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Mysore Temple Demolition Puts Karnataka BJP Government In A Fix

Mysore Temple Demolition Puts Karnataka BJP Government In A Fix

Sep 22, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Hindu groups target Basavaraj Bommai government over implementation of Supreme Court order to raze illegal...

Cattle Bone Slur On Idli, Dosa Batter

Cattle Bone Slur On Idli, Dosa Batter

Sep 15, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Packaged food firm reports cybercrime police over allegations of using animal products in its readymix...

Can Laidback Pensioner’s Paradise Mysore Stay Off The Fast Lane?

Can Laidback Pensioner’s Paradise Mysore Stay Off The Fast Lane?

Sep 09, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The idyllic charm of the historic city is in an uneasy tussle with brash forces of change

Horror At ­Chamundi Hill

Horror At ­Chamundi Hill

Sep 01, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Mysore is jolted by two violent crimes in quick succession: a shooting at a jewellery store that killed one,...

Curious Case Of Caste Census In Karnataka

Curious Case Of Caste Census In Karnataka

Aug 25, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Parties root for the socio-educational and economic survey when in Opposition, but dither over it when in...

The Janata Man, Parivar To Party

The Janata Man, Parivar To Party

Aug 19, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

From cutting administrative flab to decentralising power to panchayats—Karnataka CM Bommai promises a fresh...

These Charming, Century-Old Stations In Bangalore Are Getting A New Lease Of Life

These Charming, Century-Old Stations In Bangalore Are Getting A New Lease Of Life

Aug 15, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

While the stations represent a particular period in history, the region itself is home to a rich antiquity...

Revenge Tourism: In Between Lockdowns, Karnataka’s 'Jungle Lodges & Resorts' Breaks Monthly Records

Revenge Tourism: In Between Lockdowns, Karnataka’s 'Jungle Lodges & Resorts' Breaks Monthly Records

Aug 13, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

People want to travel to safe destinations.

I’m A Genuine BJP CM, Says Bommai!

I’m A Genuine BJP CM, Says Bommai!

Aug 12, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Quite remarkable, actually, that such a clarification was needed. But then this is Karnataka, where most BJP...

Sweet Caller Tune: From Dial-Up Modems To 5G, India’s Telecom Boom Is A Fairytale

Sweet Caller Tune: From Dial-Up Modems To 5G, India’s Telecom Boom Is A Fairytale

Aug 12, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Those black dial-up phones, long wait for trunk calls are gone; India’s tele-connectivity has segued into...

BSY To Bommai, BJP Plays It Safe In Karnataka With Lingayat Lineage

BSY To Bommai, BJP Plays It Safe In Karnataka With Lingayat Lineage

Jul 29, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The change of guard in Karnataka has been peacable. New CM Basavaraj Bommai has to be mindful of dissent in...

Karnataka Succession In Final Lap: How Will BJP Navigate?

Karnataka Succession In Final Lap: How Will BJP Navigate?

Jul 27, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The BJP will have to tread carefully while picking a new CM, given that a large share of its support comes...

Karnataka’s Saga Of Mid-Term Chief Ministers

Karnataka’s Saga Of Mid-Term Chief Ministers

Jul 26, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Only three chief ministers in Karnataka have been able to serve full tenures and of them two dissolved their...

Will He Stay, Will He Go: The Long, Uncertain Wait For Yediyurappa

Will He Stay, Will He Go: The Long, Uncertain Wait For Yediyurappa

Jul 21, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The BSY affair is a bit like the ‘tiger is coming’ proverb in reverse. He has been ‘going’ for a...

100 Years Later, Insulin Remains The Go-To Wonder Drug For Diabetics

100 Years Later, Insulin Remains The Go-To Wonder Drug For Diabetics

Jul 15, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

On its 100th year, man-made, mass-produced insulin is both a boon and bane as diabetes cases balloon

Bengaluru's Pub Puzzle: Guzzle On Bottled Beer But Draught Is Out

Bengaluru's Pub Puzzle: Guzzle On Bottled Beer But Draught Is Out

Jul 09, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

Pubs that serve draught will remain closed for now.

BJP's Gateway To The South: Four Ministers From Karnataka Get Cabinet Berths

BJP's Gateway To The South: Four Ministers From Karnataka Get Cabinet Berths

Jul 08, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The new entrants are Shobha Karandlaje, A Narayanaswamy, Bhagwanth Khuba, and Rajya Sabha member Rajeev...

Karnataka: Minister’s Aide Held In CM’s Son Impersonation Drama

Karnataka: Minister’s Aide Held In CM’s Son Impersonation Drama

Jul 08, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The scions of top figures in government often themselves have a history of causing embarrassment. But what if...

Bangalore Railway Station's New Tunnel Aquarium Gives Glimpses of Marine Life

Bangalore Railway Station's New Tunnel Aquarium Gives Glimpses of Marine Life

Jul 03, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

The 'Aquatic Kingdom' as it is called, is part of the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation's...

Delta Is The New Alpha

Delta Is The New Alpha

Jul 01, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

There’s a new scourge in town. A cousin of the old one…Delta Plus. Is it nastier? Will it infect faster?...