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'Chalk N Duster' review: Juhi, Shabana's performance shows that you are only as old as your feel

Jan 15, 2016

'Chalk N Duster' review: Juhi, Shabana's performance shows that you are only as old as your feel

The fact that we have three women, neither glamorous or young —playing central characters — is reason enough to applaud Chalk N Duster. #Juhi Chawla #Movie review #Divya Dutta #Rishi Kapoor #Yash Chopra #Girish Karnad #Richa Chadha #Chalk and Duster
Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP back from the cold; works in tandem with BJP to nail Congress

Nov 15, 2015

Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP back from the cold; works in tandem with BJP to nail Congress

Are the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the BJP set to embark on a major political journey in Karnataka in the wake of the controversial Tipu Sultan birth anniversary celebrations? #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka #VHP #Siddaramaiah #Girish Karnad #Tipu Sultan
'Apologize or face Maratha heat': Congress MLA slams Karnad for Tipu Sultan-Shivaji comparison

Nov 13, 2015

'Apologize or face Maratha heat': Congress MLA slams Karnad for Tipu Sultan-Shivaji comparison

Maharashtra Congress legislator Nitesh Rane has slammed Girish Karnad over his comments on Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji, saying the writer should "either apologise or face the Maratha heat". #Congress #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Maharashtra #Nitesh Rane #Shivaji #Girish Karnad #Tipu Sultan
It's political: Apology of little help for Girish Karnad as politicians kick in to milk his 'Tipu' comment

Nov 13, 2015

It's political: Apology of little help for Girish Karnad as politicians kick in to milk his 'Tipu' comment

Karnad had only observed that it would have been better had Karnataka named Bengaluru International Airport after the erstwhile rule of Mysuru, Tipu Sultan; and that was enough to make him target of threats, even a death threat. Has Karnataka become too prickly about suggestions from well-known personalities? #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka #VHP #Girish Karnad #Tipu Sultan #Hindu Fringe groups #Madikeri #Intolerance cases in India
Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was a Hindu: Girish Karnad

Nov 11, 2015

Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was a Hindu: Girish 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. #NewsTracker #Siddaramaiah #Girish Karnad #Tipu Sultan #Chhatrapathi Shivaji
Kalburgi's murder: Karnataka is no state for people with progressive views

Sep 10, 2015

Kalburgi's murder: Karnataka is no state for people with progressive views

After eminent Kannada scholar and rationalist MM Kalburgi was gunned down for his views on idol worshipping, the latest target of the religious extremists is Professor KS Bhagwan, a retired professor from the Mysuru University. #India #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka #Girish Karnad #Hindutva elements #MM Kalburgi #Professor KS Bhagwan #hindutva hardliners
Girish Karnad turns up for Bengaluru beef eating event, but cops take away food

Apr 10, 2015

Girish Karnad turns up for Bengaluru beef eating event, but cops take away food

Anticipating trouble as the event had invited a lot of opposition, police intervened and took away the eatables made of beef from the organisers. #NewsTracker #beef #Dalit #Bengaluru #Left #Girish Karnad
Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honours

Aug 23, 2014

Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honours

The last rites were conducted as per Hindu traditions fulfiling the wishes of Ananthamurthy, who was equally brilliant in Kannada and English writing. #InMemoriam #Ananth Kumar #DV Sadananda Gowda #Jnanpith award #Siddaramaiah #Girish Karnad #UR Ananthamurthy #Bangalore University
Full text: Girish Karnad clarifies that he didn't really praise Modi

Jul 09, 2014

Full text: Girish Karnad clarifies that he didn't really praise Modi

While reports of Jnanpith award-winning director and playwright Girish Karnad allegedly praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appeared in the Times of India on Saturday , Karnad has today issued a clarification saying he was misquoted. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Times of India #Modi #Girish Karnad