updated Thu. February 23, 2023
March 17, 2018
What's more surprising than two relative newcomers sitting alongside heavyweights including Arundhati Roy and Nicola Barker is that these novels are decidedly upbeat accounts of the kindness of strangers. Branded “up lit” by publishers, novels of kindness and compassion are making their mark onÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Kottayam: A friendly meeting of world renowned photographer Nick Ut and globally acclaimed author Arundhati Roy proved that some relationships does not need long time contact. Malayali's own Arundhati greeted Nick with a warm hug in front of Pallikoodam at Kalathipady in Kottayam. She said that theÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
From Amitabh Bachchan to Gen. Bipin Rawat, from Arundhati Roy to Sri Sri, these unlovely individuals infest every aspect of the luckless nation's life. As befits a country with a preposterously large population, India has far too many people who belong on the negative side of life's great ledger. Indian publicÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2018
In what could be described as a “setback” for the Delhi police, a phone number provided by Facebook that the cops thought belonged to the person who threatened journalist Sagarika Ghose, writers Shobhaa De and Arundhati Roy and activists Kavitha Krishnan and Shehla Rashid was found to have noÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
Arundhati Roy's first novel in 20 years has been longlisted for the Women's Prize For Fiction. The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness, which began life on the mobile phone of the Indian writer, is the running for the ÃâÃÂ£30,000 prize alongside 15 other works. They include Elmet, the debut novel of the British writerÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
What gives Arundhati Roy utmost happiness? These days it is the Hindi and Urdu translations of her second novel. Her novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness' has already been translated into over 40 languages and its Hindi and Urdu versions will be out on April 20 this year. The announcement wasÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2018
Whereas in the 1980s and 1990s, with the internationally-known novels of Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Arundhati Roy, Rohinton Mistry and others, we saw the prevalence of themes of exile, the nation, borders, and cosmopolitanism, today we see a return to more populist modes and styles, a moreÃâÃÂ ...
Times of India
March 3, 2018
"Because I love you," was the sublime response of Booker-winning writer Arundhati Roy to her readers when asked why she pens the kind of novels she does. Speaking at her candid-best, Roy participated in a discussion in Delhi to mark the 69th foundation day of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh -- andÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
"Because I love you," was the sublime response of Booker-winning writer Arundhati Roy to her readers when asked why she pens the kind of novels she does. Speaking at her candid-best, Roy participated in a discussion here to mark the 69th foundation day of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh -- andÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
“Because I love you,” was the sublime response of Booker-winning writer Arundhati Roy to her readers when asked why she pens the kind of novels she does. Speaking at a discussion in Delhi to mark the 69th foundation day of Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh , Roy was at her candid best. She announced theÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
In what may mark writer-activist Arundhati Roys return to controversies, the Booker-winning novelist of "The God of Small Things" is scheduled to address a gathering here on the topic "Waqt ki Aahat". Roy, who rose to global fame as the new deity of prose in 1997 after bagging the most prestigious literaryÃâÃÂ ...
February 26, 2018
It is the sad demise of love and gentleness -- at the behest of skewed patriotism and extreme nationalism -- that comes across as the most troubling feature of current times for writer-activist Arundhati Roy. The very fundamentals of the country, she contended in an interview to IANS, are being broken downÃâÃÂ ...
February 10, 2018
This file photo taken on January 18, 2008 shows Indian writer Arundhati Roy smiling at an event at the Bogazici University in Istanbul. She is a peerless novelist. She fights, agitates and campaigns for a better India all the time. PHOTO | AFPÃâÃÂ ...
The News Minute
February 8, 2018
Raising alarm bells again about the critical situation prevailing in the country, writer Arundhati Roy has said that we are living in a dangerous time. Speaking at a press meet in Kozhikode on Thursday during the Kerala Literature Festival, she said, “This time was going to come, we were going to live throughÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
“We are living in a dangerous time and we must see how we can spread courage among the people to make a change,” writer Arundhati Roy has said. She was talking to the media on the sidelines of the Kerala Literature Festival which began here on Thursday. “Today, capital is in the hands of fewer andÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Two Indian authors are among the 16 from around the world to make the cut for the U.K.'s annual Women's Prize for Fiction longlist released in London on Thursday. Arundhati Roy's second work of fiction, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, and Meena Kandasamy's tale of a violent marriage, When I HitÃâÃÂ ...
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