V Gangadhar

Stories By V Gangadhar

Karma-free food: All you must know

Karma-free food: All you must know

Food is something we eat three to four times a day and has connection to our mood, desires, karma, and health and family relationships, s...Read More

Lounge forward for a well-balanced life

Lounge forward for a well-balanced life

A well-balanced life is essential for personal effectiveness, peace of mind and living well. Gita Lounge is a unique space bringing the a...Read More

Ulta Pulta: Hail the new era in Indian sports

Ulta Pulta: Hail the new era in Indian sports

V Gangadhar reminiscences about the week that was – a week that brought two medals to India from the land of Olympics and new sporting ev...Read More

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Indian community people on his arrival at Joint Base Andrews (JBA), in Washington D.C., USA on Monday. PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore(PTI6_7_2016_000004B)

Rio 2016: The no-alternative plight

Independence days come and go but can there be any change for the better in our present plight?

Rio Olympcis 2016: Losing medals, losing face

Rio Olympcis 2016: Losing medals, losing face

In its log association with the Olympic Games India had lost quite a few medals. But at the Rio Games in 2016 for the first time, its lea...Read More

Blood Lust: Savagery in our system

Blood Lust: Savagery in our system

Reading has become a chore and that includes reading daily newspapers. We read front pages of one newspaper after another and begin to wo...Read More

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Smriti Irani leaves her office after taking charge of the textiles ministry in New Delhi on Wednesday.  PTI Photo by Kamal Kishore (PTI7_6_2016_000106B)

Ulta Pulta: Smriti and her sarees 

Semi-literate scholars, illiterate Vice Chancellors. Phew! Somehow I have got rid of them and am now in the magical, mystical world of sa...Read More

Dangerous Numbers of destruction

Dangerous Numbers of destruction

In an age where the audience is exposed to more horrendous acts of man’s crimes, what difference will it bring by banning a movie or cens...Read More

UltaPulta: Why Not ‘Kovai?”

UltaPulta: Why Not ‘Kovai?”

With a near clean sweep of the state assembly polls, THE AIADMK leader and his party clearly emerged as the clear leader of the state. Th...Read More

Pankaja Munde

 No Mirage, But Real Water

It’s ironical that Pankaja Munde preferred to post selfies during her visit to drought hit areas, indicating her priorities, says V GANGA...Read More

The ‘selected’ questions

The ‘selected’ questions

In modern cricket everything has become selective, including press conferences. Questions have to be selective and meet with the approval...Read More

In the end, a raw deal for Anandi

In the end, a raw deal for Anandi

Once in a while, be it in a movie or a TV serial, there emerges a character that dominates the proceedings and carries the show on her sh...Read More

Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar looks on during the launch of a new album Khamoshi Ki Awaz by Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas in Mumbai late November 7, 2014. AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask the sexpert II  

One of India’s most popular sexpert columnists (Dr Mahinder Wats) is on a brief holiday and we happily announce that Sunil Gavaskar, anot...Read More

The Flip Side: Hurry up with the apology

The Flip Side: Hurry up with the apology

“We can’t help it,” moaned the BJP intellectual and a key member of the party think tank. He was sitting in a corner of the party office ...Read More

The Great Sacrifices – Tamil King Pari

The Great Sacrifices – Tamil King Pari

V Gangadhar longs for the good, old days when people and kings were ready to give up their near and dear ones and prized possessions. Tho...Read More

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh  address during a  party rally in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday. PTI Photo(PTI2_11_2016_000349B)

The Indian Apsara Service 

Not only has Maharashtra taken the lead in reopening the dance bars but it has taken steps to supervise their functioning, according to V...Read More

Where are your table manners, Hollywood?

Where are your table manners, Hollywood?

Accustomed to certain minimum dining room etiquette V GANGADHAR was shocked at the lack of this in the Oscar winning film ‘The Revenant’,...Read More

The Oscars expose: Shades of prejudice

The Oscars expose: Shades of prejudice

The race issue smouldering in every aspect of American life suddenly burst open at the Oscar presentation ceremony. As several millions o...Read More

A big leap from modelling – Krishna Chaturvedi – Ruhi Singh

A big leap from modelling – Krishna Chaturvedi – Ruhi Singh

Young actors keen to get into Hindi films readily agree to no-holds-barred media interviews and provide details of their intimate scenes....Read More

Commode crisis: Thai-Cambodian rift

Commode crisis: Thai-Cambodian rift

The end of the Vietnam War did end the armed conflicts in the region only partially. But there was no total peace. Skirmishes among Vietn...Read More

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