Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicKannadiga pride

Topic: Kannadiga pride

Campaign for Kannada pride puts Immadi Pulakeshi over Shivaji, takes insider-vs-outsider twist

A group of history enthusiasts launched a Twitter campaign on 28 November to celebrate the reign of Badami Chalukya king Immadi Pulakeshi (or Pulakeshin II) in Karnataka.

‘I am Kannadiga first, Indian second’, said Shivaram Karanth, Karnataka’s jack of all trades

In 'Growing Up Karanth', the children of Karnataka's polymath and novelist talk about his legacy as a citizen and father.

The man who brings Karnataka to a halt with donkeys and commodes: Vatal Nagaraj

Nagaraj is often criticised and laughed at for his theatrics, but he’ll remain relevant till the question of Kannadiga pride remains relevant, say observers.

On Camera

YourTurn

A health worker immunises a pregnant woman at a health centre in Aurangabad, India

Newborns to entreprenuers—Indian hospitals need a perinatal service package. It’s a win-win

Many Indian hospitals don't have in-house physiotherapists or dieticians & most new mothers pay little attention to themselves. But there's a solution.
BYJU'S the learning app logo displayed on a smartphone. Photographer: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/Getty Images/LightRocket via Bloomberg

Byju’s global expansion: EdTech pioneer eyes Chegg or 2U, weighs US acquisition

India's most valuable startup has lined up conditional debt commitments of more than $1 billion to finance the acquisition, but it's possible no deal will materialise.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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