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After maintaining almost a week’s silence after announcing his change of nationality, artist M.F. Husain appeared on NDTV 24×7 on Wednesday to speak about the change. A day later, he spoke to Mint from his new homeland, Qatar. Edited excerpts from a phone interview: When you spoke to Mint in October, you said you were […]

Renowned Indian artist MF Husain, under attack from hardline Hindus for his paintings of nude Hindu goddesses, has been offered Qatari nationality. The artist made the announcement in The Hindu newspaper. It is not clear whether he will accept the honour. Since 2006, 95-year-old Mr Husain has been living in Dubai and in London. The […]