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Dec 16, 2018
Amrita Mahale on her debut book Milk Teeth, Mumbai's redevelopment and finding the courage to tell her storyMahale conceived Milk Teeth around a prophecy but the story slowly evolved into a look at middle-class society and all the privileges that this group internalises, its inflated sense of self-worth, the need to move forward and the kind of pressures that are put on members of this community
Nov 15, 2018
This is how Holocaust began: Arundhati Roy writes to Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam, compares situation to IndiaDear Shahidul, I believe the tide will turn. It will. It must. This foolish, shortsighted cruelty will give way to something kinder and more visionary. This particular malaise, this bout of ill-health that has engulfed our planet will pass.
Aug 31, 2018
Arrests made in Bhima Koregaon raids attempt to 'overturn Constitution': Rights groups call for action against Maharashtra PoliceThe arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a joint statement signed by over 30 civil society groups.
Aug 30, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids: Aruna Roy, Arundhati Roy, Prashant Bhushan condemn activists' arrest, issue statementIntellectuals and activists such as Aruna Roy, Arundhati Roy, Prashant Bhushan, Bezwada Wilson came to together in New Delhi to protest against the Bhima Koregaon raids and the arrests of five activists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Aug 29, 2018
Kashmiri separatists back Gautam Navlakha; scribe held in Bhima Koregaon raids covered rights violationsThe separatists also criticised military approach adopted by the Narendra Modi government and the lack of political approach in Jammu and Kashmir.
Aug 28, 2018
Bhima Koregaon probe: Politicians, activists condemn raids and arrests, call it 'undeclared emergency'Pune police Tuesday raided homes of prominent Left-wing activists in several states and arrested at least five of them
Mar 01, 2018
Arundhati Roy announces Hindi and Urdu translations of The Ministry of Utmost HappinessSpeaking at her candid-best, Arundhati Roy participated in a discussion and announced the Hindi and Urdu translations of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Jan 21, 2018
Mukkabaaz: Anurag Kashyap's film pits a 'loser' protagonist against the system, but its critique is not radicalThe issue with 'loser' films like Mukkabaaz and Masaan is that they critique the state but not capitalism, and that they present villains as being invincible | #FirstCulture
Dec 31, 2017
Quickly go, 2017: A review of the year gone by, in verseReflecting on the events that marked 2017, from Shashi Kapoor's demise, to Aadhaar and the Virat-Anushka wedding | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture
Dec 26, 2017
Indian books in 2017: Arundhati Roy, Jeet Thayil dominated literary scene, but Vivek Shanbag was clear winner2017 saw the release of books by Arundhathi Roy, Prayaag Akbar and Jeet Thayil, but Vivek Shanbag’s Ghachar Ghochar was the book of the year. #YearInReview