Interviews
Aug 13 2012
RAMYA CULTURAL ACADEMY
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Sankar C G
Music therapy cannot cure any disease. Its a myth that exists in the society. Those who have a passion for music will get some relief from music therapy, those who don’t, get nothing.
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Aug 13 2012
DR RAVI RALPH - CEO, LAKE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
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Anisha Nair
Dr Ravi Ralph, CEO of Lake Development Authority, shares his views on the development of lakes, what steps are being taken and how the work will progress for this process.
Jul 24 2012
ASHRITHA BHARADWAJ, SWIMMING CHAMPION.
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Anisha Nair
She started swimming for fun. Now she has an entire wall adorned with medals she has won. 15-year-old Arshitha Bharadwaj has big plans for the future.
Jul 23 2012
SAPNA BOOK HOUSE
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Abhishek Angad
Sapna Book House is a household name in Bengaluru for almost two decades now. They were there before multi-retail book stores came in. The fact that they are the largest publishers of Kannada books was another reason for their popularity. How are they managing to survive and grow in the e-commerce era?
Jul 23 2012
STREET DOGS CAN BE PART OF THE COMMUNITY
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Anisha Nair
Street dogs is a topic of major controversy. There are people who argue they ought to be culled and people who are against it, but have no idea on how to fix the problem. This youngster, says she’s found a solution to this problem.
Jul 23 2012
INTERVIEW WITH NOMINATED COUNCILLOR B V RAMAKRISHNA
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Navya P K
Nominated councillor B V Ramakrishna, who highlighted Mayor Venkatesh Murthy’s land encroachment, says that he has to toe party line in Council.
Jul 18 2012
SAKUNTALA NARASIMHAN
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Anisha Nair
This globetrotting, long time Bangalorean is at ease with music as much as she is with consumer rights activism and journalism. Official and citizen’s apathy irks her but she’s still optimistic.
Jul 06 2012
RAY OF HOPE TO HIV PATIENTS
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Sankar C G
Everything was against her - HIV infection coupled with bereavement of her husband and losing a child, broke her. But sheer willpower kept her going. Her journey from office assistant to the post of the president of Karnataka Network for People Living with HIV /AIDS.
Jul 05 2012
BENGALUREAN’S FUNNY TAKE ON CORPORATE WORLD
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News Desk
The book can be either a newbie’s guide to the corporate world or a reflection for the seasoned. The author of ‘Musings of a corporate voyeur’ speaks from his experience with plenty of humour.
Jul 03 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Abhishek Angad
S Laxminarayan, co-founder of Garden City Farmer’s Trust, aims at spreading awareness on organic farming.
Jul 02 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Anisha Nair
A gun in hand, your army on one side, your enemies on the other. You have to kill the enemies to survive. Do your planning. Prepare backup and shield. You have to work as a team or else, everybody will die and you will lose! It’s a do or die situation. Who will win the battle?
Jun 30 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Abhishek Angad
Vatsala Dhananjay, a real estate lawyer, is a voracious reader and wants to start an intellectual club where ideas are discussed and developed.
Jun 20 2012
AMMU JOSEPH – AN INDEPENDENT JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR
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Anisha Nair
Watching media makes up large part of her work. She thinks that the younger generation of journalists are very active, but media fails to connect the dots on larger issues.
Jun 08 2012
TRANSPARENCY, ISSUE BASED POLITICS AND CREDIBLE CANDIDATES
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Subramaniam Vincent
He wants to field ‘good candidates’ who will uphold democracy. It doesn’t matter if the ‘good candidate’ is from another party.
Jun 05 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Abhishek Angad
Co-founder of Potluck, Asklaila and Bhoole bisre geet and Zopnow founder talks about the joys of serial entrepreneurship. He also talks about the lessons he learnt along the way.
Jun 05 2012
INTERVIEW WITH JUSTICE SANTOSH HEGDE
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Navya P K
Former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde talks about his decision to endorse the Lok Satta candidate in the graduate constituency MLC election.
Jun 04 2012
SHOBHANA NARASIMHAN
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Anisha Nair
Shobhana Narasimhan travels the world teaching physics, proving women can be scientists. But there is more to her than just science. A peek into the Physicist’s life.
May 29 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Anisha Nair
Laila Ollapally’s passion for civic matters and society comes through in every conversation with her. The same passion takes her all the way to China to do a trek at an altitude of 1800 metres.
May 24 2012
BOSTON MARATHON QUALIFIER
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Anisha Nair
He started running because it was the most convenient and simply accessible way to work out. But today, Ashok Nath, 49, has been awarded the most inspiring runner of the year award.
May 21 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Abhishek Angad
“Home Remedies using medicinal plants should be the first response to primary health care problems”
May 17 2012
MEET CHRISTINA DANIELS
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Anisha Nair
At 36, this Bangalorean has authored several books, including one on actor-director-producer Aamir Khan. Her next book is going to be on Bangalore.
May 08 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Anisha Nair
Sometimes it is really frustrating to see volunteers not turning up, children not coming, us not getting a space to run the classes. But that's how it is.
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May 07 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Abhishek Angad
The joy of bringing a change keeps me on. Despite my digging up dirt, whenever I go to a government office, people still respect me a lot.
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Apr 20 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Anisha Nair
Energy solutions is all he can think about. Even at his leisure time he reads up about it. He strongly feels Bengaluru shouldn't forget the rural side of it.
Apr 07 2012
NIMMA NEIGHBOUR
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Abhishek Angad
Rajagopal's personal experience led him to create a helpline for those with suicidal tendencies. This Koramangala resident wants to create more such helplines locally.
Apr 05 2012
THE INCREDIBLE SWIMMER
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Dharmendra D
She is just 30, and still holds the Indian national record for the 200m freestyle swimming, 8 years after retiring. Nisha Millet swims through this deep diving Citizen Matters interview.
 
 

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