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Hazare and the Thousands

  The Hindu newspaper has been carrying articles by various eminent writers and thinkers on the issue of Anna Hazare ever since Anna started his fast recently.  The lead article on the edit page of today’s Hindu [24 Aug] is … Continue reading

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To Arrest a Romantic Dream

  After much political dithering and slithering, people in Power have decided to slap an FIR on Arundhati Roy for her alleged anti-India remark vis-à-vis Kashmir.  Roy has answered it with an article titled “They can file a charge posthumously … Continue reading

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Writers should be die-able

  Speaking at a function connected with an international book fair being held in Kerala [India], renowned Malayalam novelist and former president of the Sahitya Academy, M Mukundan, reiterated what Shakespeare said about four centuries ago.  “Literary writers should be … Continue reading

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Kashmir, Arundhati Roy and Violence

  The Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP] seems to have unleashed its woman power against its current bête noire: Arundhati Roy.  About a hundred activists of Mahila Morcha attacked Ms Roy’s house in Delhi yesterday [Oct 30].  Ms Roy can take … Continue reading

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