Bangalore Notes is an
attempt to capture
aspects of life, culture and
goings-on from our locus in this
rapidly transforming city.
The site is irregularly
updated - but we hope
to become more dependable
as a source for interesting coverage and reading.
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A Long View of the Cauvery Water Wars - A personal experience view from the Karnataka-TN border
Whose Cauvery is it? Perspectives on the river sharing impasse
The Ambivalent Indian - Anjum Hasan on UR Ananthamurthy in the Caravan
Gustav Krumbiegel - Bangalore's German landscaper
"What Bihar Means" ... Aseem Shrivastava on the 2015 Bihar Elections
The Cycle Moves On (from April 2014)
Peak Oil India - External Link exploring the oil (and resource) limits of the world
Mother by P. Lankesh, translated by HS Komalesha - from the Caravan, Jan 2015
Muse India - A superb literary e-Journal with plenty of focus on translation into English
Turahalli - Bengaluru's Last Wilds (and land grabbing in the city and state)
Athree Book Center's - Ashokavardhana - Richard Lasrado in "The Mangalorean"
Hind Swaraj versus Hindutva - Ananya Vajpeyi in the The Hindu
Babur and the Hindus - Read SK Banerji's paper from the Journal of the UP Historical Society, 1936
Pandurang Hedge on Rescuing the Handloom Industry
Gundappa Vishwanath - may greatness never be forgotten (external link)
Vijay Gupta's The Bicycle Story
Read our notes: Centered on Ourselves, India is different, Trader Tales, B.P. Wadia, The New Govt in Karnataka, A National Blindspot? Why Travel?, Bidar, Pondicherry, Our Chauvinism, Karachi Stories, Yasin Malik at Kamat and other stuff
A Random Set of Picture Postcards