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Arundhati Roy in race for her second Man booker prize

Arundhati Roy in race for her second Man Booker Prize

Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among the contenders for this year’s Man Booker Prize for their fiction novels. Roy, who won the prize in 1997 for her fiction “The God of Small Things,” is in the race again with her long-awaited second novel, “The Ministry[Read More…]

Paresh Rawal

‘Coerced by Twitter’, Rawal deletes his tweet

Veteran actor and BJP MP Paresh Rawal alleged today that he was ‘coerced into deleting a controversial tweet’, that was targeted at author Arundhati Roy by Twitter. He strongly defended his tweet, that was criticized by many. Singer Abhijeet’s Twitter account was also suspended over his offensive posts, especially those[Read More…]

Former BJP MP Paresh Rawal appointed as chief of National School of Drama

PEN Delhi condemns the comments made on Roy

In the wake of the recent comment made about author Arundhati Roy, the Delhi unit of PEN has issued a press release condemning the statements made about the author. BJP MP and actor, Paresh Rawal had made the comment about her, in regard to the act of soldiers of the[Read More…]

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