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Hug + Wink = Hoodwink
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Hug + Wink = Hoodwink

After Wimbledon, Cricket and Football World Cup, we thought we had enough of watching TV, but then Telugu Desam Party (TDP) moved a No Confidence Motion against the BJP government and it was time to watch TV again. And yesterday from 11 am to 11 pm, we had a political drama unfold on TV. Sadly,…

Fat in Khaki
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Fat in Khaki

By Vikram Muthanna The Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) with 14,000 Police personnel is a rather large force — both literally and figuratively. It seems, our cops have large figures and it’s becoming a problem. That is why a few days ago the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Bhaskar Rao, who is the Chief…

CM playing Favourites?
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CM playing Favourites?

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy at a post-budget press conference asked, “What is wrong if I give a little more to the districts that voted for our party?” He was talking about Mandya, Hassan and Ramanagara districts that voted overwhelmingly for JD(S) and got special attention in his budget. Well, favouritism is wrong in a democracy….

The Language Dilemma
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The Language Dilemma

Last week I received a video clip on WhatsApp showing our recently elected MLA from Chamundeshwari Constituency G.T. Devegowda (GTD) replying to some questions posed by an English news channel. Though the video clip was circulated as if it were just an interview, the real intention was to mock the MLA’s English. Similarly, our ex-Mayor…

Yoga Day Musings…
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Yoga Day Musings…

June 21 is International Yoga Day and last year our city made it to the Guinness World Records for the most number of people performing yoga in a single location. Very apt for a city that is world renowned for its yogashalas and yoga gurus. Like most children in Mysuru, in the early 80s, I…

PETTY RULES !
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PETTY RULES !

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has proposed many new pet rules but the one grabbing most headlines is One-Apartment One-Pet and One-House Three-Pets rule. And now Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is trying to follow some of these rules. Let’s hope they choose wisely. Since we are talking about mindless pet rules, may be we…

Is Pranabda making moves?
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Is Pranabda making moves?

Former President Pranab Mukherjee will address the members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at its Headquarters in Nagpur on June 7. This has shaken the Congress, silenced the Gandhis, confused the BJP and given hope to the Third Front…but more importantly, it shows that even at 82, Pranab Mukherjee still knows how to stay relevant…

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