Category: My View

Because.. nobody cares about what I say!! :P

Changing Landscapes: In Memory of a City

I have often described myself as a Bangalorean at heart. Having been born and brought up in here, it has certainly become an integral part of my identity as has the fact that I am a kannadiga. Born in and spending nearly 11 years in the waft of pristine Malleshwaram air with green parks and beautiful spacious …

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The Eternal Eccentricity of Mamata’s Mind

Ms. Mamata Banerjee

January 7th, 1993 – there was a furore at the Writer’s Bloc in (the then) Calcutta. Dipali Basak, a deaf-dumb girl was allegedly raped by a CPI(M) leader.  Ms. Mamata Banerjee had brought the girl along with her and demanded a meeting with the then Chief Minister Jyoti Basu.  After making them wait for many …

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The Anatomy of Power….

2o12 has begun with a bang! It’s not even been 3 months into the new year, and we’ve seen a roller-coaster ride on the political landscape from the National level to my very own Karnataka! From the central budget in Delhi to the goondagiri of the lawyers in Bangalore… from the Didi’s dadagiri to Yeddy’s ‘bhai’giri …

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2011: Year of Overkill & Overacts!

Right ho! It’s that time of the year again! We’ll now be inundated from all sides with a review of the year 2011.  Right from newspapers to flashing-news-channels; from radios to blogs, Manorama Year books to tacky pamplets shall start circulating their assessment of what the year was about and what the new year shall …

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Crap On Air….

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Call me old school or plain archaic but gone are the days when the Radio was considered a pleasant companion for a rainy day or a cool evening.  Songs played on it had become tender parts of our memories that would gush back everytime we’d hear those songs.  The moonlit night when mom fed us morsels …

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Pissed off….

The Government is proposing a budget cut for the UID project.  An estimated 1,400 crore is what is recommended to be allocated to the project instead of the 3,500 that was requested by the UID folks. So, why am I pissed off?!! Well, the estimate of the bribe that a certain fu**ing, b@$t@rd of a …

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