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Girish Karnad
Opinion  /  Published 17.06.19

Girish Karnad's death is an irreparable loss

Sir — India has lost one of the most eminent personalities with the death of Girish Karnad. One cannot forget his film, Nishant, which advocated the dismantling of feudalism or Manthan, which was ba...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Film fest begins but curtailed

The 12th International Guwahati Film Festival, one of the oldest film festivals in eastern India, began at the state museum auditorium here on Friday. The festival, organised by Gauhati Cine Club (GCC...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

People  /  Published 13.06.19

Ashoke Vishwanathan's tribute to Girish Karnad

It was always extremely difficult to categorise him. An intellectual yet deceptively simple; politically agile but not the strident apostate; extremely friendly but also careful to be a wee bit distan...
By The Telegraph in

Culture  /  Published 10.06.19

Writer, playwright, humanist: The essential works of Girish Karnad

Actor, playwright, film-maker and activist Girish Karnad breathed his last at 6.30am on Monday at a Bangalore hospital. With his passing, Kannada culture has been dealt a body blow.Karnad was born in ...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.19

Book hitch for Kolhan varsity

Kolhan University’s target to impart quality education is being impeded by the unavailability of books in the under-graduate level. Last month, a team of English teachers from the syllabus committee...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Girish Karnad: Mathematics grad to literary colossus and secular hero

Girish Karnad, the celebrated Kannada playwright, director and actor whose championing of free speech had brought him into conflict with Right-wing Hindu groups, passed away at his Bangalore home on M...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 15.06.19

Why Indian children should learn art

If what Darren Henley, the chief executive of the Arts Council England, says is true, then schoolchildren in India should be taught art along with such core subjects as mathematics, languages and scie...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 10.01.20

One arrested in Gauri Lankesh murder case

The Special Investigation Team probing the murder of activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh has arrested one person in connection with the case.Rushikesh Devdikar alias Murali, 44, who was absconding was a...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 27.07.19

Girish Karnad lives on

Braving torrential rain and traffic snarls, a group of theatre addicts makes it to the top floor of a commercial complex in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala area where Tamaasha Theatre has organised, over two c...
By Alpana Chowdhury in


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