COVER

ASIA

Family Burden

India's Gandhi clan believes it is duty bound to lead the country. But voters in the current election may disagree

Stone Age

A rare glimpse inside a country devastated by political oppression

GLOBAL ADVISER

Tut's back in town! (TIME Global Adviser | Diversions)

Basel, Switzerland, hosts a rare exhibit of the treasures of King Tutankhamun

Taking a Head Trip (TIME Global Adviser | Time Traveler)

A hip audio-tour series turns walking around into a listening experience

Bed 'n' Banquet (TIME Global Adviser | Amuse Bouche)

Two of Paris' hottest new restaurants are in five-star settings

Ich Bin Ein Runner (TIME Global Adviser)

Berlin offers a treat for the fitness-minded traveler

Long Haul (TIME Global Adviser)

Mirth and morality in a comic-book telling of the story of the Buddha

Tech Watch (TIME Global Adviser)

Here Comes Gmail—and a Sales Pitch to Boot

BUSINESS

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Shock of the Old

The dirty old man of Indian letters stays young and feisty by breaking literary taboos

BRIEFING

South Korea Veers Left (Notebook)

A sweeping win for the reform-minded Uri Party could signal changes in South Korea's political makeup—and the reemergence of President Roh Moo Hyun

A Kingdom In Crisis (Notebook)

Street demonstrations and fighting in the countryside could spell disaster for Nepal's embattled king

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

Taiwan: Dodging the Bullet