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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......

Kalburgi case: Is it linked to Dabholkar, Pansare murders?

  Four teams have been formed by police as part of its probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar M M Kalburgi, who was shot dead at his residence at Dharwad in......

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......

When Juhi cheated in school, and got caught!

We go on the sets of Juhi Chawla's Chalk N Duster. Image: Subhash Singh and Juhi Chawla Make-up artist Subhash Singh spent years making actresses look beautiful in front of the cameras. Now, the......

'Yes, I have done adult films. But nobody is talking about my good films'

'I defy all the controversy. For me, it is meaningless. They say the students are unhappy that I have been appointed as the head of FTII. They have not seen my work so how can they be unhappy?'......

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......

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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Revisit a Tendulkar classic

Prev By Suprita Mitter | Posted 3 hours A new series called NCPA Classics hopes to revive classic and contemporary works of Indian... ...

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Suriya-starrer 24 heads for Poland to shoot songs

Upcoming Tamil family drama 24 starring superstar Suriya along with Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Nithya Menen will soon be heading for Poland on a... ...

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Where freedom is speech-less

It is a strange world where two men in a sleepy town can enter a study and shoot a scholar in his head and heart. With famed writer, researcher and... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150902/lifestyle-offbeat/article/where-freedom-speech-less
Is it linked to Dabholkar, Pansare murders?

  Four teams have been formed by police as part of its probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar M M Kalburgi, who was... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/kalburgi-case-is-it-linked-to-dabholkar-pansare-murders/20150901.htm
Karnataka govt to hand over MM Kalburgi murder case ...

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday decided to hand over to CBI the probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/karnataka-govt-to-hand-over-mm-kalburgi-murder-case-probe-to-the-cbi-2415376.html

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