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   OPERATION WEST END
A story of how the suitcase people are compromising Indian defence
Investigated & written by
ANIRUDDHA BAHAL & MATHEW SAMUEL
FIVE MONTH STING OPERATION
SIN IN PARADISE
Goa is the
new global destination for European paedophiles.

An undercover probe.
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PRESCRIPTION SCAM
YOUR DOCTOR COULD BE BLEEDING YOU...
An undercover investigation reveals how the noble practitioners in white make money at the expense of their patients.
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STING INVESTIGATION
 The Price of Insanity
JAMSHED KHAN rips the cover off a corrupt government psychiatrist, who is caught colluding with husbands who want to dump their wives.
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   WRITERS ON TEHELKA
   WRITERS AND PLACES
INVESTIGATION
Do they deserve these medals?
A messy temple affair
CRI Director Transferred
   WRITERS & CITIES
BAPSI SIDHWA on Lahore
RUSKIN BOND on Dehradun
MANOHAR SHETTY on Goa
KAMILA SHAMSIE on Karachi
MRIDULA GARG on Delhi
PANKAJ MISHRA on Mashobra
PAUL ZACHARIA on Mysore
   THE TEHELKA STORY
Tehelka tapes declared genuine
Do not do unto others 
Shankar Sharma lashes out at the officials who colluded with the Tehelka witch-hunt
 
TEHELKA'S FORTY-SEVENTH ISSUE IS NOW ONLINE
Blood Money
Mukesh and Anil Ambani are set to split the Reliance empire.

Is it their personal business or does it mean something to the rest of us?

And how have other business families coped with internal feuds?
  NEWS

This Christmas, half a toast for peace

NSCN leaders bring home hope for peace, but how will they achieve a Greater Nagaland?
 
 
JAMMU & KASHMIR

LoCked out by a fine line
Kashmiris wait with bated breath as the governments of India and Pakistan dilly-dally on the proposed Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service
  ESSAYS & OPINIONS
VP SINGH: The message of Mandal cannot be forgotten
UR ANANTHAMURTHY: On how globalisation is harming India’s cultural diversity
  PERSPECTIVES
 
Why Congressmen indulge their leaders and why they should stop
Telangana will be a clone of AP
Rail disasters happen because Rail Bhawan doesn’t care
  TOP SECRET
 
Crash course in flying
Last week we exposed the fraud in licensing of pilots. But does the DGCA care about other aspects of flight safety?
   
   
Channelising corruption

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh first orders an inquiry into the Upper Bari Doab Canal project, then orders closure of the case to protect some officials
 
  INTERVIEW
‘If I had the means, I’d acquire some cyanide’
The raunchy raconteur is now reflecting on death,
Khushwant Singh speaks to Harinder Baweja
   
     
  HUB
 
EGGHEAD’S MANTRA

Acute insights, observations and scathing indictments of the intelligentsia from an original maverick.
Praful Bidwai
reviews Meghnad Desai's new book Development and Nationhood

SWING SISTERS
They love Bollywood and Indian values. Now they plan to make a tennis career in India, away from the contests in the US. Matchpoint for Shikha and Neha Uberoi, reports Sonia Faleiro
 
  BUSINESS & ECONOMY
 
Maharaja set for take-off

Air-India revving up to take on competition with the launch of a low-cost subsidiary. Nitin A. Gokhale reports
  CRUSADE / ENGAGED CIRCLE
  NOTES ON PATRIOTISM
Patriot next door
The fascinating thing about India: you will find people willing to give everything for their country and not asking a pie in return


DO BIGHA ZAMEEN

By Amit Sengupta
   
  WHAT'S RIGHT ABOUT INDIA / ENGAGED CIRCLE
 
 
Sow the seeds of revolution

The Chipko spirit is still strong in the Garhwal Himalayas, reports Harsh Dobhal from Tehri
 

JAKIA KHATOON

Unsung Heroes
From Karachi’s brothels and jails, Jakia has risen to become a respected tailor in her village
 
 
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IMAGE OF THE DAY
Tribal cadres of Maoist-Communist parties hold bow and arrows during a demonstration against rise of prices of essential commodities and unemployment, in Calcutta, India, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
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  A future for the genetically fortunate
Not being globalised protected India’s dance, music and intellectual life. But globalisation will finally prevail here because the ruling classes want to give nothing away, contends Sudhir Mishra
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