEST, once shining bright in the city's commuting crown is losing its sheen. Reports are rife that the service has been losing a lot of money. There has to be a concerted effort now to ...

    Jan 11, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Varsity must get hostel repaired soon

    While the varsity stated that students' complaints were taken into account and an audit of the structure has been done, and repairs will begin, they seem to be unaware of the people staying there

    Jan 10, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • That's another Ravi Shastri six!

    Kohli & Co's achievement in Australia is worthy of creamy praise but cannot be at par or rated higher than the 1983 World Cup win

    Jan 10, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Intense sexualisation through Insta

    You would need Gen Z to help accurately navigate the online sub-universe built on hyper self-objectification

    Jan 09, 2019, 07:05 IST
  • Citizens should be forewarned about infra repairs

    We saw considerable crowds on the staircase, even though it was a weekend and of course, this crowd doubles on weekdays, especially at peak hours

    Jan 09, 2019, 07:00 IST
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