Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Arundhati Roy


Remembering Mary Roy, educator, activist and writer Arundhati Roy's mother, through her alter ego in The God Of Small Things

September 10, 2022 5:56 pm

The fictional Ammu shared Mary Roy's defiance and feisty spirit, but not her hard-won battles

The landmark Mary Roy case in SC, which gave Syrian Christian women equal right to property

September 01, 2022 5:32 pm

Mary Roy, the mother of author-activist Arundhati Roy, has passed away at age 89

Educator-activist Mary Roy, who got Syrian Christian women equal rights, dies at 89

September 02, 2022 5:44 am

Roy, an educator, gender rights activist and mother of Booker Prize winning author Arundhati Roy, died in Kottayam on Thursday.

A Passage to India: The Indian writers on The Big Jubilee Read to celebrate seven decades of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign

April 19, 2022 7:38 pm

From RK Narayan, Kamala Markandaya to Arundhati Roy and The Indian Express chief editor, Raj Kamal Jha, the list has a wide range of Indian writers writing in English

Jeffrey Archer, Arundhati Roy, Wendy Doniger to attend Kerala Literature festival 2022

December 02, 2021 6:08 pm

To be held at the beaches of Kozhikode, the four-day literary extravaganza, touted as the "second largest festival" of its kind in Asia, aims to map literature through discussions on several aspects shaping human consciousness including art, cinema, environment, pandemic and its impacts

Shabana Azmi, Arundhati Roy among 1,150 who want 2 Dalit authors, Mahasweta Devi back in DU English syllabus

September 07, 2021 7:02 am

The university has been facing protests over the deletion of Bama and Sukhirtharani, as well as Devi, from the fifth semester English syllabus.

Watch: When Gul Panag revealed the woman she looks up to at Miss India 1999

July 03, 2021 6:42 pm

Sharing the clip on her Instagram page, 22 years later, Panag, 44, said, "I’d probably give the same answer today. I sound a lot more confident than I was. Grateful for this incredible journey."

Twinkle Khanna is on a 're-reading spree'; know all about the book she is hooked to

June 03, 2021 3:27 pm

Recently Twinkle Khanna was spotted rekindling her love for Arundhati Roy's 'God of Small Things'. What makes the book an unputdownable read is it's timelessness. The author affirms the same.

Arundhati Roy calls for resistance against RSS

January 31, 2021 2:20 am

Roy read out her speech in Hindi titled "Ek Ladai Mohabbat Ki". She alleged that the RSS is leading the "Bramhanwadi (castiest)" forces and has taken control of the country through Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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.


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.