Arundhati

  • Young shuttlers to lead Indian challenge in Malaysia 24-03-2014 12:57 PM

    Johor Bahru: With top brass skipping the tournament, young guns of Indian badminton, including Sourabh Varma and Arundhati Pantawane, will brace up for the challenge when they begin their campaign at the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold, starting with the qualifiers at Pasir Gudang on Tuesday. After back-to-back tournaments,...
  • Leader Talk: 'Over 55 per cent banking assets led by women' 22-03-2014 06:33 PM

    Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairperson of State Bank of India asserted that over 55 per cent banking assets were led by women. However, she went on to say that it will take some time for more and more women entering the corporate world. Speaking to Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-Chief, IBN18 Network, Arundhati justified...
  • Does Ambedkar's philosophy need an updated champion? 19-03-2014 05:45 PM

    While it is normal for Arundhati Roy's views to be questioned and criticised, it is not often that one finds her self-perceived role as mediator on certain matters questioned at a fundamental level. That this has happened in relation to a long-ago ideological duel between Ambedkar and Gandhi makes it...
  • Genres don't define film's success: Kodi Ramakrishna 01-02-2014 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna, known for churning out blockbusters such as 'Ammoru' and 'Arundhati' in mythology and fantasy genres, says that the success of any film depends on its 'story' and 'execution', but not on genre. "I don't think genres have anything to do with the prospect...
  • Arundhati Roy's mother Mary Roy joins AAP 22-01-2014 01:55 PM

    Mary Roy, women rights activist and mother of Man Booker prize winner Arundhati Roy, has joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Roy, who received the party membership from state AAP functionaries in Kottayam on Tuesday, said she expected the new party would bring about a qualitative change in politics. "Most...
  • Tejpal sex assault: Girl to help police, say sources 25-11-2013 05:45 PM

    Panaji: The woman journalist who has accused Tehelka's Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her has agreed to cooperate with the police. Sources in the Goa police said that her statement will be recorded in front of the magistrate in Panjim. Sources also said that the woman journalist is...
  • Sexual assault: Arundhati Roy slams Tejpal, says it's rape number 2 25-11-2013 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: Booker Prize winning novelist Arundhati Roy on Monday slammed Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman journalist. In her blog, Roy called the incident 'rape number two'. She said, "This is Rape Number Two: the rape of the values and the politics that Tehelka claims...
  • Don't limit PM option to only Modi or Rahul, says Arundhati 17-11-2013 10:41 PM

    Author and activist Arundhati Roy, on Sunday, said that in an age of coalition, options are wide open before people and they should not fall into trap of Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi. "I don't think we should fall into trap of Modi or Rahul. Indulging in poll predictions will...
  • Saina, Kashyap crash out of China Open 14-11-2013 06:38 PM

    Shanghai: Indian shuttlers endured a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star player Saina Nehwal going down in the women's singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the men's singles competition here on Thursday. While Saina lost 21-16, 15-21, 17-21 to unseeded Sun Yu...
  • SBI head Arundhati Bhattacharya emerges as empowering leader 22-10-2013 12:58 PM

    The appointment of Arundhati Bhattacharya as chairperson of State Bank of India Oct 7 signals her acumen with numbers. That a 57-year-old career banker will lead the 207-year-old bank, the biggest in the country, to serve the customer is a natural expectation. That winds of change - with her employee-friendly...
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya takes charge as first woman chief of SBI 07-10-2013 06:05 PM

    Mumbai:Arundhati Bhattacharya on Monday took over as the new chairperson of the State Bank of India (SBI). She is the first woman to be appointed to the top job at the country's largest lender. Prior to her elevation to the top job, 57-year-old Bhattacharya was managing director and chief financial...
  • Indian Badminton League: Mumbai take 2-0 lead over Delhi 20-08-2013 09:51 PM

    Mumbai: World number one Lee Chong Wei lived up to his reputation by easing his way past Malaysian compatriot Daren Liew on his Indian Badminton League debut before All England women's champion Tine Baun followed suit to provide a flying 2-0 start to Mumbai Masters against Krishh Delhi Smashers in...
  • Thulasi, Arundhati, Sai Praneeth enter main draw in Singapore 18-06-2013 04:53 PM

    Singapore: Indian shuttlers P.C. Thulasi, Arundhati Pantawane and B. Sai Praneeth entered the main draw after winning the qualification rounds of their respective categories at the Singapore Open Super Series here Tuesday. Sai Praneeth, who sent legendary Taufik Hidayat into retirement last week, won both his men's singles qualification matches....
  • Saina Nehwal, Arundhati Pantawane reach pre-quarters of Thailand GP 05-06-2013 07:04 PM

    Bangkok: Defending champion Saina Nehwal and rising star Arundhati Pantawane advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after notching up contrasting wins in women's singles competition here on Wednesday. World No 2 Saina didn't break much sweat as she prevailed over Shih Han Hung of Chinese...
  • 'Rani Ranamma' to expose society's effects on the society 17-04-2013 10:16 AM

    Chennai: After making some of the best Telugu fantasy films such as 'Arundhati', Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna is set to expose the ill effects of society on people's lives in his upcoming action-thriller 'Rani Ranamma'. However, he clarifies it is not about the situation in Sri Lanka. He believes there...
  • Is 'The God of Small Things' going to be a film? 06-12-2012 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: Director Anjali Menon, who debuted with critically acclaimed Malayalam movie 'Manjadikuru', says it would be a dream come true to translate Arundhati Roy's 'God of Small Things' on the big screen. "I would love to recreate the magic of 'God of Small Things' on celluloid or something in...
  • 'Rudrama Devi' will be the mother-of-all period films 08-11-2012 11:45 AM

    Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says his upcoming film 'Rudrama Devi' will be the mother-of-all period films. Telugu actress Anushka, who rose to fame with her appearance in Telugu period-fantasy 'Arundhati', will reprise the role of the queen. "My film will definitely supersede the standards set by all period flicks to date....
  • Premji, Hazare among Top 100 Global Thinkers 29-11-2011 01:45 PM

    Washington: Software czar Azim Premji and anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare are among five Indians who figure in the Foreign Policy magazine's list of Top 100 Global Thinkers, that is dominated by revolutionaries who have been the driving force behind the Arab Spring. The list features US President Barack Obama, who...
  • Anna in Foreign Policy's top 100 global thinkers 29-11-2011 12:05 AM

    Washington: Software czar Azim Premji, social activist Anna Hazare and writer Arundhati Roy are among the five Indians who figure in Foreign Policy's prestigious list of Top 100 Global Thinkers, which also includes US President Barack Obama. The top nine positions in the list is occupied by leading Arab revolutionaries...
  • PIL against Arundhati for her anti-India remarks 22-11-2011 05:37 PM

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday admitted a PIL against author-activist Arundhati Roy for her allegedly anti-India remarks at a seminar in New York. The PIL was filed by three Kashmiri pandits - Vijay Kumar Kashkari, Ajay Kumar Bhat and Vir Ji Saraf - in the Jammu...
  • Bhushan attack: Alternate views unacceptable? 12-10-2011 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of the shocking attack on senior lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan, the question that arises is whether this is another example of how our society is getting even more intolerant. Many attempts have been made in the past to muzzle free speech. On...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill is very regressive: Arundhati Roy 30-08-2011 10:41 PM

    In an exclusive interview, writer Arundhati Roy said there are serious concerns about the Jan Lokpal Bill, corporate funding, NGOs and even the role of the media. Sagarika Ghose: Hello and welcome to the CNN-IBN special. The Anna Hazare anti-corruption movement has thrown up multiple voices. Many have been supportive...
  • I'm sceptical of the Anna movement: Arundhati Roy 30-08-2011 08:02 AM

    Arundhati Roy targeted the Anna Hazare movement, saying there are serious concerns about the Jan Lokpal Bill, corporate funders, NGOs and even the role of the media. ...
  • Lokpal will create two oligarchies: Arundhati 22-08-2011 06:56 PM

    Hyderabad: "When people fight against corruption, it is important to understand what corruption is. Is corruption just an accounting problem, a financial irregularity? Or, is it a currency of social inequality or concentration of power?" asked noted author and social activists Arundhati Roy while commenting on people's support for Anna...
  • Lokpal will create two oligarchies: Arundhati 22-08-2011 10:49 AM

    Hyderabad: "When people fight against corruption, it is important to understand what corruption is. Is corruption just an accounting problem, a financial irregularity? Or, is it a currency of social inequality or concentration of power?" asked noted author and social activists Arundhati Roy while commenting on people's support for Anna...
  • Why leave corporates out of Lokpal: Arundhati Roy 21-08-2011 02:31 PM

    Commenting on the Jan Lokpal Bill issue, author Arundhati Roy on Sunday said, "We need to look at this more closely beyond the clamour." ...