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Jan 15, 2016
'Chalk N Duster' review: Juhi, Shabana's performance shows that you are only as old as your feelThe fact that we have three women, neither glamorous or young —playing central characters — is reason enough to applaud Chalk N Duster.
Dec 14, 2015
Shyam Benegal turns 81: Here are 10 of the director's best filmsThe author finds Shyam Benegal, the most influential director since Satyajit Ray
Nov 15, 2015
Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP back from the cold; works in tandem with BJP to nail CongressAre 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?
Nov 13, 2015
'Apologize or face Maratha heat': Congress MLA slams Karnad for Tipu Sultan-Shivaji comparisonMaharashtra 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".
Nov 13, 2015
It's political: Apology of little help for Girish Karnad as politicians kick in to milk his 'Tipu' commentKarnad 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?
Nov 11, 2015
Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was a Hindu: Girish KarnadJnanpith 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.
Sep 10, 2015
Kalburgi's murder: Karnataka is no state for people with progressive viewsAfter 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.
Apr 10, 2015
Girish Karnad turns up for Bengaluru beef eating event, but cops take away foodAnticipating trouble as the event had invited a lot of opposition, police intervened and took away the eatables made of beef from the organisers.
Aug 23, 2014
Ananthamurthy cremated with full state honoursThe last rites were conducted as per Hindu traditions fulfiling the wishes of Ananthamurthy, who was equally brilliant in Kannada and English writing.
Jul 09, 2014
Full text: Girish Karnad clarifies that he didn't really praise ModiWhile 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.