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Azadi – Freedom, Fascism or Fiction?

Jul 09, 2021 Shaileshwar Yadav

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

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

Sep 24, 2020 PTI

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.

‘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.

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

Dec 16, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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 increasingly hostile environment."

23 April, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

31 August, 2018

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

Arundhati Roy

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

11 March, 2018

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 stance.

24 September, 2017

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

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi on Saturday quoted Roy's statement that the "whole population of Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims, and Christians are being forced to live in terror"

13 September, 2017

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness'.

29 July, 2017

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

Satish Padmanabhan

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 elusive—most of them have a writer as the main character, almost always with a block.

27 July, 2017

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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'

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Siddhartha Mishra

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 Kashmir where the army had used a civilian as a human shield.

23 May, 2017

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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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West Bengal Government school teachers after offering prayers at the historic Kalighat Kali temple for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's win in Bhabanipur by-poll, in Kolkata.

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All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLAs sit in a silent protest in front of B.R Ambedkar statue at Secretariat, against the inhumane eviction and killing of innocent people by state police force in Assam eviction...

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Actor Raza Murad addresses at a press conference ahead of his role as 'Kumbhakaran' in Ramleela act, in Noida.

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Police personnel use water cannon on the members of Chandigarh Pradesh Congress Committee, during a dharna and protest against anti-people policies in Chandigarh.

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Relatives of Jitender Gogi, wait for his body at mortuary of Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital, a day after the shooting incident, in New Delhi.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu