Girish Karnad

Tata Mumbai LitFest Lifetime Achievement Award for Girish Karnad

Tata Mumbai LitFest Lifetime Achievement Award for Girish Karnad

Veteran actor and playwright Girish Karnad will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest which is stated to begin from November 16.

Oct 31, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
Revealed! Opening weekend Box Office collections of Ajay Devgn's 'Shivaay'

Revealed! Opening weekend Box Office collections of Ajay Devgn's 'Shivaay'

It clashed at the Box Office with Karan Johar's 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'. The film features Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Anushka Sharma and Fawad Khan in key roles.

Oct 31, 2016, 15:02 PM IST
Shivaay movie review: Defies gravity and conviction

Shivaay movie review: Defies gravity and conviction

'Shivaay' movie review 

Oct 28, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

Stop hypocrisy on intolerance, Congress tells Modi

The Congress party in Kerala, which has decided to go out on an all-out offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop his hypocrisy on intolerance.

Nov 13, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Tipu Sultan row: Centre refuses to intervene

The Centre on Friday flatly refused to intervene in the brewing Tipu Sultan row in Karnataka saying the 'peaceful' debate over the issue must be continued, however, it would be unwise to expect any involvement by the government into the matter.

Nov 13, 2015, 11:48 AM IST
Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP observes bandh in Karnataka today

Tipu Sultan controversy: VHP observes bandh in Karnataka today

A local VHP leader had died as violence erupted over the holding of the birth anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan on Tuesday.

Nov 13, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Death threat to Karnad, BJP MP over Tipu row

Security was stepped up on Thursday for noted Kannada litterateur Girish Karnad and BJP lawmaker Prathap Simha following death threats to them on social media, police said.

Nov 13, 2015, 02:17 AM IST

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Nov 12, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

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Nov 12, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

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- PM Modi arrives in London on a 3-day visit
-Actor Girish Karnad gets death threat on twitter after his proposal to name Karnataka Airport after Tipu Sultan.

Nov 12, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Panel discussion on Girish Karnad's remark on Tipu Sultan's true legacy

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad today said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.

Nov 12, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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Nov 12, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Playright Girish Karnad gets death threat for Tipu comment

Playwright Girish Karnad has received death threat on Twitter after his proposal to name Karnataka airport after Tipu Sultan.

Nov 12, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Complaint filed against Karnad for 'Tipu Sultan' comment

A complaint was filed at the Vidhana Soudha police station here against Jnanpith Award winner Girish Karnad for his 'provocative' remark on naming the Bengaluru international airport after city founder Kempe Gowda, on charges that the comment has allegedly hurt the sentiments of certain sections of society.

Nov 12, 2015, 10:16 AM IST
Tipu Sultan controversy: After Girish Karnad, BJP MP receives death threat

Tipu Sultan controversy: After Girish Karnad, BJP MP receives death threat

Girish Karnad on Wednesday apologised for his remarks on naming the Bengaluru international airport after city founder Kempe Gowda even as protests against him spread in Karnataka.

Nov 12, 2015, 09:48 AM IST
'Tipu Jayanti' violence: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah orders probe

'Tipu Jayanti' violence: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah orders probe

A local Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader died and several others, including policemen, were injured in the violence on Tuesday.

Nov 12, 2015, 09:18 AM IST

Girish Karnad offers apology over remarks on Kempegowda

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the government has nothing to do with the remarks made by Girish Karnad.

Nov 11, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was a Hindu: Girish Karnad

'It would have been "apt" had the Bengaluru International Airport at Devanahalli near here been named after Tipu Sultan rather than Kempegowda.'

Nov 10, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Intellectuals demand debate before making changes in NMML

Claiming that role and repute of NMML has been endangered by "irresponsible" statements from a section of the government, four intellectuals, including former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi, on Saturday demanded a public debate before any changes made to the institution.

Sep 05, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
Feels great to reunite with Shabana: Girish Karnad

Feels great to reunite with Shabana: Girish Karnad

Padma Bhushan awardee Girish Karnad is delighted to reunite with veteran actress Shabana Azmi after 23 years for "Chalk N Duster".

Jul 07, 2015, 18:50 PM IST