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'There is no such thing as a Hindu. He is a political construct'

Girish Karnad, one of modern India's finest playwrights, has passed into the ages.  Among the first to tweet his condolences was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who said, 'Girish Karnad will......

Vote against BJP, say 600 theatre artists in letter

More than 600 theatre personalities, including Amol Palekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad and Usha Ganguli, have signed a letter asking people to "vote Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies" out......

Girish Karnad was first on hit-list in seized diary, Gauri Lankesh second

The Special Investigation Team probing journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s killing has stumbled upon a diary with a ‘hit-list’ which has the name of film and......

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......

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......

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......

1 cr jobs in textiles sector: Maran's promise

The UPA government will work on creating one crore (10 million) new jobs in the textiles sector and attract an investment of Rs 1.55 lakh crore in the next five years, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi......

Indian publishing industry growing at 30%

Describing country's publishing industry as vibrant, the Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Shiv Shankar Mukherjee said it is growing at an impressive rate of 30 per cent every year."We......

Shyam Benegal: The Girish Karnad I Knew

'He had a continuing interest in life, people, and the society in which he lived,' remembers Shyam Benegal, who collaborated with the polyglot playwright and actor through the 1970s and remained......

Shyam Benegal: The Girish Karnad I Knew

'He had a continuing interest in life, people, and the society in which he lived,' remembers Shyam Benegal, who collaborated with the polyglot playwright and actor through the 1970s and remained......

'I will never have the joy of sitting with Girish again'

Economist and author Devaki Jain counted Girish Karnad among her good friends.Naturally, the 86-year-old Padma Shri awardee is coping with a deep sense of loss after Karnad passed into the ages on......

Shabana Azmi: I need the privacy to grieve Girish's loss

Girish Karnad's demise has left her shattered, Shabana Azmi tells Subhash K Jha. IMAGE: Girish Karnad and Shabana Azmi in Swami. Some of Girish Karnad's best work in Hindi cinema was with......

The curtain falls: Theatre legend Girish Karnad takes a final bow

'With his stature as a playwright and actor, Girish Karnad was one of the voices of modernity for not just Karnataka but the entire country.' IMAGE: Girish Karnad. Photograph: Rajesh......

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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Girish Karnad lives on in Amdavadis’ hearts

Girish Karnad lives on in Amdavadis’ hearts ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/spotlight/girish-karnad-lives-on-in-amdavadis-hearts/articleshow/70258432.cms
Amid political turmoil, Karnataka monsoon session to begin today

The 11-day long session is likely to begin with both the assembly and council paying rich tributes to distinguished personalities of the state who... ...

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/politics/amid-political-turmoil-karnataka-monsoon-session-to-begin-today_12740941.html
Film fest to pay tribute to Veeru Devgan, Girish Karnad

A film festival is set to pay homage to Indian cinema's noted names Veeru Devgan, actor-filmmaker Kader Khan, Mrinal Sen and Girish Karnad. The... ...

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The Girish Karnad I Knew

'He had a continuing interest in life, people, and the society in which he lived,' remembers Shyam Benegal, who collaborated with the polyglot... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/special/shyam-benegal-the-girish-karnad-i-knew/20190626.htm
Friends raise a toast to Girish Karnad

Friends raise a toast to Girish Karnad ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/friends-raise-a-toast-to-girish-karnad/articleshow/69958376.cms

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