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



JNU Should Remain an Anomaly

The article describes the academic and intellectual life in JNU and argues that all universities should remain bastions of questioning and inquiry. That culture in JNU has produced persons of eminence in every field of public and professional life in India and overseas.

JNU, University, Indian Education, Education Policy 21-12-2019 0 Comments

BJP Can Look to Rao’s 1991 Architecture

The article argues that the Indian economy is in decline and the government is in denial. Government's inaction is rooted in BJP's lack of a coherent economic policy. It suggests that it can look to Narasimha Rao's 1991 architecture.

Economy, Indian Economy, Modi Government, BJP, Narasimha Rao, Manmohan Singh, Indian Economic Slowdown 21-12-2019 0 Comments

బట్టలు ఇలా కొనుక్కునేవాళ్ళం!

There were hardly any ready made garments in our childhood. They were viewed with suspicion. We used to go to cloth store, buy cloth and get our clothes stitched. This is a narration of the elaborate process of making our clothes for festivals and birthdays.

Parakala Prabhakar, Parakala Kalikamba, Amma 11-11-2019 0 Comments

BJP Can Look to Rao

Ruling BJP has no coherent economic policy. They are in a denial about the slowdown and challenging staring at the economy. Article argues that they could adopt Narasimha Rao's architecture to revive the economy.

BJP, Indian Economy, PV Narasimha Rao, Manmohan Singh, Parakala Prabhakar, Slowdown 11-11-2019 0 Comments

అమ్మ చీరల మమకారం

This narrates Parakala Prabhakar's mother Parakala Kalikamba's love for clothes and especially sarees

Parakala Prabhakar, Parakala Kalikamba, Sarees 18-09-2019 0 Comments

అమ్మనోట ... అమ్మనుడి

Many expressions Amma uses are not anymore to be heard in the contemporary telugu speech. They are a treasure. They should be noted and preserved.

Amma, Parakala, Telugu, Telugu Language 29-08-2019 0 Comments

నిన్నే...

This is Parakala's poem about whom he thinks of when he is in different states of mind and conditions

Parakala Telugu Poetry 08-06-2019 0 Comments

My Sanskrit Speech

My first speech in Sanskrit to the students who completed their 10 day short course on Sanskrit conversation, organised by Samskrita Bharati, Hyderabad.

Sanskrit, Samskrita Bharati, Parakala 07-05-2019 0 Comments

నీ అసలు భయం

The poet describes the fear of truth in a person, class, or a section. They tremble at the sight of pen, ink and writing.

parakala Prabhakr, Poetry, Telugu 29-12-2018 0 Comments

Can't We Do This For Telugu?

This discusses the challenges Telugu language and its teaching face

Telugu Language, Children's Literature, Telugu Teaching, 17-12-2018 0 Comments