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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......

'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......

India cannot stay neutral towards Iran: Shimon Peres

Describing Iran as a "danger" to world peace, Israeli President Shimon Peres has asked India not to remain "neutral" to Iran's "aggressive attempt" to become a forceful hegemon in the region. "Iran......

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......

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Mudit Agrawal
Q. who will be the next PM?1- N. Modi2- A kejriwal3- Rahul Gandhi4- none of these
Mudit Agrawal:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-will-be-the-next-pm1--n.-modi2--a-kejriwal3--rahul-gandh/26990104/answers/

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Stalin,mao,kim jong il,Ayatollah khomeini are famous for ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. I don' know what is happening to the secular India we used to know. Narandra Modi may be an efficient chief minister, but he is also a very...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/stalinmaokim-jong-ilayatollah-khomeini-are-famous-for-/26593562/answers/26990106

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Q&A Puzzles : "Religion is mass opium". It seems some members here believe this and taking full advantage of it here.Why should the management allow this ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. The History bears the evidence of the religious top brass enjoying all kinds of advantages like the rulers, through exploitations of common...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/qa-puzzles--religion-is-mass-opium.-it-seems-some-members-he/26593562/answers/17298376

Prakash Chandra
Q. WHO IS AYATOLLAH ALI KHAMENEI
Prakash Chandra:  A. Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hoseyni Khāmenei ( born 17 July 1939), also known as Ali Khamenei, is an Iranian politician and cleric. He has...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-ayatollah-ali-khamenei/17295432/answers/14872966

anoop KR
Q. There are lot of scholars and even non-scholars issuing Fatwas to be followed by all followers of Muslim faith. Many of these Fatwas are against commonsense and scientific advancements. Already the Muslim brethern are backwards because of resistance to change.Why not some learned scholars from acredited centres authorised to issue Fatwas on all India basis? Rest should either be debarred from issuing Fatwas or Fatwas from them ignored?
Anoop KR:  A. In nations where Islamic law is the basis of civil law, but has not been codified, as is the case of some Arab countries in the Middle East, fatwa...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-are-lot-of-scholars-and-even-non-scholars-issuing-fatw/14872840/answers/12559390

  Web results for Ayatollah Khomeini
Head of Iran's chief clerical body Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani dead at 83

TEHRAN: A leading Iranian cleric, Ayatollah , who headed the country's most influential clerical body charged with choosing or dismissing the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/head-of-irans-chief-clerical-body-ayatollah-mohammadreza-mahdavi-kani-dead-at-83/articleshow/44898806.cms
The night takes us all

Yuri Andropov (Photo: AFP) When his father lay dying, the Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas, wrote one of the immortal poems of our time, Do Not go... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141016/commentary-op-ed/article/night-takes-us-all
Salman Rushdie slams language of ‘jihadi-cool’

Salman Rushdie Eminent British Indian author Salman Rushdie has attacked the “mangled” language of religion which is turning British Muslims... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/salman-rushdie-slams-language-jihadi-cool-478
Iran's Khamenei goes hiking month after surgery

The official website of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he went hiking in the mountains north of Tehran just one month after... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/irans-khamenei-goes-hiking-month-after-surgery-news-others-oklmpdbficfig.html
Iran releases video of Ayatollah Khomeini's first post-surgery hike

Iran released a video on Friday showing supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on his first outdoor walk since undergoing prostate surgery, as part... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/iran-releases-video-of-ayatollah-khomeinis-first-post-surgery-hike_1482849.html

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