T M Krishna
India  /  Published 11.06.21

Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna contests IT rules

Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna has moved Madras High Court challenging the new information technology rules of the central government. He urged the court to declare the new rules ultra vires of the C...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 31.10.20

A concert and a lesson

“Unlike (Mahatma) Gandhi who unfortunately thought cleansing and purifying religion was all that was needed, Guru questioned, reimagined and literally redrafted religion. He took ownership of it...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 16.10.20

Asoka edicts meet music of Krishna

Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna has breathed musical life into some of Asoka’s edicts urging sensitivity to human suffering and extolling the need for compassion and justice.  Part of the Ed...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

Books  /  Published 11.09.20

A different kind of melody: Makers of the mrdangam

But Sebastian & Sons is much more than a mea culpa exercise in excavating the forgotten histories of the makers of the mrdangam; in his book, Krishna goes to great lengths to t...
By Samantak Das

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Exploration of ethical and quest for equal music in Kolkata

Introducing raga Bhairavi, the formidable classical Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna tries to explain the idea of singing a raga. It is a search. As he sings the notes, he seems to implore the spirit of t...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


Books  /  Published 14.03.19

TM Krishna writes about caste, privilege in art

Krishna has ever taken the stand that Indian art forms are dictated by ideas of caste and religion, and that allotment of human capability along those lines is unjustifiable. How and why these systems...
By S.D. Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 16.11.18

In concert: TM Krishna's vocals, AAP's awaz

Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna is scheduled to sing in a concert titled Awam Ki Awaz, organised by Delhi's AAP government on Saturday, a stone's throw away from the Qutub Minar, the tower symbolising ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.11.18

Delhi to host trolled singer T.M. Krishna

The Delhi government will soon be hosting Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna, recently trolled as an “urban Naxal” and as “anti-India”, an aide to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal told The Teleg...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

Music that transcends traditional spaces

Poromboke (n.). 1. Places reserved for shared communal uses (water bodies, grazing lands). 2. A pejorative intended to demean and devalue a person or place. How did the meaning change from the first t...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.08.19

Artists are not special, says T.M. Krishna

Q: Vidya Vanam, a school for underprivileged children, was set up by your mother. What is your earliest personal memory of such a profound gesture of accommodation and inclusion?My mother has been liv...
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