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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
In the shadow of violence
Despite the celebrations on March 8, the incidence of violence against women is rising. A look at what can be done to change attitudes.
Not just a name game
An identity that brings discrimination along with a promise for the future: that is the reality that children of Bedia women face. TRIPURARI SHARMA on the issue of caste names.
The Dandi Salt March was both a political and an economic statement. To discern its true meaning, a historical record is more helpful, says VENU MADHAV GOVINDU, in the context of its planned reenactment from March 12 to April 6.
A witness to history
The Mahatma attributed the choice of Dandi to God's will. Decades later, S.C. SHARMA visits the town.
A hit man speaks
A high point at the World Social Forum in January was a dialogue with John Perkins, who from being an economic hit man, has now crossed over to the `other side'. KATHYAYINI CHAMARAJ looks at the `murky world' he operated in.
`My research in the Caribbean has made me rethink many things about questions of culture and identity in India,' Tejaswini Niranjana tells GOWRI RAMNARAYAN.
'On the field, I shut everything out'
SUBROTO SIRCAR talks to cricketing star Sachin Tendulkar.
Space for films
BYOFF is just two years old but it has provided a platform for young and serious filmmakers to screen films and exchange ideas, writes PRAFULLA DAS.
In the Valley of the Sun
Driving around Phoenix, Arizona, a visitor will be amazed at how quickly this ill-fated village has developed into one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., says JANARDHAN ROYE.
RAHUL CHANDAWARKAR who took part in the World Performing and Visual Arts festival in Lahore recently, says that culture alone can cement the ties between India and Pakistan.
East and West revisited
GARGI PARSAI was back in Berlin recently. Her impressions.
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