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The “Y” word – know the slang

‘Yapppaaa’ I went when I saw something stupid happen at college and my non-Bangalorean friend went – what in God’s name is Yappa? I smiled and said, ‘You will learn about the awesomeness of the word in the coming days, my friend. Let me list out some of the reasons why this word is simply [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Creative|Tags: , |1 Comment

Know our Mentors- Prashanth Ekbote

A fellow Capricorn,  first person from the KannadaGottilla team  to connect with me, the first person whom  I met from the KannadaGottilla team, Prashanth Ekbote, yes you are rightI am going to introduce you all our another  mentor Prashanth Ekbote. ANthamma (a slang for brother in Kannada) of KannadaGottilla team, Prashu, Prashanth, Ekbote. A true [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

KAMBALA – HISTORY AND ISSUE

Kambala, the Bull sport has raised many eyebrows in the past few days after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a petition under The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. Without understanding the antiquity of this Sport as a tradition, one cannot draw conclusions and declare it to be a Sport [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

BMTC Bus PuraaNa..

I was 5 years old may be when I first boarded BMTC bus number 201 from Ragigudda to Kathriguppe in Bengaluru. It was filled with so many people that I was sitting on some random aunt who was pitying my situation of standing in the middle of the bus where there is an unwritten rule [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tired of Bengaluru traffic?? here are some solutions.

ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಹೆಸರಿದೆ. IT city ಎಂಬ ನಾಮಧೇಯದಿಂದ ವಿಶ್ವವಿಖ್ಯಾತಿಯನ್ನು ಪಡೆದಿದೆ. silicon city, garden city, cool city ಅಬ್ಬಾ ಇಷ್ಟೊಂದು ಹೆಸರಿನಿಂದ ಪ್ರಜ್ವಲಿಸುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ದಿನಗಳ ಹಿಂದೆ garbage city ಎಂದು ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಕುಖ್ಯಾತಿಯನ್ನೂ ಪಡೆದಿತ್ತು. ಅದೆಷ್ಟು ಜನಕ್ಕೆ ಕೆಲಸ ಕೊಟ್ಟು ಸಲಹುತ್ತಿದೆ ಈ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು. ಇಲ್ಲಿನ ಜನಸಂಖ್ಯೆ ಸುಮಾರು ಒಂದು ಕೋಟಿ ದಾಟಿದೆ. ಈ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ದೇಶದ IT ರಾಜಧಾನಿ. ಈ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ತನ್ನದೇ ಛಾಪನ್ನು ಬೀರಿದೆ. ಇದರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿಗೆ [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

(Foodie) Chronicles of a saamaanya kannadiga from Tiptur

“Kaaafi kaaafi, tea chaai….” “aay bengloor, aay bengloor…” and many such voices stand out amidst the buzz and noise outside and inside the train compartments of the Bengaluru-HubbaLLi passenger train. The train slowly and steadily departs Bengaluru city via Malleshwara and Yashavantapura and gently blends into the neighbouring Tumkur district via ChikkabANAvara, SoladevanahaLLi and BhairanayakanahaLLi!  [...]

By | February 5th, 2017|Categories: Society|12 Comments

Know Our Mentors- Ranju Krishna

Yes!!! I am back. I am back with one more person to introduce to all of u. This time it is "Ranju Krishna". Ranju to all, Ranjakka, kannadagottilla team. This girl is a psychologist by profession but a true Kanndathi by passion. Dynamic, Energtc, dedicated, hard working with lots of new ideas, this is how [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: kannadagottilla, Society|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Losing our Roots and Routes: Then: Devadasi, Now: KambaLa

Why Jallikattu and KambaLa issue remind me of the Devadasi tradition? Let me first clarify that your (or at least most of you) perception of a Devadasi and mine are entirely different. The word Devadasi in today's world is synonymous with "prostitution". But a Devadasi was a Devara Dasi meaning "servant of God". These were [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Pushpaka Vimaana: A word short to express my experience

The most common dreams of the people in this world are always related to flying. So my dreams are not different from the rest of the world, I want to fly and go beyond the universe. By then I got an opportunity to fly microlight aircraft. I booked the slot and waited for the day [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It’s Time for someಕ್ರಾಂತಿ

Being a 90s kid born and raised in BengaLooru, I had the privilege of enjoying the most precious moment of Everybody's Life in the days When "getting high" meant on a swing ...When "Protection" meant wearing a helmet ...When the worst thing you could get from BOYS were cooties.... & the worst thing you could [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments