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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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Q. Are people surrendering more to satanic forces than Godly forces?
Truth Seeker:  A.  more

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Azam Khan:  A. IT IS EASY TO COMMIT SIN THAN TO TO BE PIOUS. AllAh has created the ability to sin as well as to be pious in man. Man now has a choice of...... more

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Q. Kon si aisi bhook hai jise log bardast nehin ka patein?
Mohammed None Salim:  A. Islams holistic approach to health and well-being means that anything that is harmful or mostly harmful, is forbidden. Therefore, Islam takes an...... more

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Q. What Attracts One to Hinduism?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. satanic verses more

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an Opportunity for Muslims

Indian adherents of Islam have much to gain by behaving more like citizens of a secular republic and less like people with a separate identity... ...

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Rushdie

Salman Rushdie may not have survived if he published his controversial The Satanic Verses today because the febrile world of the Internet has made... ...

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The beautiful game

As is well known, this Sunday will see Kolkata hosting the opening match of the much-anticipated Indian Soccer League, when Mumbai FC will take on... ...

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Imprisoned Syrian activist wins PEN Pinter prize

rnalist and human rights activist has won a major writing award celebrating free speech. Mazen Darwish shares the PEN Pinter prize with India-born... ...

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THE PRACTICE OF SELF PURIFICATION - II

As shown earlier, tazkiyah is a fundamental part of Prophet Muhammad's (SallAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) mission and his life constitutes a unique... ...

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