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When Halloween Becomes Real

It's Halloween--the day when we take delight in the spooky and the macabre. But for these folks Halloween just got real. Redditors describe the...

The Hottest Halloween Party in India

The Bayside Team imagines what India’s most famous would dress up as and talk about at a Halloween party “Welcome to Hell. Hell is a...

India Doesn’t Stop at Diwali Celebrations


A long weekend full of celebrations and madness would probably have one stressed out and tired. But when it comes to us Indians, we...

10 Scary Movies to Watch This Halloween

We get it, you partied too hard this Diwali and don’t have the energy left to go out this Halloween. Bayside comes to your...

Your Jam List for Halloween

Halloween is here and so is the time to throw a kick** Halloween party. While most of your shopping for costumes, decorations and preparations...

Quick and Spooky Recipes for a Happening Halloween Party

The day of the dead is upon us, and it is time to mark the occasion with fun food. You need to plan your...

When Kids Turn into Public Embarrassments

Kids are adorable but they can be a public embarrassment, what with all the yelling and saying inappropriate things in front of people. Parents...

The Many Diwalis of India

Diwali or Deepavali which literally means lights in a row is a festival celebrated in a spectacular way all over the country. It marks...

Twitter Accounts for the Last-Minute Halloween Fixes

I am always on the lookout for interesting profiles and accounts to follow on social media. They are the best sources for solutions for...

Not a Happy Festival Season for Our Furry Friends

Imagine this: The apartment above yours is getting renovated, and the hammers, saws, and other tools are creating a collective orchestra of noise. Sounds...

Eight Types of Crazy Relatives You Meet during Diwali

Diwali is just around the corner, and our excitement knows no bounds. Cleaning the house, going crazy about decorations, throwing family get-togethers – the...

How Mumbai Celebrates Diwali-A Story in Pictures

Diwali is here, and Mumbai city is lit up with sparkling firecrackers, colourful lanterns and cheerful faces. The Bayside Journal went wandering out on...

Exam Answers Which Were Technically Right

Teachers of Reddit list out the best answers they've got from their students on tests which weren't technically wrong. 1. Sounds Fair On a maths paper...

Celebrating Diwali In the Land of Ravan

“Sri Lankans don’t worship Ravan, just in case someone asks. I was asked that question a lot when I was in India,” says Aamina...

Pallavi Joshi Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Her Web Series ‘Easy Hai!’

For actress Pallavi Joshi, her profession is also her passion and taking up innovative projects is an important aspect of it. Having debuted in...

Mano Ya Na Mano: Mumbai’s Most Haunted Places

They moved to a new house which was fancy and big, and they loved it. They were four family members, but 6-year-old Reena* could...

How Diwali is Celebrated in Ayodhya

When it comes to festivals, Diwali has and always will be one of our favourites. Irrespective of your age, your love for this festival...

Bayside Picks: Articles from Around the Web that We Wish We’d Written

1. A Three-Second Exercise to Find More Joy in Your Life  As Quartz reports, a former Google employee named Chade-Meng Tan has figured out a...

Strange Things People Have Discovered After Marriage

You never really know a person till you marry them, no matter how long you may have been together. Married people of Reddit list...

Movie Review: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Makes the Friendzone Look Amazing

Title: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Rating: 4/5 CBFC Rating: U/A Genre: Drama-Romance Star Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Fawad Khan Director: Karan Johar Duration: 2 Hours 38...

Pornhub Offers to Rescue Vine

Pornhub, the adult website which houses one of the largest collections of XXX videos has offered to buy Vine, the video-sharing platform that Twitter...

Where to Find Good Halloween Costumes in Mumbai

“This year we had a lot of school-going kids and people living in housing societies coming here to buy Halloween costumes as the Halloween...

Diamond Tycoon Hands Out 1,260 Cars and 400 Flats to Employees

Hare Krishna Exports owner Savjibhai Dholakia will give away 1,260 cars and 400 flats to employees as part of the firm's Diwali bonus. Dholakia who...

Movie Review: Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay is a Snow-Fest Turned Doze-Fest

Title: Shivaay Rating: 2/5 CBFC Rating: U/A Genre: Action-Drama Star Cast: Ajay Devgn, Sayyeshaa Saigal, Erika Kaar, Abigail Eames, Vir Das, Girish Karnad, Saurabh Shukla Director: Ajay Devgn Duration: 2...

How to Tell if a Girl Likes You

If there is one question that has bogged mankind for centuries, it is: How can I tell if a girl likes me? Girls of...

Things That Really Scare Indians

Halloween is four days away, and urban India has already begun preparing for the house parties and club nights they’ll be spooking around at....

Eight Mumbaikars Tell us Their Most Bizarre Experiences with Firecrackers

Diwali, somehow, has become associated with firecrackers. You must have burst the sutli bombs, the anars, the spinning wheels, and set off the rockets...

Sofia Ashraf’s Trending Video on a Question Dreaded by Young Indian Women

Sofia Ashraf, the politically-conscious rapper and singer challenges the misogynist mindset in a new video, 'The Good News'.  The Chennai-born singer plays both grandmother...

Reappraising Ravan Not as a Villain, But as an Anti-Hero This Festive Season

We all are familiar with Ravan being depicted as the evil ten-headed half-demon who was defeated by Lord Ram. Most of us grew up...

Modern-Day Rapunzel is an Instagram Trend-Maker

You must have come across Trisha Reibelt while scrolling through your Instagram feed. Reibelt’s stunning combination of hair colours has fans all over the world...

Handy Dandy Ideas for Your Halloween Decorations

Fancy a little crafty Halloween DIYs? A cacophony of fake spiders and glow lanterns? A bucket load of DIY trick-o-treats? Us too, and Instagram...

Freakishly Filthy Restaurants

Restaurants have to adhere to set of standards and maintain hygiene because, well, they serve food and stuff. It is the health inspector's job...

Quick, Go See Mahim’s Magical Bazaar of Diwali Lanterns

On a hot Thursday afternoon, I make my way to Mahim’s ‘Kandil’ Gully – the only kandil market in Mumbai that is home to...

When the Barber’s Scissor Goes Helter-Skelter

“What I learnt from this experience is that you should definitely not sleep while the hair dresser cuts your hair,” says Aditya Sharma, who...

Maharashtra Govt to Build Rs 3,600-Crore Statue of Shivaji Maharaj

The BJP-Shiv Sena led Maharashtra government will construct a Rs 3,600 crore Shivaji memorial which will be located around 3.5km from the city's coast on...

For Street Vendors Who Light Up Our Lives, It’s a Working Diwali

Every year, Indians eagerly look forward to celebrating the glorious festival of Diwali. Students prepare to enjoy their short vacations, families plan trips, houses...

Quirky Halloween Costumes That Will Make You Stand Out

The best part about Halloween is dressing up in cool costumes you would otherwise never get a chance to. And with the increase in...

Times When You Might Come Across as Creepy to a Girl

Guys often go all out to woo a girl. Part of that wooing, trying to impress them and even misplaced chivalry can sometimes get...

Why MAMI Doesn’t Need a Best Female Filmmaker Award

There are three types of people in this world – the first type who think that men are superior to women, the second, who...

11 Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings This Diwali

With Diwali around the corner, the signs of festivities are slowly cropping up throughout the city. Fairy lights and flower garlands lining the entrances...

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13 Andaz Apna Apna Dialogues We All Use In Real Life

Andaz Apna Apna turns 21 today! It means it can now drink beer and wine in bars, officially. We all want to sit around...

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