In Madras, Coimbatore, Satyamangalam, and now Thimbam, I had run into other Indian reporters—a congenial and helpful lot with whom I felt a strong kinship. According to Mrs. Parvathamma, she and her husband left for Gajanur (near Talawadi) on Friday to make arrange for the ``gruhapravesam'' at a new house within the farmhouse. *Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print. That night in Bangalore, I was with friends and relatives. The actor’s abduction was one of the most sensational hostage stories in history. The kidnapping roiled India and churned an American-style media frenzy. On November 16 the thespian appeared in Bangalore, helicoptered in from the forest. His video crew brought images of the bandit and his forest abode into the living rooms of a hungry TV audience. Instead he demanded that water from the Cauvery be released immediately to Tamil Nadu by the Karnataka government, and that compensation be paid to Tamil victims of the 1991 riots. Meanwhile, the central government in Delhi and a sizable portion of the journalistic community and the public, at least outside Karnataka, were also against releasing these prisoners on the bandit's say-so. From today you are not my son and neither am I your father. Two marriages and three children later I am a different man from the one who left. In this huge preserve herds of elephants roam free along with all manner of other animals, of which wild boar are probably the most dangerous. The damage was most striking in the high-rises under construction in the Diamond District, an Indian version of Silicon Valley. Later, Mr. Krishna flew to Chennai to meet his Tamil Nadu counterpart, Mr. M. Karunanidhi, and discuss ways of freeing the hostages. "Riots?" Around 9.30 p.m. on Sunday, she and the others were watching television when about 12 armed men barged in and demanded in Kannada: ``We want sir''. C. Dinakar, who headed the Karnataka police during the turbulent period, has also recorded his observation in his book, Veerappan’s Price Catch: Rajkumar. All the years I lived in Madras I had worn a moustache. 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I remember that MGR, even when old and sickly, insisted on appearing in a white Cossack hat and gangsta shades, his neck and jowls hidden by a white shawl, and with the few square inches of flesh that showed covered in white pancake makeup. File Photo. S.M. Not everyone can pull off a kattabomman (though, God knows, we all tried in college; but most of us wound up settling for the bottle brush, or the pyramid centered over the upper lip, or variations thereupon). To feed on its carcass birds come. Outside the police station I met the man who was to be my guide, and we headed to the forest. Rajkumar has never had such worries. For over a month the kidnapping of veteran actor Rajkumar and three of his associates by the smuggler and bandit Veerappan has been a major issue in … A few miles from Satyamangalam, just before we began the twisty mountain climb, we passed a Special Task Force camp. He was merciless with informers. By all reports, Veerappan was tired of life on the run. The Rajkumar kidnapping came after a two-year lull in Veerappan's activities, and it was, for both state governments, a rude awakening. Large numbers of Tamils live and work in Karnataka, in the city of Bangalore in particular. Ammu Joseph, a journalist friend of mine who has lived in Bangalore for a decade, pointed out that the rioters who gathered in the streets the day after The Kidnapping targeted the city's affluent and the symbols of affluence, such as automobile showrooms. The mountain air was brisk, nothing like the dry heat of the plains below. He never ran for office, though he could easily have done so and won. The fellow peering out from behind the kattabomman is a mere appendage, powerless but for those tusks. Only one thing spoils it: the city's new name—Chennai—grates on my ears. Veerappan sent an audio cassette, through Mrs. Parvathamma to the Karnataka Chief Minister, Mr. S. M. Krishna, listing his ``demands'' and wanted an emissary to meet him. Rajkumar, contradicting what he had said in front of millions of television viewers all over India, released a statement downplaying her role and giving credit to government emissaries. Larger trophies had the usual silver figurine replaced by cardboard-backed full-figure color cutouts of Veerappan and Gopal facing each other like stags about to lock antlers, their moustaches bristling. Estimates put the losses to the film industry at the equivalent of $660,000 a day. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. STF men in khaki trousers slouched around, looking bored. When I had visited the city five years earlier, pubs had been the new, new thing. A diary of Veerappan's that was captured three years ago is said to have Shekhar Kapur's telephone number in it.
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