Tag: Vikram Muthanna

Sound of Loudspeakers
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Sound of Loudspeakers

April 9, 2022

Ah! It’s back again. The ‘Azaan’ decibel problem, for sure, is an election gimmick, but noise pollution from religion, all religions, must be curtailed. Now the Police have issued notices to Mosques to use their loudspeakers within the permissible decibel levels. It is a noise pollution issue. Just as playing blaring music from Lord Ganesha…

Scarring Chamundi Hill
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Scarring Chamundi Hill

March 26, 2022

Every time there is talk of development in Mysuru, the first target is Chamundi Hill. Now the “evergreen” project of ropeway is back and also the “enhancement of steps” which will turn the hill into a hyper-tourist destination at the cost of the hill turning into a mound of muck. And Mysureans have a duty…

Women more religious!?
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Women more religious!?

February 16, 2022

As I recuperated slowly from Covid, I was angry that even two doses of vaccine had not prevented the virus  from infecting my lungs. When I emerged from my prolonged isolation and turned on the TV, I noticed my anger against the vaccine was nothing compared to the anger I saw on the screen. Like…

Do we need MLCs?
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Do we need MLCs?

December 18, 2021

Election for Membership to the Karnataka Legislative Council (MLC) from Local Authorities’ Constituency concluded recently. Unfortunately, there was more talk of how much money candidates paid to get tickets and how much money they distributed to voters than talk of what each candidate would do if elected. Many of us wonder, what does an MLC…

Protecting Chamundi Hill: Out-of-Box Ideas
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Protecting Chamundi Hill: Out-of-Box Ideas

December 4, 2021

Three days ago, on December 1st, the Technical Committee of the Institution of Engineers (India) met the Mysuru DC and submitted a fantastic recommendation. The Committee recommended that the 1.4-kilometre stretch of road between the Nandi Statue and Chamundi Hill View Point, prone to landslides, be converted into a trekking path. Now, while at it,…

Heart Troubles
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Heart Troubles

November 27, 2021

Puneeth Rajkumar’s untimely death due to a heart attack on October 29 was a shocker because of his age, just 46 years old and superior fitness. Now, his death due to a heart attack has got my heart racing with anxiety and Madhuri Dixit has ensnared my mind. Why? Because when my father had a…

Stoned Age?
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Stoned Age?

October 23, 2021

Since actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death we all have learnt a great deal about ‘ganja.’ We learnt that globally it’s known as ‘marijuana.’ We learnt that it was a Spanish word. We learnt that in Spanish ‘J’  is pronounced as ‘H’. We also learnt that the news of ganja makes our TV anchors hyperventilate, which…

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