Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicArundhati Roy

Topic: Arundhati Roy

Why Gail Omvedt is celebrated but Arundhati Roy was seen as appropriation

Instead of speaking for the Dalit-Bahujan community like Medha Patkar and Arundhati Roy, Omvedt never felt the need to grab the mic.

Will take back our streets, say Yogendra Yadav, Arundhati Roy, others on SC order on protests

Panel of eminent citizens, under the banner 'Concerned Citizens Collective', condemn Supreme Court ruling that states public places cannot be indefinitely occupied by protests.

Arundhati Roy joins Shashi Tharoor, Kangana Ranaut in list of ‘casteless’ upper-caste Indians

In a recent event for her new book, the author claimed she wasn’t Brahmin because her mother is Christian and her father belonged to the Brahmo Samaj.

Kapil Mishra to Payal Rohatgi, India’s new ‘intellectuals’ are dethroning one Guha at a time

The 'neo-intellectuals' have made Indians read more 'history and science' in a year than the likes of Pratap Bhanu Mehta or Arundhati Roy could do in their lifetime.

Rajdeep Sardesai’s Twitter fights, Patra attacks Rahul, BJP Uttarakhand’s Gen Rawat blooper

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Shekhar Gupta responds to Arundhati Roy on ‘Gandhians with Guns’

Arundhati Roy says Shekhar Gupta has quoted her inaccurately as having described Maoists as ‘Gandhians with Guns’.

Arundhati Roy, Kamal Haasan condemn detention of citizenship law protesters

Police detained scores of protesters at anti-Citizenship Act rallies in Delhi and Bengaluru, including historian Ramachandra Guha and political analyst Yogendra Yadav.

Arundhati Roy apologises for 2011 video on Pakistan Army, says may have been thoughtless

Arundhati Roy issued a statement for her claim that Pakistan had not deployed its army against its people the way India has in regions such as Kashmir and the northeast.

Time Modi & Amit Shah stop abusing Lutyens’ Delhi. They are the new power elite in Capital

Amartya Sen has been edged out by Subramanian Swamy while Arundhati Roy has made way for nationalist flag-bearer Chetan Bhagat.

Arundhati Roy, Amitav Ghosh, Romila Thapar among 200 writers who want to vote out hate politics

More than 200 writers have appealed to Indian citizens to caste their votes in favour of 'diverse & equal India'.

On Camera

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A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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