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Secular Who?
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Secular Who?

December 21, 2019

So, protests continue. While initially the protest was against leaving out illegal Muslims from Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), it has now moved to a ‘pre-emptive protest’ against National Register of Citizens (NRC). We say ‘pre-emptive’ because there is no draft in place for a nationwide NRC. Now, the protestors claim, if NRC is implemented and…

Great Sanskrit Scholar, illustrious Music Composer
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Great Sanskrit Scholar, illustrious Music Composer

December 21, 2019

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Recently, I was invited to attend a music concert at Veene Seshanna Bhavan in city. The invitation came from Neeraja Achyuta Rao. The concert was really wonderful and everybody including myself enjoyed it. This concert was arranged in the…

Buyer Beware or Be Cheated!
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Buyer Beware or Be Cheated!

December 20, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD In yesterday’s SOM my friend and fellow writer N.K.A. Ballal with his long experience in the tourism industry has very graphically described how unsuspecting tourists are systematically fleeced all over the country by a close knit coterie of unethical hotels, business establishments and guides who are guided only by…

Fake Guides and Travel Agents
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Fake Guides and Travel Agents

December 19, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Was perusing a recent report on fake tourist guides. Are you surprised? I am not. This kind of thuggery  may be a recent phenomenon in Mysuru but has been going on for years in North India.  Twenty years back, I used to be General Manager of Lodhi Hotel….

Pet Talk
Columns, Pet Talk

Pet Talk

December 18, 2019

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how often a dog’s ears must be cleaned and with what? At what intervals should I have my pet examined? Kitten or Puppy: Birth to 1 Year — You’ll need to bring your little one in for vaccines every 3 to 4 weeks until he is…

Deve Gowda gets zero, must quit
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Deve Gowda gets zero, must quit

December 17, 2019

By T.J.S. George When will Sri H.D.  Deve Gowda realise that people are fed up with his politics?  His own followers are fed up. Many have quit and joined the BJP, including the President of the JD(S) Karnataka unit, A.H. Vishwanath.  In last week’s by-elections, 15 seats were at stake. The BJP got 12 and…

Thoughts on CAB
Columns, In Black & White

Thoughts on CAB

December 14, 2019

The Citizenship Act of 1955 has been amended again and passed. This Act has been amended five times before, thrice by the Congress Government and twice by the BJP. The Bill was amended in 1986, 1992, 2003, 2005 and 2015. In the recent amendment, illegal Muslim immigrants have been left out from being legalised as…

Citizen Mr. India
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Citizen Mr. India

December 13, 2019

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, passed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill. I was listening to the proceedings till it was put to vote. My interest was specially in listening to P. Chidambaram, who was there fresh from Tihar Jail and Kapil Sibal, the legal eagle of the Congress party. Due to a diversion,…

Pet Talk
Columns, Pet Talk

Pet Talk

December 11, 2019

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells why it is important not to bathe a puppy before weaning and causes for night barking Sometimes my dog barks at nothing in dead of night and silence. Why does this happen? The possible reasons can be: 1. Boredom – Just like any human left…

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