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The heart of education
Another student is driven to death in Kolkata as corporal punishment continues to haunt our schools. There is an urgent need to train teachers in humane, emotionally mature ways of correcting ‘misbehaviour'.


Criminally corporal
What kids need is guidance, not ‘correction' through physical abuse which is a legally punishable offence…
Culture


IMAGES
Recognising local labels
Sonia Kirpalani's award-winning film project “Threads of Tradition” has given young designers in various countries a platform to show their talent.


CITYSCAPE
Breathless in Bombay
Bombay Then, Mumbai Now is an affectionate tribute to a city which is often tumultuous and difficult to pin down, but which never fails to captivate.


Interview


HIGH NOTES
Making India dance
In a freewheeling chat with SWATI DAFTUAR, Grammy Award-nominated French record producer and DJ Bob Sinclar, who was recently in India to promote his new album, talks about what makes his music click.


IN CONVERSATION
Bollywood for posterity
Film Historian SMM Ausaja opens up about his fascination with Bollywood and how it led to his recent book Bollywood in Posters.


Heritage

Sanctuaries of times past
Thanjavur's chatrams were more than just rest houses for the pilgrims of yore. They were institutions that played an active role in the life of local communities, says PRADEEP CHAKRAVARTHY


Theatre


THEATRE FESTIVAL
Many visions of the Ramayana
The Ramayan festival at the Adishakti campus in Puducherry was a space for reflective theatre, providing a context for intellectually demanding and sensitive performances.


Issues

A different kind of red terror
An alumina refinery in Orissa blithely continues to pollute the surrounding villages, despite the recommendations of the Supreme Court's Central Empowered Committee that it be closed since it poses environmental and health hazards…


Focus


VIEWPOINT
Class is the issue
The OBC census is not a caste census and one that is necessary to formulate policies vital to their development.


Columns

LIT BY BOOKS
By Nirmala Lakshman
Shining a light on life

THE SHRINKING UNIVERSE
By Vijay Nagaswami
Whose fault is it?

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Mothers and sons

BRIDGE
By L. Subramanian
Caught napping

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Towards transparency



Lifestyle


DESIGN ELEMENT
Take a chair…
Home décor is no longer just about chairs, tables or cots. As design studios enter your rooms, look for that innovative touch to jazz up your home.


INDULGE
For mind, body and soul
Explore Indian art and philosophy amid material comforts at Le Sutra: the Indian art hotel in Mumbai.


Health


EAT SMART
You are what you eat!
Healthy eating is not about avoiding certain kinds of food. Here is how it can be done.


DOC TALK
Protect tomorrow's smiles
Dr. VIJAILAKSHMI ACHARYA gives an update on new developments in the field that helps you fight dental decay.



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