Arundhati Roy

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Amazon's audiobooks service, Audible launched in India for Rs. 199/month

08 Nov 2018

Amazon's audiobooks service, Audible launched in India for Rs. 199/month

Amazon has finally launched its much-awaited audiobooks service in India.

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

17 Sep 2017

World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

Dedicating the 2nd biggest dam in the world to the people of India, Modi said that the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada faced many hurdles.

Man threatens five eminent women calling them "anti-national"; case filed

08 Sep 2017

Man threatens five eminent women calling them "anti-national"; case filed

After noted Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead, a Facebook user openly threatened to eliminate five prominent women, terming them "anti-national".

Abhijeet's new Twitter account suspended a day after his comeback

30 May 2017

Abhijeet's new Twitter account suspended a day after his comeback

A day after Abhijeet Bhattacharya made a new account after his original was suspended, Twitter has blocked it again.

Democracy is upheld by its people, not Twitter rants

28 May 2017

Democracy is upheld by its people, not Twitter rants

A person walks up to the stage and says, "For the next five minutes I am going to make a joke that is non-political, non-offensive, constructive, has no expletives and will have nothing that creates controversy," after five minutes of pin drop silence, he looks at the audience and says, "I hope you liked the joke."

Sonu Nigam quits Twitter over 'one-sided sham'

24 May 2017

Sonu Nigam quits Twitter over 'one-sided sham'

Complaining about media, trolling and "so much venom" on Twitter, Sonu Nigam signed off from the social networking site on May 24.

Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account suspended for offensive tweets

24 May 2017

Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account suspended for offensive tweets

Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account was suspended by the micro-blogging website after he wrote a string of offensive tweets against women.

Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize

26 Oct 2016

Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize

The 2016 Man Booker Prize was awarded to the American author Paul Beatty for his novel "The Sellout".