The poor purchaser, who trusted the Government departments and the builder who lures him with his swanky ads/brochures and tall talks by smart sales personnel, lands up finally in the mess. Where does the problem lie?
There are thousands of vehicles with registration numbers indicating non-Karnataka states, plying in Bangalore. Many of them want to stay in Bangalore for only a year or two. Should they pay full life-time tax for their vehicle?
There are organisations that accept extra food to feed to the hungry. But no - 1098 - Child Line - does not accept excess food. By calling 1098 to check this, you are only blocking the precious time of the call centre that will be of use to a child in distress.
Have preschools in Bangalore become a money-minting business? With no proper curriculum and untrained teachers, this unregulated sector is not convincing enough for parents who want to do the right thing.
“We should not be politically correct - then we are NOT correct” — the quote more or less sums up a literary colossus who was never afraid to speak his mind. A background into the life of the stalwart, U R Ananthamurthy.