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I am glad I wrote 'Satanic Verses': Rushdie

Notwithstanding the death threats he faced for over a decade for penning the controversial book, India-born author Sir Salman Rushdie says he is still glad that he wrote The Satanic Verses.......

Why Rushdie didn't make it to Booker shortlist

India-born British novelist Sir Salman Rushdie, voted the best of the Bookers in a public poll in Britain for his Midnight's Children, has even failed to make it to the shortlist for the '2008 Man......

'We had to pay rent to Rushdie'

Indian-born novelist Sir Salman Rushdie, whose book Satanic Verses inflamed the Islamic world, regularly demanded money from British detectives who protected him, according to a former protection......

Rushdie hasn't gone into hiding, says son

India-born controversial author Sir Salman Rushdie, knighted in the Queen's birthday honours, has not gone into hiding again, his son Zafar has said. 'We have taken extra security precautions, but......

Will Indian Muslims protest if Rushdie came here? OF COURSE NOT

Continuous projection of Rushdie-like issues as vital to Muslims comes in the way of development as their priority requirement, says Saeed Naqvi The Maulana from the Darul Uloom seminary at......

Take control: don't let inflation erode returns

The news of the headline inflation figure for April dipping to 8.7 per cent from 9 per cent year-on-year in March has not brought any cheer to consumers. High inflation in the past years has......

Taxmen recover Rs 30,000-crore black money

Taxmen have seized black money to the tune of a whopping Rs 30,000 crore (Rs 300 billion) in the country in the past two years, said the Central Board of Direct Taxes which is set to get......

Mamata vows to make Singur the 'showpiece of Bengal'

Roughly two years after the Tatas pulled the Nano project out of Singur, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said at a rally recently, "I will make Singur the showpiece......

Auto majors flock to Karnataka

Karnataka, which has the presence of automobile and machine tool majors like Toyota Kirloskar Motor and Bosch, has received a boost at the Global Investors' Meet in Bengaluru with companies keen......

'India is a good news story with so much hope'

US Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer,  while throwing open the 35th anniversary celebrations of the US-India Business Council at the gala reception in the cavernous National Building......

Salman Rushdie set for movie debut

Award-winning author Sir Salman Rushdie is all set to make his acting debut-- playing a fertility doctor.The author has signed on to star in the new romantic comedy titled Then She Found Me, after......

First look: Rushdie's new muse?

Some of us move on quicker than others.It's been a few months since Sir Salman Rushdie's tabloid-fuelling separation from wife Padma Lakshmi, and the couple have both been in the news this......

Salman Rushdie: I really miss the people of Mumbai

It wasn't only me who was born in Mumbai, but also the idea of the book and the film Midnight's Children, says Salman Rushdie. The author and filmmaker Deepa Mehta speak to Sonil Dedhia in the city......

How Yana, Kalki learnt Hindi

Vikas Kumar is better recognised as Inspector Deshmukh of Kotey Sikkey on Sony Entertainment Television. But we don't know that this actor is also a language trainer for many Bollywood actors. An......

Bihar to Bollywood, this Friday

Neha Sharma made the journey from Bihar to Bollywood to try her luck at stardom. Her first Hindi film will be this week's release Crook: It's Good To Be Bad, starring Emraan Hashmi. The Mahesh......

England must fight Aussie fire with fire: Strauss

England need to match the desperation of a wounded Australia if they are to beat the hosts at their traditional stronghold of Perth in the third Ashes Test, captain Andrew Strauss said on......

Images: India end Asia Cup drought

Openers Gautam Gambhir and Karthik hit boundaries early in their innings. Karthik started off with a boundary as his edge off Nuwan Kulasekara flew past the lone slip fielder in the first over of......

Grant ready to take on Chelsea in FA Cup final

Two years after steering Chelsea's princes into the Champions League final, Avram Grant was celebrating again on Sunday after Premier League paupers Portsmouth booked a place in the FA Cup......

Day of reckoning for giant European clubs

Juventus and Bayern Munich square off in a Champions League match on Tuesday which will end with one of the illustrious pair suffering the same fate as Liverpool and making an early exit from the......

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Q. Do u think Indian govt has done right treatment to Rushdie Sir
Feluda:  A.  more

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hemant mehta
Q. now muslims will vote in bloc to Congress in up OVER rushdie affair and Congress WILL win due to this ?
Hemant Mehta:  A. Yes more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/now-muslims-will-vote-in-bloc-to-congress-in-up-over-rushdie/21846566/answers/21853266

hemant mehta
Q. Why Do some Hindus revere Salman Rushdie when he has written against their own Gods ?
Hemant Mehta:  A. may be possible dear sir more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-some-hindus-revere-salman-rushdie-when-he-has-written/21846500/answers/21846574

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. TODAY SHEILA DIXIT CM OF DELHI SAID THAT SALMAN RUSHDIE IS WELCOME IN DELHI AND SHE WILL PROVIDE ALL FACILOTIES WHAT IS THE MEANING OF IT?ONE CONGRESS GOVT SUPPORTS OTHER OPPOSES?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. not all hinuds,you are generalising sir. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-sheila-dixit-cm-of-delhi-said-that-salman-rushdie-is-w/21842592/answers/21846563

Vinay Sharma
Q. who is salman rushdie what 's nationality
Vinay Sharma:  A. sir this is all being played out with the idea of pleasing one section of voters at a time, in the afternoon Rajasthan government pleases its vote...... more

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  Web results for Sir Rushdie
Brit author claims Prince Charles turned his back on Rushdie over 'The Satanic Verses'

Prince Charles had denied to back Sir Salman Rushdie during his fatwa over his book 'The Satanic Verses', because he thought the book was insulting... ...

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Anticipating Modi's victory are two distinct groups

Swapan Dasgupta (Swapan Dasgupta is a Delhi-based political commentator with avowedly right-wing inclinations) Election forecasting in India... ...

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Ajay Mankotia on beyond the jingoism

Mankotia Vande", exhorts the announcer. "Mataram", roars the crowd. "Jeevay", screams the announcer from the other side. "Pakistan", shouts the... ...

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British celebrities back press self-regulation

A who's who list from the worlds of British literature, culture, politics and media have thrown their weight behind the Royal Charter on Press... ...

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