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It’s not that hard to drive on the correct side of the road

We frequently see vehicles plying on the wrong side, especially on smaller roads or bylanes. Sometimes, drivers or riders take a  quick U-turn trying...

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It’s time education became gender-neutral in India

This puts the focus on letting girls chase their dreams, academically and career-wise, even on the sports field and helps them realise them. ...

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Let’s not underestimate importance of pool safety

This throws the spotlight on swimming in pools Representation Pic A 19-year-old man has died in a swimming pool at...

24.05.2024 40

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Underage driving is dangerous and reprehensible

We are not even talking about the other aspects, simply how underage driving is sometimes dismissed flippantly but can be very dangerous ...

23.05.2024 20

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Hoarding collapse victims’ belongings must be safeguarded

About six police officers have been deployed at the site to guard the wreckage Vehicles that were reduced to rubble. Pics/Rajesh...

22.05.2024 20

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Time to bring focus back on monsoon preparedness

Neon signs or lights at certain spots, where construction is on, warning people not to walk under certain areas etc., have to be bright and bold....

21.05.2024 20

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Go on, Mumbai, step out today and be counted!

Maybe, we can increase it substantially in the fifth phase with Mumbai changing its reputation from under-par to robust participant ...

20.05.2024 40

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Citizens need to keep up pressure on politicians

The 10.4-hectare piece of land earlier used by the government milk dairy at Nehru Nagar, Kurla, has been lying unused after the dairy shut down nearly...

19.05.2024 10

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Your vote counts, you had better believe it!

We are all for a large poll turnout and these campaigns, certainly do play some part in raising awareness about the importance of voting....

18.05.2024 50

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Uniting for an overarching cause is important

It is interesting to see how these manifestos have actually unified residents Representation Pic Citizens’ groups in different areas are coming...

16.05.2024 30

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Are Mumbaikars supposed to walk around in armour?

Now, some kind of high-powered committee will look into this

15.05.2024 40

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Motorists must ensure vehicles don’t overheat

As vehicles ascend the ghat, their acceleration leads to overheating, eventually causing breakdowns Representation Pic ...

14.05.2024 40

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Let’s use rallies to ask politicos some hard questions

Mumbai has to in fact show local leaders that citizens are mature, calm and concentrate on what they are saying, ask the right questions and demand...

13.05.2024 40

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Kudos to film festival for focussing on mental health

This is more than an award; this is an acknowledgement about mental health in the community and beyond. It is giving mental health its rightful place...

11.05.2024 30

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Representatives must heed residents’ concerns

They also urged candidates to introduce new projects within the plan to enhance walkability and connect open spaces across Juhu ...

10.05.2024 40

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We must embrace our common humanity

In unity, there is strength, even for smaller local issues like trying to get a representative to hear you, water, traffic, greening and parking...

09.05.2024 30

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Let’s inculcate a healthy respect for the sea... and authority

One cannot emphasise enough that water is so powerful, it can take you away in an instant. Strong swimmers, etc. do not stand a chance too ...

08.05.2024 40

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With potholes, prevention is better than quick-fix

The initiative includes levelling of all road junctions within BMC’s jurisdiction with a uniform asphalt layer, alongside the ongoing...

07.05.2024 20

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It’s really up to the people to save city’s green cover

The FOT stated that they wanted to find out where this axed tree had been dumped, who was behind this tree cutting and why it was done under the cover...

06.05.2024 40

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We can’t allow healthcare professionals to be ill-treated

Reports stated that the nurse told the police that the patient’s relatives were asked to wait outside while the staff carried out sanitation work...

04.05.2024 20

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Facilities for the poor can’t be treated as second-class

While this is shocking, it should be a watershed moment for the authorities who should now put a lens on all municipal facilities and nursing homes ...

03.05.2024 40

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Let’s get serious about sporting facilities for kids

The school association hit back accusing the activist of being an extortionist and misleading the public and media Representational...

02.05.2024 40

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We stoop really low when we take from the differently abled

The deceased person’s wife had said that officials had visited the shop and conducted a verification, but they didn’t do their job properly and...

01.05.2024 10

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Let’s make sport an attractive career option, too

While this was about gymnastics specifically, the vision can be a blueprint for other sports, too Representation Pic ...

30.04.2024 50

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Elected reps should be bridge between people, govt

While every suggestion may not be feasible, what this shows is the cry of the common man to be heard and the longing to see action on the ground, when...

29.04.2024 20

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Citizens’ health can’t be entrusted to quack operators

They have qualified doctors but they are not permitted to operate on technical grounds. The nursing homes treat patients with malaria, typhoid and...

27.04.2024 20

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Not repeating mistakes after an apology is vital

The fresh apology, titled “Unconditional Public Apology,” covers a quarter of a newspaper page, said reports. Patanjali...

26.04.2024 30

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Not spirits, only doctors can treat that ailment!

People are advised to desist from believing in these frauds who tout evil spirits. The woman needed a good doctor and maybe some counselling would...

25.04.2024 40

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Punishment for irresponsible contractors should be harsh

This should be firm, visible and prove an effective deterrent Representation Pic Mankhurd locals are mourning the...

24.04.2024 20

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Creche for advocates will give lifeline to women

Guidelines stated that staffers had been hired. Several amenities needed for such young children are also in place File pic ...

23.04.2024 20

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Killing trees should be a serious, punishable offence

A front-page report stated in this paper that over 55 trees have been discreetly killed, and no one has been arrested as yet The...

22.04.2024 30

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Familiarising voters with EVMs a welcome move

With approximately one month to go for the elections in Mumbai, it is important that voters are educated about the electoral process to increase...

20.04.2024 10

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Solution to illegal hawker problem is long overdue

The robust response to this news report is a sign of just how much this resonates with people Hawkers on SV Road in Borivli West on...

19.04.2024 20

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Safeguarding mangroves is of utmost importance

This is a distressingly familiar pattern where mangroves are deviously obliterated Satellite images from 2009, 2018 and 2024 reveal...

18.04.2024 10

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We need to be part of the process if we want change

While it is not always possible for everybody to attend meets, it is vital that young people too take some interest and those residents who can and...

17.04.2024 10

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Always purchase tickets from authentic sources

The teen got hold of the accused and took him to the police station when the latter refused to refund the money and went incommunicado ...

16.04.2024 10

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Let’s never underestimate the power of the people

Citizens now expect answers from whichever candidate is fighting elections from their areas, seeking clarity on their stand and what they can deliver ...

15.04.2024 10

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Wouldn’t it be wise to tackle infra issues right at the start?

It will be taken care of. Photos of tidal water entering the underpass and cracks went viral on social media Tidal water entering...

13.04.2024 30

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Regulate extra-bright hoardings, or just junk them

Railway officials allegedly told affected commuters not to look at the board, but that’s not the solution. The LCD screen...

12.04.2024 30

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Mulund-Dharavi is a govt problem it should solve

And what about the Dharavi residents themselves, who say, “We are from Central Mumbai, and we don’t want to live in the Eastern Suburbs” ...

11.04.2024 10

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Hill Road should be starting point for hawker policy

While this is indeed good news, there is a whole lot more to be done by the city when it comes to hawkers and formulating a proper town vending policy...

10.04.2024 8

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Curbing greed is only way to beat online scammers

This, when we have already seen multi-thousand-crore scams like the like-and-earn scandal, and other assorted cons making millions victims ...

09.04.2024 10

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Fans need to learn to live with change, just like players

Franchises do what is best in their interest and replacing an ageing captain with a player they think can lead the team over the next few years is a...

08.04.2024 7

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Cong high-command, state leadership should meet halfway

At this rate, the party may end up with only the most undesired seats in Maharashtra, which its allies don’t deem winnable, by default ...

06.04.2024 10

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Clean-up marshals don’t belong in a civilised city

The extortionist thugs have also been empowered with fleecing unsuspecting citizens via digital payments The digitally printed...

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Allies need to set aside differences and start work

Thackeray’s logic for taking Sangli was that the Shiv Sena had already conceded its traditional seats like Kolhapur and Ramtek for the benefit of...

04.04.2024 7

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We must enjoy public spaces with responsibility

It is up to us to enjoy these spaces with responsibility and care. Often, we see adults traipsing around children in these kids-only parks ...

03.04.2024 20

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City is for two wheels and two heels, too

It is unfortunate that it takes a tragedy of such proportions to bring about awareness and change in mindsets and driving protocol ...

02.04.2024 10

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Fake doctors cannot be allowed to operate

The officers acted on a tip-off regarding an individual practising without a degree Representation Pic The Crime...

01.04.2024 20

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Dadar pool admin, members must be on same page

The communication channels must be kept open, and members too, have a responsibility to be open and listen to the management’s point of view. ...

30.03.2024 9

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