A citizen journalist chronicles the transformation of his neighbourhood from a quiet place to a bustling one in 40 years, bringing in its wake several civic issues. He describes how collective action has helped him and his neighbours in keeping their community clean, safe and strong! Are you going to pitch in for your neighbourhood? »
The year 2015 will end on a momentous note for my family–my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Not that the occasion matters to my father. Places, events, dates, anniversaries, birthdays, festivals, names, and sometimes, people too, »
Public urination is common in Bengaluru. However, some people have no qualms about open defecation too. Pic: Ganga Madappa “What happens in the bathroom stays in the bathroom” was the general consensus at my childhood »
When trash seems to be strewn everywhere in our public spaces, it was heartening to see this sight at the Bannerghatta Zoo. Long may such initiatives last! Zoo, 18th January, 2015.
Our good friend Avinash is a relieved man these days. His elderly father is just back home from hospital, after a debilitating bout of dengue fever. Avinash’s dad is lucky to be recovering, because in »