Opinion

  • An uneasy week ahead for Modi

    Modi faces an uphill battle ahead of the Assembly polls, as the Supreme Court scrutinises the Rafale deal and CBI crisis this week

    Nov 12, 2018, 05:58 IST
  • Let 'special' days for schools be chosen wisely

    An academician on the council could be helpful. Let us have a long-term perspective and breadth of vision when telling academic institutes to celebrate special days

    Nov 12, 2018, 05:54 IST
  • Maintenance is the key

    It has become crucial that all stakeholders take onus to protect the city's many UNESCO-award-winning sites and landmarks to ensure that the painstaking conservation efforts count in the long run

    Nov 12, 2018, 05:50 IST
  • Devdutt Pattanaik: Land of body parts

    The Buddhists and the Hindus share the idea of the land becoming sacred, when it is connected with the body of a holy being

    Nov 11, 2018, 09:36 IST
  • Rahul daCunha: Random Diwali thoughts

    So, it's that Diwali week: three hugely significant days in the Hindu calendar, Rama's vanquishing of Ravana, and the triumph of good over evil

    Nov 11, 2018, 09:30 IST

 

Opinion

  • Meenakshi Shedde: Trial by film

    That a small, homemade, debut feature from Meghalaya scored over the offerings of Bollywood, Kollywood and Tollywood, makes this David-and-Goliath story even more masaledar

    Nov 11, 2018, 09:23 IST
  • Paromita Vohra: Those secret travel photos

    While idyllic sunsets and magical vistas are the travel photos we all share, there is an entire invisible photographic world, the political and aesthetic underbelly of travel: visa and immigration photos

    Nov 11, 2018, 08:19 IST
  • More money for poorer services

    App-based and regular taxi services want commuters to shell out far more for rides, but give us almost nothing in return

    Nov 10, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • City will be safer with a strong CCTV network

    Even images that have been captured on camera are of little use, as the quality is very poor

    Nov 10, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • There's thunder Down Under

    Chappell and Taylor have abundant mutual respect for each other, so it's surprising to see them disagree over Cricket Australia storm

    Nov 08, 2018, 05:58 IST
  • Let's keep Mayor's bungalow intact

    This makes it all the more important that the façade is maintained as is, and the basic character of the building is unchanged

    Nov 08, 2018, 05:53 IST
  • Of Har har Mahadev and B******ke

    What does Chandraprakash Dwivedi's film Mohalla Assi (releasing Nov 16) compel you to do? Read Kashinath Singh's Kaashi Ka Assi

    Nov 07, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • mid day editorial: A metro's streets cannot be without light

    Work on installing 115 street lights at five locations that had never been lit before, has already started, putting the 'festival of lights' literally into Diwali for the locals

    Nov 07, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • Mumbai through a blind man's eyes

    What is it like to live in a devastated, chaotic, disorganised city like Mumbai - without seeing eyes?

    Nov 06, 2018, 07:30 IST

Opinion

  • mid day editorial: Why are MU's exam officials so confused?

    These two competitive examinations are considered vital and many candidates appear for both

    Nov 06, 2018, 07:22 IST
  • mid day editorial: Don't darken the festival of lights with disaster

    The anti-noise pollution movement has gained traction through the past few years

    Nov 05, 2018, 08:55 IST
  • Now, its drought politics

    The opposition in Maharashtra did not have any hard-hitting issues at hand, but now it has one that directly appeals to the masses - water supply

    Nov 05, 2018, 08:19 IST
  • Highs and lows

    Our favourite sutradhaars discuss the newest addition to their ilk – the Statue of Unity

    Nov 05, 2018, 08:08 IST
  • Replacing Eggheads with Boneheads

    Modi doesn't like intellectuals because they'd rather use their mind to help the country than blindly accept the values he stands for

    Nov 05, 2018, 07:50 IST
  • Songs and silences

    That A Star Is Born is Bradley Cooper's debut film as director is quite unbelievable

    Nov 04, 2018, 07:58 IST
  • Ancient incest in the sky

    In the Vedas, long before people knew about gods such as Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma, there was a story of how the god of heaven committed incest with the goddess of dawn, his daughter

    Nov 04, 2018, 07:54 IST
  • 20 years of Mumbai Film Festival

    The Mumbai Film Festival or MAMI Film Festival, as we call it, in auntyish slang, has just celebrated its 20th anniversary.

    Nov 04, 2018, 07:47 IST
  • Gardens of Earthly Desire

    Critics are divided on whether the intent of The Garden of Earthly Delights is to warn about the pleasures of the flesh or to celebrate them

    Nov 03, 2018, 08:02 IST
  • What is that hate you make...

    As a country, it seems as if we are angrier, more racist and bigoted than ever before. Will our children pay the price?

    Nov 03, 2018, 07:30 IST
  • mid day editorial: Tackle root cause of encroachments

    This is a good way to ensure that encroachments are tackled, but civic authorities first need to analyse the failures that have led to so much encroachment proliferating

    Nov 03, 2018, 07:15 IST
  • Dive from the cliff of risk into joy

    It has taken years to put the fear of rejection behind and embrace risk, and yet, at the end of it all, I feel more fulfilled than I've ever felt before

    Nov 02, 2018, 05:58 IST
  • We need to put a premium on human life

    Mumbai's selfie points can be a beginning, with banners and announcements about how selfies with responsibility are the best selfies of all

    Nov 02, 2018, 05:53 IST
  • Chaos, conflict and commotion

    That's what Indian cricket administration can do without while Ganguly's 'deep sense of fear and worry' needs to be addressed

    Nov 01, 2018, 05:55 IST
  • Direct your rage at abusers, not survivors

    They may be master manipulators, and their supporters are fortunate enough to never have witnessed their worst side, but they cannot dismiss the ordeal that the survivors have gone through

    Nov 01, 2018, 05:51 IST
  • Suhel Seth's spectacular success

    To be fair, sexual misconduct isn't the only sort of harassment you can judge someone for, after an inevitable revelation

    Oct 31, 2018, 07:30 IST
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