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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......

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......

'I don't need to READ The Satanic Verses to oppose it'

Mohammed Saleem Engineer is the national secretary of the Jamaat-e-Islami-e-Hind, the Islamic organisation that has its headquarters in New Delhi. The organisation is an offshoot of the......

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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Authors boycott ceremony as Charlie Hebdo feted in New York

New York: French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo received a freedom of expression award on Tuesday at a gala US ceremony boycotted by some leading... ...

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The subject disturbed me

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Salman Rushdie slams bid to boycott PEN

Salman Rushdie London: Salman Rushdie, who went into hiding after a 1989 fatwa called for his death over his book The Satanic Verses, said his... ...

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Salman Rushdie slams critics of PEN's Charlie Hebdo tribute, calls them 'pussies' on Twitter

Courting controversy, PEN has declared that this year they will award the Freedom of Expression Courage award to Charlie Hebdo. Soon after this... ...

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Diversity of a different kind

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