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Bring back the Anti-Rowdy Squad
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Bring back the Anti-Rowdy Squad

December 9, 2023

Recently, a youth assaulted the MCC Revenue Inspector in his office because the Inspector had told him not to smoke on the office premises. A few weeks earlier, there was a report that three youths assaulted a middle-aged man for honking at them as they entered a one-way street. A few weeks ago, I witnessed an…

The Name Game
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The Name Game

December 2, 2023

As I read the paper on Thursday, I was upset with a particular news. The headline read “Forest personnel raid Snake Shyam’s house”!  Why did they have to raid his home? What did he do that was so wrong? Shyam was nursing two Bonnet monkeys and three Indian black turtles back to health at home….

Governor or Tormentor?
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Governor or Tormentor?

November 25, 2023

On Monday, the Supreme Court expressed its displeasure at the delay by some State Governors in giving assent to Bills. The Governors have to approve these Bills since they were sent back to Raj Bhavan following re-adoption by the Assembly. Opposition-ruled States, namely, Kerala, West Bengal, Punjab, Telangana, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu, have had problems…

Adultery a crime? No
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Adultery a crime? No

November 18, 2023

Should the Indian media start reporting about the private lives of our politicians? Maybe. When politicians make policies that meddle with people’s very personal lives, like sex lives, we need to get a glimpse of theirs; we can be sure it will reek of hypocrisy.  A few days ago, the Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs…

Just a temp-fix not enough !
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Just a temp-fix not enough !

November 11, 2023

Ah! Finally, restoration work at the Lalitha Mahal Palace will be taken up at the cost of Rs. 38 crore. This is good news, but the money is nowhere near what is required for an actual ‘restoration’. The truth is, this ‘restoration’ is actually just a ‘temporary fix.’ We must appreciate the Government for understanding…

Stray Menace in Mysuru
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Stray Menace in Mysuru

October 28, 2023

Stray dogs have dominated quite a few living room conversations this week. The death of famous Wagh Bakri Tea brand’s Director due to brain haemorrhage which he suffered when he fell down after being chased by stray dogs and Member of Parliament Mahua Moitra’s fight with her ex-boyfriend over their pet rottweiler ‘Henry’ put dogs…

Bandhis not a solution
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Bandhis not a solution

September 30, 2023

Every time there is failure of rains and the river Cauvery drains, there is fire in the plains.  Yesterday, a Karnataka Statewide Bandh was organised to voice opposition to the Government’s decision to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. But what purpose did the recent bandhs serve? Did it bring rain? Did it stop the…

Two-day Science Exhibition begins at Kodagu Model School in city
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Two-day Science Exhibition begins at Kodagu Model School in city

September 23, 2023

Model of Chandrayaan-3 Mission steals the show, along with other exhibits Mysore/Mysuru: Two-day Science Exhibition organised at Kodagu Model School, Mysuru, at Vidyashankarnagar in the city began this morning, with students from several schools, bringing the world of Science closer, with the exhibition of various models depicting interesting topics including Chandrayaan-3 Mission. K.G. Vikram Muthanna,…

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