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Beyond the rhetoric of reservation
The biggest casualty of the agitations over the reservation issue has been effective discussions, and the opportunity to engage in a wider debate has been lost.
Travel

ECO-TOURISM
Inside a magical rainforest
The Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, once described by Salim Ali as "the richest bird habitat in peninsular India", lives up to its reputation.

Arts & Crafts

ART
The success and failure of Dora Maar
The fascinating narrative behind Picasso's "Dora Maar au Chat", which recently went for $95.2 million at Sotheby's.

Interview

IN CONVERSATION
Irrepressible metropolis
Filmmaker Madhusree Dutta's "Seven Islands and a Metro" focusses on the invisible citizens who keep the city's wheels running.


"I'm at the crossroads"
The Adelaide Writers' Week offered an interesting meeting with Australian author Helen Garner.

Travel

TIME OUT
Island paradise
Travel, shopping, dining, water sports, entertainment and some of the world's finest hotels — Bali has something for everyone.

Eating Out

Mumbai's culinary colours
Brightening the city's gaiety and glitter are fascinating dining destinations. Inside some of the finest restaurants in India's gourmet capital.

Issues

ISSUES
The twilight years
Old age, after a life lived to the full, should be peaceful. Why then do these horror stories persist?

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
The final frontier
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Kashmir: Another view

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
When work and play are serious business
INDIA BEATS
By Andrew Wyatt
A life of service


By Sadhana Rao
Literary trail



Sightings


  • Festive flavour at Canne
  • Breaking new ground
  • Quits with Bollywood

    Tribute

    TRIBUTE
    Fifty years of the angry young man
    Remembering John Osborne, whose play "Look Back in Anger" was refreshingly different when first staged in the 1950s.

    Health

    MENTAL HEALTH
    Overcome your fears
    It is possible to get rid of phobias with effort and encouragement.
    HEALTH
    Deadly in any form
    On World No Tobacco Day (May 31), we must ponder over why the harmful tobacco habit is allowed to continue unchecked.
    A question of diet and exercise
    The truth about piles and fissures.

    Mail Bag


  • Right chord
  • Clearly a hero
  • Divided city
  • A worthy cause

    Miscellany


  • The mystique of ancient sentinels



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