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A mould of Hope


Vinayaka Chaturthi is here. A simple old-fashioned clay image is all I seek: the kind my father always bought. The brown unassuming image appeals to me still, standing out with quiet presence among all the flashy replicas. The clay Ganesha is stately, elegant, bearing the quiet dignity of its earthy message: a forming of opportunity from nascent ideas. 

- By Soumya Sitaraman

Caste had nothing to do with 1857 events - By Aravind Sitaraman
Watch the Dragon - By Aravind Sitaraman

Scale to Next Economic Level - By Aravind Sitaraman




Historical Inscriptions


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South Indian Inscriptions

Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886.

These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

Miscellaneous Inscriptions in KannadaNew

(Inscriptions of Banas, Vaidumbas, Nolamba Pallavas, Chalukyas, Kalachuryas, Cholas, Hoysalas, Yadavas, Guttas, Alupas, Dynasties of Vijayanagara, Mysore kings)


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Impact of Karnataka government advertisements

A study spread over several districts revealed a surprising  variety in media taste and advertisement impact, says Dr B P Mahesh Chandra Guru.

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Dalits in India
Was Jinnah a Secularist?
Burying the Howitzer?
Smoking Out Smoking
The French Non
Resurgent Violence in J&K


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