Flagging the alleged discrimination to the North in the state Budget, a couple of organisations raised a demand for a separate state of North Karnataka last month.
Thank You for the Stories: Mohananswamy’s readers continue to find him. He uses every opportunity to meet and counsel them. “I have to speak up, only then will others find the courage. Someone has to be there for them. Someone has to say, this is who I am,” he says.
The website’s founder and owner, Mahesh Vikram Hegde, said, “When we tried to post something on our page Sunday, we could not find it. We have not received any communication from Facebook. So, we cannot even appeal against it,” Hegde said.
Suba, along with writers like Rajesh Kumar and Pattukottai Prabhakar — and before them, Sujatha — was a part of the explosion of Tamil crime writing in the 1970s and 1980s. Their stories were serialised in magazines, printed as monthly novels, and devoured by a people on the move.
Students in state government schools at present learn English from Class V.
Writer Sumana Roy on her new novel, why she rejects all that is readymade and the subversion in her writing.
Starting this month, teachers in 150 government schools in Kannur will be training students of Classes VIII to XII on how to spot false news and information, the lure of sensational news and the idea of the “filter bubble”.
Bengaluru municipality’s proposed pet licensing by-laws have met with overwhelming protest from animal welfare activists and pet owners. It has led to howls of indignation from dog owners in the city.
For those exiled from Shillong over the decades by a xenophobic politics, a willful amnesia has been the only way to move on.
Anuradha Roy on her new novel, the perils of nationalism and what sustains her at a time of toxic change.
Over the years, there have been many challenges to Ireland’s conservative stance on abortion — which, in effect, forces women to travel to the UK for legal and safe abortion.
Shivkumar Aaradhya had placed his trust — not so much in his party’s tactics in the Karnataka Assembly in three hours — but in Kaliamma and the “magic number”.
Mahesh won the Kollegal Assembly constituency in Chamarajnagar district, beating his nearest rival, the Congress’s A R Krishna Murthy, by a comfortable margin of 19,454 votes.
Karnataka Assembly Election Results 2018: The Congress office in Bengaluru, deserted since morning, was slightly more energised by evening. Party flags that had been brought in around noon were finally fluttering from its first-floor balcony.
Exuberance spilled over to anger in the crowd against the Congress, but also against actor Prakash Raj, who had led a sustained campaign against the BJP.
How Mumbai’s egalitarianism — in space and language — and working away from the Kannada literary establishment liberated author-lyricist Jayant Kaikini and why the ‘Chittal chauvinist’ won’t write a novel.
In village after village, conversations with Lingayats reveal great resentment at the way the government has “divided” the religion and empowered those at the bottom of the social hierarchy.
PM Modi has been exposed. The hope he represented, his charisma, have now diminished to almost 25 per cent, said MB Patil.
Karnataka Assembly elections 2018: “Modiji is very proud of the fact that he is a great orator. I completely agree with him. He speaks like an actor. But if his speeches could fill the country’s stomach, then I would like him to give even more speeches,” Sonia Gandhi said.
With 4.7 lakh voters, it is one of the largest constituencies in Karnataka. Mahadevapura, a reserved SC seat, was carved out only 10 years ago, when 110 villages were drawn into the margins of a city expanding on a diet of multinational capital.
VS Naipaul who passed away on Saturday (August 11) occupied a rather curious place. Never the one to mince words, Naipaul had often been scathing not only against his peers but also against the place he belonged to.