Kipling left India but India never left him
Two senior politicians speak up against ban politics, Section 377. They have been part of the problem, but it’s not too late.
Chidambaram had on Saturday said the decision of the Rajiv Gandhi government to ban Rushdie’s book ‘The Satanic Verses’ was wrong.
Chidambaram was a Minister of State for Home Affairs under Rajiv Gandhi from 1986-89
At its best moments, this book reveals a resurgent Salman Rushdie, crafting word pictures with wicked delight. At others, we are conscious of having been there, read that
In Rushdie’s offering, the action begins in 1195 — the philosopher Ibn Rushd (from whom Rushdie’s father took the family name) has been exiled from Cordoba for 1,001 days.
Akhtar was treated for head injuries after a mob beat him with iron rods.
Bhalchandra Nemade’s publishers and contemporaries talk about why this shouldn’t overshadow his work and the Jnanpith win.
The controversy started after Nemade raised questions about the literary merit of some of Rushdie’s works on February 6.
The controversy started after Nemade raised questions about the literary merit of some of Rushdie’s work.
British author Salman Rushdie’s first novel in seven years will be released in September, his publishers said today.
This is the first year that the award has been thrown open to writers of all nationalities writing in English and published in the UK.
Superstar Richard Gere has parted ways with model Padma Lakshmi after dating her for six months.
The Indian-born British author has got the award in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers.
During his address, Rushdie described Modi as a “highly divisive figure”, a “hardliner’s hardliner.”