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Haima Deshpande

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Living On The Edge: The Pandemic And Its Axe On The Migrant Workers

Living On The Edge: The Pandemic And Its Axe On The Migrant Workers

Feb 09, 2022 Haima Deshpande

The migrant workers, the fringe labourers and the last man, it has been a testing time for the lot as the...

Bigger, Taller, Higher: Mumbai’s Fascination For Skyscraper Statues

Bigger, Taller, Higher: Mumbai’s Fascination For Skyscraper Statues

Feb 02, 2022 Haima Deshpande

The world’s tallest statue, of Shivaji Maharaj, will be the jewel in Maximum City’s crown

Covid Kills Off Business Of Elections

Covid Kills Off Business Of Elections

Jan 26, 2022 Haima Deshpande

The virus-infected election has deprived traders dealing in publicity material from much-needed business

Khela Hobe: From Punjab To Goa, Smaller Parties Take On National Behemoths

Khela Hobe: From Punjab To Goa, Smaller Parties Take On National Behemoths

Jan 20, 2022 Haima Deshpande

Elections 2022: The poll-bound states have a handful of small parties in the fray. They are symbols of...

Slumdogs To Millionaires: The Changing Face Of Mumbai’s Chawls

Slumdogs To Millionaires: The Changing Face Of Mumbai’s Chawls

Jan 19, 2022 Haima Deshpande

Built to house mill workers, the residential clusters are undergoing a slow transformation, with highrises...

My Love Story With Mills & Boon

My Love Story With Mills & Boon

Jan 15, 2022 Haima Deshpande

'They say that the years chisel away the love, eroding it a little at a time. In my case, it was...

Goa Elections 2022 | Sharad Pawar Likely To Test MVA  Formula On Ground

Goa Elections 2022 | Sharad Pawar Likely To Test MVA Formula On Ground

Jan 13, 2022 Haima Deshpande

NCP chief Sharad Pawar plans to take the MVA winning formula to Goa and pitch for a stable government there.

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

Jan 12, 2022 Haima Deshpande

In India, only those relationships between a man and a woman are considered to be legitimate when there is a...

Will Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Be Back In Public Life Any Time Soon?

Will Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Be Back In Public Life Any Time Soon?

Jan 10, 2022 Haima Deshpande

The unasked question in the Maharashtra Chief Minister's office is whether Uddhav Thackeray is fit enough to...

Everything Not Well In Maharashtra Ruling Coalition MVA? What Is Delaying Speaker Post's Election?

Everything Not Well In Maharashtra Ruling Coalition MVA? What Is Delaying Speaker Post's Election?

Jan 06, 2022 Haima Deshpande

While on the face of it the three parties appear to be together in Maharashtra, in reality, the Congress...

Move Over Goa, Maharashtra's Alibaugh Is The Next Hit Tourist Destination Of India

Move Over Goa, Maharashtra's Alibaugh Is The Next Hit Tourist Destination Of India

Dec 27, 2021 Haima Deshpande

This scenic coastal town, Alibaug, located 100 km to the south of Mumbai in western India has emerged as the...

Christmas In Bandra: Carols And Razzle-Dazzle Return To The Mumbai Neighbourhood  After Two Pandemic Years

Christmas In Bandra: Carols And Razzle-Dazzle Return To The Mumbai Neighbourhood After Two Pandemic Years

Dec 23, 2021 Haima Deshpande

Though Christmas is celebrated in every part of Mumbai, it cannot rival the fanfare, razzle-dazzle and the...

Yearender 2021: Tourists Rush To 'Chill' In Goa As North India Freezes In Cold Wave

Yearender 2021: Tourists Rush To 'Chill' In Goa As North India Freezes In Cold Wave

Dec 22, 2021 Haima Deshpande

With the North of India caught in the worst cold wave of the season, tourists' focus is now on Goa, India’s...

Why Maharashtra OBC Reservation Is In A State Of Paralysis

Why Maharashtra OBC Reservation Is In A State Of Paralysis

Dec 17, 2021 Haima Deshpande

The fiasco of the OBC reservation in the local bodies in Maharashtra speaks volumes of the lack of...

Why Shiv Sena Can't Afford To Distance From Congress Despite Mamata's Overtures

Why Shiv Sena Can't Afford To Distance From Congress Despite Mamata's Overtures

Dec 14, 2021 Haima Deshpande

In a recent meeting with Rahul Gandhi, the former president of the Congress Party, Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut...

Welcome To Mahul, The Living Hell On Mumbai’s Eastern Outskirts

Welcome To Mahul, The Living Hell On Mumbai’s Eastern Outskirts

Dec 08, 2021 Haima Deshpande

Tucked away in eastern Mumbai, the polluted industrial pocket of Mahul is a living hell for its poor...

Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

Maharashtra Teachers Queue Up For English Classes As Schools Turn Bilingual

Dec 06, 2021 Haima Deshpande

The Shiv Sena which is in power in the BMC as well as in Maharashtra has not been too gung-ho over English in...

Mamata Banerjee Snubs Congress In Maharashtra Amid Growing NCP-Sena Ties: Didigiri?

Mamata Banerjee Snubs Congress In Maharashtra Amid Growing NCP-Sena Ties: Didigiri?

Dec 03, 2021 Haima Deshpande

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee left out the Congress from a meeting between NCP chief Sharad...

Beasts Of Burden: Why Maharashtra Farmers Are Abandoning Their Cattle

Beasts Of Burden: Why Maharashtra Farmers Are Abandoning Their Cattle

Dec 02, 2021 Haima Deshpande

With farmers in Maharashtra reeling under crop failures and mounting debts, rearing milch cattle has not...

Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Maharashtra Farmers Look For 'Love' Amid Continued Woes And Degrading Social Status

Dec 01, 2021 Haima Deshpande

Maharashtra’s social fabric is undergoing a tough change. While the sons of farmers are finding it an...