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Pesky perpetrators and plentiful milk
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Pesky perpetrators and plentiful milk

Among the many adorable achievements that India witnessed during the second half of the last century, two stand out. One is the green revolution credited to Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, the most honoured scientist of the country. The other is the white revolution, credited to Dr. Verghese Kurien (1921-2012), the globally recognised technocrat, who pioneered the…

Society’s selfie
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Society’s selfie

Even as the citizens are seen in public deviating from acceptable norms of conducting themselves towards others, creating sour atmosphere in society, the administration has no option other than passing orders in the nature of Acts, Rules, Regulations and even Ordinances ostensibly to restore order in the land. The sequence of such episodes of citizens…

Roads, streets and lanes
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Roads, streets and lanes

The term road, any stretch that connects two points, thanks to the various parameters reckoned to describe its profile in our times, has acquired many avatars over time, beginning with its primordial identity lane (a narrow road, often in villages, still to be seen in Mysuru city’s old residential parts). A public way, with buildings…

Playtime of three players
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Playtime of three players

The nation’s voluminous text, the Constitution, created in the wake of gaining political freedom from the nearly 150-year colonial rule is marked by various provisions aimed ostensibly at facilitating conditions to ensure liberty and equality to every citizen in the country, apart from serving as guideline for good governance in every sense of the expression….

Urban ugly underbelly
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Urban ugly underbelly

Cities in the country are figuring in the news columns of dailies highlighting their state of cleanliness, as measured by over 30 parameters, and are also being ranked in their descending order of rating. Mysuru was bestowed top billing for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016) before sliding to fifth spot, with Indore in Madhya…

Trip to uncharted territory
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Trip to uncharted territory

The least accepted event in the life of human beings at large is the inevitable phenomenon of death. The land’s puranas and narratives in the epics are cited by scholars with a reference to fate (vidhi) mentioning that it doesn’t spare any living being, including divine characters. Whatever has been said, is being heard or…

Waning wisdom, human folly
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Waning wisdom, human folly

Scholars delivering discourses before their captive audiences comprising mostly men and women on the wrong side of 60 years, a common sight nowadays in Mysuru, on topics sourced to the land’s ancient texts such as Bhagavatha, Epics, Bhagavad Gita, Puranas, Philosophical writings of luminaries who walked across the land, verses scripted by unknown authors such…

Alive and kicking
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Alive and kicking

Legends dating back to Roman and Greek civilisations, spanning 8th century BC to 5th century AD, which we get to read with scanty details of life that people of that distant past led reveal a feature that the large-sized statues and figurines that are to be found in abundance this day in those geographical regions,…

Men-friendly measure
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Men-friendly measure

Children and their parents living with close relatives under a common roof with food prepared for all the inmates in a single kitchen leading harmoniously a tradition that has been guarded in the land for centuries crops up as a subject in different circles of writers and speakers who invariably bestow paeans on the now-dying…

Cleaning the Augean Stables
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Cleaning the Augean Stables

The world view of the goings on in the largest (headcount-wise) Democracy globally and its people makes a fascinating read. If one takes the trouble of recording such views, expressed by both persons with opportunity to know first hand the happenings and those who either read reports in the media or hear from others during…

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