Nichola Pais

Stories By Nichola Pais

Rape is only growing bigger in our country

Rape is only growing bigger in our country

We are quite left behind in terms of the meaning of Human Rights in our lives. That said, we are also better off than many other countrie...Read More

Extrajudicial killings are most chilling

Extrajudicial killings are most chilling

I think to a sizeable extent, we have been able to translate the real meaning of human rights across the globe. However, enforcing those ...Read More

Restaurant Reviews: South East feast

Restaurant Reviews: South East feast

After outposts in Bangalore, Chennai and Kochi, Nasi and Mee finally arrives in Mumbai. It’s still early days for this South East Asian s...Read More

The excuse game singletons play

The excuse game singletons play

NICHOLA PAIS digs deeper to find out what’s making young singletons fib that they are “too tired” to do it

Honeymoon travels 2019: Offbeat destinations for newly-weds

Honeymoon travels 2019: Offbeat destinations for newly-weds

NICHOLA PAIS listens in as leading travel experts advise honeymooners to veer off the beaten track

Spicy flavours, sweet delights

Spicy flavours, sweet delights

Curated by Executive Chef Dinesh Mhatre, the delightful earthenware dishes held sumptuous delicacies from different regions of the state.

‘Tis the season to be soaking

‘Tis the season to be soaking

Currants, raisins, cherries grow plump and flavourful as they soak in a mixture of spirits. NICHOLA PAIS shares this important step in th...Read More

Is Qawwali worth saving?

Is Qawwali worth saving?

…Only if we believe it would be criminal to lose a beautiful tool that promotes spiritual ecstasy and communal harmony, writes NICHOLA PAIS

A Malvani feast

A Malvani feast

Under the guidance of speciality home chefs Prathishta Armarkar and Praja Patil, under the guidance of Chef de Cuisine Vividh Patil, thes...Read More

Book Review: The short circuit

Book Review: The short circuit

The stories, told in a simple, long-winded style, portray reality that is not uncommon, linked by a strain of emotion.

Food review: A Malvani feast

Food review: A Malvani feast

The ongoing festival at Sofitel Mumbai BKC proves why Malvani cuisine is a favourite of locals and nationals alike, writes NICHOLA PAIS

Product reviews; Rus Organics: Say cheers

Product reviews; Rus Organics: Say cheers

The founder, Ujvala Vemparala works directly with various farmers in India and the juices are clean and certified organic with no pestici...Read More

How adorable are you, Mr A!

How adorable are you, Mr A!

Sorry, Tahira Kashyap, we are stealing your line for your husband, writes NICHOLA PAIS

Psychiatrists share insights on right parenting

Psychiatrists share insights on right parenting

‘Limit extra classes’: Dr Shefali BatraKids internalise the dark spirit of competition and tend to worry about where they stand in regard...Read More

A decade of delight and debate

A decade of delight and debate

As Tata Literature Live! the Mumbai LitFest turns 10, founder-festival director Anil Dharker tells NICHOLA PAIS that he likes to think o...Read More

The ‘are nothing will happen’ Indian

The ‘are nothing will happen’ Indian

We Indians are proven experts at pretending our sleep deprivation and exercise phobia will not take their toll, writes NICHOLA PAIS

A cynical middle-aged man has a fresh perspective on everything writes Kunal Rao

A cynical middle-aged man has a fresh perspective on everything writes Kunal Rao

It’s interesting though, because as a CA, I didn’t realise how much money people truly had.

Guiding Light: The Goddess Within

Guiding Light: The Goddess Within

We are in the midst of some of the most special days of the year... Diwali, the eternal festival of light, of darkness banished by the gl...Read More

(L-R) Princess of Odisha, Mayurbhanj - Akshita M Bhanj Deo and Crown Prince of Jaisalmer - Chaitanya Raj Singh

Timeless Jaisalmer: A royal rendezvous this Diwali

The Crown Prince of Jaisalmer, Chaitanya Raj Singh and the Princess of Orissa, Akshita M Bhanj Deo give NICHOLA PAIS insights into their ...Read More

Nothing official about it: What is parenthood like minus marriage?

Nothing official about it: What is parenthood like minus marriage?

NICHOLA PAIS explores the challenges faced by couples who choose parenthood minus marriage

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