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Icon of non-violence
The enduring significance of Gandhi to a large extent lies in Hind Swaraj, the fulcrum of his moral and political thought.
Spotlight

In the heartland of the civil rights movement
Visitors to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, take a second look at the statue of the Mahatma.


PERSPECTIVE
Pullback, a smokescreen
Gaza remains a prison, with its borders under exacting vigilance. Critics are of the view that no peace will come out of the Israeli withdrawal.
FOCUS
The fight goes on
The fear of testing positive for HIV and of then being ostracised is what holds back those affected from the ambitious programme of free anti-retroviral therapy.

Environment

WORLD WILDLIFE WEEK
Monkey business
Translocation is not the solution to the monkey menace plaguing many Indian cities. What is required is a realistic plan that is also humane.
CONSERVATION
Nilgiris: An action plan to save the hills
Development plans in mountainous areas should take into consideration local needs and ecology.
Island birds
The Andaman and Nicobar islands are the proverbial paradise for birdwatchers.

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Tuppence for the intellectual?
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Remembering Rhodesia

THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Some good "breaking news"

ASK THE DOC



Sightings


  • Khan and the soapad
  • ''Still young at heart''
  • Gulzar and words

    Lifestyle

    EVENT
    Festival of the world
    The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a free artistic expression that keeps growing every year. For three weeks, the city is transformed into Europe's cultural capital.
    IN CONVERSATION
    Passion for music
    He is an icon of Indian contemporary music and needs no introduction. A free-wheeling chat with A.R. Rahman.
    TIME-OUT
    Goan sojourn
    The sea rolls before us, luminous waves break on the shore, and the moon shines down white from a dark sky. We dig our toes in ... .

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    Do you need spinal surgery?
    Hip and knee replacement surgeries are common. But what about spinal disc replacement?

    Mail Bag


  • Gender balance and inheritance
  • No civic culture
  • On SoJos
  • Bring back the old serials
  • Adieu to radio?
  • Medical issues
  • What Katrina shows



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