• May

    These days there’s an ongoing debate whether to declare various wild animals as vermin, especially blue bulls, wild boars and peacocks are at the receiving end. The question

  • May

    Bangalore art scene is bang in the middle of news all of a sudden. The government-owned Venkatappa Art Gallery (VAG) inside Cubbon Park which came into existence

  • Apr

    The Aga Khan palace in Pune is one of the most significant memorials to Mahatma Gandhi in the country. The palace occupies a very important page in the history

  • During the shooting of John Schlesinger’s Marathon Man (1976), Sir Lawrence Oliver who played the Nazi antagonist in the film got irritated with his much younger co-actor Dustin Hoffman for

  • My mother is the last hold-out I know in this smartphone world. She still has a tiny Samsung mobile good for nothing except calls and text messages and

  • In the 2011 movie, Friends With Benefits starring Mila Kunis who incidentally was voted the sexiest woman alive by Esquire magazine, the opening scene shows a hassled boyfriend

  • AT a dinner in Dhaka in 1986 I first met EbrahimDahodwala. He was the then the president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

  • Apr

    Why is it we think by running away from a problem it will vanish? We run away on holiday or binge drink or fall into a pit of self pity

  • The multiplex phenomenon of recent times is at once a boon and a curse. It’s a blessing because so many screens are now available at one location — our

  • Childhood is supposed to be the best phase in life. Before you smile wistfully and nod in agreement be aware that like everything else the idealisation of