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Ban on Satanic Verses wrong: Chidambaram admits, 27 years later

Twenty-seven years after the then Rajiv Gandhi government banned Salman Rushdie's controversial novel The Satanic Verses, former finance minister P Chidambaram today said it was "wrong."......

'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......

Did not write Satanic Verses for the Mullahs: Rushdie

Over two decades after 'Satanic Verses' sparked a never-ending controversy and provoked a 'fatwa' for his head, author Salman Rushdie has only one thing to say to his detractors: 'I did not write......

Wonder how Satanic Verses got Booker prize: Katju

Attacking Salman Rushdie, Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju on Monday said that the "sensationalism" depicted by his book Satanic Verses has deeply hurt Muslim sensitivities and that......

I had to leave India to be safe: Amitava Kumar

Writer Amitava Kumar tells Aseem Chhabra about life after he read from The Satanic Verses at the Jaipur Literary Festival. Last week Amitava Kumar -- the New York -based writer and professor of......

Midnight's Children: Lost in translation?

It has happened so many times. A long-awaited movie adaptation of a beloved classic is finally made, and the cynics who thought the book was unfilmable are proved right. It happened a few years ago......

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......
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Celebrate hypocrisy 7 reasons why democracy in India is a farce!

August 15 is the day to cheer. On this day, the nation celebrates freedom. This independence was extracted from the colonial rule of British. On... ...

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Patriotic Urdu poems

A proverb goes a sword can kill an enemy only but a pen can save humanity. Here is a short tale of the Urdu poems of our poets who, with their... ...

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Testing Jesus Christ - Part 2, By Oliver Sutari

Part 2 of 3 Is There a Creator and Do Christians Take Him on Blind Faith? When Jesus was asked which of the commandments is the most important,... ...

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From Naseeruddin Shah to Barack Obama, learn different ways of saying sorry

How do you say sorry? Let me count the ways. You could, if you like, apologise for sins committed over a hundred years ago, as did Canada's... ...

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In defence of the writer

The recent Chennai High court judgment concerning the writer Perumal Murugan is a requisite addition to the Indian jurisprudence as it underlines... ...

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