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Fight nights underground: Mumbai's other guilty pleasure
Mumbai

Fight nights underground: Mumbai's other guilty pleasure

Fight nights are held in hired Bollywood studios where audience includes a mix of expats, MNC employees and even families.

Mumbai chaos: It's not money, it's not migrants, it's poor governance
Mumbai

Mumbai chaos: It's not money, it's not migrants, it's poor governance

That the city is genetically programmed to plod along is known but the prospect of an urban collapse is rarely contemplated. Could it because there's too much hope around?

If Mumbaikars were Sims, they would have long fled
Mumbai

If Mumbaikars were Sims, they would have long fled

Unfortunately, living is real, and, frustrated as one is, one can't just up and out.

What makes Malabar Hill exclusive, and other Bombay ramblings
Mumbai

What makes Malabar Hill exclusive, and other Bombay ramblings

Whether you're rich or poor, if you've survived Bombay, pat yourself on the back.

The city on-the-move is digging in its heels
Mumbai

The city on-the-move is digging in its heels

Mumbai of the late nineties was about getting somewhere. Today the skyscrapers get higher, the moral standards get lower, children are less healthy, the elderly more fragile. Egos have gotten bigger, attention spans shorter. But the city itself only ambles along

Mumbai state of mind
Mumbai

Mumbai state of mind

Melting pot or salad bowl? Maximum City? Minimum City? City of dreams? Or city of nightmares? Mumbai never throws up clear answers.