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Comrades, friends, rivals
It was a pity that Rajaji, Nehru and Patel, considered the `head, heart and hands of Gandhiji', could never really function together. In an essay on the Nehru — Rajaji relationship, RAMACHANDRA GUHA looks at how the two leaders, separated by upbringing and ideology, eventually fell out.
Book Review
COMMENT
The moral 'overstanders'
Robert Jensen's book is a provocation to the academic to adopt the role of being useful in a big, violent, noisy world outside the library and the seminar room, writes SHELLEY WALIA.

Spotlight
SOCIETY
Lessons in transformation
The annual festival of Aravan at Koovakam gives the hijras a way of asserting themselves. The others who throng the occasion — wrapped in many secrets — must learn from this openness, writes TISHANI DOSHI.

Media
Signals from the skies
Is television a medium of expression or communication or a public utility? SASHI KUMAR ponders over this question in the light of emerging trends in the second of his three-part article.

Issues
HIV/AIDS: It's our business ....
ACROSS the world, the march of this pandemic continues relentlessly. Everyday there are 14,000 new infections, or someone becomes infected every six seconds. And, as we enter the third decade of this epidemic, the evidence of its impact is ...

Columns
LOOSE CANON
By Rukun Advani
The state of India
PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Public-spirited Indians

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Will the cable be cut?
THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Putting back the pieces



Urban Edge

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    Lifestyle
    URBAN SPACES
    Singapore shows the way
    One can learn a few things about the restoration of heritage architecture and the preservation of monuments from Singapore, says SHARAN APPARAO.
    EVENT
    Saluting the queen of craft
    The restoration of the remarkable self expression of our handicrafts sums up the essence of Kamala Devi Chattopadhyay's craft philosophy, says PUSHPA CHARI, in connection with the celebration of her birth centenary held recently.
    AVIATION
    Farewell Speed bird
    It's time for the end of Concorde's dream run. T.S. SHANKAR writes.
    LIFE
    Westward bound
    As their options in West Asia dry up, nurses from Kerala are looking at other foreign destinations. SHWETHA E. GEORGE examines this new trend.
    THEATRE
    Victim or victor?
    GEETA DOCTOR in conversation with Naomi Ackerman, the Israeli performer whose one-woman show focuses on one of the strongest social taboos, domestic violence.
    A great little country
    Ethiopia, though mired in material poverty, has a rich cultural inheritance, say JEROO and GUSTASP IRANI.

    Health
    ASK THE DOC...
    It's in the heart
    This month, our panel of doctors offers advice and suggestions to readers' queries on pain and discomfort.

    Books
    FICTION
    Vivid narrative
    A PEEK into the lives of successful Indians in the Silicon Valley reveals wealth, emptiness and unhappiness and their never-ending quest for identity. Bharathi Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters begins with the wedding of Tara Lata, in Dacca. ...
    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
    I was born on October 11, 1980 at 7.05 a.m. What is my Nakshatra and Rasi?


    Mesha

    Rishabha

    Mithuna

    Kataka

    Simha

    Kanya

    Thula

    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena


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