Manu Shrivastava

Stories By Manu Shrivastava

World Earth Day 2021: How the youth have taken up cudgels to make our planet safer place

World Earth Day 2021: How the youth have taken up cudgels to make our planet safer place

Observed every year on April 22, Earth Day highlights environmental issues including loss of biodiversity, increasing pollution, etc

From Gugububuwala to Chabukwalas: Remembering the forgotten communities of Mumbai

From Gugububuwala to Chabukwalas: Remembering the forgotten communities of Mumbai

A walk down memory lane to remember some forgotten communities, which were once found scattered across the Mumbai

Gender fluidity and India: Tracing the roots to vedic scriptures

Gender fluidity and India: Tracing the roots to vedic scriptures

American singer Demi Lovato recently opened up about her sexuality. Manu Shrivastava takes a look closer home, where gender fluidity has ...Read More

Beat the heat and pollution with healthy food, indoor plants

Beat the heat and pollution with healthy food, indoor plants

Mumbai is sizzling and how! Not only are Mumbaikars battling another wave of COVID cases, the soaring temperatures, weather fluctuations ...Read More

Ripped jeans controversy: Here's what Indian women have to say

Ripped jeans controversy: Here's what Indian women have to say

Women from different fields and age group come forward to speak their minds out over the recent 'ripped jeans' controversy that took the ...Read More

Victoria 2.0 hits Mumbai roads: People share their experiences of the e-ride

Victoria 2.0 hits Mumbai roads: People share their experiences of the e-ride

The old horse-drawn carriage, popularly knows as Victoria, are back in a new avatar on the streets on Mumbai

Tribal artist Sapna Patil at work in Navi Mumbai

Colourful endeavour: These artists are transforming Mumbai streets with their art and winning hearts

“We are all set to make Colaba, the art capital of Mumbai,” says Makarand Narwekar, BMC Corporator from Ward 227

From The Social Dilemma to A Life On Our Planet: Five impactful documentaries to binge-watch this weekend

From The Social Dilemma to A Life On Our Planet: Five impactful documentaries to binge-watch this weekend

If there’s one thing that helped salvage collective sanity in 2020, it was the generous sprinkling of brilliant documentaries released on...Read More

National Award-winning Gujarati film, Hellaro, sparks interest among academicians globally

National Award-winning Gujarati film, Hellaro, sparks interest among academicians globally

A University of Florence student, Anastasia Vulgaris, has written a thesis on Hellaro after she saw the film in December 2019 at Florence...Read More

12-year-old autistic child creates record by swimming Bandra-Worli Sea Link to the Gateway of India

12-year-old autistic child creates record by swimming Bandra-Worli Sea Link to the Gateway of India

With this, Jiya has become the youngest girl, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), to swim 36 kilometres in the open sea

Bappa comes home: Celebrating Maghi Ganesh Jayanti

Bappa comes home: Celebrating Maghi Ganesh Jayanti

Deprived of celebrating the annual Ganeshostav last year owing to lockdown restrictions, many families are now revelling in Maghi Ganesh ...Read More

Mumbai: Heritage tour of the iconic BMC headquarter enthralls public

Mumbai: Heritage tour of the iconic BMC headquarter enthralls public

A walk through the heritage structure throws light on some architectural marvels

A still from the Japanese movie, Wife of A Spy

IFFI Spotlight: The festival concludes amid celebration and nostalgia

The last film screened at the festival was Director Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Japanese film ‘Wife of A Spy’. The 51st IFFI paid homage to 18 fil...Read More

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Foreign films rule the show on the final day of the fest

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Foreign films rule the show on the final day of the fest

Danish film 'Into the Darkness' wins Golden Peacock award

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Celebrating the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on day 8 of the fest

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Celebrating the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on day 8 of the fest

The festival organised a special screening at the festival venue of Shyam Benegal’s 2005 film Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Day 7 of the film fest paid homage to late actor Irrfan Khan

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Day 7 of the film fest paid homage to late actor Irrfan Khan

His critically-acclaimed film, Paan Singh Tomar, was screened at the International Film Festival of India; the screening was attended by ...Read More

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Revisiting Gandhi and learning peace lessons on day 6 of the film fest

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Revisiting Gandhi and learning peace lessons on day 6 of the film fest

The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is currently underway at Goa

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Film screenings galore and masterclass ruled day 5 of the film fest

IFFI Spotlight 2021: Film screenings galore and masterclass ruled day 5 of the film fest

51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is underway at Goa

Diwali 2020: Mumbai markets gear up for the festival

Diwali 2020: Mumbai markets gear up for the festival

From SoBo’s Bhuleshwar to Dadar’s flower market, here’s how Mumbai’s famous market are gearing up for Diwali amid the pandemic

Watching Ram Leela in the new normal!

Watching Ram Leela in the new normal!

The famous Ram Leela, which is held during Navratri, goes digital this year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The veterans who have been...Read More

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