Lessons on covering LGBTQ issues

It’s no secret the media loves drama. Sensationalising sexual minorities for shock value has become the norm in media with little representation of the normal, everyday lives almost all of them realistically live or the

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These olde Bengaluru houses

Cuddappah tiles, red oxide, limestone walls, huge verandas, skylights… these old houses of Bengaluru built in Art Deco style have a grace and charm rarely found in newer buildings.

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A conversation with a Corporator

When I was asked to visit a corporator and understand his work and expenses, I was excited. Corporators are elected members of the Municipal Corporation. They are expected to take care of their ward’s development

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Price cap can be balanced through food, parking: Multiplex manager

In the State Budget 2017, Karnataka government decided to place a price cap of Rs.200 on all the cinema tickets, except for premium tickets. The budget also said that for Kannada movies the service tax

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Pichavaram

Pichavaram, near Chidambaram in Cuddalore District, is the second largest mangrove forest in the world and is around two hundred and twelve kilometers from Chennai. Though not as famous as the backwaters in Kerala, it

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The Ventriloquist Show – Chennai

Have you ever seen a dalmatian talking? Well, that was exactly what I saw at Phoenix Market City in Chennai. Except that the Dalmatian was a puppet and the voice was that of Satyajeet Padhye.

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A day in the life of a tender coconut vendor

It is a sweltering hot day. The sun beats down on a lady who is seated opposite the Open Air Theatre cheerfully dehusking a tender coconut. This lady is Sarala, and she has been selling

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Big challenge for Bengaluru’s Mayor at KR Market

Bangalore / Namma Bengaluru has many famous landmarks. KR Market, also known as City Market, is one of them. Did you know KR Market is one of Asia’s largest flower markets? It is also one

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Sorrows of Bengaluru’s largest lakes: A photo essay

Nearly every citizen of Bangalore has heard of the current state of two of Bangalore’s biggest lakes – the Varthur and Bellandur lakes. The main reasons for the pollution of these lakes are the untreated

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