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.”
Two American filmmakers make a documentary about artistes in Kathputli Colony, which hints at a battle between the past and the future
Top political leaders on the eve of key Assembly polls,retired judges known for their landmark verdicts,foreign ambassadors,a Nobel laureate,a celebrated author,businessmen as well as successful sports and film personalities were just some of the guests at this years Idea Exchange. Some of the most memorable quotes from the year that was
She shuns labels,finds controversies boring and dodges the adaptation police. Veteran filmmaker Deepa Mehta opens up,just a little bit
The three-day fest will include panel discussions touching upon literature,politics and society.
Founded in 1969,the Booker has previously been open only to writers from Britain,Ireland and the 54-nation Commonwealth of former British colonies.
Martin Amis,Ian McEwan and Salman Rushdie come together to celebrate their domination and distortion of British fiction