Editorial

Cattle, prattle, rattle
Editorial

Cattle, prattle, rattle

June 16, 2017

All this hullabaloo about public outcry on what one should or should not include in one’s daily palate going on in every nook and corner of the land appears to be revolving around the declaration of the nation as a secular democracy. Prima facie, such a declaration was not part of the nation’s Constitution at…

Nation in anger’s grip
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Nation in anger’s grip

June 15, 2017

Consequences of not controlling oneself in circumstances marked by anger, for whatever provocation, is succinctly presented in just a couple of lines, understandable to even illiterates, in Bhagavadgita, considered by scholars as an unparalleled manual with guidelines for leading a life of fulfilment and satisfaction. The lines connect anger to its fallout in an unbroken…

Finance Minister falsified, framed
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Finance Minister falsified, framed

June 14, 2017

The Union Finance Minister is relentlessly in hot pursuit of the land’s people, irrespective of their socio-economic status, to mop up funds to fill the government’s kitty through the already familiar tools such as commercial tax, excise duty, sales tax, income tax, valued added tax and whatever, even as he is spearheading the move into…

Nurturing institutions
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Nurturing institutions

June 13, 2017

Two institutions based in Mysuru, one for the noble service of imparting knowledge, the other for enlarging upon available knowledge concerning food through research, have been making news headlines in dailies for both good and bad reasons, going by media reports on the happenings in the institutions. To make  things clear, we are talking of…

Prayers to Prime Minister
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Prayers to Prime Minister

June 12, 2017

Legend has it that during the rule of Moghuls, Akbar, one of the emperors of the middle-ages dynasty, had kept a bell hanging in the Palace premises which any citizen could ring to invite the king’s attention and get an audience from him to narrate the woes and seek redressal from the topmost authority. In…

Vigilantism Vs Vigil
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Vigilantism Vs Vigil

June 10, 2017

(Forewarned is forearmed) Through narratives portraying people’s ways either through story-tellers or chroniclers, we learn that territories ruled by kings and their sundry counterparts (paalegars) in days gone-by used to be guarded zealously against marauders, hungry for acquiring wealth by resorting to forced occupation of land, looting, vandalising and, of course, causing loss of life…

City’s cock a snook at its civic body
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City’s cock a snook at its civic body

June 9, 2017

Having annexed the distinction as the country’s cleanest city for two consecutive years, unarguably by default, the civic body of Mysuru, after sliding to fifth place in the current ranking of cities across the land for cleanliness, its functionaries must have realised that maintaining cleanliness and securing top spot in the rankings is not a…

Spirituality for longevity
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Spirituality for longevity

June 8, 2017

Some may consider it mere conjecture to favour the view that longevity of the land’s people in the distant past also meant healthy living. The reality in our times, however, is the all-too-familiar and all-too-clear scenario of a great number of people in the senior citizen category being bugged by a multitude of health issues,…

Food frauds’ free run
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Food frauds’ free run

June 7, 2017

If knife causes a bleeding cut on one’s finger or if fire causes burn injuries by setting oneself ablaze, is it prudent to curse the knife or fire? Similarly, if technology is (mis)used to manufacture plastic rice, artificial egg with toxic chemicals, produce mimic of cashew nut with an attractive price tag by using rejected…

Glorifying days gone-by
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Glorifying days gone-by

June 6, 2017

Every generation has its ways and characteristic tastes in the matter of attiring, food habits, hair styles, commuting, communicating, neighbourliness, spending money on essentials as well as non-essentials, preferences in community living, outlook to faiths and tongues of others, choice of  occupation for a livelihood, caring or not caring for decency and decor in public…

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