TM Krishna
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English   |   Bangla

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

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

Finally, art for all: Here's a glorious festival of music, dance and more, in a part of Chennai considered the city's most squalid

The celebration of art has been extended from traditionally elite environs to North Chennai. All those there will learn from the rich heritage of the city's most underdeveloped part.

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.