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Here I offer perspectives on a wide range of topics - politics, economy, current affairs and life in general.



Arjuna, the Elephant

Arjuna, the 60 year old elephant in the Nagarhole National Park Tiger Reserve, Karnataka

Parakala, Nagarhole, Tiger Reserve, Forest, Naturalists, Jungle, Wildlife, Karnataka, Incredible India, Spotted Deer, 13-12-2018 0 Comments

ధిక్కారం!

Parakala in this poem describes Defiance

Telugu Poetry, Poetry, Parakala, Defiance 10-12-2018 0 Comments

Madhya Pradesh: Political Conversations at the Grassroots

Ground report and analysis of the political situation in Madhya Pradesh before 2018 Assembly elections

Madhya Pradesh, Elections 2018, BJP, Congress, Parakala, Modi, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Rahul Gandhi 20-11-2018 0 Comments

మా ఇంట్లో దీపావళి

This is how we celebrated Deepavali at home in Narasapuram in our childhood

Deepavali, Diwali, Amma, Parakala Prabhakar, Festival, Narasapuram, 16-11-2018 0 Comments

Naturalists of Bandhavgarh

An account of how I was impressed by two young Naturalists in Bandhavgarh and how they kindled a love for jungle in me

Parakala, Bandhavgarh, Tiger Reserve, Forest, Naturalists, Jungle, Wildlife, 15-11-2018 0 Comments

Digital Revolution: Can a Leader Choose Between Escape and Embrace?

A Lecture on the Fourth Industrial Revolution that is sweeping the world today.

Parakala, Digital Revolution, Fourth Industrial Revolution, AI, Robotics, Nanotechnology, History 14-11-2018 0 Comments

Under the Canopy

This is the most pleasant corner in Isavaasyam. The northwestern corner.

Parakala, Green Canopy, Isavaasyam, Nature 07-11-2018 0 Comments

Face to Face with Parakala

I’m wondering why you want this kind of a talk? I used to think that if someone spoke like this people tolerate it out of decency. But you seem to be asking for it. Anyway, you must be having your own reasons for it. Perhaps you like it. Perhaps you want to help me unravel my mind to myself, help me discover myself. You know, I often want to put an end to some uncomfortable lines of thinking by simply dismissing them with a single line: but what’s the point?

Parakala, Interview, Television, Sarcasm 06-11-2018 0 Comments

Celebrating Telugu Language, Literature and Scholarship

Two legends were felicitated the other day by Turaga Foundation in Vijayawada. Sri C Raghavachari who edited Visalandhra daily newspaper for over thirty years was given Turaga Krishnamohan Award in Journalism. And Smt P Satyavathi who wrote very influential short stories was presented the Turaga Janakirani Award in Literature

Journalism, Literature, Parakala Prabhakar, Telugu 14-09-2016 0 Comments

An Impressive Cultural Initiative in Vijayawada

This is perhaps the fourth time I went to Cultural Centre of Vijayawada (CCV). A place for art, culture, language and heritage. A place that is set up in Vijayawada with great passion and maintained with dedication by Sri Y Harischandra Prasad. The Centre is running under the guidance of the renowned archeologist and Buddhist scholar Dr E Sivanagi Reddy.

Andhra Pradesh, Art, Culture, Parakala Prabhakar 18-11-2015 0 Comments