T M Krishna

Janata

T.M. Krishna’s Ocean of Song

T.M. Krishna’s Ocean of Song In the evening of the tenth anniversary of 26/11, our own metonym for terror-driven victimhood, against the backdrop of the Gateway of India in Mumbai an Indian Navy band played Amazing Grace; its hymnal melody suffused the twilight with bagpipes and oboes providing the syncopated tones of remembrance for those…

Janata

Democracy: The Instrument Of Humanity

Democracy: The Instrument Of Humanity Full text of Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna’s speech when he accepted the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015–16. We are reproducing it because it has become even more relevant today than two years ago when he delivered it. I stand before you to accept an award for having…