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Women Power-Paying homage

No stone or page has been left unturned while writing about the city of Bengaluru and the achievements of its founding fathers, both medieval and modern. But as we celebrated womanhood on Sunday, I got to thinking about Bengaluru’s feminine forces and the unacknowledged influence they exerted on the city through the centuries. What I […]

Nagarthpete-Another food street

I trot purposefully from the busy Chickpete-Doddapete junction on Avenue Road down towards Nagarthpete,  following the path taken by one of four legendary bulls that were let loose here by Kempegowda I, the 16th century founder of Bangalore. It would have pounded furiously down this road centuries ago, heading, like the others, in the cardinal directions […]