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Arundhati Roy loses appeal before SC, asked to appear before Bombay HC

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay a criminal contempt notice issued by the Bombay high court against author Arundhati Roy for her article in a weekly magazine questioning the continued......

Award wapasi continues: Kundan Shah, 23 others return National Awards

Another 24 filmmakers including Kundan Shah of Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro fame and Saeed Mirza and writer Arundhati Roy on Thursday returned their National Awards over "growing intolerance", voicing......

Arundhati Roy to Penguin India: 'You owe us writers an explanation'

'The elections are still a few months away. The fascists are, thus far, only campaigning. Yes, it's looking bad, but they are not in power. Not yet. And you've already succumbed?' Booker Prize......

Arundhati Roy says she is writing second book

Fifteen years after storming the literary world with her Booker Prize winning book 'God of Small Things', writer and activist Arundhati Roy is finally writing a second book. Speaking at the......

Crime Branch to probe sedition case against Geelani

A court in New Delhi was on Friday informed that the probe into a case of sedition, lodged against writer Arundhati Roy, hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and four others......

The ugly side of land acquisition in India

"India lives in several centuries at the same time. Somehow we manage to progress and regress simultaneously." Arundhati Roy Controversies, protests and violence have marred land acquisition......

'Whatever steps Rajan took were beneficial for the economy'

'Discord between politicians and RBI governor is nothing new. It has happened on several occasions in the past' 'The most difficult challenge for the new RBI governor will be to check the fall of......

Was Mahatma Gandhi India's first corporate agent?

Gandhi and Birla, in spite of their well-publicised closeness, too differed - frequently and strongly, explains Bhupesh Bhandari. Arundhati Roy recently called Mahatma Gandhi India's first......

Six Indians among world's top thinkers

There are some who go with the flow, while there are others who try to change the world for better with their revolutionary thinking. Here we present 25 global thinkers, including six Indians, who......

Can a peaceful revolution tackle corruption?

A peaceful revolution seems on the way in India, sans civil strife. It is still in swaddling clothes so the denouement is a long way off. But the uncertainty is matched by hope. In a world where......

Review: Kannada film Ambara is a disappointing

Srikanth Srinivasa says Ambara, starring Yogish and Bhamaa, is a disappointing film and fails to evoke any curiosity, moving along predictable lines.   Director Sen Prakash has......
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The burkini is just a bathing suit!

If you’re against an entire people on the grounds of the faith they follow, you may as well rally against an entire gender on the basis of... ...

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Things That Can and Cannot Be Said

Things That Can and Cannot Be Said is about Arundhati Roy and John Cusack's meeting with NSA Leaks whistleblower Edward Snowden. But it chronicles... ...

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Weeklong interdisciplinary art workshop 'A Dialogue between Easel and Chisel' held in Ahmedabad

-Newsvoir): A dialogue between Easel and Chisel' a weeklong interdisciplinary art workshop had commenced on August 10 and has concluded on August... ...

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NGO moves SC against 'misuse' of sedition laws

A plea was filed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday over alleged misuse of penal law on sedition by the Centre and various states, claiming that... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/amnesty-case-ngo-moves-sc-against-misuse-of-sedition-laws/20160817.htm
These celebrities wear handloom. Do you?

Famous homegrown faces wear India on their sleeves. When Textiles Minister Smriti Irani tweeted a picture supporting Indian handlooms on August 1,... ...

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