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Posted On June 5, 2014By SandeepIn Commentary

Bangalore Nagarathnamma : A Profile

Note: This is my abridged translation of the original Kannada authored by D.V. Gundappa (popularly known as DVG), part of the 1987 centenary edition of his Jnapaka Chitrashale. Copyright for the original rests with GIPA. When DVG wrote this profile, Bangalore Nagarathnamma  was still alive. Bangalore Nagarathnamma  hailed from Mysore. She is different from Kolar Nagarathnamma .  Kolar Nagarathnamma ‘s mother was Nanjundasani, a renowned scholar and artist both in classical music and Bharatanatyam. She had won numerous accolades among both the laymen and pundits alike. She was more famous asRead More

Posted On October 3, 2009By SandeepIn Commentary

Offstumped in a New Avatar

With reasonable assumption, I can safely say that regular readers of this blog were also readers of Offstumped in its previous incarnation as part of the excellent Indian National Interest umbrella of blogs. It was hugely popular for informed political and poll analysis, notable for publishing superb pieces of investigative blogging, and confident in its pro-Hindu and pro-BJP stance and attracted tremendous traffic in its heydays. After a considerable hiatus, it is now back in a new, expanded avatar since October 1. Waste no time in heading there. The newRead More