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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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I, me, my shelf

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