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Uproar after raids, arrest of activists; Oppn says Modi government targeting Dalits

The arrests of activists and raids on their residences by the police have been strongly condemned by several political parties and civil society.

Aug 28, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Delhi Police book man openly threatening to kill five prominent women

The FIR was registered following a complaint from journalist Sagarika Ghose whose name appears in the list of women which include authors Shobha De and Arundhati Roy, and activists Kavitha Krishnan and Shehla Rashid.


Sep 07, 2017, 23:20 PM IST

Arundhati Roy leads Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist

Roy, the only author to have won the Booker before, is listed for her novel about an Indian transgender woman, which judges called a "rich and vital book".

Jul 28, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

SC stays criminal contempt proceedings against Arundhati Roy

The Supreme Court has stayed the criminal contempt proceedings against author Arundhati Roy on Monday. The case was being heard by the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court.

Jul 03, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

BJP's Paresh Rawal targets Arundhati Roy again, says "she supports every wrong in Valley"

The actor and BJP MP has been making headlines for his controversial tweet on Arundhati Roy where he commented that "she should be tied to a jeep."

May 26, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Twitter suspends Abhijeet Bhattacharya's account

The move by the microblogging site came after social media users accused the 58-year-old singer of using "inappropriate" and "insulting" language.

May 24, 2017, 08:01 AM IST

Instead of tying stone pelter on army jeep tie Arundhati Roy, tweets BJP MP Paresh Rawal; sparks row

BJP MP and Bollywood veteran Paresh Rawal has sparked a controversy by one of his tweets.

May 22, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

Indian author Arundhati Roy announces second novel after 20-year gap

Indian author Arundhati Roy announced on Monday that her second novel will be published in 2017 -- 20 years after she won the Booker Prize for her debut one.

Oct 03, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

It was not just my trial but entire Muslim community's trial: JNU student Umar Khalid

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, who was released on interim bail on Friday after being arrested for sedition, said he was being labelled a terrorist because of Islam.

Mar 19, 2016, 11:14 AM IST

SC notice to Maharashtra govt, Arundhati Roy on DU professor's bail plea

Saibaba was arrested by Maharashtra Police in May 2015 for his alleged Maoist links.

Jan 22, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

Modi govt 'promoting Brahmanism' in the name of 'Hindu Rashtravad': Arundhati Roy

Irked by Roy's presence at a function here, where she was presented an award instituted after social reformer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, activists of BJP's student wing, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) staged a noisy protest at the venue.

Nov 28, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Where did India's intolerance issue start from?

Where did India's intolerance issue start from?

Nov 19, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Why doesn't Arundhati Roy give up Man Booker, says Anupam Kher

The BBC interview was a selective one about intolerance, said Kher.

Nov 13, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Panel discussion on whether intolerance prevails in India

Veteran actor Anupam Kher lead a march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest the voices being raised over "intolerance" in the country.

Nov 07, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Watch: Writer Arundhati Roy's remarks on 'intolerance' in India

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Nov 07, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

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Nov 07, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Watch: Arundhati Roy's 'intolerance' exposed!

Booker prize winner Arundhati Roy says she is ‘so ashamed of what is going on’ in India that she is pleased to return her national screenplay award.

Nov 07, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

DNA: Arundhati Roy - The book of controversies?

Author, director, journalist Arundhati Roy become the latest to join the bandwagon of eminent personalities to return their awards.

Nov 06, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza, Arundhati Roy, 22 others return National Awards

24 filmmakers including Kundan Shah of 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro' fame and Saeed Mirza have returned their National Award 

Nov 05, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Writer Arundhati Roy returns her National Award

Arundhati Roy returns her National Award, calls it a "political movement"

Nov 05, 2015, 14:01 PM IST