Society

Ganesha Bappa arrives, yet again

“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.

Society

An activist with a heart of gold

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.