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Why Girish Karnad is wrong

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......

'India doesn't DESERVE to be in the UNSC'

India can never become a great power unless it assumes hard power status, says national security hawk Bharat Karnad Bharat Karnad, one of India's leading national security hawks, believes that......

Rate cuts,offers bring first-timers to realty mart

Renu Sud Karnad, joint managing director of HDFC, the country's largest mortgage player, said she saw 'increased interest' from first-time house buyers, courtesy the correction in property prices,......

2 Indians among world's top 25 women in finance

Two Indians -- HDFC's Renu Sud Karnad and ICICI Venture's Renuka Ramnath -- have been named in the global list of top 25 Nonbank Women in Finance, compiled by American magazine USBanker.Further, an......

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor phase-I launched

After a three-year delay, the Centre and the Maharashtra government on Monday signed the state support agreement (SSA) and shareholders agreement (SA) for the first phase of the ambitious Delhi......

Realtors eye NRIs for Indian housing projects

Presenting India as one of the few high-return real estate markets in the world, over three dozen property developers from the country have come here to attract UK-based NRIs to invest in housing......

HDFC confident of posting 18-20% loan growth

HDFC has said that the company is well placed to deliver 18-20 per cent loan growth with stable margins and asset quality driven by growth in the smaller towns.Giving their presentation at the CLSA......

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......

Puneeth Rajkumar: I am not a serious actor

Puneeth Rajkumar is banking on the release of his latest film Yaare Koogadali to bring him much-needed success. Although his last two films Paramatma and Anna Bond were not commercial flops, the......

Review: Mugamoodi fails to impress

Tamil film Mugamoodi has all the makings of a successful film but ends up disappointing, writes Pavithra SrinivasanAn antagonist who prances about like a James Bond villain; armies of kung-fu......

Review: Ek Tha Tiger is Salman at his coolest

Ek Tha Tiger is Salman Khan'smost accomplished works in the recent times says Raja Sen.The shirt stays on. So numbed are we by the onslaught of mindless Southern remakes heavy with punchlines and......

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/narendra-modi-has-all-the-demeanours-of-a-dictator-and-today/27282322/answers/

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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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/girish-karnad-says-rabindranath-tagore-is-a-second-rate-play/24453958/answers/24656046

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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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A toast to the city life

Lillette Dubey's next directorial venture is based on an intelligent take on metros by Girish Karnad ...

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Campaign ends for LS polls in Karnataka

A high-octane campaign for the single-phase April 17 Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka, where both Congress and BJP are betting high in a fierce close... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/399419/campaign-ends-ls-polls-karnataka.html
Tough call

Publisher of Navayana, S. Anand. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint Navayana, an English language publisher in the country with a focus on Dalit... ...

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Survival skills

The two men at war who made saffron a permanent hue in the political landscape of Karnataka finally seem to have buried the hatchet. Gearing up to... ...

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Kannada writers Ananthamurthy, Karnad to campaign against Modi in Varanasi

The Progressive Writers Association (PWA) is planning to organize a public meeting against Modi in Varanasi on May 4. The PWA wants to back secular... ...

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