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ON THE MONSOON TRAIL
Grand play of elements
The arrival of the rains in Mumbai is best viewed from a position of privilege.



ON THE MONSOON TRAIL
Pleasures of the rain Pleasures of the rain
The monsoon in Kerala bears a wealth of subtexts that it does not have anywhere else.


ON THE MONSOON TRAIL
Song of the peacock
‘It was on a rainy day that I wrote my first poem’. A short story.
Interview


IN CONVERSATION
Opening doors to other cultures
A freewheeling chat with Uma Krishnaswami, an author of Indian origin writing for children in the U.S.


Heritage


EXPERIENCE
Two days at Hampi
Hampi is so vast and spread out that you’ll need at least a week to do justice to this once-glorious city.


HERITAGE
Enigmatic spires
The many unanswered questions over the monuments make every visit to Mamallapuram exciting.


Travel


TIME OUT
Evolving tapestry
Istanbul reconciles opposites and lives peacefully with its history without desecrating it.


Issues

The reality of right to information
A revelatory session with the officers who are supposed to implement the Right to Information Act.


Focus


REACTION
A dangerously linear narrative
The coverage of the Glasgow incident clearly shows the media’s rising dependence on governments and powerful sources.

Together for change
Women in Indore’s slums are getting trained to ensure better healthcare for children and expectant mothers.


Cinema

The Khan story
Film critic Anupama Chopra on Shah Rukh Khan and her third book.


Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Sticky customers

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Rules and codes

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
An adventure called India


Ask the doc

INDIA BEATS
By Antara Das
Denial of dignity

POSTCARD FROM SHAOLIN
By Sadhana Rao
Temple trail



Tribute


TRIBUTE
A doctor for all seasons
Remembering Dr. Antia who did much to make community health and preventive medicine a reality.


Health


HEALTHWATCH
Sea of complexities
Early identification and treatment are crucial to help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


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