Commute

Buses are back, some demands met

After two days of drama, late on Friday night, the employees on strike and state government worked out a compromise. But the fact that the list of demands included basic facilities like access to food, water and shelter, apart from salary hikes says a lot about the system.

Society

Life in a Darshini

Most of us walk quickly into the Bangalore eateries that are called “Darshini”, order our food, and take it with hardly a glance at the person who is serving it. But that person often has a keen sense of observation, and may know you very well!