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Kavitha Iyer


Kavitha Iyer works as Associate Editor with The Indian Express, Mumbai.

Maharashtra in free fall
Sun, Nov 14, 2010

Once one of the better governed and more developed states in the country,Maharashtra’s politicians have,over the years,led the state down an alley of corruption and misgovernance. As the Adarsh scam shows,the rot runs deep

Family lost on 26/11,she reaches out to other victims
Thu, Oct 21, 2010

The last time US national Kia Scherr spoke to her daughter Naomi was on the phone on November 24,2008

First 1,000 families to shift from Mumbai airport slums
Sun, Oct 17, 2010

More than four years after Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) took charge of operating the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

‘A man of true courage in face of crisis’
Tue, Sep 07, 2010

Former Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar led a cross-section of nuclear scientists,corporate leaders and diplomats in paying tribute to former AEC chairman Homi Nusserwanji Sethna.

Two minutes to collision,captain said: Paagal ho gaya kya?
Sat, Aug 14, 2010

As investigators piece together events that led to the collision of a container vessel and a bulk carrier off the coast of Mumbai...

Mumbai ship collision: Pilots didn’t follow rulebook
Thu, Aug 12, 2010

The Panama-registered MSC Chitra collided with the St Kitts-registered MV Khalijia III around 9.40 am on August 7.

Bhabha and the art of science
Sun, Jun 06, 2010

A book on Homi Bhabha,published as part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research’s Bhabha centenary year celebrations,intersperses his previously unpublished letters with his doodles and photographs,bringing alive the multi-faceted personality of Bhabha as a lover of the arts,food,gardening and more....

Off the rails
Sat, May 08, 2010

Daily life in Mumbai hinges on its railway network,and it’s absurdly easy to crash the system....

Lessons to be learnt from Mayapuri
Sun, May 02, 2010

The incident of death from exposure to Cobalt 60 has raised questions about the chinks in radiation policy,from the absence of scanners at major ports to lack of exhaustive data on radioactive instruments....

LHC: Colaba connection
Sun, Apr 11, 2010

If theyre overwhelmed that the success of the most cutting-edge,high-energy physics experiments ever conducted depends on facilities like this one...

Star trek,to when it all began
Sun, Apr 11, 2010

What occurred in the first one-trillionth of a second after the Big Bang? Just how long ago was that,precisely? How much of the universe has man seen,and understood?

Allies,but not building bridges
Tue, Apr 06, 2010

For a city originally gifted away as a Portuguese princess’s dowry,modern day Mumbai is a bristly inheritance,as Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is no doubt discovering.

The hero deficit
Sat, Feb 13, 2010

Watching MNIK in Mumbai was a badge of courage

Taxi to nowhere
Fri, Jan 22, 2010

The Maharashtra government has once again put on its bumbling face,announcing a poorly thought-out policy only to retract it hours later.

Keepsakes of terror,and hope too
Fri, Nov 27, 2009

Some memories are made of tangible stuff —like a spent bullet shell,bloodied clothes,a ticket stub or a scrawled message from the NSG commandos....

As lives were snuffed out,faith burned brighter
Thu, Nov 26, 2009

When Muslims in Mumbai observe Bakr Eid on November 28,two days after the first anniversary of the most audacious terror...

5 yrs on,Dharavi plan back on drawing board
Thu, Oct 29, 2009

The much-delayed Dharavi Redevelopment Plan set to return to the drawing board,with little hope of an early launch of what is an ambitious and critical part of the Mumbai Makeover project....

‘Flaw’ sends Dharavi project back to drawing board
Thu, Oct 29, 2009

The much-delayed Dharavi Redevelopment Plan is set to return to the drawing board,with little hope of an early launch to what is an ambitious and critical part of the Mumbai Makeover project.

MLA candidates up to 12 times richer in 5 years
Mon, Oct 12, 2009

Mumbai's MLAs have,on an average,grown richer by a mind-boggling 400 per cent over the last five years.

It will be a vote for Mundeji,says daughter Pankajanatiuo
Wed, Oct 07, 2009

Everwhere she goes,Pankaja Munde is being told that the Parli Assembly constituency is hers for certain. After all,not only is her father,Member of Parliament Gopinath Munde...

Rane seeks votes for Deshmukh son
Sun, Oct 04, 2009

Seeking to build bridges with his once bitter rival Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh,apparently with an eye on the chief minister’s job....

Father’s daughter graduates from St Xavier’s to Solapur
Sat, Oct 03, 2009

At an event in a Solapur college,Praniti Shinde,28,makes a fervent appeal: “I’m one of you.”

The son rises in Latur
Fri, Oct 02, 2009

At 33 years,Amit Deshmukh is probably the solitary star-son making a debut in electoral politics in this Maharashtra Assembly elections who can afford to be smug.

A city on the move
Fri, Oct 02, 2009

When an MLA in waiting tells his constituents in a town as apparently unexceptional as this that what can be done in Mumbai or Delhi...

Slum project will help,not hinder: Dharavi MLA
Fri, Sep 25, 2009

The Rs 15,000-crore redevelopment project that many residents believe could oust them from their home and hearth may have redrawn battle lines in parts of Dharavi...