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Kavitha Iyer


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

Elephanta cave-in
Tue, Jun 14, 2005

The complicated maths of their mandala pattern is not the Elephanta Caves’ foremost enigma. Because 6th century architects didn’t ...

Why Mr Minister needs to know dancer Temiko
Tue, Apr 19, 2005

Maharashtra's chief moral policeman R R Patil may declare his intent to shut down 1,450 dance bars, but it would interest him to know that i...

No tourism please, they’re French. And know India quite well
Thu, Feb 10, 2005

Call the fireman,’’ yelps Philippe Baufre (30), mimicking himself responding to a nasty spice-surprise at lunch during his first v...

No quick getaway
Sun, Dec 19, 2004

THEATRICS surrounded her even at birth—it took four years of laborious land reclamation before George Wittet’s design for the Gate...

Women, all
Sun, Oct 10, 2004

At 25, Anjali Nimbalkar’s six years as a sailor with the Sea Cadet Corps are hardly behind her and the politician’s patented entre...

In crumbling Chinchpokli, ‘Daddy’ Gawli gets ready
Wed, Sep 15, 2004

As if dozens of alert eyes are not enough, the gods follow your every step in Dagdi Chawl, home to don-turned-politician Arun Gulab Gawli. S...

Kicked out of Kamptee
Sun, Jul 04, 2004

"Line gol hai."That’s what you call an electricity cut in Kamptee, says 22-year-old Jawahar Ali. No power means the bakery is shut. So,...

On hungerstrike, he gets his due: Death
Tue, Jun 29, 2004

He died at 35, starving for over a month at the feet of a statue of Babasaheb Ambedkar just metres away from the Thane Collector’s offi...

Left, far Left and extreme Left battle for space in Mumbai
Tue, Jan 13, 2004

The writing is on the wall—on the boundary walls of the sprawling ground that will host the World Social Forum kicking off on Friday. A...