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War in the parivar
As the Bharatiya Janata Party prepares to hold its National Executive meeting in Chennai next week, dissonance within the organisation over questions of ideology, leadership and politics is clearly visible.
Spotlight

Trivialising the aggressor
It is a mystery, but society has to wake up to the gross inaccuracy of the term "eve teasing".


PERSPECTIVE
Hands off
A woman gets assaulted every half an hour. But why are women silent about this issue?

Book Review

FICTION
Time of transition
A nostalgic look at a way of life gone by.
Story of another Shakuntala
SHAKUNTALA is perhaps one of the best-known names of Indian legends. The story of Shakuntala first appears in the Mahabharata and was later transformed into a play by Kalidasa. Along the way a dynamic girl, willing to question the injustice done ...

Focus

SOCIETY
Foundation of love
Abandoned children, unwed mothers, mentally ill have all found a home in the Mother and Child Foundation in Pynkulam.

Environment

CONSERVATION
Uneasy existence
With the Forest Department, conservationists and human rights activists at loggerheads, there are no easy solutions for the villagers around the Melghat Tiger Reserve in Maharashtra.
ECOWATCH
All set to bloom
The legendary Kurinji is due to add colour to the mountains again.

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
The lexicon of terror
PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Verdicts on Pakistan

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Attitude, performance and aspiration
ASK THE DOC
Deal with diabetes



Lifestyle

Simple story, sincerely told
"Iqbal" is about a dedicated, but disabled, youngster chasing his dreams. Director Nagesh Kukunoor on his latest film.
CULTURE
Mimic the tiger
Pulikkali is perhaps the only folk art that involves painting of the body on such a large scale.
ADVENTURE SPORT
On a propane-fuelled high
Life in the sky seemed to have halted. There was just a gentle wind and an occasional cheer from children waving from the ground. A round-up of the world's biggest annual ballooning festival.
Quaint mountain town
Nuwara Eliya continues to retain its pre-colonial charm.

Health

HEALTHWATCH
Not a laughing matter
Snoring can be the sign of a serious disorder.
Follow a green diet
Spinach is not just for Popeye. Make it a part of your diet too.

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