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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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Iran to boycott Frankfurt Book Fair after Salman ...

Tehran: Iran on Wednesday said that it will boycott next week's Frankfurt Book Fair after organisers invited the controversial author Salman... ...
Rushdie’s Frankfurt invite angers Iran

Salman Rushdie poses during the promotion of his new book, Two Years Eight Months And Twenty-Eight Nights in Madrid, Spain. —AFP Iran has... ...
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... ...
PM can do without crass trumpeters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi never misses an opportunity to take pot shots at his secular political rivals, who may not necessarily be... ...
An uneasy relationship

Art and religion have constantly been at loggerheads with each other. The recent fatwa issued against AR Rahman by the Raza Academy, for... ...

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