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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......

Why banks prefer to give term loans to professionals

As the average homebuyer's age has dropped from 40s to 27-30, many banks and housing finance companies offer 30-year loans. However, age isn't the only factor that helps one secure such loans. For......

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......

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......

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......

Kannada movies Savari 2 vs Pungidaasa this weekend

Two Kannada films will vie for your attention this weekend. Jacob Varghese who had made its prequel and Prithvi directs Savari 2. Pungidaasa is directed by Srinath who had earlier......

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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Curious case of chairing Sammelana

Kannada culture world is so strongly functioning along caste lines that everything inevitably has to be politically correct and social justice is a... ...

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Calling all lit lovers

THE Zee JAIPUR Literature Festival (JLF) has often been described as the Sunburn of book lovers. The reference is not really off the mark. The... ...

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10 best books of 2014

Sunil Sethi's end-of-the year listing of best books, in conventional hardcover format Sunil Sethi December 19, 2014 Last Updated at 22:42 IST At... ...

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Jaipur Literature Festival heads for the US

(From left) A file photo of Barnet Rubin, William Dalrymple, Mark Mazzetti and Ben Anderson during a panel discussion at Jaipur Literature... ...

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'I've been shooting day and night'

Karthik Jayaram doesn’t believe in restricting himself to any film industry. He feels actors must act in as many languages as and when they... ...

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