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Arundhati Roy

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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 Arundhati Roy

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

Azadi

Azadi

Jul 15, 2016 Arundhati Roy

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

What Shall We Love?

What Shall We Love?

Nov 16, 2015 Arundhati Roy

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

“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 16, 2015 Arundhati Roy

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

Meeting Ed Snowden

Meeting Ed Snowden

Nov 09, 2015 Arundhati Roy

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

Professor, P.O.W.

Professor, P.O.W.

May 18, 2015 Arundhati Roy

So afraid is the government of this paralysed wheelchair-bound academic that the Maharashtra police had to...

Shuffled Off Somewhere, Have You?

Shuffled Off Somewhere, Have You?

Mar 23, 2015 Arundhati Roy ON Vinod Mehta

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

Mar 10, 2014 Arundhati Roy

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 Arundhati Roy

'Even though there was no fatwa, no ban, not even a court order, you have not only caved in, you have...

'This is Rape Number Two'

'This is Rape Number Two'

Nov 25, 2013 Arundhati Roy

'The rape of the values and the politics that Tehelka claims it stands for, and an affront to those who work...

Offered, In Anger

Offered, In Anger

Mar 25, 2013 Arundhati Roy

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

Does Your Bomb-Proof Basement Have An Attached Toilet?

Does Your Bomb-Proof Basement Have An Attached Toilet?

Feb 25, 2013 Arundhati Roy

An execution carried out to thundering war clouds

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Mar 26, 2012 Arundhati Roy

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

Dead Men Talking

Dead Men Talking

Oct 10, 2011 Arundhati Roy

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

The Penumbrates

The Penumbrates

May 30, 2011 Arundhati Roy

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 Arundhati Roy

'...as just a touchy-feely “moral” problem then everybody can happily rally to the cause — fascists,...

The

The "Seditionist" Speech

Dec 01, 2010 Arundhati Roy

Full transcript of the speech citing which charges of sedition, promoting enmity between classes, and more...

'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 Arundhati Roy

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

Media: Accessory To The Crime?

Media: Accessory To The Crime?

Oct 31, 2010 Arundhati Roy

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

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

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

Oct 26, 2010 Arundhati Roy

'...for speaking their minds. Pity the nation that needs to jail those who ask for justice, while communal...