It was a long Due….

“The Indian Army conducted Surgical strikes across the LOC in POK” A phrase we have been hearing from past few hours, the DGMO’s eyes while addressing the press conference spoke a lot of words which he could have not probably read out! He meant “Justice was made!” It’s been quite a journey post Independence, we…

The ‘Cauvery’ that matters to me!

It was year 1992, I was staying in Rajajinagar 4th block  on the north side of Bangalore now very famously named as “Dr.Rajkumar Road” The street was always bustling with what you call as “Peak traffic” then, may be the daily routine of 7 fiat cars and 6 ambassadors and about a dozen of Bajaj…

An Open Letter to “OPEN LETTER”- By Abhishek Iyengar

First of all, Open letter I must admit that you are probably the new fever of the country and because of you normal people who are generally regarded as “Readers” are kind of suffering because they don’t know what shit are they reading! I take this opportunity of writing an Open letter to you “Open…

The ‘Maapilai’ By Abhishek Iyengar

For those who can take humor in a humorous way! He sits there gazing at every family proceedings! a sense of pride in him, he declares himself as the ‘adhipathi’ <leader> of the masses. He is one of those pseudo dons who directs the whole family on his finger tips. He is the declared-universal king!…

Yeddi, Reddy,Common Man and I!- By Abhishek Iyengar

“Yeddi is suffering, each day he comes up with a new statement, Karnataka politics is too bad, I must say worse…” utters an aged man who might be in his 70’s enjoying his plate of pani puri. Location:- First block, Rajajinagar, Pani puri Adda Situation:- A casual conversation with the Pani puri vendor Occasion:- Time…

East is Ours! By Abhishek Iyengar

An IIT professor in delhi killed a young 18 year old girl form east! The brutal killing happened after the professor’s proposal was rejected by the girl from the east!  I was watching the interview of one of the girl’s friends on Television; Scared, graveled and tensed she uttered “We don’t feel safe here!” huh!…

Maiya’s- Jayanagar By Abhishek Iyengar

Yesterday! after a days of hard work in office ya right! I went to have lunch at Maiya’s Jayangar, Well knowing very well about the fact that Maiya’s is just a offset clan of MTR, I expected another SAGAR in making! huh! Situated right after the Jain temple (location courtesy- Bharath) in Jayanagar opposite to…

Bangalore’s 5 best- By Abhishek Iyengar

It has been my dream to get this article out! Well finally here it is; With Modernization and globalization Bangalore wears a new look, err! If you think it is yet again the same old gaga about Bangalore vs Modernization, please do hold your breath, it is not! Bangalore known for its delicious outlets from…

Janapada Loka- A tribute to Folklore of Karnataka- Editorial

Situated 50 Kms from Bangalore on Bangalore-Mysore Highway stands Janapada Loka, dedicated to promote various folk forms of Karnataka, Janapada Loka or Karnataka Janapada trust was established in 1979 A.D by Late Shri Nanje Gowda. Shri Nanje Gowda had a Brobdingnagian vision of bringing various, rich Folk culture of Karnataka into limelight by providing them…

A Drunkard’s tale!- Guest article by Pushpa V Murthy

Public transport isn’t new to me and so is not the situation of facing a new set of strange crowd each time I board. But this particular time I happened to notice a family consisting of a couple and a very cute kid who shared a seat for two and the kid asleep on its…

A Comedy play by WeMove

When was the last time you watched a live performance? WeMove’s most hilarious play hits Bangalore Once again This time at RangaShankara WeMove production’s “Nannavala Kagada” on August 18th, 2009 at 7.30 P.M i.e tomorrow! Written by S. Gundurao, Nannavala kagada is a humorous play; the main protagonist of the play is supposed to be…