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TM Krishna

How Carnatic singer TM Krishna is initiating dialogue about art and activism in his new book

In the book, he talks about activism as a driving force, and literature as a powerful tool 

Published on 20th April 2018
Priya Sarukkai Chabria

Priya Sarukkai Chabria on literary activism and the power of poetry

An interaction with the poet Priya Sarukkai Chabria, leading up to the festival Poetry with Prakriti.

Published on 2nd December 2017
Ashwani Kumar

Poetry with Prakriti 2017: Ashwani Kumar on activism

An interaction with the poet Ashwani Kumar, leading up to the festival Poetry with Prakriti. 

Published on 30th November 2017
Freida Pinto in Guerrilla

Guerrilla reflects angst people feel today: Freida

Actress Freida Pinto, who features in the Idris Elba-starrer TV show Guerrilla, believes the sitcom reflects the "angst and the passion that people are feeling" today.

Published on 27th October 2017
Raghu Dixit

Music has power to start a revolution: Raghu Dixit

Singer-composer Raghu Dixit says music has the power to bring people together, inspire them and start a revolution.
 

Published on 16th October 2017
Sayani Gupta

Women directors treat female characters with more complexities: Sayani

Actress Sayani Gupta says women directors treat female characters with "more layers and complexities" than their male counterparts.

Published on 16th October 2017
Sharmila Tagore

Why fewer scripts for senior female actors: Sharmila Tagore 

Veteran Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore feels there are very few scripts written keeping in mind "elderly" heroines, while the same is not true for their male counterparts.
 

Published on 11th October 2017
International Day of the Girl

Girls take over the world for International Day of the Girl

In an effort to strengthen the voices of the world’s 1.1 billion girls, October 11th is named International Day of the Girl Child, a celebration of the strength and power of girls around the world.

Published on 11th October 2017
Lil B

Facebook bans rapper Lil B for 'hate speech'

Facebook has banned rapper Lil B on charges of spreading "hate speech" on its platform.

Published on 11th October 2017
Culture

Rhyme and reason: Poetry as a form of dissent and activism 

Poets talk about social change through verse, ahead of the Bengaluru Poetry Festival 

Published on 4th August 2017

Where is the travelling cow going next?

Sujatro Ghosh will be shooting in six cities over the next two weeks. And then he’s making his way down South. His lone companion is a cow mask that has now become a familiar face

Published on 7th July 2017

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