Monthly Archives: January 2014

A call to teachers of Bangalore

Professor UR Rao once quipped :  “When you go to teach a class, take care of the students in the front bench. Some of them will be your colleagues tomorrow. Beware of those in the back-benches. They will become politicians, your … Continue reading

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A column in Vijaya Karnataka

Vijaya Karnataka will regularly (probably daily for the next 3 months) carry a short column with information on election process. Please let me know the kind of information that will help readers.

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On the Flag Day in 1996 the Governor of Karnataka invited veterans to a function commemorating the 25th year of Liberation of Bangladesh, and also to honour the men who gave their lives for that cause. I was one of … Continue reading

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Value of Happiness

“Often I remind my teenage son not to be like his father. I hope and pray that he does not take my husband as a role model.” “Well, whom should he choose as a role model?” “His uncle, of course. … Continue reading

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Yet another press statement from CEO-KA

CEO-KA has stated to press, “The cleaning up of the voter list was done by collaborating with the list of deleted voters available from polling stations and political parties and through physical verification process.” CEO-KA has told me that no … Continue reading

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AICC finds electoral roll irregularities – at last!

All India Congress Committee Secretary K C Mittal has told the press that his party’s functionaries have analysed electoral rolls of Karnataka, AP, and Delhi and found numerous errors. In August and December 2012 I had written the details of … Continue reading

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Contempt to Feedback

On 7th March 2013, the Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi (CEO-DL) stated that:  the electoral rolls of Delhi had about 15 lakh bogus voters, based on a house-to-house survey. There were several cases of duplicate entries. Notices were being sent … Continue reading

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