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…

To Drink or Not to Drink – By Sriharsha

There are so many names to it. Whisky, Vodka, Brandy, Beer. But collectively it is called as alcohol or liquor. With our Bangalore getting more trendy and “Westernized”, the alcohol consumption also has become more and more. It starts with college and stays till death. There are so many reasons for someone to start drinking…

Bullied away!!- Guest Article by Shreyas Janivar

It was a routine for me to browse through the sites for some news here and there. I once came across a headline which demanded my attention towards it “16 students beaten by teacher in Dera Bassi”. Well incidents like these have become regular news in India for a while. The display of brutality from…

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…

Just Another Day- Guest article by Anuradha Kowlagi

It was just another day, another normal day which went by. A ‘not-so-unusual’ situation happened that day. Generally I wouldn’t have given it a second thought, but these since I’m on a high analysis mode (maybe my project work flow is slowly beginning to affect me!!), I couldn’t help but realize it. It all started…

Truth Be Told – Guest Article by Ashutosh

I was watching a show a few months back called “The moment of truth” aired on Fox network which was picked from a Columbian show called “Nothing More than the Truth”. As soon as I learned about the concept of the show, I was absolutely certain it will be an instant hit and sky rocket…

INDIYEAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!- By Gautam Vasuki

I was sitting on my bed gazing out of the window, it was a gloomy day and it was raining heavily. There was no movement on the road and most of them were indoors. Looking at the dark clouds coming in and the intensity of the rain increasing I went into a deep thought about…

HiJras-A Threat?? By Abhishek Iyengar

The city of Bangalore has undergone a forceful change from what it used to be! One such sudden change these days are the HiJras! History has its say that HiJras are part and parcel of every society or every “Yuga” be it “Dwapar”, “Treta” or the present “Kali” but were they a threat? The first…

The Route?- By Abhishek Iyengar

Have you ever tried to enquire route on any roads of India? then I must say you have missed all the fun err! i mean ‘all the accuracy’. Yes! we have our own metrio guide our fellow travellers! the most common landmark for us is “Ganesha Temple!”, sir “seedha hogi ganeshana gudi siguthe, right togol”…