Is Mumbai falling in love with mavericks? - 4 months ago
Are Mumbaikars leading the nation to learn to admire and adore mavericks, the hatke? Have the Tendulkars and the Dravids those married-and-settled role models, the regular types lost their mojo?
Simple ways to make BEST services better - 5 months ago
Late evening on the previous Sunday, I jumped into a Ghatkopar-bound BEST bus that was about to speed away from the Majas depot bus stop on the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road.
Empowering women with Vedic gyaan - 5 months ago
Agriculture scientist-turned-spiritual entrepreneur KK Subramani has made it his lifes mission to empower some of tomorrows women today with Vedic knowledge right after finishing high school.
Quick, where can you find Devils Tree and Jacana in Mumbai? - 5 months ago
There are 12,500 trees, 186 species of herbs, shrubs, climbers and grasses, 63 varieties of birds, 40 varieties of butter flies and several types of reptiles in the Maharashtra Nature Park.
Taxpayer-funded IITs thrive but objectives lost - 6 months ago
Early next month, Bharat Ratna Amartya Sen will lecture IIT-Bombay at its annual Techfest.
Why Mumbai erupted in joy after Pujaras dismissal - 6 months ago
If ever confirmation was needed that Mumbais psyche is wrapped in denial, and not in sync with that of India and the world, last fortnight provided it.
Wilting under Wankhede woes, weather - 6 months ago
Serpentine queues, security checks delay entry for thousands of cricket connoisseurs.
Laptops & fireworks for a brighter Mumbai - 7 months ago
The plan to equip BMC corporators with laptops and smartphones has been greeted with public dismay, given the expenditure (a few crores of rupees, much of it on training, not hardware).
When will Mumbaikars renegotiate democracy? - 7 months ago
On Monday, my colleague propounded in this space three possible explanations for uncleared garbage in Mumbai. Let me add my two paise worth: Mumbaikars have learnt not to renegotiate democracy and hence the metro is a total shambles.
Chief Ministers right on 50-year vision - 8 months ago
In 1970, the MMRDA decided to widen the Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Marg but even after 42 years, its successor BMC is yet to get started on this project!