TM Krishna

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

He is a Carnatic vocalist, author of 'A Southern Music' and a writer on contemporary issues.

ART & CULTURE

 |   18-minute read

How I discovered Karnatik music is caged by caste

[Book extract] With art becoming an agent for social organisation, the artist is nothing but a pawn.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

India at 70: Can we get rid of caste?

Caste transcends every faith and is ingrained in our social fabric and hence needs to be dethroned from within and beyond faith.

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

Cultures are not bound by lines we draw on a map: TM Krishna's Magsaysay address

'Democracy demands that society's wealth, physical and cultural, be shared with openness, respect and love.'

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

India should stake no claim in Sundar Pichai's success

Behind all the celebration and ‘iconisation’ there is a war, one of control, power and superiority.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

TM Krishna on why he won't sing in December sabha

The overall atmosphere is so commodified that listening has more or less vanished.