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MORAL POLICING
In the name of culture?
If outfits like the Sri Ram Sene had a real understanding of culture, would they have beaten and molested women so brazenly in Mangalore? In the final analysis, it is not about tradition really, but all about keeping women under control.


Populist stances
No party will condemn the acts of radicals like the Sene for fear of losing votes.

Gendered morality
‘Culture’ and ‘tradition’ are notions defined by men to demarcate the bounds of women.
Personality


NEWSMAKERS
Different beats
With the launch of his first solo album, Mahaleela, percussionist Sivamani talk about his journey into the world of drums.


Land & People


SOCIETY
All for money’s sake
China’s relaxed social control and growing wealth has seen a resurgence of the ancient practice of concubinage.


Interview

‘I was always good at writing’
Painter, musician and now writer, life is full for Suchitra Krishnamoorthi with her first book, The Summer of Cool, being released last week.


Happenings


FESTIVAL JOTTINGS
When authors come alive
At the Jaipur Literary festival, one finally got a chance to meet with authors with whom one has had a private relationship going, through their works, for a long time.


Heritage

The essence of Shiva
An exhibition on Shiva Nataraja at the Museum Rietberg, Zurich, excellently curated, brings together a small but exquisite collection of works to reaffirm the Cosmic Dancer and his context from his world and beyond. The exhibition is on till March 1, 2009.


Food Line


FINE DINING
Seven gastronomic wonders
Get ready for an eclectic gourmet journey through some of the world’s most distinguished fine wining and dining outposts.


Columns

SECOND LIFE
By Archana Subramanian
Follow your heart

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Requiem for Uma Singh

BAREFOOT
By Harsh Mander
Love and longing on the streets

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By Mike Marqusee
Gateway to new worlds

THE AHIMSA WAY
By Usha Jesudasan
Voices of dissent

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Trickle down effect

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
In praise of pepper

TINSEL TOWN
Anything for publicity



Health


WELL BEING
What is your Fitness IQ?
Do you know enough about fitness jargon and exercise protocol so that you don’t wind up hurting yourself. Try this quiz.


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