Meet Bombay Lokal, one of Mumbai’s home-grown hip-hop groups, whose music is about identity, discrimination and free speech. Published on BBC on February 15, 2019.
Excerpt from ‘The Cosmic Madhouse’; Satyananda has moved into the ashram to write his book and embarks with other sannyasins to Bombay for a media conference to neutralize the negative impressions the photos in the media stirred up, showing naked participants in the Leela and Tantra groups.
Pune police filed a report to close the court case about the allegations that a will, attributed to Osho, was forged. Published in The Times of India on October 12, 2018.
Meet Mumbai’s singing and dancing plogging club; these litter-picking joggers collect plastic waste in a Mumbai park.
Millions of commuters descend on India’s railway in Mumbai every day. A special feature of carriages solely dedicated to women, helps avoid male groping, which is still widespread everywhere. Here’s a peak what happens at a random platform during rush hour. Published by the Daily Mail on July 28, 2018.
Khar Danda, a tiny fishing village in India’s bustling city of Mumbai, has had a major makeover. Published on BBC on July 16, 2018.
Vada pav is synonymous with the city of Mumbai, with almost every resident, from factory workers to Bollywood stars, unabashed in declaring their love for it, writes Charukesi Ramadurai. Published on BBC on April 2, 2018.
Kalyan Mitra Ageh Bharti* writes about the first public meeting to propose One Global Government, which was held in Mumbai on February 11, 2018.
A rare collection spanning two million years of history is on display -until 18 February 2018 – in an exhibition in Mumbai. It is a collaboration between CSMVS, Mumbai, The National Museum, Delhi and The British Museum, London. Published by BBC on January 1, 2018.
In chapter 1 of ‘Blessed Moments with Osho’, Laherubhai writes about seeing and hearing Osho for the first time at Cross Maidan, Mumbai.
Ageh Bharti asks a personal question while waiting for Osho’s train to arrive – an Aha moment ensued.
It is no exaggeration to say that Parsis, the Zoroastrians of India, take their food seriously – very seriously, report Parinaz Madan and Dinyar Patel on BBC on December 25, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’. India is a land with diverse cuisine, writes Ayeshea Perera, published on BBC on July 6, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, about the Irani cafés of old world charm in Mumbai that used to be hugely popular. Published June 29, 2016
Shola Carletti, an Italian based in Pune comes to Mumbai to showcase her art. Article by Archana Iyer, published in DNA on 4th January 2016.
Excerpt from ‘Skirting the Issue’, an article about trends in Mumbai published in the Mumbai Mirror, India, on September 16, 2015
Broadcast by Italian TV RAI in 1972, this rare footage shows Osho conducting a meditation camp and records his reply to a question by journalist Giovanni Costa (with English translation!).
Premgeet of Osho Work Org. and Osho Friends Foundation, Pune, sent this update on the current court case against Osho International Foundation (OIF):
Italian artist Shola Carletti shows her work in India, where she has been a resident for the last few years.