40 years ago, Indira Gandhi declared Emergency in India, taking away all the civil rights and freedom of people. A 12-year-old boy decided to ask his dad...
Whether your propensity to attract mosquitoes is in your genes or not, the pesky bugs are a real summertime buzzkill.
The concept of separate statehood, a legacy inherited by India from the Nehru regime, needs to be nipped in the bud, failing which it will spread its tentacle to some other states that are waiting in the wings for a special status, writes V Mohan Rao
Meet the mentors of ‘Simon Arts’ founded by the legendary Simon Sylvester Rasquinha and dedicated exclusively to the creation of church art works.
It is so disconcerting to note that the children of today are being taught the nuances of communal hatred by their teachers and parents, by political parties, and by the general public, writes Sumith S Rao
Over the last two decades, a string of projects have been proposed or launched supposedly to improve the lot of the city. Every one of them has remained a pipe dream, while the city continues to slide down the abyss of decay. What ails our city?
In a blog post titled, ’Why I will never allow my child to become a doctor in India’, Dr Roshan Radhakrishnanoffers plenty of reasons...
Mariam Baouardy to be canonized in Rome on May 17, 2015; came to Mangaluru in 1870 as a pioneer Cloistered Carmel Nun. It was in this our city that she took the vows of the cloister, writes hagiographer I J Saldanha Shet
TN activist Palam Kalyanasundaram remained a bachelor so that he could dedicate his life to the poor.
A woman hiding her face. A woman cowering in a corner as the shadow of a man looms over her. A woman shielding herself as a hand reaches out to grab her.
A captivating narration of the developments on board CS Caprice captained by Mangalurean Joshua Peris Bhatt during its rescue operation of 510 refugees who were in distress in mid sea off the Italian coast in October 2014.
Dear Sir, the Chancellor of a super power like Germany rides on a public train to work, whereas in our country everyone from the PM, to the Members of Parliament, even down to the Zilla Panchayat President is allocated a car, writes Sumith S Rao
Mangaluru’s corporators who have never put up a united fight for any major cause of the development of the city have however surprisingly been united in their demand for the transfer of the Commissioner.
Rationalists strongly attacked all the enterprises making a big show of Midbrain activation calling them as cheats and compared them to beggars who use children as props...