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Perumal Murugan


BJP’s poster showing slum dwellers has curious addition: Tamil author Perumal Murugan

November 30, 2021 8:10 am

Murugan, when contacted, told The Indian Express: “I myself belong to slums, so I am delighted. I am happy to have featured along with them.”

Verses from the soil

December 09, 2020 8:14 am

Tamil author Perumal Murugan and Carnatic classical vocalist TM Krishna come together to create a song in solidarity with the ongoing farmers' protest

How a hate campaign against their work brought Perumal Murugan, S Hareesh to mainstream attention

December 06, 2020 2:33 pm

With accolades and international recognition, the Tamil and Malayalam writer, respectively, hope for a more nuanced reading of their work

National Book Awards for Translated Literature longlist announced: Perumal Murugan makes the cut

September 17, 2020 7:19 pm

The list consists of two debut novels, two which center on animals, two feature ghost narrators, two which turn the gaze inward into the complexities of the protagonists and two on familial tension

Perumal Murugan's debut novel out in English after nearly 30 years. An excerpt

July 10, 2020 12:16 pm

The work bears everything, including commentary on caste politics, which the author will come to know of, later

‘Silence renders the weapons of opponents useless’

October 21, 2019 12:23 am

Author Perumal Murugan spoke on silence as a tool, TM Krishna, and his role as a teacher, at The Indian Express’s inaugural readers’ club session

Madras HC defers Sahitya award to Perumal Murugan's 'One Part Woman'

December 23, 2017 9:29 pm

Sahitya Akademi had announced the award to 'One Part Woman' in April this year

A novel, painting or film, there must be space for it, no artistic creation should be stopped: Perumal Murugan

December 03, 2017 9:32 am

Poet-writer Perumal Murugan reads out his poems in Tamil, talks about how 2014 changed him and his writing, says artistes should not be asked to justify their work, is hopeful of art finding a way around pressures, says he gets his creative ideas during travel, and talks about how his mother influenced him

Ode to Privacy

October 31, 2017 2:26 am

Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna comes together with environmentalist Nityanand Jayaraman, author Perumal Murugan, rapper Sofia Ashraf and Dalit activist and singer Sheetal Sathe to deliver a song on the right to privacy

Been a fool who had not assessed environment at all: Murugan

October 11, 2017 4:20 pm

Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.