31 October, 2020

Cyber Rajas

Cyber Rajas
Nothing has changed in Bangalore in the last three months. The roads haven't become broader, the traffic hasn't cleared and the cars haven't started flying. And, to use the current buzzword, "infrastructure" hasn't suddenly begun booming. But, suddenly, the brave voices of N.R. Narayana Murthy and Azim Premji have fallen silent. Three months ago, the Infosys chief mentor was demanding that Bangalore be pulled out of Karnataka and directly administered by the President, no less. And the Wipro boss came late to a meeting with the deputy CM to show how bad it was trying to get from one part of town to the other.

Neither told us then whether things were any different under the previous Congress regime. And neither is telling us now how things have improved after their theatrics. But, after creating the impression that the presence of Deve Gowda's JD (Secular) in the coalition had made things irredeemably worse for Bangalore, peace has been restored. Chief minister Dharam Singh paid a...



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