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  • Supreme Court delivered its landmark judgement recognising third sex

    When the Supreme Court delivered its landmark judgment on Tuesday recognising the transgender (TG) community as a third gender, there were celebrations all over the country. But nowhere would they reverberate as much as in Mumbai which has been at the forefront of this struggle for equality and...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 6:05am
  • 6 years on, Maharashtra has no climate-change action plan

    Even as rural areas in otherwise drought-hit regions of Maharashtra (as also in neighbouring areas of Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh) struggle to cope with immense damages due to untimely rain and hailstorms in Feb-March 2014, the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 2:45am
  • Kehte hain ke Gulzar ka hai andaaz-e-bayaan aur

    The power of his feather-caress words, the hallmark of Gulzar's poetry ensures everyone has a favourite. So, the announcement that the poet, lyricist, scriptwriter and filmmaker was being conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2013 on Saturday led to much happiness among his fraternity and fans...

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 9:45am
  • Drumming up a legacy of 32 generations

    Artistes gather this weekend to remember Ustad Karamatullah Khan, who carried a legacy of centuries, Yogesh Pawar reports

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 8:05am
  • Even people in Gajanan Kirtikar's society have not seen him: Gurudas Kamat

    Gurudas Kamat, the sitting Congress MP from Mumbai North-West, is locked in a fierce battle with Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI's Gajanan Kirtikar, Mayank Gandhi of Aam Aadmi Party and Mahesh Manjrekar of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. dna's Yogesh Pawar caught up with the 59-year-old leader, who has...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 7:45am
  • TISS to the aid of Godess Bhavani for her divine ablutions

    At the ritual bath of a goddess worshiped not only in Maharashtra but across western India, head priest at the Tuljapur Bhavani shrine in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district Kishore Gangane, takes extreme care with the water used. "People are not getting enough water to drink. Surely, she wouldn't...

    Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 6:30am
  • Mumbai's Kemp's Corner flyover turns 50, smiles wryly at new ones coming up

    "You know when the Kemp's Corner flyover was being built... It was like a smooth concrete stretch. I'd sneak up there with my bicycle and it would feel heady to feel the bike hurtle down with the breeze in my hair and my heart in my mouth," remembers Fali Master a Kemp's Corner resident who was...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 6:05am
  • Election Commission approval of Kudankulam reactor 3 & 4 under scanner

    The Election Commission's approval for two more reactors at the Kudankulam atomic power plant has come under the scanner after an RTI response from General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC), says the company is not insuring any of the Kudankulam reactors.

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 8:35am
  • Tiss is how you save water

    At the ritual bath of a goddess worshiped not only in Maharashtra but across western India, head priest at the Tuljapur Bhavani shrine in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district Kishore Gangane, takes extreme care with the water used. "People are not getting enough water to drink. Surely, she wouldn't...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 7:35am
  • Hyderabad designer wins Kashish poster contest

    In the run-up to South Asia and India's biggest and only mainstream queer film festival, Kashish, India's top fashion designer Padmashri Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster submitted by Hyderabad-based graphic designer Punith Mahesh as the winning design of the Kashish International Poster...

    Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 9:33am

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