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Sep 10, 2019
Megha Rao on her new book Music to Flame Lilies, 'art for life’s sake' and the moral responsibility of artistsMegha Rao is a 23-year-old author, poet and artist who has recently released her third novel Music to Flame Lilies. In an interview with Firstpost, Rao talks about the book, and the power of art to save and uplift lives.
May 19, 2019
Arundhati Roy's The Doctor and the Saint: Strongest when scrutinising Gandhi, but falters on AmbedkarThe Doctor and the Saint is a decent starting point for those who seek to revise their own uncritical points of view about Gandhi. But for those looking to introduce themselves to Ambedkar — the man as well as his politics — you’re much better off reading Annihilation of Caste itself, followed by everything else Ambedkar wrote.
Apr 01, 2019
TM Krishna, Githa Hariharan, Hemant Divate on signing appeal urging citizens to 'vote out hate politics'With the 2019 elections fast approaching, writers, filmmakers and artists such as Girish Karnad, TM Krishna, Urvashi Butalia, Shanta Gokhale and Anand Teltumbde among others have signed this appeal to all citizens to vote for an India that 'renews the promises made by our Constitution.'
Mar 05, 2019
Arundhati Roy's talk at the Chobi Mela 2019 cancelled after Dhaka Police withdraws permission for the eventThe talk at the Chobi Mela [X] also marked Arundhati Roy's first-ever visit to Bangladesh and hence a lot of preparations were underway.
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