Date's Diaries

Homepage Layout
Four items
By, Vidyadhar Date |
A valuable treasure trove of art work, murals, frescoes and paintings lie in a 16th century monastery in old Goa,…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
Recently I went to the redeveloped, commercialised Mahim bus station with 24-storey building Kanakia Miami standing on…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
The then Home Minister R.R. Patil pleaded helplessness of the government. He said the government lacks the political…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
In a way, Kala Nagar and adjoining buildings are highly privileged because of the Thackeray presence. A sound barrier…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
Was surprised to find an ultra long grey vanity luxury van parked inside the Bandra Reclamation bus station this…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
It was a pleasant surprise this morning to see the space under the flyover used so imaginatively. I had a nice walk…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
Police who are in the news for fabricating cases against innocent activists seem to have no time to act against…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
I often hear arguments in favour of digitisation. That is o.k. but experts tell me not all books , especially old ones…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
A premier library is being eyed by some as a real estate bonanza. The Mumbai Marathi Granth Sangrahalaya near…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
Was surprised to see Tata employees residential building in an abandoned state with broken windows at Bandra Kurla…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
The only thing appropriate about this public art installation seems to be its location. It shows two fishermen carrying…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs &…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
Swachh Bharat mission is a good idea. But often it becomes farcical because of poor implementation as happened this…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
How do newspapers or journals acquire their reputations? In good measure, due to the contribution of simple, talented…
By, Vidyadhar Date |
Long before Mr Pradeep Guha came on the scene in the Times of India group, the advertising department was headed by a…