Tag: K.B. Ganapathy

A.K. Subbaiah as I knew him
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

A.K. Subbaiah as I knew him

August 29, 2019

My college-mate, a fellow Kodava like me and a politician who spewed fire and brimstone like a dragon on rampage against his political or personal opponents, Ajjikuttira K. Subbaiah is no more.  However, there is no denying the fact that in Karnataka politics he was a role model to all Opposition Leaders. Subbaiah was my…

How to cure our officials from MAFA disease?
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

How to cure our officials from MAFA disease?

August 12, 2019

You are warned. These heritage buildings will collapse ! It seems our Government officials are suffering from a disease called MAFA. An abbreviation, acronym for an official mindset of Indian bureaucrats coined by N.R.  Narayana Murthy of Infosys. MAFA means ‘Mistaking Articulation For Accomplishment.’ Meaning, these officials think just by perpetually talking about a problem,…

Modi’s New India: Mahabharat
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Modi’s New India: Mahabharat

August 5, 2019

Failure on the part of the two dynasties that ruled Jammu & Kashmir since 1952, to restore peace and order has led J&K to the present predicament of being divided into two geographical units — J&K and Ladakh. Not just this failure to give good administration, the indirect support these dynasties have been giving to…

Pothole victims: Welcome decision by HC
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Pothole victims: Welcome decision by HC

August 2, 2019

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Last evening I was delighted to read Star of Mysore because of its lead story titled “City Corporations must pay for pothole victims: HC.” In jurisprudence, there is a legal principle which talks about crime and punishment. If a crime or a wrong is not punished, one will continue to  commit…

Theatre of the Absurd, Karnataka: Arabian Nights of a Sort!
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Theatre of the Absurd, Karnataka: Arabian Nights of a Sort!

July 19, 2019

The confidence motion moved in the Karnataka Assembly yesterday by the Congress-JD(S) coalition’s Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy was expected to have a smooth passage, either way, because its procedures were vetted by the Supreme Court, as we know. Sadly, the proceedings took a turn towards an unprecedented pandemonium with the leading coalition partner Congress raising…

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