Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

Musings on Mysuru Lit Fest
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Musings on Mysuru Lit Fest

Thus spake Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa on Life and Literature Dr. Ramachandra Guha steals the thunder ! As an Englishman boasted, whenever there is trouble in Heaven, the Gods send for an Englishman. The magic of English language, if not the Englishman, seems to endure not only in India but also in all parts of the…

My Ooty Diary 2017
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

My Ooty Diary 2017

Ooty, known variously as Nilgiris and Udhagamandalam, is queen among mountains of Tamil Nadu. For Madras, now Chennai, which according to Britishers had only three climates — hot, hotter and hottest — blue mountains of Nilgiris was the hill station to migrate  specially when the climate in Madras was hotter or hottest. Altitude is 7,350…

Parking woes of our city
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Parking woes of our city

Animal world outside Zoo According to Political Science, good governance means the greatest good of the greatest number. Not the good of a community or a vested interest. Last Wednesday around 5 pm I was passing in front of the main gate of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysore Zoo) in my car. The road was…

The Public and The Police
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

The Public and The Police

Importance of reading the written law and rules. But Police have greater responsibility. A couple of days back a friend of mine in his eighties came to my office with a bulky file requesting me to publish a report on a subject related to Police or to talk to the Commissioner of Police. A tall…

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