Noted playwright Girish Karnad passes away at age of 81

Monday, June 10th, 2019
Girish Karnad

Bengaluru : Noted actor, filmmaker and playwright Girish Karnad passed away on Monday. He was 81. Karnad succumbed to a prolonged illness at his residence in Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru, a staff from the Cubbon Park Police station, under whose jurisdiction the legendary writer lived, confirmed the sad demise . Karnad predominantly worked in South […]

Girish Karnad was first and Gauri Lankesh second on ‘hit-list’..!

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Bengaluru: The SIT probing journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh’s murder has stumbled upon a diary with a ‘hit-list’ which has the name of film and theatre personality Girish Karnad’s name on top, the police said on Wednesday. Girish Karnad is among the most vocal critics of hardline Hindutva whose security was beefed up following the killing of […]

My voice will grow more stronger now: Prakash Rai

Friday, June 29th, 2018
My voice will grow more stronger now: Prakash Rai

Bengaluru: SIT who is investigating on Gauri Lankesh murder case revealed that the main suspect revealed that the killers next target was actor Prakash Raj and Girish Karnad. Responding to the news, the actor, who has been immensely critical of the ruling central government has said that his voice will grow stronger. Gauri killers planned […]

Forced bandh on Friday says Poojary

Sunday, November 15th, 2015
Poojary Bundh press

Mangaluru : The bandh observed in Dakshina Kannada on Friday can not be termed a “successful bandh” as it was a “forced bandh,” opined Union former minister B Janardhan Poojary. Addressing media persons at the District Congress office here on Saturday, he said that the Friday’s bandh has created a fear psychosis among the residents of […]

Girish Karnad inaugurates Dasara in Mysore

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Mysore :  The 10-day long Mysore Dasara festivities got off to a traditional start atop the Chamundi hills with special prayers to Goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysore. Jnanpith award recipient, well-known writer and theatre personality Girish Karnad inaugurated the festivities, which is celebrated as ‘Nada Habba’ (State Festival), by lighting a traditional lamp […]