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Tipu row: Karnad gets death threats; BJP wants CM to quit

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament Prathap Simha have allegedly received death threats on social media as the controversy rages in Karnataka over the......

'Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was Hindu,' says Karnad

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad on Tuesday said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.......

15 inspiring quotes by Bharat Ratna Dr Abdul Kalam

Former president A P J Abdul Kalam speaks during the presentation ceremony of the 39th Jnanpith Award in New Delhi in this photograph taken on August 10, 2006. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters The......

Jnanpith winner: 'Right-wing groups have brought shame to India'

Image: Professor Bhalchandra Nemade, winner of the 2014 Jnanpith Award. Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/   'I stand by what I said. It is understandable that Rushdie got angry and called......

Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honours

Mourners in large numbers on Saturday paid their last respects to Jnanpith award winner and Kannada literary giant U R Ananthamurthy who was cremated with full state honours in Bangalore. Amid......

Bengal unclear on people displaced by projects

The West Bengal government has earmarked 30,000 acres for industrial projects (around 7,000 acres has been allocated, the rest is at different stages of acquisition), but even as it faces one of......

First Look: Asif Ali's Asuravithu

In the 1960s, A Vincent made a memorable Malayalam film called Asuravithu based on the Jnanpith award winner M T Vasudevan Nair's novel of the same name. The film had Prem Nazir and Sarada in the......

Adoor's four stories, one theme

Auteur Adoor Gopalakrishan's fascination with Jnanpith award winning author Thakazhi Shivsankara Pillai continues in his new venture Oru Pennum Randaanum (A climate for crime). His previous film......

'Inter-religious marriages were never really encouraged in our society'

'Pre-Partition India wasn't as hunk-dory as we talk about; Hindus and Muslims lived in harmony, sure, but never as miyan-biwi (husband-wife)' 'Unrequited love is very good for a......

'My growth as an actor has been slow but definitely steady'

Onam is Kerala’s biggest festival and a string of new films is released around this time. This year, we will see at least six releases during the festival. One of them is Ezhamathe Varavu,......

Who will be Bheema in Randamoozham?

Is it going to be Mammootty or Mohanlal who will play the role of Bheema in the forthcoming film directed by Hariharan, based on the acclaimed novel Randamoozham by the Jnanpith Award winner M T......
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Seventh title in Marga series released

The seventh title in the Marga series, a collection of research articles in Kannada by research scholar M.M. Kalburgi, was released here on... ...
Kum. Vee. opposes Alva's nisargadhama at Kudremukh

Even as controversy surrounds the Alva's nisargadhama at Kurdemukh, writer Kum. Veerabhadrappa has joined writers and green activists who have... ...
Writers pull out of Bangalore lit fest

Bangalore, Nov. 27: Four writers have decided to pull out of the Bangalore Literature Festival to mark their disapproval of its director's views... ...
State museums still await CCTV cameras

How safe are historical artefacts in our state? Against the background of a burglary at poet Kuvempu's memorial at Kuppalli in Shivamogga district,... ...
S Jaipal Reddy

NEW DELHI: Congress leader S Jaipal Reddy today came out in support of Aamir Khan on the issue of intolerance, insisting that the "wild" comments... ...

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