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SC declines to stay notice against Arundhati Roy, asks her to appear in court

Jan 22, 2016

SC declines to stay notice against Arundhati Roy, asks her to appear in court

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. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Maoists #Arundhati Roy #Bombay High Court #Gadchiroli #GN Saibaba
AwardWapsi and finger-pointing: Why the Right has to make its ideology coherent to win new converts

Nov 06, 2015

AwardWapsi and finger-pointing: Why the Right has to make its ideology coherent to win new converts

This response from the apologists of the Right to creative people returning awards in protest against growing intolerance is bizarre indeed. #Narendra Modi #CriticalPoint #Arundhati Roy #religious intolerance #BJP government #Intolerance in India #Right ideology #Left propaganda
Spare me Congress vs BJP debate: Arundhati Roy on why she's returning her National Award

Nov 06, 2015

Spare me Congress vs BJP debate: Arundhati Roy on why she's returning her National Award

Arundhati Roy has become the latest to join the bandwagon of eminent personalities to return their awards. But Roy did it in style. #journalist #TheySaidIt #Arundhati Roy #religious intolerance #authors #filmmakers #Intolerance in India #AwardWapsi #academicians
Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza, 22 others from film fraternity return National Awards

Nov 05, 2015

Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza, 22 others from film fraternity return National Awards

Twenty-four more names from the film fraternity including noted filmmakers Kundan Shah, Saeed Mirza and writer Arundhati Roy on Thursday returned their National Awards in support of protesting FTII students and against the growing environment of intolerance in the country. #India #NewsTracker #Arundhati Roy #Sahitya Akademi Award #Intolerance #National Award #Kundan Shah #FTII #filmmakers #BJP govt #award wapsi #Saeed Mirza
Behind Pankaj Mishra's rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate

Oct 26, 2014

Behind Pankaj Mishra's rants: A pathology of Hindu-phobia and self hate

What makes a NYT always choose writers like Pankaj Mishra, who seem to have nothing positive ever to say about any Indian aspiration? The Mishras and the rabid Hindutva fanatic are two sides of the same coin of self-hate and denial #India #US #InMyOpinion #Hindutva #Arundhati Roy #Pankaj Mishra #New York Times #West #NYT #Hindu-Phobia #Amarty Sen #Martha Nussbaum #Self-hate
No need for police case against Arundhati Roy for her remarks: Gandhi forum

Aug 05, 2014

No need for police case against Arundhati Roy for her remarks: Gandhi forum

Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi has disapproved the police move to register a case against Arundhati Roy for her remarks against Gandhi, but has asked the writer to introspect on what she had said. #Gandhi #TheySaidIt #Arundhati Roy #Mahatma Gandhi #Casteism #Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi
Take action against Arundhati Roy for 'casteist Gandhi' remarks, says Ghulam Azad

Jul 20, 2014

Take action against Arundhati Roy for 'casteist Gandhi' remarks, says Ghulam Azad

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday demanded action against writer and activist Arundhati Roy for her reported comments in which she had criticised Mahatma Gandhi for his "casteist tendencies". #India #Congress #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Arundhati Roy #Mahatma Gandhi #VHP #Ashok Singhal
Now, Arundhati Roy wants 'casteist' Gandhi's name erased from institutions

Jul 19, 2014

Now, Arundhati Roy wants 'casteist' Gandhi's name erased from institutions

Booker winner Arundhati Roy is at is again. This time she wants Gandhi's name removed from the institutions named after him. #India #Arundhati Roy #Mahatma Gandhi #Caste #Hindu #Babasaheb Ambedkar #Muslim #In My Opinion #Nathuram Godse #Idealism