Why Drongo is the New Khal Drogo

Something I wrote got published on The Open Dosa “There are places in Bangalore, unlike many other metro cities, where one can observe and listen to a multitude of birds. The city has an active birdwatching community which makes morning visits to Lalbagh and Cubbon Park to spot these aves.” Read more: http://www.opendosa.in/why-drongo-is-the-new-khal-drogo/ Advertisements

Bangalore’s stronghold of all things heavy

Take a look at the city’s only licensed heavy metal merch store Clad in a grey Iron Maiden t-shirt, 42-year old Vikram Bhat is busy texting on his phone when I arrive. It is a breezy Sunday evening and the roads of MG Road are empty while the nearby Brigade Road is starting to see… Continue reading Bangalore’s stronghold of all things heavy

RSS swayamsevaks reach Uri

This is a satirical piece based on personal opinions about certain things in life After RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s loud claims that the RSS could assemble cadres to fight much faster than the Indian Army in a situation of war, the first squad of around 30 shivering and sleep deprived “soldiers” arrived in the freezing… Continue reading RSS swayamsevaks reach Uri

Through the lens of Cop Shiva

Cop Shiva believes that he is still a village boy even though it has been many years since he left Ramnagar, his birthplace and came to Bangalore in search of a livelihood. “Everybody needs jobs and I have not studied much. I have studied only till the 10th standard. I used to work in different… Continue reading Through the lens of Cop Shiva

Church Street 2017: In pictures

    Church Street is located almost in the middle of the map of Bangalore and is regarded by many as the numero uno destination for the youth of the city. The 750 metres stretch houses some of the most iconic places in Bangalore like Blossom Book House, Church Street Social, Amoeba Sports Bar, Indian… Continue reading Church Street 2017: In pictures

Chronicling KR Market

These photographs describe my journey to KR Market (Krishna Rajendra Market) and the different things I saw and experienced. All the photographs are taken by me using my cell phone. The pictures have been post processed up to a certain extent. The photographs were taken on 26th February 2017. Although KR Market is situated only… Continue reading Chronicling KR Market