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Oct 21, 2018
#MeToo in India: Activist collective organises public hearing in Chennai; MP Nirmala, TM Krishna, others on the panelIn an attempt to take the discourse around gender, sexuality and abuse further into the mainstream, a public hearing "to open the socio-political discourse around #MeToo" is being organised in Chennai on 21 October by an activist collective, Ek Potlee Ret Ki.
Oct 15, 2018
TM Krishna, Bombay Jayashree among artistes to sign open letter against sexual harassment in Carnatic music communityThe #MeToo letter went public on 13 October at 10 pm (IST), with 62 signatures, and in less than 12 hours it had 150 additional signatures, including highly reputable artists such as Bombay Jayashree, Ranjani and Gayatri, Abhishek Raghuram, and Sikkil C Gurucharan, to name a few.
Oct 12, 2018
TM Krishna on #MeToo in Indian classical arts: Halo around artists has given them licence to abuseDiscussing #MeToo and the world of Indian classical arts, TM Krishna says, 'While there are some wonderful aspects to the guru-shishya parampara, if we do not accept that it is also a convenient platform for abuse of various forms, we are failing students'
Aug 16, 2018
Carnatic artistes targeted for choosing Christian songs: On the difference between art and devotional musicThough most of its compositions are religious in content and in praise of Hindu deities, Carnatic music is not religious music. It has an appeal beyond its religious association
Aug 10, 2018
TM Krishna on fighting communal forces in Carnatic music: 'If you buckle to goondaism, it's all over'The noted Carnatic singer and social commentator TM Krishna took everyone with surprise, also with a bit of an awe, after he tweeted on 9 August, saying that he would now be releasing, every month, a Carnatic song on Allah and Jesus.
Aug 09, 2018
TM Krishna hits back at attempts to communalise Carnatic music; promises to release songs about Allah, JesusIn wake of attempts to communalise Carnatic music and confine it to Hindu artists and themes, TM Krishna has announced that he will regularly release songs which speak about Allah and Jesus
Jul 31, 2018
Boycotts and bans are not enough, we must problematise the work of artists who disturb usIs there and should there be a line that separates the artist from his/her creation?
Jul 06, 2018
Filmmaker Divya Bharathi's movie on Cyclone Ockhi blames wilful political ignorance for deaths: Cops raid director's home without warrantPolice wanted the source of the footage and the DVDs of 'Orutharum Varela', a documentary on Cyclone Ockhi directed by Divya Bharathi — a film on the politics behind why timely help was not provided to the fisherfolk in southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala in December 2017 when Cyclone Ockhi struck.
Jul 01, 2018
Kodaikanal Still Won't: TM Krishna, Sofia Ashraf, Amrit Rao call out Unilever's 'environmental racism'Kodaikanal Still Won't is a follow up to the 2015 social media anthem Kodaikanal Won't feat. Sofia Ashraf
Jun 27, 2018
As Varanasi's ghats come alive with music, the city could stake its claim to being India's cultural capitalMusic events at Varanasi's Ghats have much to offer to attendees — performances by veterans, views of the Ganga and beautiful venues