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Playing With Faith

With the Congress cashing in on the Lingayats’ demand for a separate religious identity, Karnataka’s caste politics comes full circle on the eve of a nervous Assembly election

The Saint and the Sinner

Recent protests in Tamil Nadu against a lyricist’s ‘belittlement’ of the mystic poet Andal do little justice to the spirit of her verses

Ida Scudder Lived Here

It began 100 years ago out of one woman’s kindness. V Shoba chronicles the evolution of the Christian Medical College in Vellore into a unique institution that combines charity, teaching and medical service