Peacocks, Palaces and Pavements

Toilets elli?

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

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“Copenhagen”: Theatre Review

Occasionally, instead of a light-hearted evening of theatre, one gets a  powerful, thought-provoking play to watch. My friend Shangon and I braved the rain to go and watch Michael Freyn’s play, “Copenhagen” which was being

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“Dragon”: Theatre Review

Theatre Professionals, a part of the  Drama School, Mumbai, staged “The Dragon”, translated from the Soviet author and playwright, <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evgeny_Shvarts”>  Evgeny Shvarts </a> This  is a play written in 1944.. The excellent translation, bringing

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Caste Census? What for?

Today two young teachers who work at Indira Priyadarshini School in J P Nagar came over to conduct a caste census. Amongst other things, I was asked what caste I belong to, and what sub-sect