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Ambedkar's legacy
Fifty years after his death, have Ambedkar's inheritors embalmed his ideas in dogma, or extended them while confronting new predicaments?
Personality

IN CONVERSATION
A jumbo passion
Writer Mark Shand on his obsession with the Asian elephant.

Theatre

Performances to savour
This year's Prithvi festival gave viewers some of the better plays from diverse groups operating in different languages.

Travel

TIME OUT
Power to dream
The almost impossible structures of Antonio Gaudi, in the Sagrada Familia Cathedral and other projects he undertook, are inspired by nature.

Reflections

HUMOUR
No escape
What you just can't avoid when you treat yourself to a holiday.

Eating Out

FINE DINING
A hint of spice
Tabla, the "Indian" restaurant in New York City, thrives on a philosophy of food that is unorthodox yet not needlessly radical.

Issues

Loss of identity
College Street, Kolkata, is famous the world over for second-hand books. Soon, it is going to look different.

Environment

ECO WATCH
Symphony of the Vienna woods
The forests surrounding the Austrian capital still remain, as foresters and environmentalists have been striving to keep them so.


Coastal concerns
Recent reports indicate that the problem of rising sea levels has more immediate threats than previously thought.

Cinema

Interpreting history
The film demonstrates that the Indian freedom movement was just one of many struggles for human dignity.

Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
The character of musicians
MEDIA MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Complex challenge

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
When doctors emigrate
ASK THE DOC
Trouble with your skin?

INDIA BEATS
By Muralidhara Khajane
Notes of tradition
POSTCARD FROM JORDAN
By Sadhana Rao
Not a ripple



Sightings


  • For a good cause
  • In the hot seat
  • Lure of the silver screen

    Tribute

    The magic in her voice
    M.S. Subbulakshmi was a symbol of peace and harmony.

    Health

    Is it pneumonia?
    Pneumonia is a serious disease if not treated or recognised early.

    Mail Bag


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