This week’s scan of Bangalore’s Kannada dailies includes a number of reports a retired lady teacher being robbed of 2.2 acres of her land to the BDA confiscating assets worth Rs.300 crores in last six months.
“O Lord with the twisted trunk, with the effulgence of a billion suns, always remove the obstacles in my way…” goes the famous chant. And the Lord obliges on the most awaited day of Bhadrapada Chaturthi, which falls on 3 September this year.
Music lovers of Bangalore may miss their monthly dose of original music in earnest, unless the Sunday Jammers get back their ‘Music Strip’ in Cubbon park and are allowed to tune in again, uninterrupted.
This week’s scan of Bangalore’s Kannada dailies includes reports on the state pollution control board issuing notices to errant factories and hospitals, car users spending half the day on roads and more.
In an era when women were limited to playing stereotypical roles, Jayalakshamma’s activism stands out. Her hospitable and compassionate personality was symbolic of a bygone era. Palahalli R Vishwanath reflects upon the life of an extraordinary woman who was his mother.