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  • Archer’s next to have 8 chapters in Mumbai with Bollywood heroine

    A publishing sensation like no other, ex-con and British MP Lord Jeffrey Archer is in Mumbai to kick-start the five-city India launch of his latest, 'Mightier than the Sword', the fifth in the Clifton Chronicles (CC) series. dna’s Yogesh Pawar caught up with the irrepressible...

    Monday, 2 March 2015 - 6:52am
  • Activists slam government over pension budget cut

    “Why is a government which went out of its way to give Rs 600 crores as loan to Adani trying to rob Below-Poverty-Line elderly from even the meagre Rs 200 they get as pension?” asked activist Aruna Roy of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghatan, tearing into the Modi government's alleged...

    Friday, 27 February 2015 - 10:54pm
  • ICC World Cup: 5 Things to do in Adelaide

    There’s more to Australia than the ICC World Cup matches starring a bunch of men in white chasing a ball with a bat. Let's get to the cooler stuff with Yogesh Pawar

    Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:27pm
  • Epic makeovers

    Mythology, while always part of Indian culture, is climbing the popularity charts, reflecting in blockbusters like Amish Tripathi’s Shiva trilogy and prompting analysis on whether this is repackaged Hindutva. Yogesh Pawar examines the ‘mytho-glut’ in depth

    Sunday, 22 February 2015 - 5:15am
  • Truth behind the lie: Psychology of the elite liar

    While the jury's still out on whether DIG BK Loshali of the Coast Guard or defence minister Manohar Parrikar is lying on the Pak boat, this has brought into sharp focus the phenomenon of lying by the eminent in public life. And no, we are not only talking about the many volte-faces by the...

    Friday, 20 February 2015 - 6:10am
  • Why are Mumbai Police protecting a bookie, Mr Rakesh Maria?

    Mumbai police, which claim to have heightened surveillance of bookies during the ICC World Cup on orders from its chief Rakesh Maria, have also provided known international cricket bookie Anil Jaisinghani with armed policemen as protection just before the tournament began on Saturday.

    Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 5:00am
  • In Defence Of Offence

    Roast, broil, bake or grill… call it what you will, comedy in varying degrees of offence and profanity has found many takers down the ages. Yogesh Pawar and Preksha Malu view the uproar over AIB's roast of Bollywood in light of India's rich tradition of insult humour that spares nobody, not even...

    Sunday, 8 February 2015 - 5:55am
  • Bappi Lahiri, a Worli slum and hope riding on music

    Sunglasses firmly in place, his chains resting on his black t-shirt, singer, when composer Bappi Lahiri walked into the Worli sea face sum colony, he could have been a magnet for humans. Eight to eighty, the residents of the Mahatma Phule Nagar turned up in hordes to greet the and Bling King...

    Sunday, 8 February 2015 - 5:40am
  • Mumbai needs big fix to become global hub: India Inc

    Quick decision-making, hassle-free execution of projects, more cultural centres will take Mumbai to next level, say eminent citizens

    Saturday, 7 February 2015 - 6:30am
  • Writer of 'Coccoon' and more, Bhalchandra Nemade is 50th Jnanpith laureate

    Born in 1938 in a small village Sangavi in North Maharashtra's Khandesh region, Nemade graduated in literature from Fergusson College, Pune. He postgraduated in Linguistics from Deccan College, Pune and English Literature from the Mumbai University.

    Saturday, 7 February 2015 - 6:50am