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Mohan Kumar

The writer is a former Indian Ambassador to France.

India and France: A deepening friendship
Tue, May 31, 2022

Mohan Kumar writes: Strategic convergence between India and France runs deep. As PM Modi visits the French capital, bilateral ties are set for a boost, even as both nations together review the turbulent international landscape.

Tilak’s residence to get a new lease of life by year-end
Mon, Nov 01, 2010

Ninety years after Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak breathed his last inside the Sardar Griha building on L T Marg in South Mumbai,the dilapidated heritage structure will soon get a new lease of life.

Guitar Heaven
Sat, Oct 30, 2010

Some of the defining songs by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana have been covers,which took them farther than their creators could have hoped for.

Sun, Sep 26, 2010

For Shaan Lalwani,green does not mean green alone but all the colours nature has to offer.

26/11: Kasab trial
Kasab plea not yet ready,lawyers will seek time
Mon, Sep 20, 2010

Case for confirmation of Kasab's death sentence is due to come up for hearing in High Court Monday.

Right to pray does not mean right to visit any place of worship: HC
Thu, Sep 09, 2010

The Bombay High Court said today that the right to worship and practise a religion does not guarantee the right to visit any place of worship that might not be on public property.

Music this week
Sat, Sep 04, 2010

Iron Maiden is back and how. It’s been a tumultuous decade for the band.

Circumspect after complaints,yet grateful for support: Breathless in Bombay author
Mon, Aug 16, 2010

For Adman-turned-author Murzban Shroff,the past 14 months have been a gruelling experience after facing a criminal complaint for the use of the word Ghaati in his debut short story collection that was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in the best first book category from Europe and South Asia.

26/11: State to appeal acquittals by August 12
Mon, Aug 09, 2010

The state government will file its appeal against the acquittal of two accused Fahim Ansari and Sabahuddin Ahmed in the November 26,2008 terror attack case in the Bombay High Court by August 12.

Business over lunch
Sun, Aug 08, 2010

It’s not a replica of Central Perk made famous by Chandler and ‘Friends’ from the popular sitcom,but The Tea Pot,at Fort in South Mumbai gives out similar,cosy vibes.

Hearing on confirmation of Kasab sentence today,his appeal later
Mon, Aug 02, 2010

The hearing on the confirmation of 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab’s death sentence has been listed in the Bombay High Court on Monday but his appeal is likely to take time.

Music This Week
Sat, Jul 31, 2010

He once audaciously merged Jay Z and Beatles in his The Grey Album and even managed to get some critical acclaim....

Public prosecutors oppose Special PP in case against cops
Sun, Jul 25, 2010

The appointment of a special public prosecutor to appear before the Bombay High Court in a case against 11 policemen from Kolhapur...

Music This week
Sat, Jul 24, 2010

It’s always a pleasure to hear old hands at work. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers return after eight years with a 15-track record Mojo...

Need draft appeal against 26/11 acquittals by July 30: prosecutor office pushes cops
Thu, Jul 22, 2010

The Bombay High Court public prosecutor’s office has urged the police to draft by July 30 an appeal against the acquittal of two Indians in the 26/11 attack case.

Kasab’s HC plea likely in August,say lawyers
Mon, Jul 19, 2010

Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab’s lawyers hope to file the appeal against his death sentence in August.

Music This week
Sat, Jul 17, 2010

In the early 1990s,when some of electronic music’s icons were miles away from their turntables,British duo Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons....

HC restrains state from evicting housing society members for Link Road project
Wed, Jul 14, 2010

In a setback for the Santacruz-Chembur Link Road Project,the Bombay High Court on Tuesday passed an interim order restraining the state government and Mumbai Metropolitan and Regional Development Authority from acquiring two housing societies and evicting the residents.

Students prepared with best-5 in mind: state to SC
Mon, Jul 12, 2010

The state government’s argument in defence of the best-5 policy is that SSC (state board) students had prepared for the Std X finals in a manner suited to the amended scoring system; striking it down,therefore,was unfair to them.

Music This week
Sat, Jul 10, 2010

Of the Blue Colour of the Sky Ok Go EMI Rs 395, rating: HHH

Mithi panel has gone haywire: devp body
Fri, Jul 02, 2010

the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority told the court on Thursday that the expert committee appointed to suggest ways to make Mithi river encroachment-free,has gone “haywire”.

Land once acquired need not be returned to original owners: state
Tue, Jun 29, 2010

The state government has held that they are at liberty to use acquired lands for any other purpose if the purpose for which the land was acquired has been achieved.

RTO officials cleared superbike papers: CID
Mon, Jun 28, 2010

Areport by the CID on the superbike import scam reveals that Regional Transport Office officials at Andheri had cleared the papers for registration of the bikes.

Music this week
Sat, Jun 26, 2010

The Dark Side of the Moon The Flaming Lips Warner Bros Rs 395,rating: HHH

No vivisection please,go virtual,says Rahul Bose
Mon, Jun 21, 2010

Turning PETA ambassador,actor Rahul Bose on Sunday urged a ban on vivisection in zoology classes in universities and instead encourage virtual dissection programmes...