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  • With solar and LED vaastu home can be hi-tech too

    Susheela Nair, Bengaluru

    As I stepped into Sankrithi, the dream home of Shivakumar, an entrepreneur in Bengaluru, I was struck by the feeling ...

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  • Slavery across the world

    Saibal Chatterjee, New Delhi

    Every eight minutes a child goes missing without a trace in India. But children certainly aren’t the only victims of ...

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  • The marginalised mother

    Kavita Charanji, New Delhi

    The choicest epithets – wicked, mean, cruel – are often flung at hapless stepmothers. Such stereotypes are reinforced by a ...

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  • Women in a man's world

    Saibal Chatterjee, New Delhi

    A much-hyped annual beauty pageant and a secretive Hindu extremist women’s training camp are worlds so far apart from each ...

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  • World tucks into Lunchbox

    Saibal Chatterjee, Cannes/New Delhi

    Of all the Indian films that were screened in Cannes this year, the standout was Ritesh Batra’s debut feature, The ...

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  • Making a jolly good point

    Saibal Chatterjee, New Delhi

    When writer-director Subhash Kapoor’s third feature film, Jolly LLB, opened in the multiplexes on the Ides of March, few expected ...

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  • Magic Men of Mayong

    Civil Society News, New Delhi

    The ‘magical’ place is only a 40-km drive from Guwahati, but few youngsters in the capital city of Assam, hooked ...

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  • The wayward river

    Saibal Chatterjee, New Delhi

    Ten years in the making, Char-The No Man’s Island, posed daunting physical and logistical challenges. But much like the mighty ...

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  • Sifting fact from fiction

    Arjun Sen, New Delhi

    PEGGY Mohan’s second novel, The Youngest Suspect, is a fictionalized account of what happens when young Muslim boys are brutalized ...

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