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N Raghuraman

  • DV Sadananda Gowda gets a hero’s welcome

    Former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda got a rousing welcome on visiting his hometown for the first time since vacating his position.

    Tuesday, 17 July 2012 - 9:50am
  • Scriptures, Google agree

    The defeatist response is to say that since even some of our rulers collaborate with the corrupt, there is absolutely nothing that citizens can do.

    Thursday, 12 May 2011 - 4:24am
  • Forget 'paani', enjoy the pure 'paani-puri'

    Sizzling like samosas in hot oil, our rulers have been advocating stern regulations that govern the way paani-puri is served by street vendors.

    Tuesday, 10 May 2011 - 12:35am
  • 'Paanchvi' pass to help Union minister

    The Air India pilots strike has brought bedlam to the Mumbai airport. If the strike caused disquiet in the passengers, Union civil aviation minister Vayalar Ravi’s comments have set of swells of despair.

    Tuesday, 3 May 2011 - 3:00am
  • Cops need courage of Tukaram Ombale

    One of the most heartening stories to emerge in recent times involves the Mumbai police.

    Tuesday, 26 April 2011 - 2:06am
  • Thoughts are pivotal

    If there was one resolution Rehana (name changed) would give her life for, it was that her son, Guddu would not tread the muddied realm of nautch girls.

    Thursday, 7 April 2011 - 12:34am
  • Salute the men behind World Cup victory

    The merriment over Saturday’s cracker of a cricket World Cup final has drenched the entire country, and why not.

    Monday, 4 April 2011 - 11:47pm
  • Fight your frustration

    I met Raghav Munda (name changed) at a mobile store in Patna. The affable 30-something area manager of a reputed mobile phone service provider was born to farmer parents in a hamlet in north Bihar.

    Thursday, 31 March 2011 - 3:06am
  • Summer’s here. Save water bodies

    Mumbai’s rulers have shown their proclivity for the future continuous rather than the simple future, as that helps them keep an issue in perpetual abeyance.

    Tuesday, 29 March 2011 - 1:41am
  • Fix old buildings, save lives

    Speaking of home, I often quote American writer, William Arthur Ward, “A house is made of walls and beams, but a home is built with hopes and dreams.”

    Tuesday, 22 March 2011 - 2:25am