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Shobhaa De

Book Review | De does not flinch from baring deepest frailties, darkest fears

Review of 'Insatiable' by Shobhaa De.

12 Feb 2023 12:36 AM

Shobhaa De | Why time for ‘maun vrat’ is over: Silence not an option

Kureishi collapsed on a street in Rome on Boxing Day and has been recuperating in a hospital in the vicinity ever since.

11 Feb 2023 1:04 AM

Shobhaa De | As Dussehra, Diwali loom, muted euphoria in the air

A recent study claims that toddlers can recognise popular brands easily, but have trouble identifying common birds or animals!

02 Oct 2021 1:30 AM

Shobhaa De | In India’s neighbourhood: Kuch Kuch Ho Raha Hai…

Biden has emerged as the chief villain of the tragedy that is Afghanistan. Biden is no Gabbar Singh (the guy Bollywood fans love to hate)

18 Sep 2021 3:22 AM

Shobhaa De: Should Muslims vanish? Shun hate amidst crisis

Prejudice creeps in stealthily when nobody is looking

18 Apr 2020 2:30 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

No time to parley

The author also feels that more than celebrities, it is the common man that has the power to stem this tide of hate on social media.

14 Aug 2019 12:04 AM

Making up story to discredit me: Shobhaa De

De said she is a patriotic Indian and feels “deeply insulted” by the claims made by Basit.

13 Aug 2019 1:28 AM

A love letter to Mumbai

Five female authors discuss their struggles, their triumphs, their concerns, and their love for the city.

29 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

The flag keeps them motivated

Top sportspersons are increasingly being spotted flaunting the colours of the national flag during international tournaments.

24 Apr 2018 12:45 AM


Gaurav Kumar launches debut novel Keeping up with Kaneda

The book is based on the experiences the author had when he left India to study abroad in Canada.

22 Mar 2018 11:55 AM

Women writers unite!

The city is playing host to two writers’ festivals offering a platform for women writers to discuss literature and more.

23 Feb 2018 12:13 AM

When phone becomes canvas

The Creators Project, a global platform, features work of artists, who use technology to push the boundaries of creative expression.

26 Jan 2018 12:40 AM

I want to leave behind a legacy, says Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka opened up about topics like marriage, missing from Bollywood, wage gap et al.

28 Dec 2017 12:07 AM

Katappa ne Baahubali ko kyun maara?: Police

Slapstick and hilarious as these tweets are, a lot of thought goes into each post, adds Bharti.

06 May 2017 12:13 AM


MP cop mocked by Shobhaa De for his weight undergoes surgery in Mumbai

De had tweeted a picture of an overweight Jogawat in uniform, mocking the Mumbai Police for 'heavy bandobast' on a polling day.

02 Mar 2017 8:09 PM

Body-shamed cop showered with help, to get treatment

The cop is scheduled to be admitted in the hospital on March 7, and the surgery is expected to be completed by March 9.

26 Feb 2017 2:38 AM

Who doesn’t want to be thin?: Cop 'hurt' over Shobhaa De’s Twitter stunt

If madam wants, she can pay for my treatment. Who doesn’t want to be thin, he said.

23 Feb 2017 1:54 PM

Mumbai Police slams Shobhaa De for Twitter post on BMC polls

De's 'funny' post indicating 'heavy bandobast' during BMC polls prompted a stern reply from Mumbai Police.

22 Feb 2017 10:45 AM

I would like to be a parent, says Karan Johar

Karan Johar at the launch of his biography, An Unsuitable Boy. That, and much more.

18 Jan 2017 12:10 AM