Category Archive for "Thoughts"

Roundup the weedicide

October 27, 2018
Mahesh Bhat

Round up is the most popular weedicide in the world. Produced by Monsanto, The main active ingredient Roundup is a chemical called glyphosate. ¬†Monsanto has always claimed that it is harmless to humans, it had even made a video on…

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On World Environment Day – June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017
Mahesh Bhat

I have been travelling between Bangalore and Mangalore for several decades now. The road passes through the Western Ghats, one of the biological hotspots of the world and repository to millions of species of flora and fauna. Though there is…

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Speaking of Conflicts

February 17, 2016
Mahesh Bhat

Sometime in 2007, post the publication of UNSUNG, Mr.Arun Maira (then chairman of Boston Consulting in India) had nominated me for consideration of an International fellowship. Selected Fellows would be taken to the US, all expenses paid and the organisation…

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Ajja’s House

October 4, 2015
Mahesh Bhat

Last Monday on 28th of September, I was driving from Mangalore, the city of my birth to Bangalore, where I have lived now for over 28 years. I took a small detour from the usual road to visit a town…

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Us and Them

September 8, 2015
Mahesh Bhat

On 30th of August, a Sunday, I drove from Bangalore to Goa. The 600 Km drive was pleasant. The first 400 Km was on the expressway, which skirts the town of Dharwad. Few decades ago it was the cultural capital…

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Design by Design

August 10, 2015
Mahesh Bhat

I was at India Coffee House on Brigade Road with my college friend Mangal Shetty few days ago. We know each other for about 32 years now. We played cricket for our college, he was my captain. We kept in…

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