Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Sunday, April 26, 2009
Google



Magazine
Published on Sundays
News Update

Features
Magazine
Literary Review
Metro Plus
Open Page
Education Plus
Book Review
Business
SciTech
NXg
Friday Review
Cinema Plus
Young World
Property Plus
Quest

Group Sites
The Hindu
Business Line
Sportstar
Frontline
Publications
eBooks
Images

Home

Advt Links:
search engine optimization services


SPIRITUAL SUPERMARKET
When faith goes wrong
The recent Mumbai case of tantrik misdeeds, familial incest and rape could well be the tip of the iceberg. What gives tantriks and faith healers such power?


Weight of tradition
Lack of accessible medicare is the reason why faith- healing thrives in rural areas, providing vital community healing spaces.

In search of false gods
Kerala, the most literate State, is also the place where disciples queue up to buy peace, salvation and more.
Personality

Harmony through art
American artist Ellen Alt on how art can help solve various problems in the world today.


Travel


TIME OUT
Venice of the East
Though no more the bustling trading centre that it once was, Alappuzha’s criss-crossing canals give the town a unique ambience.


Issues


MAKE THAT VOTE COUNT
All for informed choices
People should engage actively with politics to root out the evils that threaten true and transparent democracy.


REALITIES: NEVER AGAIN...
At the mercy of a brutal system
If no one intervened, is it because this is considered normal?


REALITIES: NEVER AGAIN...
Seven bricks on a little girl
On the unbearable weight of ‘learning’ that led to Shanno’s death…


Essay


REFLECTIONS
The lonely crowd
Often, all it takes is a smile to bring people out of their shells of sorrow and grief…


Focus


FIRST TIMERS
‘It is time we paid our dues’
Two actors who are making their political debuts this year, talk about their plans for the future.


FIRST TIMERS
‘I follow a policy of inclusion’
Five years ago, he could have walked down the streets of Connaught Place without being recognised. Today, when Manoj Tiwari comes to Gorakhpur, a small town of Uttar Pradesh, thousands — maybe lakhs — turn up to listen. Five years ago ...


Columns


By Suchitra Behal
In passing

PAST PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
A gift to itself

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Invisible issues

THE SHRINKING UNIVERSE
By Vijay Nagaswami
With all due respect

AFFLUENZA
By Hindol Sengupta
Destined for twit-dom?



Lifestyle


LIVING SPACES
Eclectic expressions of home
Tejdeep Kaur Menon’s home in Hyderabad is a soothing mix of themes and designs infused richly with arts from all four South Indian states.


Health


WELL BEING
The teeth-heart links
Brush and floss your teeth regularly to cut the risk of heart disease.


Mail Bag


  • Political change



    See the earlier stories
    Lead | Issues | Essay | Focus | Environment | Cinema | Musings | Columns | Sightings | People | Tribute | Sport | Lifestyle | Health | Books | Literature | Cuisine | Astrology | Urban Edge |

  • News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Advts: Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Features: Magazine | Literary Review | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education Plus | Book Review | Business | SciTech | NXg | Friday Review | Cinema Plus | Young World | Property Plus | Quest |

    The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
    Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Home |

    Comments to : thehindu@vsnl.com   Copyright 2009, The Hindu
    Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu