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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 controversy: Girish Karnad apologises

Under severe attack for his remarks that Bengaluru International airport should have been named after 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan rather than the city founder Kempegowda, Jnanpith awardee......

'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.......

Karnataka govt to hand over Kalburgi murder case to CBI

The Karnataka government decided to hand over to the Central Bureau of Investigation the probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar M M Kalburgi, even as his body was......

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......

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......

It's still a man's world, women sidelined in India Inc

When it comes to key hands-on management positions, India Inc is still largely run by men. Ireena Vittal's resignation as independent director from the board of Axis Bank on grounds of a possible......

Remuneration that India's top CEOs receive, the real picture

Sebi found that on average, the remuneration paid to CEOs in certain Indian companies are far higher than the remuneration received by their foreign counterparts and there is no justification......

Home prices hit roof, but affordability near its best: HDFC

Housing prices have risen to record high levels, but increase in disposable income of the homebuyers has made the purchase of a house most affordable in over a decade, according to mortgage giant......

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......

Twinkle shoots with mom Dimple Kapadia

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Twinkle Khanna recently shot with her mother Dimple Kapadia for a jewellery brand.Celebrity photographer Dabboo......

'A woman of her times and yet someone belonging to Gandhiji's era'

'Asked which Dilip Kumar films were among her favourites, she said she had seen not a single movie of his until that time. This became a sensational issue. She did not mean to offend Dilip Kumar.'......

The Best Films of Smita Patil

Smita Patil would have been 60 on October 17 had fate not cruelly snatched her from us in 1986. She was only 31 when she died. salutes the incomparable actress in a special......

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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Of politics, controversy and tension

By Chris Emmanuel D'Souza Mangaluru, Nov 15: Over the last few days, Karnataka has been rampaged with a flood of rage and savagery over a trivial... ...
Karnad sells house to diplomat

DHARWAD: Age and the inability to maintain imposing bungalows in posh localities of Dharwad is forcing owners to sell them, and the latest to join... ...
Priyadarshan blames media for rising intolerance

Speaking about the situation of intolerance prevailing in the country, director Priyadarshan pointed fingers at the media. The real intolerance in... ...
Mukesh and Methil Devika to appear on stage

Popular Malayalam actor Mukesh and his wife and famous dancer Methil Devika will appear on stage in 'Naga' Malayalam drama at JTPac on November 29... ...
Thank You, Aamir and Shah Rukh

Why does the BJP think it is necessary to lecture its critics about India being "a tolerant nation?" Is it because they don't get what's being... ...

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