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Arundhati Roy


Tamil Nadu varsity removes Arundhati Roy’s book from syllabus after ABVP's objection

November 12, 2020 11:12 am

Vice-Chancellor K Pitchumani said they had formed a committee after they received a complaint from ABVP organisers last week. The complaint said the book carried controversial contents regarding the author’s visit to Maoist areas.

BJP wants Arundhati Roy speech out of Calicut varsity textbook

July 29, 2020 10:17 am

In a letter to the Governor, who is the Chancellor of the university, state BJP president K Surendran said the essay questioned the sovereignty and integrity of the country.

No detention centre big enough to house those opposing CAA, NRC: Arundhati Roy at Jamia

January 12, 2020 10:13 am

Roy spoke briefly in front of gate seven of the university, which has come to be known as Jamia Square, where an agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been on for nearly a month.

Arundhati Roy hits out at govt: One day you will be in detention centre and all of us will be azad

January 11, 2020 6:05 pm

"If we all get together, there won't be a detention centre big enough for us. Maybe there will be a day when this government will be in a detention centre, and all of us azad (free). We won't back down," Arundhati Roy said.

‘Translation is my language’

January 04, 2020 11:57 pm

Daljit Ami, who has translated Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness in Punjabi, on why it is imperative to translate emotions

U2 features Smriti Irani, Arundhati Roy, Gauri Lankesh as female icons at Mumbai concert

December 16, 2019 12:18 pm

In their special segment, called 'Herstory', U2 featured photos of women — projected on a giant screen at the backdrop of the stage — as the band played their track "Ultraviolet".

Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, RK Narayan, Vikram Seth's books feature in BBC’s 100 ‘novels that shaped our world’

November 07, 2019 1:59 pm

The list has been divided into 10 categories — identity, love, sex and romance, adventure, life, death and other worlds, politics, power and protest, class and society, coming of age, family and friendship, crime and conflict and rule-breakers, the names — with 10 books each.

Happy birthday, Arundhati Roy: Some memorable quotes by the author

November 24, 2018 8:00 am

Not the one to mince words, Arundhati Roy has never turned away from speaking what she thought was the truth and what she thought needed to be said. On her birthday, we revisit some of the author's famous quotes. 

We are living through history as fake news; education being corporatised, says Arundhati Roy

October 08, 2018 9:03 pm

"What we are living through now, maybe we can call it: history as fake news. There is a sort of Hindu-isation, the corporatisation of education and history," Arundhati Roy said during a lecture.

Arundhati Roy hits out at Modi government for formalising 'Hindu Rashtra'

June 30, 2018 10:55 pm

Questioning the role of the Army and police, Arundhati Roy said, "The police has taken the role of the Army in Bastar while the Army has taken the role of police in Jammu and Kashmir."


Happy birthday, Arundhati Roy: 15 memorable quotes from her novels

November 24, 2017 2:58 pm

Over the years Arundhati Roy donned several hats,speaking and writing about socially relevant issues yet we cannot help but hang on her every word. Roy, as a novelist, weaves magic. On her birthday we bring to you 15 of her most heartbreaking quotes.

20 quotes from Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things that will make you crave for her next book

June 04, 2017 5:56 pm

Arundhati Roy's words are like magic and it is no fault of ours that we are impatiently waiting for her next non-fiction novel - The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.