Category Archives: Humour

Babanrao Mahadik rides high

Aditya Thackeray has frequently been in the news ever since his political debut – getting Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey kicked off the BA syllabus. He made headlines when he met Mamata Banerjee in Delhi to demand separate coaches … Continue reading

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The Wisecracktatus

Cartoon by IC and Azeema Pardiwala

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The Wisecracktatus

Cartoon by IC and Azeema Pardiwala

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Babanrao Mahadik’s literary turn

Recently Bombay university withdrew Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey from the second year BA syllabus after Aditya Thackeray and members of the Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena took objection to certain anti-Shiv Sena passages. The BVS complained to Rajan Welukar, the … Continue reading

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Parsis

2050: A unique government-funded surrogacy programme generates 500 babies a year. The Parsi population is 90,000, the highest it has been in a century. Illustration: Mansi Choksi | Concept: IC

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WTF ads

Watching a new commercial advertising Micromax mobile phones starring Akshay Kumar recently prompted a WTF moment. Kumar is a chef engrossed in a game of tennis that he’s playing on a laptop using his mobile phone that has “action sensor … Continue reading

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The Wisecracktatus

First Year Philosophers Illustration: Mansi Choksi Concept: IC

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