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Facing the Fanatics: Gauri Lankesh remembered Teesta Setalvad, Arundhati Roy and Kavita Lankesh discuss the slain journalist’s legacy

On the eve of Gauri Lankesh’s 59th birth anniversary, filmmaker Kavita Lankesh, who is also Gauri’s sister unveiled a booklet of her poems about her formidable sister. The booklet titled Akka is a compilation of Kavita Lankesh’s poems in Gauri’s memory and was compiled and produced by CJP. “I keep wondering what would she have said,…

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Facing The Fanatics Arundhati Roy in conversation with Teesta Setalvad

In memory of Gauri Lankesh on the eve of her 59th birth anniversary watch Arundhati Roy in conversation with Teesta Setalvad and special guest Kavitha Lankesh. Related: CJP moves Supreme Court in Hathras case Hundreds Of Adivasi Activists Gather To Protest Against Farm Laws Thousands in Mumbai march in solidarity with Indian Famers

EXCLUSIVE: I am a part of Society, I’m not a part of the State: Arundhati Roy Writer-Activist condemns recent arrests of activists, says crackdown on dissent is dangerous

Never known to mince words, firebrand writer and fearless dissenter Arundhati Roy lays threadbare the state’s repressive agenda and it’s underlying motivation… the obsessive-compulsive desire to hold on to political power at all costs. In an exclusive interview to Teesta Setalvad, Roy talks about a variety of contemporary issues ranging from caste, mob lynching, demonetisation, rationalist thought,…

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