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Jeffrey Archer, Arundhati Roy And Wendy Doniger To Grace The Kerala Literature Festival In 2022

To be held at the beaches of Kozhikode, the four-day literary extravaganza, Kerala Literature Festival 2022 will have eminent personalities like Jeffry Archer, Arundhati Roy, Chris Kraus, and Wendy Doniger as its attendees.

02 December 2021

‘Dangerous’ Jurisdiction When Judges Act In Their Own Cause: Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan said that scandalising the court or lowering the authority of the court is the problematic part of the contempt case as that is directly in conflict with freedom of speech.


Arundhati Roy's 'My Seditious Heart' To Hit Stands Soon Across India

"My Seditious Heart" collects Arundhati Roy's entire work spanning over two decades since the author first decided to devote herself to the political essay as a way of "opening up space for justice, rights and freedoms in an...


Azadi – Freedom, Fascism or Fiction?

Arundhati Roy’s new book is an iteration of already present facts.

09 July 2021

'Solidarity': Hollywood Actor John Cusack Comes Out In Support Of Jamia Millia Students

Cusack also shared photographs of California citizens protesting against the amended Citizenship Act.


Prashant Bhushan, Arundhati Roy Seek Independent Inquiry Into Allegations Against CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Last week, a junior court assistant had sent written complaints to 22 judges, alleging she was sexually harassed by Chief Justice Gogoi in October 2018.

23 April 2019

Mira Nair, Chomsky Among Over 200 Signatories Demanding Umar Khalid's Release

Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.

24 September 2020

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

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

31 August 2018

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11 March 2018
Delhi Police Puzzled After Details Of Accused Who Threatened Sagarika Ghose, Arundhati Roy, Shehla Rashid, Others Found To Be Fake

Delhi Police Puzzled After Details Of Accused Who Threatened Sagarika Ghose, Arundhati Roy, Shehla Rashid, Others Found To Be Fake

The contact details given by the accused while making his account on Facebook were fake, the police said.


24 September 2017
All Governments 'Opportunists', Says Arundhati Roy After Pakistan Uses Her Statement To Slam India At UNGA

All Governments 'Opportunists', Says Arundhati Roy After Pakistan Uses Her Statement To Slam India At UNGA

When contacted, Roy was even-handed in her response -- neither keen to be used in this manner for strategic ends, nor willing to step back from her considered...


24 September 2017
Watch: Pakistan Quotes Arundhati Roy To Lash Out At India, Invokes Writer To Speak Against Sushma Swaraj's UN Speech

Watch: Pakistan Quotes Arundhati Roy To Lash Out At India, Invokes Writer To Speak Against Sushma Swaraj's UN Speech

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi on Saturday quoted Roy's statement that the "whole population of Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims, and Christians...


13 September 2017
Arundhati Roy's <em>Ministry Of Utmost Happiness</em> Misses Out On Man Booker Shortlist

Arundhati Roy's Ministry Of Utmost Happiness Misses Out On Man Booker Shortlist

Roy, who won the literary award worth 50,000 pounds for her debut book 'The God of Small Things' in 1997, had featured on the long-list for her latest novel...


29 July 2017
Books That Made Their Way To The Booker Longlist And Books That Didn't

Books That Made Their Way To The Booker Longlist And Books That Didn't

As in the books of other great PoMo writers like Nabokov, Muriel Spark, Martin Amis or David Foster Wallace, Auster’s novels are odd, inscrutable and...


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27 July 2017
Arundhati Roy’s <em>The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness</em> Enters Longlist For Booker Prize

Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness Enters Longlist For Booker Prize

The list was chosen from 144 submissions published in the UK between 1 October 2016 and 30 September 2017.


05 June 2017
‘It’s All Fake...Rubbish!’ Arundhati Roy Disowns Her References To E.M.S In 'God Of Small Things'

‘It’s All Fake...Rubbish!’ Arundhati Roy Disowns Her References To E.M.S In 'God Of Small Things'

In the novel, Roy makes E.M.S appear as a landlord in Kottayam whose ancestral home had been converted into a modern hotel.



24 May 2017
Arundhati RAI? How Fake News And A Bot-Account Incited Paresh Rawal And Nationalist Brigade

Arundhati RAI? How Fake News And A Bot-Account Incited Paresh Rawal And Nationalist Brigade

The ‘news’ of Roy’s statement to a Pakistan-based newspaper was big, if true.


24 May 2017
Twitter Forces Rawal To Delete Tweet On Roy, Suspends Account Of Abhijeet Who Sung Abuses

Twitter Forces Rawal To Delete Tweet On Roy, Suspends Account Of Abhijeet Who Sung Abuses

In his tweet, actor-politician Rawal had said: “Instead of tying stone-pelter on the army jeep tie Arundhati Roy”. The post was a reference to a video from...


23 May 2017
When Communist Legend EMS Became Victim Of Arundhati Roy's Wild Imagination

When Communist Legend EMS Became Victim Of Arundhati Roy's Wild Imagination

In the novel, Roy makes EMS appear as a landlord in Kottayam whose ancestral home had been converted into a modern hotel. There's more...


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22 May 2017
Dear Paresh Rawal, You Deserve A Crash-Course In Arundhati Roy's Writings. Here Are Four Articles By Her.

Dear Paresh Rawal, You Deserve A Crash-Course In Arundhati Roy's Writings. Here Are Four Articles By Her.

MP Paresh Rawal wants author and activist Arundhati Roy tied to an army jeep instead of the stone-pelters


22 May 2017
Paresh Rawal Wants Arundhati Roy Tied Up In Front Of Army Jeep Instead Of 'Stone-Pelters'

Paresh Rawal Wants Arundhati Roy Tied Up In Front Of Army Jeep Instead Of 'Stone-Pelters'

A follower, who agreed with Rawal's proposal, also proposed senior journalist Sagarika Ghose to be tried as the same.


31 January 2017
Two Decades' Long Wait Over! Arundhati Roy’s Next Novel To Be Published On June 6

Two Decades' Long Wait Over! Arundhati Roy’s Next Novel To Be Published On June 6

The highly acclaimed-Man Booker Prize winning- author has finally announced the date for her upcoming novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.


31 January 2017
Activists, Scholars Appeal To 'Restore Rule Of Law' In Bastar

Activists, Scholars Appeal To 'Restore Rule Of Law' In Bastar

They have sought unrestricted access to the area, without interference, to all those concerned with human rights violations.


04 February 2022
Meeting Ed Snowden

Meeting Ed Snowden

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


04 February 2022

"There Isn't Anywhere To Hide"?

Arundhati Roy's first interview after she returned the National Award for Best Screenplay which she won in 1989.


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