Arundhati Roy

Do You Not Hate Her?

She will easily be the most hated public figure in India. And she’s not a politician. No, she is not one of those wooden actresses of Bombay. Well, she was not the TV anchor who colluded with the powers-that-be to lobby for cabinet berths. She is just a writer; and also an activist. The only […]

Roy and Rage

Try this. Leave your prejudice about Arundati Roy outside your house for about fifteen minutes. That’s how much perhaps it take to read this article. Briefly, just briefly, stop the thought about ‘development’ and ‘India as emerging superpower’ crap. A few angry lines: “The real problem is that the flagship of India’s miraculous ‘growth’ story […]