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   THE SHAME OF GUJARAT
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AN EXPLOSIVE STING REVEALS WHY SHE KEEPS CHANGING HER STAND
   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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STING OPERATION

A Tehelka sting operation nets 10 flying hours without the need to step into a cockpit, and a student pilot’s licence with a Rs 1 lakh bribe
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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 VOL-2, ISSUE-9 IS NOW ONLINE
KING GYANENDRA
 
*Free to read
SANKARSHAN THAKUR reports from Kathmandu
The hinterland of double demons. AMIT SENGUPTA’s despatch from a Maoist stronghold in the terai

MANJUSHREE THAPA on cracks in the Indo-Nepal mirror
SEIRA TAMANG on what the army takeover really means
DANIEL LAK on how Gyanendra compares with Musharraf
NOTES FROM NEPAL
Nepalese blogs bring in unfiltered news
Joint Statement Of Nepal's Political Parties
Latest Media Situation in Nepal
THE ROYAL REPRESSION
As army and monarchy block all news, Tehelka brings you regular updates from the ground
Write to us at feedback@tehelka.com
ESSAYS & OPINIONS
 
GAURI LANKESH: The Lankesh Patrike editor tells the story of dissent and the death of a Naxalite in Karnataka
 
YOGINDER SIKAND: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board was set to split because of sect and gender divisions
INVESTIGATIONS
 
Banking on deceit
Employees of the State Bank of India ran a dubious bank account in Jammu, on the pretext of helping Kashmiri Pandits. They went unchecked for a decade, reports Ajmer Singh
 
 ART & CULTURE    
  Song of despair, song of love
SATISH GUJRAL goes to see Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black and writes exclusively for Tehelka on how the film echoes the silences of his past
PERSPECTIVES
Why the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus is a good thing for the subcontinent
Will someone tell us the facts about the Geelani shooting?
New Delhi talking to the Northeast unconditionally is a positive departure
NEWS
  
 
The Sainiks are changing stripes
Bal Thackeray’s stormtroopers are charting a new course to stay relevant, reports Samyabrata Ray Goswami
Modi-fied MLAs raise banner of revolt
Trouble is brewing for Hindutva's poster boy, this time in his own backyard, reports Mahesh Langa
Top cop nails Zaheera
Former Vadodara commissioner nails Zaheera Sheikh's lie in front of inquiry panel, reports Mahesh Langa
 
 
Deshmukh pays for profligacy
The Congress is crumbling under the burden of its own poll promises, reports
Ashish Khetan
Jayalalithaa locks horns with the army over Fort St George
By
PC Vinoj Kumar
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
  
The HUDCO hits a rough
RBI wants to bring it under its ambit but the company wants to retain housing bank norms, reports Naresh Minocha
 
HUB
  
 
Broadway dreams
Being a star in India changes your life. It’s different abroad, says Ayesha Dharker in an interview to Sonia Faleiro
ESSAY
Farcical script

Unwilling to evolve out of its crude, star-dominated phase, the Kannada film industry is resorting to the language of chauvinism, writes MS Sathyu
 
 
Straight from Page 3
Or else, tips like these would have been
dismissed as prissy, says Madhu Jain about Shobhaa De's new book Spouse: The Truth About Marriage
The Peacemaker
UK-based writer Satish Kumar’s life has been full of journeys and causes, writes Shobhan Saxena
 
CRUSADE/ENGAGED CIRCLE
  
 
WATER RIGHTS
A blueprint to quench thirst
Despite raising water supplies from 18 percent to 95 percent, its scarcity in villages is still acute, writes Maggie Black
DO BIGHA ZAMEEN
I sell, therefore I am?

By Amit Sengupta
Another story of betrayal
The government broke its promise to regularise Mumbai slums built till 2000 and felt no obligation to provide shelter, writes
Jyoti Punwani
 
 
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IMAGE OF THE DAY
Protesters wave Lebanese flags in Beirut central, Lebanon, Monday Feb. 28, 2005. In a show of mass support for the opposition in Monday's parliamentary debate, about 10,000 people defied a protest ban and demonstrated calling for Syria to withdraw its army from Lebanon. (AP Photo/Adnan Hajj Ali)
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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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   KABIR
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