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Halwas, Mithayi and Faral on display for customers at Joshi Budhakaka Mahim Halwawala shop.

Mumbai, January 4: The vibrant Mahim Mela has once again lit up the streets of this locality with its annual fervor. Lakhs of devotees and followers gather at the revered shrine of Sufi saint Makhdoom Mahimi on Veer Savarkar Road (formerly Cadell Road), to go through thanksgiving rituals and prayContinue Reading

Mumbai, Dec 12: “Yerawada (the Central jail in Pune) has convicts who will stay there for a long time. It has skill training programmes like  beauty parlour work, housekeeping, etc. I remember some (inmates) laughing and saying, ‘you are teaching us to clean houses when that’s all we have doneContinue Reading