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Should 'rich girls' not file FIRs? Tavleen Singh's attack on Preity Zinta

Jun 17, 2014

Should 'rich girls' not file FIRs? Tavleen Singh's attack on Preity Zinta

Whether Preity Zinta's complaints against her ex Ness Wadia are true or not is up to the legal system to judge. But to dismiss them as trivial just because she is an actor and wealthy reeks of reverse elitism. #Bollywood #ThatsJustWrong #India #Twitter #Shah Rukh Khan #Arundhati Roy #Preity Zinta #Entertainment #Ness Wadia #Tavleen Singh #Preity Zinta molestation case #Badaun rapes
'Big money' is backing Modi to end resistance, says Arundhati Roy

May 24, 2014

'Big money' is backing Modi to end resistance, says Arundhati Roy

"Now, we have a democratically elected totalitarian government. Technically and legally, there is no party with enough seats to constitute an opposition", says Indian-author and activist Arundhati Roy in an interview to the Dawn newspaper. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Maoists #Maoism #TheySaidIt #Arundhati Roy #Modi #Naxalism
Modi, Kejriwal on Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list

Apr 24, 2014

Modi, Kejriwal on Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list

Apart from Modi and Kejriwal, author Arundhati Roy and Coimbatore-based health activist Arunachalam Muruganantham are also on the list. #World #India #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Time magazine #Arvind Kejriwal #Arundhati Roy #100 most influential #AAP #Arunachalam Muruganantham
From Ambedkar to Doniger: Can copyright law rescue books at risk?

Mar 28, 2014

From Ambedkar to Doniger: Can copyright law rescue books at risk?

Where pharma went can publishing follow? A compulsory licensing provision in the copyright act has been used to manufacture generic drugs. Could it help get a book published when the original publisher chickens out? #TheOddAngle #Arundhati Roy #Copyright #Freedom of Expression #Wendy Doniger
Arundhati Roy flays Penguin for withdrawal of The Hindus in open letter

Feb 13, 2014

Arundhati Roy flays Penguin for withdrawal of The Hindus in open letter

Arundhati Roy has penned an open letter to the publishing house denouncing them for caving in to demands for the withdrawal and pulping of Indian issues of Wendy Doniger's The Hindus: An Alternative History. #Arundhati Roy #Freedom of Speech #Booker prize #Penguin publishing #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus #book ban

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Bollywoods curse of the cerebral women

Aug 02, 2011

Bollywoods curse of the cerebral women

To have a cerebral woman hold sway in a filmi narrative is the final frontier. #FilmCrit #Arundhati Roy #Simi Garewal #cerebral women