Saturday, January 19, 2002  

The Big Fight begins
Battleground: Uttar Pradesh

The Big Fight begins

The electoral battle in Uttar Pradesh is likely to be intense this time with all the major players unsure of their traditional vote banks. The mixing and matching of caste groups by the parties may throw up unexpected results, says Ashwini Bhatnagar

When memories went up in flames
Ambika Sharma
ET another historical building — a much loved part of the Kasauli landscape— went up in flames in this hill cantonment last week. The Kasauli Club was not just a 122-year-old structure but a prestigious link that the town had to the elite from all over the country.

Guru Gobind Singh: The word, the deed and the song
Darshan Singh Maini
N the world of religious and spiritual phenomena, one occasionally comes across certain teasing correspondences which seem to connect disparate and distant events in history. It is difficult to account for them in terms of reason or argument.

Experiencing the Rainforest Challenge
Vivek Sharma
IFTYFIVE adventurers and 4x4 enthusiasts from 30 countries, including Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Canary Islands, Spain, Italy, Monaco, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Germany, Holland, Denmark and the UK, gathered for the Rainforest Challenge --2001 in Malaysia.