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Right vs Wrong: Arundhati Roy, Mohandas Pai funding fake news ...

Left-leaning Alt News received donations from Roy's trust and Mohandas Pai is a shareholder in right-leaning OpIndia Business Standard, 2 weeks ago

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Why Arundhati Roy will never defend her novels

'The claim to truth cannot be made by the writer, but must be felt by the reader. The whole thing to a novel is its fragility and openness to interpretation,' says the acclaimed author. But she will defend her essays. Photograph: Courtesy Haymarket Books/Facebook What gives Arundhati Roy utmost happiness? These days it is the Hindi and Urdu translations of her second novel. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness has already been translated into over 40 languages and its Hindi and Urdu versions ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Will defend my essays, but never novels: Arundhati Roy  Business Standard1 month ago Arundhati Roy wows Delhi readers; announces Hindi, Urdu translations of 2nd novel  Prokerala1 month ago

Arundhati Roy to speak on 'Waqt ki Aahat'

In what may mark writer-activist Arundhati Roys return to controversies, the Booker-winning novelist of "The God of Small Things" is scheduled to address a gathering here on the topic "Waqt ki Aahat".Roy, who rose to global fame as the new deity of prose in ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Whatever decision SC takes on Ayodhya, BJP, RSS will tear people apart: Arundhati Roy

It is the sad demise of love and gentleness -- at the behest of skewed patriotism and extreme nationalism -- that comes across as the most troubling feature of current times for writer-activist Arundhati Roy.The very fundamentals of the country, she contended ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
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Busting fake news: Who funds whom?

Some unlikely celebrities are behind multiple campaigns to fight the fake news menace.Sai Manish reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com While the Narendra D Modi government burnt its fingers over an unsuccessful attempt to 'rein in' the mainline media over alleged fake news dissemination, India's nascent fake news-busting business is finding high-profile takers. Three of them -- OpIndia, Alt News and Boom Live -- stand out for the intensity of their coverage and the hawk (if sometimes ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Chiki Sarkar: The 'Power Trailblazer' who is changing the way we read

The publisher of Juggernaut Books made it to Forbes India's Women Power Trailblazers class of 2018.   Photograph: @Chikisarkar/Twitter What do you do when you helm one of the biggest publishing houses in the country? If you are anything like Chiki Sarkar, you start your own publishing house with a twist. In 2015, Sarkar -- and Durga Raghunath, a former CEO of Network 18 Digital -- founded Juggernaut Books, India's first smartphone publisher. Since then, Juggernaut has attracted millions ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Naipaul, Rushdie vying for one-off Golden Booker Prize

Leading Indian-origin authors like VS Naipaul and Salman Rushdie are in the run for a one-off special Golden Man Booker Prize to mark the literary award's 50th anniversary this year. The new award, launched in London today, will involve five judges whittling down titles from the past five decades which will then be put forward for a public vote to come up with an overall winner.  The Indian-origin authors in the running include Naipaul for his 1971 winner 'In a Free State'; Rushdie for ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

11.11, Eka, Maku: Slow fashion for a fast world

'What we do goes beyond fashion. With us, you are not buying a product, but a philosophy.' Avantika Bhuyan reports on the flag bearers of the fashion philosophy India desperately needs. Writer Arundhati Roy in an outfit by Eka, a slow fashion brand by Rina Singh.The Booker Prize winner was one of Eka's earliest customers.Photograph: @ekaco/Instagram.   As I speak with Shani Himanshu, founder of the fashion label 11.11/eleven eleven, he is heading to Mumbai international airport. For his ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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