under Mumbai

They were Mumbai policemen with a licence to kill. Now they want to be politicians


25 Feb 2015 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

A pet monkey looks at commuters as they literally hang out of the compartment of a jam-packed Mumbai local train0

25 Feb 2015

The booming market economy sustained by the World Cup


12 Feb 2015 | BY Omkar Khandekar

Between the protector and the persecuted


5 Feb 2015 | BY S Prasannarajan

This replica of the Gateway of India, a remnant of an era when Mumbai city was merely a cluster of islands, stands forgotten in the parking area of a building in Gamdevi, near Grant Road Station. The replica, built using the same stone used in the actual structure, is about four feet in height and sports a few paan stains along with a multitude of cracks. It was made by Harishchandra Desai, the contractor of the monument, as a scale model. Desai, an alumnus of JJ School of Arts, also worked on the GPO and the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya.0

5 Feb 2015 | BY Ritesh Uttamchandani

How RK Laxman, the creator of the Common Man, was nothing like the character he created


28 Jan 2015 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

A bizarre rule gets a Mumbai corporator ejected for having more than two children


11 Dec 2014 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

A participant in the women’s body building category watches some of the men as they get ready to go on stage during the final round of the 6th World Body Building and Physique Competition held in Mumbai. Contestants from 48 nations competed for the title of Mr Universe0

10 Dec 2014 | BY Ritesh Uttamchandani

A ‘Right To Pee’ campaign in Mumbai is trying to address the dearth of public toilets for women


30 Oct 2014 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

India exports octopus in large quantities, and now the cephalopod has begun to feature on the menus of upscale Indian restaurants. But will you eat it?


29 Oct 2014 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia
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