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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
One-time Modi critic Girish Karnad praises PM, criticises Cong

Jul 07, 2014

One-time Modi critic Girish Karnad praises PM, criticises Cong

Jnanpith award-winning director and playwright Girish Karnad praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has provided good governance to the people. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Karnataka #TheySaidIt #Bangalore #Nandan Nilekani #NDA #Girish Karnad #UR Ananthamurthy #PM Modi #Jnanpith
The year in literary feuds (And 5 rules to make a good feud)

Dec 27, 2012

The year in literary feuds (And 5 rules to make a good feud)

There's nothing like a good feud to make a lit fest come alive. Forget the year in books. Here's the year in literary feuds and what they reveal about what you need to cook up a rip roaring literary catfight. #Salman Rushdie #LiteraryPalate #Chetan Bhagat #Amitav Ghosh #VS Naipaul #Jaipur Literary Festival #Girish Karnad #Rear View 2012
Now, Girish Karnad calls Tagore 'second-rate playwright'

Nov 10, 2012

Now, Girish Karnad calls Tagore 'second-rate playwright'

After his public criticism of VS Naipaul, writer-actor Girish Karnad has kicked up a fresh storm by calling Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore a "second-rate playwright". #Rabindranath Tagore #WhoSaidWhat #VS Naipaul #Girish Karnad
The utter boorishness of Girish Karnad's secularism

Nov 03, 2012

The utter boorishness of Girish Karnad's secularism

In the name of secularism, can Girish Karnad take his audience and hosts for granted? #VS Naipaul #Literature Live! #Girish Karnad

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Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Nov 11, 2012

Islam and prejudice: Why Girish Karnad is wrong about Naipaul

Much of what Naipaul has said about Islam's damage to native cultures, based on field reportage, is visible and indisputable unless one is blind to what is around. #Islam #Music #Islamophobia #VS Naipaul #Secularism #Girish Karnad