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Arundhati Roy


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."

2017: The year when Indian fiction reflected the burden of society

December 17, 2017 3:37 pm

Two years ago, there was a spontaneous protest by leading Indian writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi awards. This year witnessed the release of at least three powerful novels,all of which use the medium of art and fiction to reflect the burden of society.

JNU or not, Arundhati Roy's gift to Jignesh Mevani irks Gujarat CM

December 05, 2017 3:47 pm

Is the Congress learning a thing or two from the BJP’s armour?

I want to write about the air we breathe: Arundhati Roy

October 27, 2017 10:01 pm

Author Arundhati speaks about her second fiction, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, at her first public session in India post the release of the book

Arundhati Roy among Man Booker Prize contenders

July 27, 2017 10:57 am

Arundhati Roy, who won the prize in 1997 for "The God of Small Things," is in the running again with her long-awaited second novel, "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness." The 13 books announced Thursday were chosen from 144 novels submitted by publishers.

Justice CS Karnan imprisoned for six months & Arundhati Roy's stay on contempt: Top Judgments of the Week

July 08, 2017 6:38 pm

Legal Weekly is a compilation of the landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon the relevant judgments and orders trending, followed by legal news every Saturday.

Five books to look forward to in July 2017

July 06, 2017 8:09 pm

The growing interest of readers in knowing about the lives of celebrities and other leading personalities, coupled with exorbitant marketing and promotion of such books, have toppled the rightful place that fiction once commanded.


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.