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Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

August 9, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why Gau Mutra (Cow’s urine) is considered to be pure and healthy? Is milking painful for cows, goats and sheep? In natural conditions, the udder would never get to the point where it was painful because the calf would drink the milk at regular intervals….

MOTHER
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MOTHER

August 8, 2017

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…

A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed  for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India
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A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India

August 8, 2017

By TJS George D.K.Shivakumar is Karnataka’s most formidable politician. He is also the most feared. There are many in Karnataka, including senior Congress leaders, who see him as a liability in public life. Currently the State’s Energy Minister, he is recognised by all as a muscle-man, fixer, campaign manager, crowd mobiliser, money bag and general…

Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign
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Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign

August 5, 2017

On July 29 last Saturday at 4 am, 44 Gujarat MLAs were escorted into Eagleton  Golf Resort on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway by D.K. Suresh as per the instructions of his powerful brother, Power Minister Doddalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar, popularly known as DKS. DKS, like former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, is well-versed in moving people and keeping them…

Roadside amenities: Just another illusion?
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Roadside amenities: Just another illusion?

August 4, 2017

By Dr.K. Javeed Nayeem Our Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced that the government will soon set up wayside amenities at every fifty kilometres on all our National Highways. Considering the fact that we have only been hearing such announcements from successive governments since time immemorial without their implementation, the question that naturally…

Pet talk
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Pet talk

August 2, 2017

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how a cat that is out on the street can be brought home and taken care of… Why do cats fold their ears down when they are scared? Cats instinctively fold their ears back to protect themselves from attack. They are harder to bite and…

Narayanan’s non-partisanship was classic. So was Kalam’s. Mukherjee played safe. His successor will be safer
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Narayanan’s non-partisanship was classic. So was Kalam’s. Mukherjee played safe. His successor will be safer

August 1, 2017

By T.J.S. George In his farewell speech, President Pranab Mukherjee highlighted India’s strong points and said they had become endangered. “Multiplicity of culture, faith and language is what makes India special,” he said. “The soul of India is in pluralism and tolerance,” he said. Then he referred to increasing violence in the country and warned:…

Savigannadam Gelge (Victory to Savigannada)
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Savigannadam Gelge (Victory to Savigannada)

July 30, 2017

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy The word Mysuru is generally attached to items like Mysuru Mallige, Mysuru Pak, Mysuru Dasara, Mysuru Palace, etc. and this practice has been continued by Mysuru Ranganath popularly known as Ranganna. In fact, he would love to be called Mysuru Ranganna. I do not remember when exactly I met him…

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