Saturday, January 20, 2007

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
SIGHT AND SOUND

STAMPED IMPRESSIONS

GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
RHYME TIME

ROOTS


The price of adultery
The Indian law on adultery, drafted more than a century ago, makes it a punishable offence for men alone. The recent proposal to punish women too has generated much debate. Shoma A. Chatterji looks at the archaic law in the light of changing social mores
How fair is the National Commission for Women’s stand against the Union Government’s attempt to amend Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code regarding the reverse gender bias contained in the country’s age-old law on adultery?

Illustration by Aditi Chahar
Illustration by Aditi Chahar

Reaching for the Pole Star
This girl from a middle-class home in Pune did the country proud by parajumping over the North Pole and South Pole without any earlier experience in the sport. Gagandeep Kaur on Sheetal Mahajan’s hi-flying triumph
True to her name, Sheetal Mahajan is quiet ‘cool’ about her achievement of parajumping over both the North Pole and South Pole.

Why teens sleep longer
P
arents
often attribute their teenage son or daughter’s early morning grouchiness to the fact that they have not gotten a good night’s sleep thanks to all those long telephone chats, or watching television.

Fame is a fix
A
ction
star Sylvester Stallone has warned young actors to not be too taken up with fame, which can be addictive and destructive.

‘Many websites misuse photos’
Bengali actor Tanushree Dutta hasn’t made waves in the industry yet. But she has a number of films like Risk and Speed in her kitty. Excerpts from an interview by Vickey Lalwani

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLIndia’s Mukhtaran Mais
by Khushwant Singh

SIGHT & SOUNDReal-life soap opera
by Amita Malik

PUNJABI ANTENNA: Shades of politics
by Randeep Wadehra

GOOD MOTORING: Stick to safety
by H. Kishie Singh

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Pet peeve
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

Rhyme Time





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