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#Me Too Urban Naxal: Full Text Of Arundhati Roy's Open Statement

#Me Too Urban Naxal: Full Text Of Arundhati Roy's Open Statement

Aug 31, 2018

The vulnerable are being cordoned off and silenced. The vociferous are being incarcerated.

Azadi

Azadi

Jul 15, 2016

What exactly does azadi mean to Kashmiris? Why can’t it be discussed? Since when have maps been sacrosanct?

Meeting Ed Snowden

Meeting Ed Snowden

Nov 09, 2015

Arundhati Roy, John Cusack, Daniel Ellsberg and the exiled whistle-blower

“We Brought You The Promise Of The Future,  But Our Tongue Stammered And Barked…

“We Brought You The Promise Of The Future, But Our Tongue Stammered And Barked…

Nov 07, 2015

My phone rang at three in the morning. It was John Cusack asking me if I would go with him to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden...

What Shall We Love?

What Shall We Love?

Nov 07, 2015

Human beings seem unable to live without war, but they are also unable to live without love.

Professor, P.O.W.

Professor, P.O.W.

May 08, 2015

So afraid is the government of this paralysed wheelchair-bound academic that the Maharashtra police had to abduct him for arrest

Shuffled Off Somewhere, Have You?

Shuffled Off Somewhere, Have You?

Mar 13, 2015

He's gone now, and with him perhaps the era of the intractable, unpredictable, idiosyncratic editor.

The Doctor And The Saint

The Doctor And The Saint

Feb 28, 2014

Excerpts from the Booker Prize winning author's introduction

'Tell Us, Please, What Is It That Scared You So?'

'Tell Us, Please, What Is It That Scared You So?'

Feb 13, 2014

'Even though there was no fatwa, no ban, not even a court order, you have not only caved in, you have humiliated yourself abjectly before a fly-by-night outfit by signing settlement.'

'This is Rape Number Two'

'This is Rape Number Two'

Nov 25, 2013

'The rape of the values and the politics that Tehelka claims it stands for, and an affront to those who work there and who have supported it in the past. It is the hollowing out of the last vestiges of integrity, political as well as personal'

Offered, In Anger

Offered, In Anger

Mar 15, 2013

The celebrated author lends a preface and perspective to an updated book of essays on the Afzal Guru investigation and trial

Does Your Bomb-Proof Basement Have An Attached Toilet?

Does Your Bomb-Proof Basement Have An Attached Toilet?

Feb 16, 2013

An execution carried out to thundering war clouds

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Mar 16, 2012

Rockefeller to Mandela, Vedanta to Anna Hazare.... How long can the cardinals of corporate gospel buy up our protests?

Dead Men Talking

Dead Men Talking

Sep 30, 2011

The Indian state can silence the living, not the voice of the silent

The Penumbrates

The Penumbrates

May 20, 2011

On the shining flanks of New India, its poverty is a tableau of reflections

'When Corruption Is Viewed Fuzzily...'

'When Corruption Is Viewed Fuzzily...'

Apr 30, 2011

'...as just a touchy-feely “moral” problem then everybody can happily rally to the cause — fascists, democrats, anarchists, god-squadders, day-trippers, the right, the left and even the deeply corrupt, who are usually the most enthusiastic demonstrat

The

The "Seditionist" Speech

Dec 01, 2010

Full transcript of the speech citing which charges of sedition, promoting enmity between classes, and more have been filed against Arundhati Roy and others

'Perhaps They Should Posthumously File A Charge Against Jawaharlal Nehru Too'

'Perhaps They Should Posthumously File A Charge Against Jawaharlal Nehru Too'

Nov 28, 2010

Reacting to the "court order directing the Delhi Police to file an FIR against me for waging war against the state"

Media: Accessory To The Crime?

Media: Accessory To The Crime?

Oct 31, 2010

What is the nature of the agreement between sections of the media and mobs and criminals in search of spectacle?

'Pity The Nation That Has To Silence Its Writers...'

'Pity The Nation That Has To Silence Its Writers...'

Oct 26, 2010

'...for speaking their minds. Pity the nation that needs to jail those who ask for justice, while communal killers, mass murderers, corporate scamsters, looters, rapists, and those who prey on the poorest of the poor, roam free'

The Trickledown Revolution

The Trickledown Revolution

Sep 11, 2010

The answer lies not in the excesses of capitalism or communism. It could well spring from our subaltern depths.

Knocks On The Door: It’s The Newspaper Boy

Knocks On The Door: It’s The Newspaper Boy

Jun 12, 2010

The peril of having your words rendered suspect and aired nationally

Arundhati Roy Replies...

Arundhati Roy Replies...

May 29, 2010

At no point have I called the Maoists 'Gandhians with Guns'... Honestly, I am almost embarrassed to have to write this letter.

'Absolutely Inexcusable'

'Absolutely Inexcusable'

May 19, 2010

'If there were indeed civilians in the bus, it is irresponsible of the government to expose them to harm in a war zone by allowing police and SPOs to use public transport'

Walking With The Comrades

Walking With The Comrades

Mar 20, 2010

Gandhians with a Gun? Arundhati Roy plunges into the sea of Gondi people to find some answers...

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