V Gangadhar

Ulta Pulta on Yerwada prison told to make bed linen: A dangerous ‘experiment’

Ulta Pulta on Yerwada prison told to make bed linen: A dangerous ‘experiment’

Outsourcing the manufacture of bed linen for railway passengers to inmates of the Yerwada prison should not be rushed into, warns V Ganga...Read More

Ulta Pulta: Testing times for Indian dentistry

Ulta Pulta: Testing times for Indian dentistry

With dentists recommending root canal treatment even for a shaking tooth how can we ignore BJP leader Ram Madhav’s warning to Pakistan ov...Read More

Ulta Pulta: One big leap forward

Ulta Pulta: One big leap forward

V Gangadhar investigates and discovers how the number of honour killings in UP jumped from 28 in 2014 to the present 192. 

Rio 2016: The no-alternative plight

Rio 2016: The no-alternative plight

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

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

Ulta Pulta: Volcanoes incorporated!

Ulta Pulta: Volcanoes incorporated!

V Gangadhar gives a sneak peek into a high level meeting that happened recently. Spotlight was on football and volcanoes

Ulta Pulta: Monsoon Vagaries

Ulta Pulta: Monsoon Vagaries

Mother Nature’s ways are unpredictable. This year it has been proved again with the south-west monsoon playing hide and seek, says V Gang...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

Ulta Pulta: Protecting the Royal Couple

Ulta Pulta: Protecting the Royal Couple

In this crisis-prone world celebrities are vulnerable and the countries they come from and the ones that host their visits have to offer ...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

Rajan hung up on our ‘humble dosa’

Rajan hung up on our ‘humble dosa’

We are lucky to have an intelligent, articulate Reserve Bank of India governor like Raghuram Rajan.  As a fellow South Indian, I admire h...Read More

Clear case of physician, heal thyself

Clear case of physician, heal thyself

British Prime Minister David Cameron loves Indians and left to himself, he would invite many of them to settle down in Britain. So will m...Read More

B&W movies to keep the stethoscope alive

B&W movies to keep the stethoscope alive

A man is known by the company he keeps, in the medical profession, the doctor is known by the quality of the stethoscope he/she carries. ...Read More

Role of good looks in politics and statesmanship

Role of good looks in politics and statesmanship

Character, good looks, sex appeal (in the broader sense of the word), reaching out to the hearts of the people — all these qualities have...Read More

A ‘Gridiron’ Dinner Can Help

A ‘Gridiron’ Dinner Can Help

At 53, US President Barack Obama,  with two more years remaining of his term, has some unusual desires in life. He admits that years in t...Read More

Andhra Pradesh red sanders killing: Like lambs to the slaughter

Andhra Pradesh red sanders killing: Like lambs to the slaughter

Perhaps, those were the ‘real old’ days. Woodcutters did cut wood without disturbance from environmentalists, it was only  hunting the ro...Read More

Players come and go but not Great Voices

Players come and go but not Great Voices

Great drama is created when top ranking cricketers finally hang up their pads and gloves. In India, this drama is enacted more by sponsor...Read More

The Bad Boys of Indian cricket

The Bad Boys of Indian cricket

It isn’t just the Union Budget, Kashmir or AAP rumblings which are making news. Abuse is as much in the news. The Censor Board listed 28 ...Read More

The Mannat Invasion

The Mannat Invasion

The Fall of Mannat was an event of great historical importance. V Gangadhar tells you why.

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