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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......

RBI reworking demonetisation numbers

'RBI is taking all steps to complete the process expeditiously so as to release firm figures at an early date.'Anup Roy reports. The Reserve Bank of India clarified it is still counting how many......

'You never know what notification will come on Friday'

'Nobody will wait now.'Everyone will come to deposit their old notes.''The confidence is shaken.'Anup Roy and Abhijit Lele report. Facing intense criticism, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday,......

Urjit's 'no' foxes markets, divides bankers

RBI said the outlook for economic growth for 2016-17 has turned uncertain after the unexpected loss of momentum by 50 basis points in Q2 and the effects of the withdrawal of banned notes. Anup......

Demonetisation: Cheaper loans likely

Will demonetisation lead to a rate cut, leading to higher quantum of lending?Anup Roy finds out.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The jury may be still out on the effects of demonetisation, but......

Akira Review: Badass Sonakshi cannot rescue a bad film!

Sonakshi moves, feels and looks the part in an effort that's empty heft because the script is extraordinarily dated and bereft of punch, feels Sukanya Verma. One of the greatest gifts of marketing......

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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Who would you like to meet at JLF?

Mark Tully Journalist and writer My family was British, but had settled in India. I myself was born in India. To that end the one writer I'd... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-who-would-you-like-to-meet-at-jlf-2294781
The illuminator

By all accounts, John Berger was among the leading literary and cultural voices of the 20th century. He wore many hats — novelist, playwright,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/592588/illuminator.html
Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 bn

Days after the US government filed a lawsuit against global chip manufacturer Qualcomm of forcing Apple to use its chips in exchange for lower... ...

http://www.dayafterindia.com/2017/01/21/apple-sues-qualcomm-for-1-bn/
Dealing with the deluge of books

Book lovers are haunted by the fact that there are too many books and too little time to read them all. This year, for instance, there is to be a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/2017/jan/14/dealing-with-the-deluge-of-books-1559029.html
Betweenthe lines

The world of Indian fiction never had it so good, for voices from the sidelines making it to the larger, international stage. As Arundhati Roy... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/2017/jan/13/between-the-lines-1558998.html

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