Back to resources

Bangalore: A metropolis Slowly Crumbles

Others | Jun 1, 1984

A few years ago. Bangalore was the boom city o f the South. Now the boom has gone bust.

Last summer, just about a year ago, Bangaloreans were basking in the warmth of yet another addition to the string of monikers the city has acquired. Bangalore — the boom city — then seemed an awesome juggernaut, zesty and thriving, one of the fastest growing cities, not just in India, but in the world.

View PDF

More like this

Others

Akshara Foundation presented Rotary award

Foundation chairperson Rohini Nilekani accepts the award. Ms. Nilekani said the foundation, as part of the Pratham Network, believed in giving underprivileged children the opportunity to learn and thereby empower them to take advantage of several more opportunities available for the educated. View PDF
Jun 20, 2006 | Event

Others

Choas At The Kendra - DOORDARSHAN STRIKE

Bombay Doordarshan, that bureaucratic monolith, has now been in existence for just over eight years. Almost unremarked upon by the press so far for its gross ineptitude and mismanagement, it suddenly became the focus of attention early this month. The Doordarshan Programme Staff Union (Dpsu) announced their decision to begin a massive strike to express […]
Dec 6, 1980 | Article

Others

Got money, reach out - Sudha Murthy does her thing and Rohini Nilekani does her own.

These days, Rohini reaches out to the less fortunate not through writing, but by donating generously to various causes. She has just taken over as the chairperson of the Akshara Foundation and is bubbling with ideas. View PDF
Jul 29, 2002 | Article

Others

Kalyug - An Art Film For The Masses

LIKE every other Shyam Benegal film, Kalyug, slated for release next month, has already received more than its fair share of media attention. The focus, however, seems to have been on the fact that the director has cast commercially established stars such as Rekha, Shashi Kapoor and Raj Babbar in its major roles. The criticism […]
Apr 6, 1981 | Personality