Articles by Karthik Malli
Bengaluru’s diversity and cosmopolitanism has always been a part of the city’s character, something that goes back centuries.
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 15:16
Mangaluru is the largest city in Karnataka where the primary spoken language is not Kannada, the official language of the state.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 14:51
Only a handful of languages in the world have stop consonants and of these, Malayalam has the largest number of speakers.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 13:25
Dakhni is not central to local identity in Bengaluru the way it is in Hyderabad, but it is still a fixture of everyday life in the city’s linguistic landscape.
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 16:07
The Tamil film industry has popularised the language immensely, but it is still primarily associated with Chennai's working class, particularly in the northern parts of the city.
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 16:46
Byari (or Beary as it is commonly spelled) is not officially recognised as a distinct language and was traditionally considered to be a dialect of Malayalam.
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 15:52
Both Malayalam and Tamil come from a common ancestor, but Malayalam evolved as a separate language due to certain reasons.
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 13:07
Tulu is a southern Dravidian language that's spoken by 1.85 million people in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Kerala's Kasargod district.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 13:10
Modern-day Telangana owes a massive debt to its numerous tanks, scattered across the region, serving as dispersed nodes for agriculture.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:53