articles by Kishen Shastry

India

The Belagavi conundrum: Karnataka liberalism must be defended and celebrated

Nation-building should be a harmonious process, not based on the perceived hierarchical superiority of the past.

Entertainment

How with Puneeth Rajkumar’s passing away, already muted Kannada conservatism loses a glorious figurehead

Puneeth Rajkumar’s death has been a shocking one, but the outpouring following his death has reinforced the tenacity of the values of Kannada Conservatism