Opinion

The Asia-Pacific economies account for more than 50 per cent of global emissions. And if the nations maintain discharges as usual, rising seas could affect 1.4 billion people...
World's political history shows that when you create a monster, at some stage, the monster grows so big that it threatens you! Playing with fire may result in getting your...
BJP high command’s clearance to bring in former Congressman Narayan Rane as a cabinet minister in the state government has angered BJP’s coalition partner Shiv Sena to such...
We used to have a hirsute Lhasa terrier called Teddy. It never had to look for food, hunt or harm anyone except books on lower shelves. Until one evening, he noticed a mouse...
During the last few weeks, quite a few stories regarding politicians and social media have emerged. Last week, some very popular right-wing social media figures turned out to...
This week the national capital came to a halt with the thick smog that covered the city. The schools were shut down, transport system affected, flights delayed, people felt...
Dina Wadia, the only child of Mohammad Ali Jinnah and his second wife Ruttie Petit, passed away in New York on November 2. She was 98. She is survived by her daughter Diana,...
Savitribai Phule Pune University is all set to conduct its Senate elections after seven years as the new Maharashtra Public University Act, 2016, was passed this year. The...
The United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has done a lot of good work in a number of fields. It has many successes to its credit in the...
The latest controversy about Shelarmama gold medal, given out by Shelar family to meritorious students excelling in science and non-science of Savitribai Phule Pune...
The issue of hawkers sitting on roadsides and along railway stations in Mumbai has always been at the centre of some politics or the other. Hawkers are in large numbers and...
After over two decades ruling Gujarat, BJP is getting an attack of nerves with just over a month to go for polling on December 9 and 14. How else do you account for Prime...
The déjà vu moments at international climate meetings are coming more frequently than before. But these moments are important for the world community simply because they...
By demonetisation the government sucked out almost 87 per cent of the money in the market. When the prime minister announced demonetisation to rid the nation of ‘black money...
It really is a matter of a big surprise that various leaders of the BJP are seen appearing on national television channels since last five or six days to defend BJP...
India is the world’s largest democracy and it also is the world’s largest film producing country! Close to 2,100 feature-length films get produced in India. This happens...
It will not be an exaggeration to say that Gujarat elections are the most significant before 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The prestige of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at...
While the opposition parties and the ruling parties are in a rush to justify their stand on the first anniversary of the note ban which happened last year on November 8, let’...
There’s no automated car wash around where I live, no fancy water jets that spray my car while I sit smiling inside, imagining I’m under the Niagara. All we have are car...
Indira Gandhi is one of those political leaders about whom people are either most critical or all praises about her. Gandhi, who was the country’s prime minister for a total...
Most of us have experienced Geet Ramayan, the collection of Marathi songs chrono...
“I tune in to my television set every evening since past few days and if there i...
A lot of speculation is happening in media and out on the field about whether th...
November 8, 2016 will be forever etched in our memory. Coming to terms with the...