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LIFE

 |  She Says  |  5-minute read
Cardiac arrest, Mumbai Rains, Mumbai, Door no. 1

Life is right now: The much-loved Mihir Bijur’s sudden death shows us an eternal truth

My friend on Twitter and one of the most loved people around, Mihir Bijur, was taken away much too soon. But he has left in his wake some crucial lessons about life and how to live it.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Mumbai, BJP, Maharashtra, Milind Deora

Milind Deora: 'The Shiv Sena-BJP's opportunistic alliance has in fact aided the Congress' comeback in Maharashtra'

Milind Deora has taken over the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee chief, replacing Sanjay Nirupam recently. Deora spoke with Rohit E David about the Congress' chances in Maharashtra, politics within the party and the issues of this election.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Maharshtra, Sanjay Dutt, Priya dutt, Mumbai

Priya Dutt: 'Shiv Sena has been disrespected many times in the last five years. MNS will support Congress in this election'

Former Mumbai MP Priya Dutt will contest the General Elections 2019. Speaking with Rohit E David, Dutt explained her return to politics, the Congress' chances in Maharashtra, roping in Raj Thackeray and her brother Sanjay Dutt.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi, Jaish-e-mohammed, Mumbai

Pulwama terror attack: How India can now force Pakistan into changing its criminal behaviour

India has for far too long been timorous in its response to Pakistani terrorism. It's time we change our peace-at-all-costs mindset.

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.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Christmas 2018, Mumbai, Kolkata, Christmas dinner

Calcutta to Bombay. A tale of many Christmas cakes

What's Christmas without a sumptuous meal? And what's Christmas without memories?

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Sm sahai, Jammu and Kashmir, Mumbai, 2611 terror strikes

Why J&K’s supercop SM Sahai is an unsung hero of the 26/11 terror strikes

The then-IGP of Kashmir range had planted SIM cards into LeT camps in Pakistan for counter-insurgency ops. This helped save many lives and establish the Pak link.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Festivities, Food, Mumbai, Diwali

Once upon a time on Diwali: How I discovered Mumbai and myself

A Punjabi family from Mumbai made the city feel like home for me. With all the warmth of Deepawali.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Lok Sabha election 2019, Mumbai, Taxi, Kaali peeli

My late-night conversation with a taxi driver in Mumbai

To understand Mumbai’s pulse, one has to get into a 'kaali-peeli' and make conversations with the driver.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Loan waiver, Mumbai, BJP, Maharashtra

Why Devendra Fadnavis’ image has developed cracks

In the last year of his tenure, Maharashtra CM could face the fallout of the mismatch between his decisions and their implementations.