Celebrating alternate sexuality

An insensitive and ignorant society labels them eunuchs, hermaphrodites, kojja, ali, ombathu, and so on. But they prefer theterms hijra, kothi, jogappa, panthi, mangalamukhi, gay, lesbian, intersex, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, etc. Often ostracized by their

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Big Yellow Lorry

  Saw this lorry parked at the Regional Transport Office. The bright yellow color and the large L-boards are a clear warning to motorists that the driver is a learner!   Pic by Ravi Kaushik

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Editors' Blog

Not enough room to vent?

The election season that concluded in Bengaluru had some very well attended debates and interactions. That’s good news. But it also exposed one key reality that has hardly received attention. At these meetings, citizens communicated