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'Thanks a lot': Rushdie on India's ban on Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie's book The Satanic Verses was banned by India four months before Iran's Supreme leader late Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa for his killing without any proper examination or a......

Author assaulted for praising Salman Rushdie

An Indian-origin author in South Africa has been brutally assaulted and verbally abused after she praised controversial writer Salman Rushdie whose work has angered Muslims around the world. Zainub......

'Jihadi-cool' lingo is seducing many: Rushdie

Eminent British Indian author Salman Rushdie has attacked the "mangled" language of religion, which is turning British Muslims towards extremism. "The language of religion has been horribly mangled......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

'Axis of evil' now a pivot of peace?

The implications of the interim deal between Iran and the world's big powers go far beyond the nuclear programme, says Nitin PaiOn the face of it, what was signed between the world's big powers and......

Rushdie's Haroun an opera now

When Ayatollah Khomeini declared a fatwa against Salman Rushdie on Valentine's Day 1989, the Mumbai-born author went into hiding, where he eventually wrote Haroun and the Sea of Stories.A fable......

The new woman in Salman Rushdie's life

Every year -- while the rest of us are celebrating love -- Valentine's Day holds an awful significance for the Mumbai-born Sir Salman Rushdie. You see, the date was February 14, 1989 -- Valentine's......

Renee, Renee and more Renee

I see more and more print and television ads that trumpet Renee Zellweger in Cold Mountain. In print, you see only her. Wonder how Jude Law, who has been nominated for his first Oscar, feels. He......

Eight players of Iran's women's football team are 'MEN'!!!

Iranian women's national football team walk to the pitch. Photograph: Ali Jarekji /Reuters Eight players of Iran’s women’s national football team are apparently men. Iranian women's......
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In their own voice

The Indian Express Two significant political voices have sidestepped the party line to speak out against the regressive politics of their... ...
Cong distances itself from Chidambaram's view on ban on Satanic Verses

New Delhi, Nov 30: Congress today described former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's statement on the ban on Salman Rushdie's novel Satanic Verses... ...
Barack Obama Buys Salman Rushdie's Latest Book, Author Takes a Dig

US President Barack Obama's purchase of author Salman Rushdie's latest volume caused a stir, with the author tweeting today to ask if there was a... ...

New Delhi: Former home minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said that the decision of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress Government... ...
When the cow comes to IFFK

The cow is such a sensitive topic in the country right now that any mention or artistic representation of the timid bovine is sure to invite the... ...

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