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Crime-ridden country
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Crime-ridden country

Some regions of the world have been portrayed to suggest one or the other of dominant features. Africa has been perceived for long by the West as a dark continent. Countries too have been described with suggestive adjectives and terms again as the West took notice. India described as the land of snakes and snake-charmers…

Caught in caste cauldron
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Caught in caste cauldron

India is a caste-less, classless country, as per the harangue featuring speakers of all hues that people at large are hearing on many occasions from public platforms. Nothing can be farther from truth given the current goings on across the country in general and Karnataka in particular while the State is heading for the poll…

Learning at Guru’s feet
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Learning at Guru’s feet

The lines of Taittiriya Upanishad convey the message namely “Be one for whom the Mother is God, be one for whom the Father is God, be one for whom the Teacher is God, be one for whom the Guest is God.” While mother and teacher share the popular view that mother is the child’s first…

Digital technology Vs farming
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Digital technology Vs farming

Sweating at work, particularly on the farm land to grow fruits and vegetables as well as raise food crops, has come to be considered strenuous both physically and financially resulting in disenchantment in the agriculture sector of the nation’s economy. The reasons for not luring the land’s youth to take to the plough are not…

Urban biodiversity
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Urban biodiversity

Mysuru’s administration as well as residents seem to have chosen not to be engaged on issues of stray dogs, wandering cattle and prowling pigs in the city’s streets for now. The disappearance of sparrows and shrinking presence of crows, nature’s cleaning brigade did not receive attention in any quarters among the citizens to the extent…

Noisy Nation
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Noisy Nation

Verbal exchanges in anger without helping to understand the issue in question and also the views of either party on the matter is the order of the day and common sight everywhere in the land prompting one to recollect the idiom more heat than light. Men often take fascination to cite the case of women…

Culturally high, but…
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Culturally high, but…

Mysore of the past has hosted many eminent citizens commanding unbounded respect if society which has endured to this day both in articles written about the city’s glorious history and in speeches by noted public speakers on various celebratory occasions from different platforms before the city’s discerning literati. The eminent personalities have left their lasting…

Autocracy in Democracy
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Autocracy in Democracy

Leaders of the land’s political parties, both national and regional, have smeared themselves in black by not conducting themselves in a manner that behoves democratically elected representatives to the nation’s highest law-making body, the Parliament. The entire three-week session for debating and deciding on many important bills and also the nation’s budget proposal for 2018-19…

Do’s & Don’ts at a discount
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Do’s & Don’ts at a discount

Verses attributed to no author in particular, written either in two lines or four, conveying mind-capturing portrayal of the happenings in nature as well as in life of people at large have been bestowed the status of words of wisdom or Subhashitha in Sanskrit. The lines of unknown vintage have endured for centuries through word…

Invisible infrastructure
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Invisible infrastructure

Approval of projects to raise buildings, laying of roads, construction of bridges and other components under the broad umbrella called infrastructure, allocation of outlay, sanction of funds in stages of the projects’ progress (?) and finally conducting foundation-laying ceremony with one or the other Minister in the Cabinet of the State government, preferably the Chief…

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