Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Sunday, May 04, 2003
Magazine
Published on Sundays
News Update

Features
Magazine
Literary Review
Life
Metro Plus
Open Page
Education
Book Review
Business
SciTech
Entertainment
Young World
Quest
Folio

Group Sites
The Hindu
Business Line
The Sportstar
Frontline

The Hindu eBooks

Home

Searing young minds
In the three-week 24-hour Western media coverage of the Iraq war, anti-war protests and human suffering hardly found any mention. Endless images of wholesale destruction and the war machines that brought it about blurred the boundary between reality and fiction, the normal and the horrific. MEENA RADHAKRISHNA looks at how the war may have normalised violence and aggression, especially for young viewers.
Book Review
CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
Cautionary tale
Operation Black Thunder is a dismal story of political irresponsibility and administrative arrogance, says MARK TULLY.


ANTHOLOGY
Literary treasure
K. KUNHIKRISHNAN reviews a volume that adequately represents the literary tradition of West Asia.

Issues
GENDER ISSUES
Putting her best foot forward
Women are now looking beyond the 33 per cent reservation in local politics. The strong showing of women aspirants in Uttaranchal's panchayat elections has put paid to the criticism that the reservation policy would be exploited by the politically connected and vested interests, writes RINKU PEGU.
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Struggle for acceptance
ANURADHA DUTT writes about the Dalits in Rajasthan villages, struggling for a respectable place within the Hindu fold.

Focus
British involvement: An anomaly?
Perhaps the biggest myth of `Iraq War II: Operation Freedom' relates to Tony Blair and the role being played by the United Kingdom. It is the myth of the well-meaning English gentleman at work, says TABISH KHAIR.

Environment
ECO-WATCH
Sariska under the sun
Sariska, Rajasthan's wildlife haven, is under threat. RANJIT LAL looks at its three major problems of disturbance.

Columns
FIRST STRIKE
By Anil Dharker
The puritanic mantle
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Who defines obscenity?

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
State-sponsored murder
ETIQUETTE
By Hilka Klinkenburg
Difficult client


By Laurie Baum
An explosive moment
HEALTH ALPHABET
By Dr. Uma Krishnaswamy
Not a serious problem



Urban Edge

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Kolkata

    Sightings

  • A pro at 10
  • On the lookout
  • Better now
  • For us

    Lifestyle
    EXPRESSIONS
    A response to Haku Shah's art
    The disarming simplicity of artist-scholar Haku Shah is deceptive, says G. RAGHAV in a commentary on a show of his paintings held recently at the Habitat Centre, Delhi.
    JOTTINGS
    Kerala ... back to the roots
    If NICOLA-ROSE O'HARA's ancestors travelled from London to Kerala, so did she. And so began her induction into the subcontinent she had only come across in family folklore, photographs and books.
    Mandu: City of joy
    This trip to Madhya Pradesh satisfied `soul and body'. RITA SALDANHA writes.

    Health
    FITNESS MATTERS
    Avoid the guilt
    Though professionals believe that working mothers today will face overwhelming pressure, noted fitness expert PEG JORDAN thinks it can be tackled. Her tips to stay ahead.
    Astrology
    SUN SIGNS
    By Laurie Baum
    The week ahead


    Aries

    Taurus

    Gemini

    Cancer

    Leo

    Virgo

    Libra

    Scorpio

    Sagittarius

    Capricorn

    Aquarius

    Pisces


    MOON SIGNS
    By Khousikan
    Do the horoscopes of a boy (Kataka) and a girl (Makara) not match for lack of Rasi Adhipathi-p-porutham, despite Samasapthama?


    Mesha

    Rishabha

    Mithuna

    Kataka

    Simha

    Kanya

    Thula

    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena


  • The Hindu eBooks



    News: Front Page | National | Southern States | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Magazine | Literary Review | Life | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Quest | Folio |

    The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
    Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | Home |

    Comments to : thehindu@vsnl.com   Copyright 2003, The Hindu
    Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu