Featured Heritage

#PuneHistory: The Stories Behind Pune's Streets (Part II)

The history behind Pune’s roads.


Shramadan: Do Your Bit To Help A Drought-Ridden Maharashtra

A golden opportunity to help a drought-ridden Maharashtra.


Puneri Paltan: All Set to Take On The Pro-Kabaddi League

The Pro-Kabaddi League in the last year has brought the once forgotten sport into the limelight again. The League has garnered just as big a fan following as IPL has. And to the delight of these fans, the Pro-Kabaddi League is going to start its second season this July on the 18th. Pune’s home team […]

News Sports

The Maha Kabbadi League at Pune: Highlights

The beginning of June saw stands at the Balewadi Stadium resounding with the sounds of “Kabbadi, kabbadi, kabbadi, kabbadi..” and the screams of thousands of fans of the sport egging their favourite team on to a win. The Maha Kabbadi League, organized by MAX Godwit Entertainment in association with the Maharashtra State Kabaddi Association concluded […]

Armchair Analysis

Is Marathi Cinema coming of age?

  Not since the Mahesh Kothare-Laxmikant Berde or Sachin-Ashok Saraf era has Marathi cinema enjoyed as much prominence and popularity as it is currently witnessing. Remember De Dana Dan or Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi? Classics, no? But think back to most movies made during this time and a common theme emerges: bumbling heroes who find […]


Mud forts: A significant part of Diwali

In Maharashtra, Diwali is celebrated with an array of different customs and traditions. Very few know why we make kille at this time of the year though. The Punekar tells you the answer…

Events Events & Happenings

Pune Festival Image Gallery

Here is the image gallery for Pune Festival, which completed is Silver Jubilee this year.


A matter of faith

Despite its religious overtones, the Wari cuts through barriers to reach the common man who believes in reaching his god or faith through simple beliefs. We take a look at the processions.

Connecting Points

Pu La: What he meant to me

Pu La Deshpande’s work has become timeless thanks to his keen observation, command over language and ability to speak what we want.

Pagadi che bol

Holi unholy?

The Punekar questions playing holi in the year we face our worst drought.