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'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......

Salman Rushdie warns of bullying under Modi's rule

Expressing his concerns about India under Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party, renowned author Salman Rushdie said that the attacks on freedom of expression could worsen if the BJP comes......

Rushdie, Haasan, Nandy: Till when will we cave in?

Mitali Saran on why Indians always adopt the brace position while standing up to intimidation Salman Rushdie found the perfect phrase when he said, during a recent television interview, that India......

Writers, film fraternity slam Bengal govt over Rushdie

The literary and film community on Friday came out in support of controversial author Salman Rushdie and blamed the West Bengal government for cancellation of his visit to the metropolis. "If a......

Review: Midnight's Children is magical, a must watch

Midnight's Children is a must watch for people who've yearned to experience Salman Rushdie's iconic storytelling in a more accessible format, writes Nishi Tiwari.I've come to know two kinds of book......

Salman Rushdie: I really miss the people of Mumbai

It wasn't only me who was born in Mumbai, but also the idea of the book and the film Midnight's Children, says Salman Rushdie. The author and filmmaker Deepa Mehta speak to Sonil Dedhia in the city......

PIX: The Who's Who in Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children

As Deepa Mehta's screen adaptation of Saman Rushdie's iconic Booker-winning novel Midnight's Children gets ready to be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, we introduce......

Bollywood condemns Salman Rushdie ban

As Rajasthan government persuaded the organizers of Jaipur Literary Festival to ask Salman Rushdie to call off his visit, stars condemned the ban on Twitter.Celina......

First Look: Shahana Goswami in Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children

Acclaimedfilmmaker Deepa Mehta, who's working on her latest project -- a film adaptation of author Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children -- shared a still of Shahana Goswami from the......
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Q. Jairam Ramesh an Indian economist and politician belonging to Indian National Congress says...."I think toilets are more important than temples. No matter how many temples we go to, we are not going to get salvation. V need to give priority to toilets and cleanliness...How many believe this???
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Q. What is common between Aung San Suu Kyi, Rahul Gandhi, Salman Rushdie and Kajal Aggarwal?
Lucky:  A. LET HIM REPLACE THE WORD TEMPLE WITH MOSQUE/CHURCH FATWA WOULD HAVE BEEN ISSUED AND HE WOULD HAVE REQUIRED 24 HOURS PROTECTION LIKE SALMAN RUSHDIE more

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Q. an author burning one of his own books ! who once appeared in this role in an ad campaign ?
Stalin:  A. as it is Rahul Gandhi's b'day today so I think their b'days more

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Writers, publishers bat for freedom of expression

Writers and publishers on Sunday condemned the harassment of Tamil writer Perumal Murugan, saying it was a blow to the freedom of expression.... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/455708/writers-publishers-bat-freedom-expression.html
Rushdie

Mr. Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses", characterised the official ban on the import and reading of his novel in India as "an act... ...

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Modi and Kejriwal

Outlook Ahead Of The Delhi Election krishnan srinivasan THE never-ending cycle of elections in India continues with polls scheduled next month... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/101968-modi-and-kejriwal.html
When Mob Politics Throttles Freedom of Art

Anita Nair In the last few weeks, every literary circle that I have stood on the fringes of has been abuzz with one name that has taken precedence... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/When-Mob-Politics-Throttles-Freedom-of-Art/2015/01/24/article2632163.ece
Seven threats to freedom of expression

India, I have long maintained, is a fifty-fifty democracy. In some respects - such as free and fair elections, free movement of people - we are as... ...

http://www.abplive.in/india/2015/01/24/article483573.ece/A-fifty-fifty-democracy-Seven-threats-to-freedom-of-expression

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