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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…

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…

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