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Exit of A.H. Vishwanath from Congress: Who will represent Congress in Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Constituency?
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Exit of A.H. Vishwanath from Congress: Who will represent Congress in Mysuru-Kodagu Lok Sabha Constituency?

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Mysuru: With former Member of Parliament and senior leader Adaguru H. Vishwanath quitting Congress to join Janata Dal (Secular) there is inevitability for the Congress party to find a suitable candidate for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Mysuru-Kodagu Parliamentary Constituency. Vishwanath, a former Congress MP, quit the party as…

Dr. No
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Dr. No

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Those were the days of government hospitals and private doctors. The words clinic and family doctors came later. This was followed by that rare breed FRCS and MRCP, all from England. By 1970s, transfiguration in the medical horizon began. A large number of private hospitals, corporate hospitals and specialists with Indian…

Exorcise people from the ghost of superstition; Support Siddharamaiah whole-heartedly
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Exorcise people from the ghost of superstition; Support Siddharamaiah whole-heartedly

Sincere and honest persons earn their living by sincere and honest work. Dishonest persons do so by cheating those who work and earn. To the category of dishonest parasites who thrive by cheating the credulous among honest workers belong the teachers, preachers and priests of dubious religions and cults; Mystics, Saints, Arahants and Sidhas who…

Vandalism of Elephant Circle: MCC clarifies
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Vandalism of Elephant Circle: MCC clarifies

Mysuru: Following the publication of a letter titled ‘Elephant Circle vandalised yet again. Will City Corporation act?’ (Star of Mysore dated June 27) and KBG’s Point Blank titled ‘Vandalising iconic public sculptures, buildings etc.’ (SOM dated June 28), the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Public Relations Officer, in a press release, has clarified that the civic…

POINT BLANK: Vandalising iconic public sculptures, buildings etc.
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POINT BLANK: Vandalising iconic public sculptures, buildings etc.

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Yesterday, Star of Mysore had published a letter in its Voice of the Reader column from a city tax-payer, with a sense of beauty and aesthetics, about the disfigurement of newly-constructed uniquely beautiful Elephant Circle by pasting posters on its pedestal (see pic). This morning while I was driving by the…

Musings on Mysuru Lit Fest
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Musings on Mysuru Lit Fest

Thus spake Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa on Life and Literature Dr. Ramachandra Guha steals the thunder ! As an Englishman boasted, whenever there is trouble in Heaven, the Gods send for an Englishman. The magic of English language, if not the Englishman, seems to endure not only in India but also in all parts of the…

My Ooty Diary 2017
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

My Ooty Diary 2017

Ooty, known variously as Nilgiris and Udhagamandalam, is queen among mountains of Tamil Nadu. For Madras, now Chennai, which according to Britishers had only three climates — hot, hotter and hottest — blue mountains of Nilgiris was the hill station to migrate  specially when the climate in Madras was hotter or hottest. Altitude is 7,350…

From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava
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From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava

An ocean of nostalgia on Coorg of the Raj, now Kodagu, smallest district in Karnataka, will kindle the memories of Kodavas of the old generation as one reads this highly potent literary capsule, a compendium of Kodagu and Kodava history by Rahul Singh published in Outlook magazine dated June 12, 2017. I found it most…

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