Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy

Dasara Dreams & Depredations
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Dasara Dreams & Depredations

Dasara is here. The city will cover itself with light and gaiety in the celebration of this festival from Sept. 21 to Sept. 30. Lakhs of people will converge on this city testing its infrastructure and ability to feed as many mouths with Dasara special delicacies. Personally I feel that of the over 40 Dasara…

50 years of Freedom and Failures
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

50 years of Freedom and Failures

Going back 20 years, on this 70th year of our Independence, Star of Mysore produces here the Abracadabra published on 14th Aug. 1997, the eve of India’s 50th year of independence, for your reading pleasure.—Ed This is an occasion for important magazines and newspapers all over the world to write about India’s 50 years of…

MOTHER
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

MOTHER

There cannot be a more beautiful and unforgettable word in english language, for that matter in any language, than the word MOTHER. A mother’s love for her child from its birth to the end of her life is unparalleled, unconditional and non-negotiable; no matter how bad her child is. He could be a king but…

Thus Spake Justice N. Santosh Hegde
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Thus Spake Justice N. Santosh Hegde

How to fix India’s problem? I have no escape from   Mahatma Gandhi while I write about Justice N. Santosh Hegde, presently the conscience-keeper of Karnataka, just as Anna Hazare of Maharashtra — both are relentlessly fighting to eradicate corruption in our Government and society. Mahatma Gandhi had declared long before we got our independence that…

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