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Media Vs Legislature …both need introspection
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Media Vs Legislature …both need introspection

The Press is perspiring and seething with anger after K.B. Koliwad, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, announced the formation of a House Committee to suggest measures to monitor and regulate the functioning of Media in Karnataka. This decision was taken during the Budget Session after a four-hour discussion! Yes, instead of discussing the Budget,…

Audacity of Legislators
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Audacity of Legislators

Media is the life-line of Democracy and Secularism. Don’t strangulate it To be true to my faith, I may not write in anger or malice. I may not write idly. I may not write merely to excite passion. The reader can have no idea of the restraint I have to exercise. –  Mahatma Gandhi “You…

A Dialogue with a Mandya Man
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

A Dialogue with a Mandya Man

My experience tells me that every day is a renewal of life. Its experience is different from the previous day’s. Such an experience came my way on Wednesday 22nd March, 2017 when I met one Damadahalli Swamygowda Chandrashekaragowda (D.S. Chandrashekara) of Mandya district. He was 53-years-old. Lewis Carroll says in ‘Alice in Wonderland’, a picture…

Mother’s Day Out
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Mother’s Day Out

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take out another “woman” out to dinner and a movie. The other woman that my wife wanted me to take out was my mother who had been a widow for 19 years. The demands of my work and…

Sex Survey is here… and there is much to fear !
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Sex Survey is here… and there is much to fear !

Like every year two magazines spice up our senses with an orgasmic edition! Yes, the mischievous editors of Outlook and India Today are adding to the premature heat wave with wild stories based on their Sex Surveys. And it’ll make you wet…I mean sweat, with confusion, fear and delight. The Outlook edition is called ‘Partnership…

Let Clean Bottoms Come First!
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Let Clean Bottoms Come First!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Just three days ago I saw an ad in my newspaper for a hands-free bottom washing device that can be fitted to our Western-style toilet bowls which are now clearly overtaking the humble squat down Indian toilets even in middle-class homes across the length and breadth of our country….

Pet Talk: March 15
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Pet Talk: March 15

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk,  Maneka speaks about the diet for baby tortoise and squirrels and explains how to bathe a cow and how to look after a bird with an injured wing; how to stop a puppy from biting shoes, slippers etc. Why does a wasp sting hurt more than a…

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