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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: Amid this Diwali's dimmer lights, a story of bright enterprise
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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: Amid this Diwali's dimmer lights, a story of bright enterprise

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

Debashree Mukherjee's Bombay Hustle is a rigorous, empathetic study of the making of the film industry in colonial India
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Debashree Mukherjee's Bombay Hustle is a rigorous, empathetic study of the making of the film industry in colonial India

The history of Indian filmmaking, particularly in and around the Bombay film industry, is deeply intertwined with the history and making of modern India. Film historian and media theorist Debashree Mukherjee's 'Bombay Hustle' is an ambitious history of Indian cinema as a history of material practice.

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: The battle against encroachments rages eternal
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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: The battle against encroachments rages eternal

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: Tower-tenement clashes are cliché, intra-tower clashes are up close and personal
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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: Tower-tenement clashes are cliché, intra-tower clashes are up close and personal

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

Pushpa Bhave's indelible legacy: Scholar, critic and activist was voice of Maharashtra’s conscience
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Pushpa Bhave's indelible legacy: Scholar, critic and activist was voice of Maharashtra’s conscience

Pushpa Bhave was the last of the feisty and fearless political women committed to social causes. She will be missed, writes Smruti Koppikar.

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: On gentrification and the urban pact of shared spaces
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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: On gentrification and the urban pact of shared spaces

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

'Kamu Iyer was the architect for everyone': Kaiwan Mehta on his mentor's legacy
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'Kamu Iyer was the architect for everyone': Kaiwan Mehta on his mentor's legacy

Kamu Iyer's agility to understand the world through planning as well as through the chaos of everyday life made him a sharp commentator on city development, and he reviewed urban growth as realities of an ongoing history.

Kamu Iyer passes away: Revisiting noted architect's 2014 interview in which he spoke of Mumbai's metamorphosis
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Kamu Iyer passes away: Revisiting noted architect's 2014 interview in which he spoke of Mumbai's metamorphosis

Kamu Iyer's observations present us with an alternative genealogy to understand Mumbai as it is today, writes Mustansir Dalvi.

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: What Sewri's migratory flamingos have in common with their human counterparts
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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: What Sewri's migratory flamingos have in common with their human counterparts

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: Listening to the heartbeat of a close-at-hand history
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Bachi Karkaria's Tales from TJ Road: Listening to the heartbeat of a close-at-hand history

Through this fortnightly column, Tales From TJ Road, Bachi Karkaria tells the story of Mumbai's metromorphosis

'Bombay': A visual artist's homage to the city that was, before the lockdown took over
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'Bombay': A visual artist's homage to the city that was, before the lockdown took over

Through a set of 64 Instagram stories, visual artist Linesh Desai has attempted to juxtapose what Mumbai was before the lockdown, with what it looks like right now, when life has seemingly come to a halt

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach
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Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach

In the post-COVID world, how much would design and structural modifications in places like Dharavi, contribute to bringing about substantial change in the living conditions of people living in overcrowded slums? Journalist and researcher Dipti Nagpaul explores.

Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition
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Revisiting Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, a city that valued sustainability and small joys over relentless ambition

Basu Chatterjee's Bombay, in films like Piya Ka Ghar and Chhoti Si Baat, was a city that was more than the sum of its parts

Mani Ratnam turns 64: Aditi Rao Hydari, Arun Vijay, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar wish reputed director
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Mani Ratnam turns 64: Aditi Rao Hydari, Arun Vijay, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar wish reputed director

Mani Ratnam, who directed acclaimed films such as Roja, Bombay, Thalapathi among others has won six National Film Awards.

Public clocks of Bombay: In documenting the city's timekeepers, musings on the nature of time 
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Public clocks of Bombay: In documenting the city's timekeepers, musings on the nature of time 

How assisting Chirodeep Chaudhuri for a project on the city's public clocks evolved into a meditation on time, and memory | Surysarathi Bhattacharya writes

Novelising a part of his life, Jeet Thayil's 'Low' is a darkly humorous take on coping with grief and loss
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Novelising a part of his life, Jeet Thayil's 'Low' is a darkly humorous take on coping with grief and loss

Through Low, Jeet Thayil takes us on a darkly comic, irreverent journey of processing grief and loss. Told in the third person, the book attempts to articulate the impossibility of processing grief in any certain manner or form.

Gitanjali Rao on India premiere of her film Bombay Rose at MAMI 2019: Feels like bringing a man home to your parents
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Gitanjali Rao on India premiere of her film Bombay Rose at MAMI 2019: Feels like bringing a man home to your parents

Filmmaker Gitanjali Rao talks about bringing Bombay Rose home at MAMI, choosing animation as her preferred language of storytelling, and why she hasn't acted after October.

Bombay HC refuses to quash appointment of former Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, two others in Maharashtra govt
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Bombay HC refuses to quash appointment of former Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, two others in Maharashtra govt

Bombay High Court refused to quash the appointment of Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil and two others as ministers in the BJP-led Maharashtra government but said such appointments made for political gains was not morally correct.

Condition of Mumbai roads won't let vehicles exceed 80 kmph speed limit, says Bombay HC on plea on speed governor norms
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Condition of Mumbai roads won't let vehicles exceed 80 kmph speed limit, says Bombay HC on plea on speed governor norms

The condition of roads in Mumbai is such that no person would be able to drive his vehicle above the 80 kmph speed limit, the Bombay High Court observed.

Kiran Nagarkar dies at 77: For many, the passing of the icon began many months before his death
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Kiran Nagarkar dies at 77: For many, the passing of the icon began many months before his death

Some will say that Nagarkar’s death is not the occasion to speak of all this. And yet, if there is one lesson to draw from death, it is that no one is indispensable in the dance of existence.