I am a US Qualified Registered Microbiologist-Medical Technologist, operating my own Clinical Lab. I have been an activist advocating consumer, civic, citizen's rights for Thirty plus years & a Frequent contributor to the letters to Editor.

Friday, February 17, 2017

''Panneerselvam camp dismisses Sasikala from AIADMK'' i

''Panneerselvam camp dismisses Sasikala from AIADMK'' is now displayed on timesofindia.com.
''All these legal questions just mean aiadmk has lost tamil nadu. Now it has to be presidents rule till polls are held again. It is very unlikely aiadmk will come back with the support it got last time now without jj. Now dmk has a great opportunity. But their house is divided too. It looks like a ripe time for coalition government in tamil nadu for a change.''

Mact decision illogical and tughlaquian

What absolutely illogical and rotten decision penalizing a heavy vehicle driver for a 2 wheeler drunken overloaded driver by mact. Such decisions create contempt towards law and justice in the minds of law abiding citizens and empower the lawless a dangerous trend in an already divided society. BMP should appeal this decision till supreme court if need be. What happened to the legal dictum that one cannot benefit by ones illegal acts?

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Bharat ratna for the third greatest gem from Gujarat, Narendra Damodardas Modi.

We apolitical India lovers wish just the best for India. For us post independence generation now in our last years it has been a bitter sweet life. Bitter reality of corruption, official inefficiency, lethargy bureaucracy, black money, rationing and decades of one party rule. which we kept hoping would improve with the younger and newer generation bringing in changes that we knew would make India great and a reckoning force in the world as befitting the largest democracy.
It was belied totally.
Now we have from the great Land of Gujarat that has gifted us Indians three precious jewels, Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel and now Narendra Modi who combines the great qualities of both Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar. patel in one edition.
We demand with one voice,
That Narendra Modi be immediately awarded the Bharat Ratna- before other world bodies recognize his contribution and honor him- making use follow them. Instead let us make India great by recognizing Modi for
1. Daring to dream of a great nation in the face of harsh ground realities of years of sloth, corruption, black money, scams etc. and taking many steps with in two years to accomplish many of the daring dreams. 
2. Bravery above and beyond the call of duty, virtually amputating the very limb he is sitting on,  taking the bold step of demonetization in the face of enormous opposition and taking the necessary steps to counter act all the forces against it and easing the hardships faced by the common man.
3. Diplomacy with our immediate neighbors not from a position of fear but sheer Power.
Let us not wait too long and let others take the lead in the matter.
Let us show we respect and honor the Greatest 22 century Indian.


Thursday, August 18, 2016

decade old battle for gift of golden silence

Friday, April 10, 2015

Late-night honks leave man trainspotting

Late-night honks leave man trainspotting

Late-night honks leave man trainspotting
It's like a prolonged April Fool's joke. For the record, it all began - or was alleged to have - on April 1. An ear-splitting horn rent the air, waking 64-year-old M B Nataraj and his wife from their slumber. 

Squinting at the clock by his bedside, the sexagenarian saw that it was just after 3am. 
He took a few seconds to compose himself before realising the sound was that of a metro train passing by, honks blaring, emanating from the Mahalakshmi Layout metro station about half a kilometre away. 
According to Nataraj, a recently retired microbiologist and medical technologist, the honks that occur in quick succession in a span of 10-15 seconds are repeated after 20-minute intervals; and this has reportedly been the situation for the last eight nights, disturbing the sleep and peace of this local.
Funnily enough, his neighbours vacillate between 'we do not get disturbed' to a public service announcement-esque retort claiming to 'bear with inconvenience for a better tomorrow'. 
Bangalore Mirror's photographer too was posted just outside the station from 2.45 am till 4.20 am on Wednesday to record the event; but strangely, the footage captured does not show even a train passing, while Nataraj has a recording of the train honking during the same period, first, at 2.48 am, and then again around 3.30 am! 
Eerie as it sounds, BMRCL officials themselves admit that the honking does take place as part of their trial runs. Mahalakshmi Layout metro security supervisor Ram Yadav, 28, told Mirror, "Everything that takes place here is according to BMRCL procedure. There are trial runs being conducted from Nagasandra, Dasarahalli and Jalahalli stations at night, and this includes the honking. We do not question anything as our job is to ensure the tests go smoothly." 
However, despite Nataraj being tech-savvy enough to shoot his very own 'Blare' Witch Project on a smartphone and dashing off a plaint with proof to authorities, including the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) and the Bengaluru traffic police, there seems to have been no response. 

"It sounds like giant buffaloes mating in the middle of the night! I have had surgeries on both my ears, and the incessant honking is driving me crazy. It's not just me - my wife too is going deaf from the noise. I completely understand that these are trial runs that are necessary before these stations are thrown open for public use, but what on earth is the need to honk so much?" asked the frustrated senior citizen. 
The honking at 3am, coupled with what goes on from 6am to 10pm on a daily basis, has pushed the sexagenarian over the edge. He has even downloaded an application on his smartphone and managed to record the decibel level of the horn standing in his second-floor home. The result is an eyebrow-raising 110 decibels. 
"If this is the outcome on a mobile app, imagine the accuracy of a sound level meter when the honking is recorded 50 feet from the source, as it should be. I have questioned officials at the Mahalakshmi Layout metro station before about the need to honk so much, but they have been rude and never proffered an explanation," he added.
Keshav, 21, a student who lives a few houses away from Nataraj, affirmed that he too had heard the honking. "I have heard the honking and other construction noises coming from the metro in the wee hours, but I have not been too disturbed by it. Since our rooms are located in the interior of the house, and we do not have many windows facing the direction of the metro station, we are not very bothered by the noise," he said.
On the other hand, Kamala, 72, who stays in a house right next to the metro station, claimed she had not heard any honking sounds by the train in the dead of night. She, along with a few other neighbours of Nataraj that BM spoke to, was of the opinion that the metro was more beneficial than harmful; and that the residents did not mind being temporarily troubled considering the metro would help thousands in the long run. Earlier, residents alongside the Metro tracks on CMH Road also complained about Metro Rail honking.

BMRCL's response
When contacted, BMRCL's public relations officer, Vasant Rao, said, "There is regular maintenance work going on the tracks at Mahalakshmi Layout and the surrounding stations. A rail-grinding machine which cannot be used during the daytime is brought in at night, and whenever it approaches a station, there are intermediate horns sounded to caution the housekeeping staff and others working on the platforms and in other parts of the station. Since the fact that this is disturbing some residents has been brought to our notice, the necessary personnel will be instructed to reduce the intensity of the honking." 

Saturday, November 08, 2014

donot link aadhaar to sim cards dh 7 nov 2014

The editor,
deccan herald,
bangalore 560001,
I read the 7 nov 2014 comment on dont link aadhaar to sim cards with great interest.
as a sceptic of the niraadhaar aadhaar the comment failed to note the biggest vulnerabilities of the scheme.
IT is optional and has no parliament sanction as yet. With 27 brths and 2 deaths per minute most of them unregistered as of now, it can never be an uptodate data base. Nilekanis own information being wrong the scheme is filled with incorrect and erroneous data. Rectifying such data is harder than collecting wrong information. Relying on such information is downright dangerous if not foolhardy. Until the fundamental defects are rectified all data so collected till now is suspect and useless. Mr Nilekani the IT czar should have warned the UPA government of the glaring pitfalls of the 4.5 billion US dollar scheme than actively participate in this ill planned, executed rip off. It may be wiser to write off the wasted amount as yet another scam in UPA coffers by NDA than resurrecting the defective scheme.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

ಮಾಡಿ ನೋಡೇ ಬಿಡುವ?

ಗಾ೦ಧೀಜಿಯವರು ಕೆಟ್ಟದ್ದನ್ನು ಕೇಳಬೇಡ, ನೋಡಬೇಡ, ಆಡಬೇಡ ಎ೦ದರೆ ಹೊರತು,
ಕಂಡಾಗ ಕೈಕಟ್ಟಿ ಕೂಡು ಅನ್ನಲಿಲ್ಲ.
ಅರವತ್ತು ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಕೆಲವರಿ೦ದ, ಕೆಲವರಿಗಾಗಿ ಮಾತ್ರ ರಾಜ್ಯಭಾರದಿ೦ದ ಕೈಕಟ್ಟಿ ಕುಳಿತಿರುವ
ನಾಲಕ್ಕನೆ ಮಂಗನಾಗಿ ಈ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಗೆ ತಲುಪಿದ್ದೇವೆ.
ಅಸಾಧ್ಯವನ್ನು ಸಾಧ್ಯ ಮಾಡುವ ಕನಸು ನನಸು ಮಾಡುವ ಮೋಡಿಯನ್ನು ಮೋದಿ ನಮ್ಮಲ್ಲಿ
ಆದನ್ನು ಪೂರೈಸುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನವನ್ನು ನಮ್ಮ ನಮ್ಮ  ಮಟ್ಟಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಆಗುವುದೆಲ್ಲವನ್ನೂ ಮಾಡಿ ನೋಡೇ ಬಿಡುವ?

lets act now

Gandhiji exhorted us not to speak, hear or see evil.
We became the epitome of do nothing 4th monkey.  Pampered by sixty years of cradle to grave reservation based  governance by some, for some of some.
Now a dream the impossible Modi has MODIFIED our imagination.
Let us at the least cooperate with him to realize some of the dreams by doing What we individually can do within our abilities.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

cost of canadas myopic immigration policy

The Prime Minister(via his web page)
Immigration Minister(email not available)
I a US qualified Microbiologist/Medical Technologist with pharma research and diagnostic lab experience of 30 plus years, applied for PR in around 2004 vide B046295115IK1. Without going into individual merits you decided to terminate all applications prior to February 28 2008.
I just want to indicate what it cost Canada in terms of Science, Technology Engineering and Medicine atleast in my case.  
1) US qualified Microbiolgoist Medical Technologist with 35 plus years experience in tropical diagnostics.
2. Dietician/Medical Technologist with 30 plus years experience in laboratory medicine and nutrition.
3. Biologist Engineer with Purdue Masters in Biology, presently pursuing MBA at Haas school in Berkley, with 2 patents and 3 papers in the field of Biotechnology.
4. Graphics Engineer with MS degree from Rochester institute of technology, pursuing doctorate from University of California at Davis and a career with intel.
5. Industrial Engineer, with MS degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, pursuing doctorate from NCSU Raleigh.
6. Supply chain management Engineer with MS from Cornell at Manhattan associates.
When I applied I believed you fully knew when seeking skilled worker immigration, that  you were not investing in a single individual but a family of high worth tech bank.
I was mistaken. As # 2 destination in north America, your loss is USA's gain.
Sincerely yours.
M B Nataraj
Microbiologist/Medical Technologist
MS(Georgetown Univ Wash DC)
MT(American Medical Technologists)

ban honking is feasible

To  cm, Transcom, CS, KSPCB, Enforcement authorities,
Bangalore Mirror and Times of India
todays times of India page 2 top copy item(http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Ban-horns-for-a-silent-city-pollution-board/articleshow/42053007.cms) on KSPCB demand to Ban honking in the city was sound of silence to my ears after waging a constant battle from 2007 (http://mbnataraj.blogspot.com/2010/05/ban-honking-under-existing-rules.html). However the deafening  effects of noise pollution for everyone is irreversible. We have paid the heavy price for inaction already. The palpable euphoria for us post independence Indians is equal to Gandhiji must have felt at 12 midnight on 15 august 1947.
However the speciousness of the authorities arguments are beyond belief.
1. The supreme court orders on noise are almost 15 years old.
2. CMV-if the TV news item is correct) limits horn levels for scooters at 88 db, two decibels less than the permitted engine noise racing the engine should be enough to warn the other road users!
3. Banning honking contrary to the myth that it encourages or causes accidents, in reality promotes cautious driving. Try disconnecting your horn for a day and drive or see how much honking and speeding loud horn driver indulges in. It is never the case or the responsibility of the government to encourage honking to reduce accidents. It is never a party in any accident. This rule much practiced has caused an increase in accidents besides condemning millions of citizens other than the honker and the honkee, to permanent deafness. Almost every, repeat every yellow board heavy vehicle is fitted with a pain inducing horn. Now 2 and 3 wheelers are fitted with 4 wheeler like horns which startle and distract road users into possible accidents.
4 . Nothing prevents the authorities from banning honking. Infact current orders almost mandate it.
5. The usual excuse of lack of manpower to enforce, should result in setting up a central complaint system where citizens can send the list of vehicles fitted with such horns and even reward them -the usual is 30 percent in US cities- for whistle blowing. The additional expense can be recovered from the guilty. It will have a further deterrent effect.
Thanking Gandhiji for creating the concept of citizen power in India
M B Nataraj
Microbiologist-Medical Technologist
MS(Georgetown Univ, wash DC)
MT(American Medical Technologists) USA
279, Mahalakshmi Lay out

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Yeddy muck hitting fan

Lakshmi Iyer's write ups are very readable well researched and written.
If BJP had taken a strong stand at the beginning of Yeddys revolts and tantrums they could have salvaged some image of a disciplined party. Now a days yeddy seems to have taken to shooting muck over his shoulder. "I shot an arrow into the air it fell to earth I know not where". But since it is muck(Sh**) it has tendency to hit the fan, very much like spitting into the wind. So everyone in BJP is smothered in it.

Friday, May 11, 2012

any kind of film ? police knee jerk reaction

11 May 2012,

The Editor

Bangalore Mirror,


Regarding the front page item 11may 2012 "any kind of film on cars----"

I am most of the time a champion for the police, giving them a lot of lee way in

their behaviour given the constraints of their duties.

But this over the board, perverse interpretation to the disadvantage of the vehicle owners and drivers seems to justify the vehement public perception that the police are more interested in harassing rather than enforcing the rules.

Do they not realize this interpretation can open them to contempt of court ? and violation of CMV act.

or are they out to make the government in power more unpopular?

It is commonly believed that police action represents government's attitude to peoples woes.


Thursday, May 10, 2012

Dandeli forest officer murdered

When is the impotent government going to wake up and protect its officers from murder? If the public has to have faith in governance and law merciless stringent immediate action is mandatory against the drunk lawless murderers. illegal businesses, corrupt influence peddling,meddling officials like the Bagalkot subinspector should be immediately fired . Strong action will convey that a government is alive. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Dandeli-forest-officer-attacked-by-tourists-dies/opinions/13074611.cms Dandeli forest officer attacked by tourists dies

Monday, May 07, 2012

art is very personal taste, should not be thrust on the public

Art is a very personal taste. One or two elected representatives cannot take on the burden of catering to Bangalore's global metro tastes without offending many. Why should these representatives take on themselves to "beautify" the city in a grotesquely iron curtain fashion? http://www.bangaloremirror.com/article/1/20120506201205062000382347d211267/Sculptures-to-beautify-Bangalore-They-are-downright-ugly.html

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Why not enforce ban on honking to save hearing

Editor, Bangalore Mirror Sir, It is highly fulfilling to law abiding citizens that the traffic police under Dr M. A. Saleem diligently enforcing the latest , most welcome Supreme court order on tinted windows in vehicles. If the same police and traffic authorities enforced 14 year old SC order WP#20050718 and cracked down on the reverse horn, musical air horns more diligently, 8000 people can be saved from noise induced deafness with each honk. Constant and unnecessary honking contrary to popular belief that it demonstrates cautious driving, is in fact a certain index of reckless driving as can be heard on roads.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

defective especially kannnada only number plates

http://praja.in/en/blog/murali772/2012/04/28/boycott-vehicles-defective-number-plates#comment-30950 I do not know if any one else has experienced the arrogance, rudeness of Kannada only plates taxis and autos. Almost invariably their meters are also tampered. When I demanded that one auto driver gie me his number - of course I know Kannada but cannot quickly discriminate 2369 etc- he said namkelli bartaite ? It is a matter of deep shame that we have allowed "bhashaabhimaana" to cloak criminality and violation law so far. It should be stopped immediately.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

kudos to police for enforcing silence

Kudos to the police, especially vijayanagar for porviding DIG Sharat Chandra a quiet oasis in this manmade noisy hell that Bangalore has become. We need more 45-65 db voices against noise and air pollution. 1500 tonnes of petroleum product pollutants spilled into air around Bangalore by the combustion of 6000 tonnes per day. Surely that should qualify Bangalore as the global Respiratory Disorder capital. Golden silence, a constitutional right, the default in rural areas should become mandatory in urban localities too.. 45-65 db noise for urban residential is explicit in supreme court orders, which if enforced in letter and spirit, effectively ban honking 24/7. Such imaginary visions raise hopes of a silent heaven in the unprotesting public suffering environmentally induced deafness. Since they are unfortunately disobeyed and amount to contempt. While we are grateful to Traffic super cop Saleem for what he has done, he should immediately crack down on vehicles using illegal loud horns. Honking is explicitly banned between 10pm and 6 am and in silent zones and a means of effective implementation should be evolved. Supreme court orders need to be enforced without waiting for complaints from the suffering public, so that the authorities are not under constant threat of contempt of court.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

cutting off the face to spite the nose!

This amounts to cutting off the face to spite the nose. More specific means of targetting the evil makers can and should be designed, instead of punishing the many for the crimes of a few . Theres no guarantee that this move will ensure the goals. In fact complete freedom will flush them out.


Sunday, April 15, 2012

power is double edged sword

These Hitlerian politicians become paranoid about their "image" once they come to power. What was their trademarks- shrill rhetoric, stinging words become double edged swords now they are in power.It doesnot matter whether it is jayalalitha, Mayawati or Mamata. Now they suddenly realize how damaging such retaliations and lack of tolerance to criticism can do to their image! \


Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Offense is the best form of defense for the suspects

27 Mar 2012,

This is wIth reference to the Wakf board 2.1 lakh crore land scam.
The arrogance of the tainted named politicians and other involved is beyond
belief. They resort to offense is the best form of defense tactic by calling the chairman AYogya(unfit) on TV. As if that does not constitute defamation?
In the same breath they also misuse the deficiencies in the legal system by declaring when they are found innocent they will sue the chairman.
Are they pulling wool over the public eyes?

Stop blaming the railways for accidents in unmanned crossings

27 Mar 2012

This is with reference who killed himself and the train driver yesterday at yelhanka trying to cross an unmanned level crossing.
It caused huge direct losses to the railways and tangential losses to the society.
The authorities overhastily should not announce compensations in such cases.
The imbecility and sheer recklessness of the truck driver should not be rewarded in any form or fashion.
It negates the legal logic that one should not benefit from ones own mistakes and sends a wrong message to the public that carelessness pays.
Assets to the society like doctors, engineers, teachers etc who get killed in reckless traffic accidents caused by others mistakes, donate their organs, contributing to the society even in their death.
But their deaths at best are the mandatory 50,000 rupees-if claimed- given by the government in all traffic accidents.
Where as sympathy/vote catching accidents like the one near Tumkur involving a dozen lives immediately brought forth a largesse one lakh each public money!
Such accidents are too frequent and can be totally avoided by minimal care and diligence by the public and other users of the unmanned level crossing.
Trains donot jump tracks people do.

Monday, December 19, 2011

what is so great -paying a traffic fine?

Any ordinary civic minded citizen from any other country fails to understand the profusely laudatory letters about Mirji's sons paying up the traffic fines for violations, without using their father's "Influence".
This can only happen in India where all values have been systematically "corrupted" over the decades.
They just did their bare civic duty, nothing that deserves a Bharat Ratna.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

In the criminally negligent accident of student Swarna Jaswant of Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology falling through glass ceiling at - note the lack of barrier to prevent access to the fragile glass ceiling at the step level where a piece of concrete step-due to inferior building material appears to have broken off, - the college is totally liable for criminal and civil action.

Under such circumstances, only in India can we find such higgle haggle negotiations like 3 days hospital expenses etc.
Firstly the college authorities should be behind bars.
Then you will see appropriate settlement.
Otherwise you will see such state encouraged negotiations.

Friday, November 18, 2011

compulsory jail for dui

By: m b nataraj
On: 18 Nov 2011 05:46 am
Very welcome move according to teetotallers and victims of dui. It will truly have accomplished the goal when salman khans, nandas &other drunk killers recognize the value of of this move


Sunday, November 13, 2011

enforcement political tools to harass critics.

By: m b nataraj
On: 13 Nov 2011 10:07 am

All these governmental enforcement organizations CBI, ED, IT, SEBI,IRDA, DGCA etc have become completely political tools to harass critics. Instead of discharging their duties quietly in the background, they wake up and start waving their constitutional Dandas after issues become public for any reason. Kejriwal, Ramdev, Anna investigations are prime examples of sudden politcally motivated energy.


Vijay Mallya's right about government meddling messing up business

There is some substance to what Mr Mallya says.
The whole issue of government interference in privatized industries is wreaking havoc with the system. The time has come to black and white decision in government control. Thers should be no grays.
One of the biggest stumbling blocks to India shining is the fact that we have a salary system that is totally detrimental to productivity and incentive. That is annual increment system which works no where else in the world. This is also probably the basic cause of increased costs of production. Increments and bonuses should be strictly performance based not time linked.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

govt is not a charitable trust

m b nataraj blr 12 Nov, 2011 02:47 PM
Government is a"trustee" to public money.Not a charitable institution glorifying some dead memory-socialism? or catering to some businessman's self aggrandizing ventures in areas he has no experience whatsoever.

Monday, November 07, 2011

Safety in Nuclear plants major worry

Whatever the missile man thinks, he should know how badly safety measures and systems are maintained in this country. Positively reckless. THat is what should be the cause for worry. We are basically sitting on an atom bomb in the hands of careless, under trained staff. We need to remember BARC, Kalpakkam, chernobyl and three island accidents. We cannot drive on roads without accidents we talk about handling nuclear power safely!

Saturday, November 05, 2011

corruption accused's rights already waived

corruption is a luxury available only to those with official power to give or deny. In all cases there always is a prima facie misuse of such power. Even if court subsequently does not find sufficient proof to convict, accused have by their dubious conduct should be considered to have waived their right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. After all the state has curbed their freedom to have them fired from their public office-for being in jail longer than 48 hours?
It is only a question of how much longer if convicted. Corrupt accused have in the eyes of the public have already waived their right to due respect and status in the society.

reasons not to lose faith in the system

Dear Honorable Sadananda Gowdaji,
We apolitical non partisan karnataka citizens, who expected heaven and were shown hell, over the past few years
were totally turned off by BJPs antics .
But we have developed grudging admiration for the way you have continued to maintain a smiling demeanour despite severe administrative and
political constraints.
Also have been demonstrating with well intended actions, giving us hope that some thing can be done in this state.
On all our behalf we hope that you grow from strength to strength and will be the beginning
of a new image for BJP.
The obvious step motherly bias from our own administration exhibited towards rightful and lawful citizens complaints -particularly because of corruption more can be expected from the violators!- has been very disheartening.
All this will hopefully change for the better soon..
What prompts this letter is todays TOI two news items which in a way culminate my 4 decade fight after returning to India, for civic, consumer and citizens rights.
1. Caught using cell you may lose your DL,
2. Get Utilities fixed in 72 hours .
A few more equally important steps to Make Namma Bengaluru - ನಮ್ಮ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು-, ಪ್ರಪಂಚದ ಮಾದರಿ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು - world class city. A model for the rest of the state and country to follow.
1. Ban Honking damaging 8000 innocent citizens every honk, mercilessly penalize public endangerment traffic violations like
oneway violations, underaged driving, wheelies, redlight jumping, reckless overtaking, failure to yield to pedestrians and right of way traffic, kerb driving,under 279.
2. Bring the right to question, answerability and accountability of public officials into the hands of the citizens.

That atleast in my 60th year- 11.11 am 11-11-2011, will permit me to rest satisfied that all these years of struggle was not a wasted effort.
As every single person who knew my efforts, advised and continues to do so even now!
However I have retained my faith in the Indian grievance redressal system in general by the results that I have gotten that it is better than the US.

Thursday, November 03, 2011

we need more understanding from blindfolded lady Justice

What an intimidating judge. He will initiate contempt proceedings against the poor lady and the child? Why do courts think it is their social duty to interfere in human affairs of the heart? What do they know of the ground realities of family life someone from xerox copies of affidavits? If life were so simple we would not need blindfolded Lady justice at all. Wish we had more sympathetic courts.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

how is frivolus judged? by successful conviction?

How is frivolous to be decided- by eventual success of the complaint? - is the big question. Lots of misdeeds, misappropriations, illegalities, corrupution is rampant and blatant. When citizens apporach courts as executive fails to satisfactorily control, the damocles sword of huge costs should not be hanging over the complainants. Most cases even if admitted on primafacie evidence cannot be convicted eventually for lack of criminal level of proof. That does not mean that the crime did not take place. In such most likely event, discouragement by huge costs will give a fillip to already rampant blatant illegalities .


cell phone diriving is a bigger danger

University of Utah has in a study found that using cell phone while driving impairs ability to the same extent as Driving under the influence of alcohol.
Because of its extreme frequency especially by 2 wheelers, the social damage is very very high and needs to be curbed as stringently atleast, if not more stringently.


bangalore's crappy dog owners

Dear Honorable Mayor Sharadamma,
It is good that you are visiting the US of A to see how clean a country can be kept and how much dedication, hardwork and governance is required for that.
I am a pet lover. Pets have to be brought up like children with good manners.
Here is an instance of how a pet owner or more likely the hung over watchman.
The dogs were brandishing a
stick threateningly, reacted to a respectful plural request to take the dogs for their SHIT WALK in more secluded areas instead of main post office road in Mahalakshmi lay out leaving unsightly dog shit all over morning walkers paths. Please see the attached videos.
The first words out of his mouth in Kannada singulars was neenyavano kelokke, nimmappanda roadu, kuddiddiyeno , ministers ella jaillalliddare, ninage bhedi madikondre chaddile madikotiya etc etc

The arrogance, the attitude is a matter of deep shame to everyone , more so for the thoughtless owners whose
image reaches the same level of crap their dogs discharged on the street offending other users.
When BBMP is acting even on littering and debris dumping strictly serious action needs to be taken against this.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Supreme courts seemingly simple significant questions

We should be celebrating the role the supreme court and judiciary are playing at various levels. These seemingly simple questions are an evidence that uphold the grandeur and majesty of law.
They get to the root of the corruption and failing political system that this country is presently facing. For the minority 30 percent literate these Online newspaper columns provide most powerful platform for global show casing our approach and attitude. Instead of using to make a significant difference in the present and future we are trivializing and mocking the issues with inanities. Unfortunate indeed. We should put this tool to a better use than what we are doing.


Saturday, October 29, 2011

absolutely no call to scuttle a leaky vessel.

There is absolutely no need to scuttle a leaking vessel.
It will sink on its own. Citizens have been disappointed by a dud cracker!
Now it looks more and more that tainted were trying to cleanse their past with a dip in the ravelgaon siddhi ganga.

no honor being jailed in post independence India

Growing up in newly independent India we could not understand why elders were gushing about those who went to jail pre independence. As we grew we understood it was something honorable.
Now post independent India going to Jail is reprehensible and deplorable. Except for those sycophants and party dependent on BSY for existence. Whether these culprits are eventually found not guilty, the stigma remains with the party and the accused for ever in History.


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

PGcet scam comments

Karnataka PG medical entrance test scam kingpin arrested



By: m b nataraj
On: 26 Oct 2011 11:11 am

One of the necessary changes is to mandatory inclusion of jan lokpal in the doctors IMC disciplinary committee. Otherwise it will be a pally pally club where mistakes are forgiven or forgotten.

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By: S.G.Mokhasi
On: 25 Oct 2011 11:31 pm

Ninety percent people pay bribes to get their shoddy deals. In medical colleges too this is is happening. There is no system to select only on pure merit.Everybody wants quick money.It is(bribing) spreading like cancer in the society. Major surgery is required. Punish both bribe fivers and takers. Punishment should be quick and severe.

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By: m b nataraj
On: 26 Oct 2011 11:13 am

May be the MBBS degrees by law should carry the subscript M or C- merit or capitation seat, so that patients can decide to go to the particular doctor. It may affect Meritorious capitation fee doctors, that is acceptable collateral damage.

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By: chandra
On: 26 Oct 2011 01:56 am

There is corruption in every department. If only one has to go and inspect with a lense, there is plenty of corruption every government department. Education, medicine, real-estate, police, politicians. This is all very common in India. Congress and BJP together protect this corruption. How much anyone shouts and yells, nothing changes much. http://sites.google.com/site/lightstarindia/front-page

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By: m b nataraj
On: 26 Oct 2011 11:09 am

Ofcourse there is corruption everywhere. But it is no solace for you or me as patients whose life is at stake by below standard doctors providing health care.Why do you think all these B****y politicians, including the ones who run many of the medical colleges, want to get medical attention abroad?

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greatest Indian freedom- Gall of the guilty

One has to admire the gall of the guilty in this country of ours. Even the most obviously guilty have the freedom in India to shamelessly claim on visual media, they are not guilty as if the public is the court. They know very well the courts throw out the cases for flimsiest of reasons. We should have jury trials.

Roger Msg received Congress is guilty

On: 26 Oct 2011 08:09 am

Non polticial Indians know Kejriwal is right. Targetting complainants is standard long established unquestioned knee jerk reaction of congress. While it may dissuade some detractors, the Congress PR machinery should be aware of the message it broadcasts. Congress is guilty.

ban honking,save hearing.

Daily at 4-5am,10-11 pm long distance buses stop at mahalakshmi layout entrance witha long blast of air horn announcing each arrival and departure. All htvs,commercial vehicles have been fitted with illegal air, musical horns which are liberally used with impunity. They should be immediately banned. Each horn spot condemned, crucified by driving a screwdriver through the diaphragm. , manufacturers and dealers, owners,drivers severely penalized. because 1. each honk irrepairably destroys8000 peoples hearing and produces psychological problems. It violates cmv,epa and supreme court mandates 24/7. Exposes the enforcement authorities like yourself to contempt of court proceedings.It encourages over confident, aggressive reckless, selfish driving.
last but not least is a global sign of a barbaric uncivilized society.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

corruption eva jayate

As usual, Very very short lived Anna Hazare effects! We should change our national slogan to corruption eva jayate


our rulers commendable foresight!

the foresight of our rulers is to be applauded indeed! When basic civic facilities for honest citizens are not available, they have already set aside A/C cells with attached toilets, color TV and cable. What are the qualifications for undertrials and criminals for this super deluxe accommodation?