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Heritage sites in Bangalore: a photo gallery

The Basavanagudi Police Station is about 80 years old and has been used as a film location. (Photo: Kelly Zegers)

By Kelly Zegers
Urbanization exploded with the growth of Bangalore as India’s hub for information technology, and today, the high price of land for redevelopment threatens the remaining vestiges of Bangalore’s past. Continue reading

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Culture shock in Malleshwaram

Ninth-generation priest Gangadharadixit, left, and his nephew and fellow priest, Sharath, at Kaadu Malleshwara (Photo: Krysten Massa)

  Saturday, May 30–Our first day on the ground in Bangalore, and it was noisy. “Beep, beep, beep” we heard as the bright green-and-yellow auto-rickshaws, the quick cars and electric scooters—some carrying as many as two adults and three children—squeezed … Continue reading

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