rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 

Satanic Verses

Rediff.com  »  News  »   Satanic Verses

  News for Satanic Verses

  • News
  • Movies

'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......

  People speak for satanic verses

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-people-surrendering-more-to-satanic-forces-than-godly-fo/26545766/answers/

azam khan
Q. Alcohol - A Disease?If alcoholism is a disease then it is the only disease thatbullet is sold in bottlesbullet is advertised in newspapers, magazines, radios and televisionbullet is contracted by the will of manbullet has licensed outlets to spread itbullet produces revenue for the governmentbullet brings violent deaths on the highwaysbullet has no germs or viral causebullet propels one's health to self-destructionbullet destroys family life and increases crime.
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/alcohol---a-diseaseif-alcoholism-is-a-disease-then-it-is-the/26545246/answers/26545788

Mohammed none Salim
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kon-si-aisi-bhook-hai-jise-log-bardast-nehin-ka-patein/26266434/answers/26545288

  Web results for Satanic Verses
What's good, clean, uncontroversial cinema? Maybe CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani's old films can tell us

by Kalpana Nair When news broke that Pahlaj Nihalani had been appointed the new Chairperson of the Censor Board, one could almost hear a shudder... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/bollywood/whats-good-clean-uncontroversial-cinema-maybe-cbfc-chief-pahlaj-nihalanis-old-films-can-tell-us-2066521.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... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/my-book-being-put-in-jail-rushdie/article6821128.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
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
Dua at the time of an Earthquake

Earthquakes are one of the great signs of Allaah in this universe, with which He tests His slaves as a reminder or to instil fear of Him or as a... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/dua-time-earthquake
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

Related Tags


  1. gujarat
  2. bjp
  3. india
  4. lok sabha
  5. supreme court
  6. upa
  7. bharatiya janata party
  8. congress
  9. new delhi
  10. united progressive alliance
  11. ahmedabad
  12. sonia gandhi
  13. nda
  14. rahul gandhi
  15. rajnath singh
  16. nitin gadkari
  17. delhi
  18. manmohan singh
  19. bihar
  20. national democratic alliance
  21. jd-u
  22. nitish kumar
  23. rashtriya swayamsevak sangh
  24. uttar pradesh
  25. photo
  26. advani
  27. central bureau of investigation
  28. rss
  29. janata dal-united
  30. ips

Top Coverage News


Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
Broswe by: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z