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Arundhati Roy: the literary canary in India’s coalmine

NEW DELHI: She may have returned to publishing fiction after a two decade hiatus, but Indian writer Arundhati Roy says she has no plans to sheath her polemical sword anytime soon in a world where the vulnerable are still being "smashed".…

Remembering Manto on his 62nd death anniversary

The 62nd death anniversary of Urdu's renowned writer Saadat Hasan Manto is being observed today. Saadat Hasan Manto was born on 11 May, 1912, in Simla, in British India . He passed away at the young age of 43 years and left a legacy…