Bal Thackeray (1926-2012)
Nov 17, 2012
The pipe-smoking, beer-loving, self-styled Hindu hriday samrat (‘emperor of Hindu hearts’), could bring Mumbai and the entire State of Maharashtra to a standstill by a single command. Compiled by Deepalakshmi K
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Obituary: Mandolin U. Shrinivas
Known for having adapted a difficult electric Western instrument to the Carnatic stage with awe-inspiring success, Mandolin Shrinivas impressed pundits and lay listeners alike.