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TM Krishna


The longlist for the NIF-Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Book Prize is announced

September 16, 2021 3:15 pm

The 12 books on the longlist offer diverse perspectives on modern Indian history and culture

Zakir Hussain, TM Krishna discuss ‘unifying force of music’

August 15, 2021 12:56 am

This is the eighth edition of the annual lecture series by arts and culture festival Literature Live!, which was founded by the late Anil Dharker in 2010. Dharker, a noted journalist and writer, passed away earlier this year.

Sunday Long Reads: The legacy of Dilip Kumar, camouflage in the animal kingdom, and more

July 11, 2021 12:29 pm

Here is a roundup of some important Sunday Eye stories for your reading!

‘Good intentions aren’t good enough to have an opinion’

July 11, 2021 7:01 am

Musician TM Krishna on revisiting his older writings for a new book of essays The Spirit of Enquiry: Notes of Dissent, retreating from Dalit politics and why an artiste's political views disturb the audience

'IT rules impose chilling effect on free speech': TM Krishna moves Madras HC

June 10, 2021 7:47 pm

The Madras High Court has given the government three weeks to file a response to the affidavit and the matter will be heard after four weeks.

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

'We are patronising when we are not aware': TM Krishna on activism, caste privilege and saviour complex

November 17, 2020 6:09 pm

In an interview with, TM Krishna addressed questions regarding his activism, if his empathy runs the risk of being condescending and if awareness enriches art

'It's important for the political world of today to own up to their mistakes in public'

October 14, 2020 7:48 pm

Carnatic classical vocalist TM Krishna’s 'The Edict Project' will musically attempt to rediscover King Ashoka’s famed edicts -- philosophies that speak of a more humane society built on empathy and compassion

The guru-shishya structure is inherently prone to abuse. It needs to be demolished

September 19, 2020 9:00 am

T M Krishna writes: The guru-shishya relationship in Indian music is grounded not just in a power imbalance, but in a celebration of inequality, which makes it vulnerable to abuse, which is then romanticised.

TM Krishna: “Artistes are committing suicide due to a lack of income"

June 27, 2020 7:54 pm

The Carnatic musician and author on the need for a programme similar to NREGA for the art community to help them tide over economic hardship due to COVID-19


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

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

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.