All stories by M D Riti
5 Puneeth Movies You Must WatchRediff.com12 Nov 2021
Puneeth fan M D Riti lists five films that she consider to be amongst his best.
Puneeth death: Police guards doctor's homeRediff.com11 Nov 2021
The sheer unexpectedness of life and death are hard to comprehend, and the doctors who treated Puneeth are just hoping that his fans will come to terms with that reality soon.
'Appu is best remembered for his warmth'Rediff.com30 Oct 2021
'There is a popular forward doing the rounds in Bangalore now, about Appu, that says, 'Kaanadanthe Mayavaadanu Namma Shiva, Kailasa Serikondanu' (our Shiva disappeared from sight and reached heaven.)' 'These are the words of a popular Kannada song that Appu sang as a child.' 'Nobody expected that he would actually live out the words of his song some day.'
India's space programme is a PhoenixRediff.com11 Sep 2019
'It is time we Indians learnt to believe in ourselves, and stopped questioning our own capabilities every time a space launch is not a glorious success,' says M D Riti.
Siddhartha lived by his honour code, and died by itRediff.com1 Aug 2019
M D Riti pays tribute to Bangalore's homegrown business giant.
Of Fiat car, father and filmdomRediff.com24 May 2018
M D Riti recalls her first encounter with Karnataka's next chief minister.
I can't believe I won't see her againRediff.com6 Sep 2017
M D Riti remembers Gauri Lankesh, the courageous journalist who was murdered in Bengaluru on Tuesday night.
The pioneer who gave India's space programme a boostRediff.com24 Jul 2017
'One remembers Professor Rao with fondness as the man who gave the space programme a very professional front face, a very different appearance from the raw energy of a Vikram Sarabhai or the polished passion of a Dr Satish Dhawan.'