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Shobhaa De | 150 years of Mahatma: Why are we so touchy?

In the case of Mahatma Gandhi, why is our national outrage this pronounced?

27 Jun 2020 5:41 PM

Shobhaa De | Plug and play, says PM: Enter political gaming!

The sort of administrative negligence one comes across is mind-numbing, to say the least

13 Jun 2020 5:42 PM

Shobhaa De | Where are our godmen when they are needed?

Mumbai experiences devastating floods, the authorities promptly trot out some more nonsensical statistics to justify their goof-up

30 May 2020 7:08 PM

Shobhaa De: Thank God Indians still have a sense of humour!

In itself and on paper, the stimulus package looked good -- at least in the way it was “marketed”. But did it make much sense?

16 May 2020 7:16 PM

Shobhaa De: Farewell, Rishi & Irrfan, two icons India will salute

Both died of cancer, despite getting the best possible international treatment – Irrfan Khan in London and Rishi Kapoor in New York

02 May 2020 5:00 PM

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Shobhaa De: Should Muslims vanish? Shun hate amidst crisis

Prejudice creeps in stealthily when nobody is looking

18 Apr 2020 2:30 PM

Shobhaa De: Diya jalao, folks! Diwali in April!

Get ready to celebrate the festival in April. The coronavirus can take care of itself.

04 Apr 2020 9:43 PM

Dear Nagriks — Seeti bajaao… taali bajaao

What we were handed out was a school master’s lesson in model behaviour. The PM could easily have emailed it.

22 Mar 2020 7:39 PM

Thana ‘welcome desks’? End cop-neta nexus

Someone did the maths and figured at any given time, 194 Mumbai constables will be busy smiling and offering water to the public.

07 Mar 2020 7:05 AM

Trump bhaisaab aayega: Aapun ke vaastey kya?

“The wall” in India is being mocked as aggressively as the other, more notorious wall in America.

22 Feb 2020 3:16 AM

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Is the BJP paying attention to the voices from Shaheen Bagh?

The rest of the disturbing and depressing domestic news involves comical clips that would have raised a chuckle had they not been so bizarre.

08 Feb 2020 3:09 AM

Conversations by women, about women

Delhi’s “Shaheen Bagh model” is being efficiently cloned from Lucknow, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Prayagraj to Kolkata.

25 Jan 2020 5:52 AM

After JNU attack, bring on the black bands

Citizens had started to believe that this foul, vitiated atmosphere based on belligerence and muscle power was here to stay.

11 Jan 2020 6:29 AM

Am I a citizen of India? Dunno! I am still scratching my head

The Assam agitation will polarise India like no other political development since Independence.

14 Dec 2019 6:12 AM

Maha ghotala and ‘Gondhal’ in Maharashtra

Mumbaikars are known to shrug, grin and get going with their lives in the metro.

30 Nov 2019 12:37 AM

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Is India prepared to bid the Maharajah a royal goodbye?

Despite all of this, regulars insist there was no better service than the one offered by Air India on its non-stop flights to America.

16 Nov 2019 7:26 AM

BJP-Sena drama: Bhaisaab, yeh 50-50 kya hai?

Today, Mr Fadnavis wants to hang on to all the key portfolios and hand out the leftovers to the Shiv Sena.

02 Nov 2019 12:09 AM

The Bongo-fication of a Nobel Laureate

To make matters worse, Banerjee is also Amartya Sen’s protégé. Oh dear! Amartya babu, also a Bengali Nobel Laureate, is not on NaMo’s speed dial.

19 Oct 2019 4:40 AM

Folks, get ready to vanquish evil this Dusshera!

As a lead up to Dusshera next week, we should ideally be focusing on the victory of good over evil.

05 Oct 2019 1:46 AM

A new kind of Bollywood hero is now emerging

Here, Ayushmann gets to channel his inner woman by effectively using his falsetto voice to fool ardent listeners.

21 Sep 2019 2:12 AM

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