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VOICES

 |  Aage Se Right  |  4-minute read
Mumbai local trains, Kolkata, BMC, Bombay

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: How Maximum City is crumbling under the pressure of its own people

There are ways to fix the seemingly insurmountable problem. The bridge collapse at CST should be our last wake-up call now.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Mumbai, Bombay, Maharashtra, Shiv Sena

Remembering Bal Thackeray: Who remade ‘Bombay’

Balasaheb Thackeray who remained a controversial, yet, much-revered figure throughout his life, shaped not only the political fortunes of the state of Maharashtra, but also New Delhi.

ART & CULTURE

 |  15-minute read
Bombay, Mumbai, Mazagaon

Glory days in Mazagaon, where Bombay once bloomed

[Book excerpt] Like the sea surrounding it, Mazagaon’s story has been about the ebb and flow of people, cultures, worlds and money.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Baaton Baaton Mein  |  6-minute read
Bollywood, Bombay

How Bollywood bared the soul of 1950s' Bombay in black-and-white

The city of then and present day Mumbai are different in their differences, yet the similarities are striking.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Baaton Baaton Mein  |  7-minute read
Rangeela, Bombay, Bollywood

3 films on love-hate relationship with Bombay and Bollywood

Chala Murari Hero Banne, Kaagaz Ke Phool and Rangeela portray the dynamics of the film industry.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Baaton Baaton Mein  |  9-minute read
Bombay, Baaton Baaton Mein, Amol Palekar

Love, life and longing in Bombay: Three Amol Palekar films that defined 1970s

Chhoti Si Baat, Gharaonda and Baaton Baaton Mein take you through the city.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Mumbai, Delhi, Bombay, Metros

Is there more to nightlife in Mumbai than Delhi?

You wake up with empty pockets and an empty soul filled with regret. That's the best one can hope for.

LIFE

 |  An American in Mumbai  |  1-minute read
Kolkata, Bombay, Photography

[Photo essay] From Bombay to Berlin in 15 pictures

Where the streets have no name.

LIFE

 |  An American in Mumbai  |  4-minute read
Photo essay, Mumbai, Bombay, Photography

What photographing Bombay streets taught me about myself

Tables turn when despite being the photographer, I actually become the one being watched.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Shiv Sena, The Independent, Mumbai, Bombay

Wish you had stayed a bit longer, Bombay

Although The Independent's decision to not use Mumbai is childish, I share the angst on the name change.