When the Kannada novelist, U.R. Ananthamurthy, turned eighty in December 2012, I wrote in these columns that "no English writer in India has anywhere, like the social standing of Ananthamurthy, the deep, lifelong connection with his readers and his public. The Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
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What stands out most about U.R. Ananthamurthy's Hindutva or Hind Swaraj? I have had the privilege of conversing him at length, during which he told me that he is an angry man and that the anger helps him write. His thoughts in the book, however, ...Deccan Chronicle, 3 weeks ago U.R. Ananthamurthy's response to nationalism Livemint.com, 1 month ago
BENGALURU: Unlike the politicians he hobnobbed with and often took to task, nobody could accuse U R Ananthamurthy of not keeping his promises. The iconic writer and public intellectual had created a sensation in 2013, when he said in public what ...New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
In his last work, U.R. Ananthamurthy lays bare the soul of the nation In the age of Right to Information we are denied the right to introspection. A society pledged to development has no compunctions in passing off the greed of the vast ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
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Exchanging Insults CM Siddaramaiah has been accused of being the architect behind the fracas by former CM B.S. Yediyurappa The accusation has been answered by Siddaramaiah with reference to BJP's 2010 ploy of 'Operation Kamala' *** This ...Outlook India, 14 hours ago
Prof. Mahesh Chandraguru, professor in in the Department of Communication and Journalism of University of Mysore. He was arrested by the Jayalakshmi Puram police last week The judicial custody of B.P. Mahesh Chandra Guru, professor in the ...The Hindu, 2 days ago
While Bollywood star Aamir Khan has called critically acclaimed Kannada film Thithi a must-watch, king of neo-noir Anurag Kashyap has admitted to watching it for the fourth time, and finding it funnier than before. I seriously envy this Raam Reddy, ...New Indian Express, 6 days ago
The newest controversy to erupt over free speech is Tanmay Bhat's tasteless spoof of two of India's most famous icons, Lata Mangeshkar and Sachin Tendulkar. Coincidentally, I became acquainted with the standup comic only the previous week when I ...Hindustan Times, 3 weeks ago
I am faced with a problem. The NehruGandhi family has been liberated from those flatterers who believed that only that family was fit to rule the country. We have been liberated from them too. Even as I say this, the assassination of Indira Gandhi and Rajiv ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
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