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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......

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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......

A dash of Bollywood at Jaipur Lit Fest

Bollywood remains a top draw at the Jaipur Literature Fest with a string of film celebrities like Waheeda Rahman, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad among others set to explore the......

Birthday Special: The Best of Amol Palekar

We celebrate the brilliant actor by looking back at his classic works. In the 1970s, Bollywood was identified with towering superheroes single-handedly taking on mighty villains, rescuing the......

And then one day, the actor wrote...

Naseeruddin Shah sets the gold standard as a master memoirist. In the West, there is a long and rich tradition of actors and movie stars telling their stories, most captivatingly, in their own......

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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Q. Narendra Modi has all the demeanours of a dictator and today, thanks to him, there are no moderate voices in the BJP - I will have no belongingness to an India represented by Modi - Renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith Award winner U R Ananthamurthy. What is you say?
Francisco:  A.  more

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Q. Identify the person Girish Karnad ?
Truth Exposed:  A. U.R.Anantha Murthy & Girish Karnad got their award for other than literary works(doing chamcha work for congi); the person who really deserves...... more

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Q. Girish Karnad says Rabindranath Tagore is a 'second-rate playwright' Do you agree ?
Uncommon Freind:  A. you already identified him as GIRISH KARNAD :) more

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Q. What do my bengali friends have to say on Girish Karnad comment that Tagore plays are were just normal
Loner:  A. Girish Karnad is second rate idiot to say so....! more

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Q. Whats the ongoing controversy of Girish Karnad ?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. girish Karnad is third grade. more

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Still no permanant performance space in Karnataka

By Divya Shekhar BENGALURU: While hosting South Asia's largest contemporary dance festival in the city - the Attakkalari India Biennial from... ...

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Writers and the way with words

Sir V.S. Naipaul in conversation with Farrukh Dhondy on “The Writer and the World” at the Jaipur Literature Festival. — PTI Jaipur Litfest... ...

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Ford Happy Schools programme expansion around Sanand plant

Ford Happy Schools Programme will now take into its fold another ten schools in the vicinity of its upcoming plant in Sanand, Gujarat. Ford's... ...

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I am...B.G. Ramakrishna

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Theatre taught me how to live, how to mobilise people and work for the society, says... ...

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Need for a fine line between artistic freedom & insulting beliefs

Playwright and actor Girish Karnad best summed up the danger facing writers: not electronic screens, but the forces that want to destroy books. The... ...

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