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Sedition Law Is Anachronistic- Ved Pratap Vaidik , Binayak Sen or Arundhati Roy

Several perfectly honourable men and women have been charged with sedition PRADYOT LAL 2014-07-26 , Issue 30 Volume 11 He may be controversial. He may also be an aide of the equally controversial yoga guru Baba Ramdev. But does that mean… Continue Reading →

‘Now, we have a democratically elected totalitarian government’ — Arundhati Roy

Tahir Mehdi P Renowned Indian writer Arundhati Roy. — File photo In Pakistan, apprehensions are rife about Narendra Modi’s flamboyant success. But fervent Modi supporters in the Indian middle classes prefer to place him in the economic governance arena. Dawn recently talked… Continue Reading →

Arundhati Roy – How corporations run India and why they want Narendra Modi as prime minister

by Charlie Smith on Mar 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm   Indian author and social critic Arundhati Roy wants the world to know that her country is under the control of its largest corporations. “Wealth has been concentrated in fewer and fewer hands,” Roy tells… Continue Reading →

Dissent in the age of aggression #Censorship

VAISHNA ROY, The Hindu  The HinduNO PLACE FOR LOVE: Hindu Jagrana Vedike members staging a protest rally against Valentine’s Day celebrations in Bangalore, alleging that it is against Indian culture. File photo: K. Gopinath To create an aggressive image in… Continue Reading →

Arundhati Roy’s Mother Mary Roy Joins AAP

22 January 2014 Mary Roy, women rights activist and mother of Man Booker prize winner Arundhati Roy, has joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Roy, who received the party membership from state AAP functionaries here on Tuesday, said she expected… Continue Reading →

#India – Dams and the Doomed… min(e)d games of the state

  April 29, 2013  by Subrat Kumar Sahu ‘We all are living in a gang war… [in which] the state is just another gang!’  – Arundhati Roy In the wee hour 29 April 2013, at least 10 platoons of police… Continue Reading →

Maoists threaten to silence voices #Vaw

  SATURDAY, 02 MARCH 2013 15:17SANTOSH NARAYAN | RANCHI, Pioneer   Time has turned a full circle in the case of Niyamat Ansari. It is on the brink of taking the same ugly turn witnessed exactly two years ago, when… Continue Reading →

Does your bomb-proof basement have an attached toilet?

Arundhati Royin Outlook Magazine | Feb 25, 2013 AFP (From Outlook 25 February 2013) opinion Does Your Bomb-Proof Basement Have An Attached Toilet? An execution carried out to thundering war clouds Arundhati Roy l Also In This Story  What are… Continue Reading →

Life after death of Niyamat Ansari

FRIDAY, 15 FEBRUARY 2013 00:05 SANTOSH NARAYAN | RANCHI , Pioneer   Niyamat Ansari’s family is yet to breathe easy. It’s been nearly two years since the whistleblower was killed. His wife Nuroosha Bibi has got work in January this… Continue Reading →

Afzal Guru Hanged, Whose Conscience Satisfied? #deathpenalty

By N. Jayaram 09 February, 2013 Countercurrents.org It was bad enough that Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani captured after the 2008 attacks in Bombay, was stealthily hanged without a public debate last November. It is far worse that the Kashmiri… Continue Reading →

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