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Ladies, you got played… Mysuru in Trouble
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Ladies, you got played… Mysuru in Trouble

June 5, 2021

In a dramatic turn of events, MCC Commissioner Shilpa Nag on Thursday announced that she was resigning not only from her position as the MCC Commissioner but from being an IAS Officer itself at a press conference !  This new twist to the already ongoing spat between the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rohini Sindhuri and…

TROUBLE BABA
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TROUBLE BABA

May 29, 2021

On Sunday, India’s most famous, most flexible and most business-savvy Baba, Baba Ramdev was forced to withdraw a statement where he had said “lakhs have died from taking allopathic medicines for COVID-19.” But, just a day after retracting his statement he mocked allopathy by posing 25 questions to the Indian Medical Association (IMA).  He asked…

Pandemic  Politics
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Pandemic Politics

May 15, 2021

Yesterday, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri, for the first time reacted to the clean chit given to her by the three-member probe Committee of the Karnataka High Court regarding Chamarajanagar tragedy.  She said, “The Committee has cleared the name of Mysuru District Administration and several baseless and motivated statements had put a black mark on…

OMG ! VIRUS
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OMG ! VIRUS

April 17, 2021

Religion Vs Virus, who’ll win? We will know soon as the Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gathering in the world, is underway.  It is shocking that the Government has given permission for the Kumbh Mela at a time when Covid cases are rising exponentially, Oxygen supplies are running low and Remdesivir, the crucial…

Chopping trees for Choppers
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Chopping trees for Choppers

April 10, 2021

Is Mysuru a tourist city? Yes. Is tourism crucial to our city’s economy? Absolutely. So do we need Heli-Tourism to enhance it?  Why not? But… While tourist attractions are needed they cannot be and should not be developed at the cost of nature, especially when nature itself can be a tourist attraction.  Our Tourism Minister,…

When Veerappan had to pay a bribe
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When Veerappan had to pay a bribe

March 27, 2021

In most nations, when a good citizen sees a Policeman it arouses a sense of security; here it arouses fear and distrust — Mumbai Police have shown why. The Mumbai Police might have destroyed the Mumbai underworld but then a new one was born… born from amongst its own ranks.   This is not just a…

Lights,‌ ‌camera,‌ ‌action…‌ ‌
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Lights,‌ ‌camera,‌ ‌action…‌ ‌

March 13, 2021

Indians love drama and so, often become sentimental fools. That is why we build temples for actors, get tattoos of cricketers and even cut off our finger when we vote for the wrong candidate by mistake like 25-year-old Pawan Kumar did in UP! Thank God he didn’t realise it happened because he was stupid else…he…

NOSTALGIC RIDE….
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NOSTALGIC RIDE….

March 6, 2021

‘Mahindra & Mahindra’ Three weeks ago, popular chronicler of Indian automobile history, Adil Jal Darukhanawala, was in city. He was here to release ‘Timeless Mahindra’, a coffee-table book about the iconic Indian auto-maker “Mahindra & Mahindra.” I borrowed a copy of the book, glanced through it, like most people do a coffee-table book, when I…

Love Marriages will make us Indians ?
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Love Marriages will make us Indians ?

February 16, 2021

On Feb. 8, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul while passing judgement on a ‘love marriage case’ said,  “Educated younger boys and girls are choosing their life partners, which is a departure from the earlier norms of society where caste and community played a major role. Possibly, this is the way forward, where caste and community tensions…

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