Arundhati Roy | The Daily Star
  • 'There's an attack on all forms of intelligence' - Arundhati Roy

    "Ultimately, in the long run, whether we win or lose, we are not going to be on their side. So we might as well do what we have to do as well as we can."

  • Our Captured, Wounded Hearts

    With his reckless “pre-emptive” airstrike on Balakot in Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inadvertently undone what previous Indian governments, almost miraculously, succeeded in doing for decades.

  • Arundhati gives a talk on arts, rights

    Not a supporter of art made for propaganda

    When Arundhati Roy finally entered the halls at Midas Centre yesterday evening, cheers erupted amidst the waiting audience, accompanied by sighs of relief -- “so, it's finally happening!” one said to the other.

  • Torture on Photographer Shahidul Alam in custody

    Free Shahidul, drop charges against him

    Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy and three other acclaimed authors have for the second time urged the Bangladesh government to release noted photographer Shahidul Alam.

  • Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

    Arundhati Roy's eagerly-awaited second novel goes on sale, two decades after her prize-winning debut "The God of Small Things" propelled her to global fame and launched her career as an outspoken critic of injustice in her native India.