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Song For the Valley

“I was feeling terribly gutted over the last two days. Something very fundamental about the beauty of this country seemed taken away," says TM Krishna.

Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna recites 'Postcard from Kashmir' poem as J-K clampdown continues

The poem was read out against the backdrop of communications links -- mobile, internet, landline and broadband - remaining cut off in the Valley.

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To live is to be political

Art cannot be an apolitical sphere if artistes are to be the conscience-keepers of society. But in tyrannical reigns, expression in the form of art is first curbed and then smothered.

Art For Life’s Sake

Why it is dangerous to reduce art to political rhetoric

T M Krishna: 'I want to thank Sonal Mansingh for writing that piece'

Krishna, who will be singing in the capital Saturday on the invitation of the Delhi government, said he was thankful to the government of Delhi for stepping in

Fifth column: Anti-Indian music?

In the past four years, these fanatics have been more active than usual because they believe they have a Hindutva government in office.

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Krishna sings, Krishna is heard

Krishna was performing in Delhi on a platform provided by the Delhi government, three days after the Airports Authority of India scrapped an event featuring the Carnatic maestro, allegedly owing to a backlash from right-wing trolls.

T M Krishna enthrals Delhiites; Sisodia calls huge turnout 'political statement'

Krishna, whose concert in the city was scrapped by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), performed at the Garden of Five Senses in Delhi on an invitation of the AAP government.

Show must go on

When one institution failed T M Krishna and his audience, another stepped up. This is how it should be

Singing a political tune

Controversy over the cancellation of a T M Krishna concert sees meanings and narratives that do not exist. And it is hypocritical to act as a vicious political activist while claiming the privileges of an artist.

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Organisers allegedly cancel TM Krishna concert after a campaign by right-wing trolls

He was called an “anti-national”, a “converted bigot” and an “urban naxal” by trolls. But Airports Authority of India, one of the organisers, has said the “postponement” is not because of trolls.

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