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Karnad's invective is not a fact based logical rebuttal of Naipaul's ideological variance. It lacks the grace or elements of an intellectual discourse, says Vivek Gumaste. Girish Karnad's vitriolic......

Karnad's shocker: 'Tagore a second-rate playwright'

After his public criticism of V S Naipaul, writer-actor Girish Karnad has kicked up a fresh storm by calling Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore a "second-rate playwright". Talking to reporters......

I waited for 10 years to speak up against Naipaul: Karnad

In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose, acclaimed playwright Girish Karnad defended his recent public attack on Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul at the Mumbai Literature......

Lit fest: Playwright Karnad slams 'anti-Muslim' Naipaul

V S Naipaul has come in for stinging criticism from noted playwright Girish Karnad for his views on Muslims in India, with the latter saying the Nobel laureate has no idea of the community's......

8th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off to a grand start

The eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off on Wednesday to a grand start with a bevy of authors, poets, Nobel Laureates along with some Bollywood celebrities, trooping in to......

The world's 10 cheapest cars

Car makers across the world have been manufacturing cheaper cars to woo more buyers. India, a booming market for passenger cars, manufactures 4 of the world's cheapest cars. Check out 10 cars......

Mukesh Ambani will have to apply again for SEZ

Mukesh Ambani and Anand Jain would have to approach the Board of Approval afresh with a new special economic zone proposal in Maharashtra. This is required after the Maharashtra government......

What Bengaluru must learn from San Francisco

San Francisco and Bengaluru have a lot in common but there is a lot more that is different. Bengaluru needs to imbibe the spirit of San Francisco, says Subir Roy. San Francisco and Bengaluru have a......

Meet the man behind the Jet pilots' strike

NAG President Girish Kaushik was in the pilot's seat in last week's face-off against the Jet Airways' management, writes Mihir Mishra. Captains Sam Thomas and D Balaram were the focus of all eyes......

Global slowdown hits IT scene in Andhra Pradesh

Rs 22 crore (Rs 220 million) -- that was the total value of exports of IT software from Andhra Pradesh in 1994-95. IT exports in the state have now crossed Rs 32,500 crore (Rs 325 billion) during......

Spotted: Girish Karnad in Bengaluru

Reader Ali Raza met Girish Karnad in Bengaluru.If you encounter/meet/see film or television personalities and take a photograph or a video of the star(s), please scan the photograph(s) and upload......

An Army film starring Girish Karnad, Shruti

After playing onscreen mother, actress Shruti is all set to play a grandmother. The actress is said to have set aside her apprehensions about playing an older character as she was getting......

Bajrangi, Dabangg 3, Shuddhi: What happens to Salman's films?

The court verdict has put many Salman starrers in jeopardy. With Salman Khan being sentenced to five years of jail, the question on everyone's minds is what happens to his films?Here is a look......

Shashi Kapoor: The quiet showman

Though many feel it has been long overdue, recognition has finally come for Shashi Kapoor, the often underrated actor who acted in bad films so that he could make good cinema. In the late 1970s,......

Shashi Kapoor: The Icon of Suave

Yesteryear's heart-throb Shashi Kapoor will get the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for his contribution to Indian cinema. On this occasion, we reproduce Dinesh Raheja's nostalgia piece on the......

Four years on, lustre fades from IPL

For a show it was hard to beat: A DJ blasted Bollywood songs, fans decked out in the colours of the home side danced in the aisles, and the wife of the billionaire team owner perched on an......

Accept we are no longer No 1, Warne tells Aussies

Instead of panicking and making knee-jerk changes after losing the Ashes to England, spin legend Shane Warne feels Australia should accept that it is no longer the top Test side it used to be and......

Who will be the Best Young Player of the World Cup?

FIFA's Technical Study Group (TSG) on Friday shortlisted Germany's Thomas Mueller, Mexico's Giovani Dos Santos and Ghana's Andre Ayew for the Hyundai Best Young Player award, which is......

A unique setting for a familiar World Cup battle

The setting is unique but a succession of pre-tournament injuries and the lessons of past World Cups outside Europe suggest the football at Africa's first finals will resonate to familiar Latin......
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Sanskrit, take three

With India's third Sanskrit feature film on the horizon, walks down celluloid lane to track movies in the language and artistes behind them... ...

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The Invisible Kannadiga

A Nepalese friend once told me he had had it easy at college in the US because he had 'nothing to defend' — he came from a country that no one... ...

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FD Masters

A still from Pati's Abid There was a period, from around the mid-1960s up to the declaration of the Emergency in 1975, when some of the most... ...

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One Day in the Season of Rain

Madan Mohan Guglani was born in Amritsar in 1925. At the time of independence, he was 22, but he was already known by his literary name—Mohan... ...

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Naseeruddin Shah to host cricket show

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah will step into the shoes of a TV host and take the small screen audience through a roller coaster ride on the... ...

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