Editorial

Law may be an ass But is it kicking in in India?
Editorial

Law may be an ass But is it kicking in in India?

March 10, 2017

The cornucopia of Acts as well as laws based on which the land’s judicial system is delivering judgements in the form of sentences after hearing presentations before the judges by legal practitioners, framed both before the country became independent of colonial rule and subsequently, is unarguably fail-safe in safeguarding the principle that no innocent person…

Sizzling Silver Screen
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Sizzling Silver Screen

March 9, 2017

While the perceived image of the land’s cinema industry, its players, and more so its current output of biopics is none-too-flattering in circles of society who have nostalgic memories of the classical movies of their bygone days, the country has the dubious distinction of world’s highest producer of movies in multiplicity of languages, including Kannada….

Excessively energised emotion
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Excessively energised emotion

March 8, 2017

Saints of a distant past who walked on our land as well as sinners of our times whom even the visually challenged can notice, the former marked by unqualified piety and the latter who prescribe virtues that they don’t practice are on common ground on stressing the need for and importance of protecting  ourselves from…

Be like a Roman while in Rome
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Be like a Roman while in Rome

March 7, 2017

Of the lines taken from the Upanishads, quoted nowadays by public speakers of all hues with various backgrounds, the outlook that the world is a family stands out. The lines, drawn from Maha Upanishad translate to: “One is a relative, the other stranger, say the small minded. The entire world is a family, say the…

World is watching
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World is watching

March 6, 2017

Taking stock of where the society in the land is heading to, as objectively as the manner of pursuing the task meets with its unqualified acceptance, one may have to indulge in talking about the difficult-to-control perverse behaviour of the land’s people, of course, taking care not to stereotype all of them in one sweep….

Plight of providers
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Plight of providers

March 4, 2017

We often hear some individuals who wish to be identified as intellectuals, particularly those who profess to teach management science (if the scientific fraternity accept this as the main stay of their bread and butter) taking fancy to say that “Every problem has a solution,” not forgetting to say in the same breath that “If…

Merry Mysureans
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Merry Mysureans

March 3, 2017

The air all over is abuzz with adulation in some circles for happenings such as demonetisation and accusation in some other circles for the unbecoming conduct of the netas across virtually all regions of the land, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh figuring conspicuously for now. Voices of aam janata loudly expressing disenchantment with the administration at…

Country’s crisis ridden cities
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Country’s crisis ridden cities

March 2, 2017

Displaying boundless love for village life and finding oneself in no frame of mind to move out of one’s favoured city is a game many people are seen playing with no signs of that mental dilly-dallying consciously finding a definite end. The dilemma reminds one of the Shakespeare soliloquies in his play Hamlet “To be,…

Dawn of wisdom
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Dawn of wisdom

March 1, 2017

Cities and countries too acquired celebrity status in many regions, including India, being identified based on their unique, sometimes exclusive features. Monuments, colourful fountains, gardens, avenues, unique-looking inhabitants, rare species of animals as well as plants and so on have figured in such identities. Bengaluru as Garden City, Mysuru as Heritage City, Pune as Pensioners’…

VIP verbal diarrhea
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VIP verbal diarrhea

February 28, 2017

The land, including Karnataka, hosted noble minds both in the distant past and within living memory who espoused the use of one’s tongue to converse and communicate with others taking care to be gentle, honest, pleasing, purposeful, and not to forget, not hurting sentiments. The cornucopia of Subhashitas and Shanthimantras, attributed to those nameless great…

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