Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

Mysuru calling, why are you not going?
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

Mysuru calling, why are you not going?

Last Tuesday the Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep invited about 30 persons, each with some knowledge of or connection to tourism, for a friendly, informal discussion and to receive suggestions to improve tourism in Mysuru city and district. In a way, it was like reinventing the wheel; rediscovering Mysuru as a tourist destination. I was also…

Paris, Here I Come — 4
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

Paris, Here I Come — 4

Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can honor’s voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death? —————- The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth, e’er gave, Await alike th’ inevitable hour. The paths…

The Judgement
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

The Judgement

The judgement of the Supreme Court yesterday in the Disproportionate Assets (DA) case against late J. Jayalalithaa, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, her personal aide-friend and other two, convicting the accused after 21 years is no consolation to the people of India about our justice system except to heave a warm sigh that at…

Jayalalithaa is dead: Long live Jayalalithaa !
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

Jayalalithaa is dead: Long live Jayalalithaa !

Jayalalithaa dead seems more dangerous to Tamil Nadu politics than Jayalalithaa alive. She ‘officially’ died on December 5, 2016 and O. Panneerselvam continued as in-charge Chief Minister, a post he was asked to hold when Jayalalithaa was hospitalised. He was like Gulzarilal Nanda (remember?) who was the stop-gap Prime Minister when Jawaharlal Nehru and Lal…

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