Parth Khatau

Articles By Parth Khatau

Bringing out the Baskets

An advertising professional-turned-chef reinvents the idea of picnics in Mumbai

I-Day in Mumbai: Shanmukhananda Sabha honours eight war widows, Army Captain

The programme, jointly held by the Indian Army, kicked off with the Indian flag being hoisted by Brigadier Pravin Shinde and students of the sabha’s Sangeeta Vidyalaya singing the national anthem.

Nagpur: Indigo flight with Nitin Gadkari aborts take-off after snag

The checks led to the flight getting take-off clearance for the second time before the caution light reappeared, after which the aircraft was grounded for maintenance work at Nagpur airport, said an IndiGo official.

Mumbai watchmaker recreates Kakori train robbery on a timepiece

Vikram Narula, who has turned his Powai residence into a watch warehouse, has used an enamel dial and the 24-hour railway timetable format for the watch, named ‘Kakori 8 Down’ after the train robbed by revolutionaries.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui: Gaitonde is now framed in people’s heads

Actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amruta Subhash on why fans should be excited about the second season of Sacred Games and the complexities of their characters .

Kirti Kulhari: Mission Mangal is meant for the masses

Actor Kirti Kulhari on her role in Mission Mangal, and the competition between films and web series.

Mumbai-based gallery, Art Musings marks its 20 years with five exhibitions

Art Musings is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a series of five exhibitions, all curated by Mumbai-based poet and art critic Ranjit Hoskote.

Closer to Home

An exhibition tells the story of the Madras Art Movement that emerged in the 1960s with an emphasis on modernism rooted in regional ethos

I have learnt to be more fearless: Goldie Behl

Filmmaker Goldie Behl on his web series RejctX, his failures and how the story is becoming bigger than the star

Families in Food: A Mumbai sweet shop that has been around over 200 years

A 200-year-old shop in Mumbai has been synonymous with the famous Mahim halwa since it opened.

Mumbai’s 166-year-old Byculla station to get Rs 3.5-crore facelift

The station, which predates the iconic Victoria Terminus or the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), is one of the five stations on the city’s heritage list, besides CSMT, Churchgate, Bandra and Reay Road.

Mumbai records hottest ever July since 1960, light showers over weekend: IMD

Rainfall remained low with the IMD’s Colaba and Santacruz stations recording 0.2 mm and ‘traces’ of rain, respectively between 8.30am and 5.30pm on Friday.

‘We are working hard to ensure we move with the times’

Prof Vispi Balaporia, honourary secretary of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai, speaks to The Indian Express about the challenges of attracting younger members and the relics possessed by the library, which was founded in 1804

Mumbai airport hosts carnival celebrating Maharashtra’s art, culture and cuisine

The carnival, known as ‘Paaoolkhuna — Imprints of Maharashtra’, has been curated by members of the Jaya He Museum, providing a platform to artists, students and storytellers from across the state to showcase their talents.

Primeval Tales of the Earth

Artist SG Vasudev’s work of six decades culminates in an exhibition that honours his occupation with line and life

Mumbai rains: Intense isolated spells in suburbs, Dindoshi records highest 24-hour rain at 479.56 mm

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s weather apparatus also recorded very high rainfall readings at Kandivali fire station (455.91 mm), Malad fire station (451.32 mm), Chincholi fire station (447.54 mm), Malvani fire station (447.52 mm) and Goregaon fire station (412.25 mm).

The humble Mumbai seafood eatery that counts Ranbir Kapoor among its fans

Goan eatery Highway Gomantak in Mumbai places fresh produce at the heart of its seafood specialty menu.

Mumbai: Intensity of rainfall to wear off by Sunday

Rain lashed the city a day after the IMD predicted heavy rainfall up to June 29.

Rainy weekend ahead for Mumbai, says IMD

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is waiting for rains to replenish the lakes that supply water to the city — these lakes only have five per cent water stock, according to data released by the BMC’s water department.

Mumbai: City still relatively dry, showers later this week

As per the IMD office in Santacruz, the city witnessed 7.2 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm Tuesday, exceeding the criteria of a minimum of 2.5 mm of rainfall set by IMD to declare monsoons, which arrived after a two-week delay this year.