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'Break chains wherever you find them': Salman Rushdie on the importance of freedom

April 27, 2020 5:16 pm

“If you look around the world, you see the ideas of freedom — freedom which contains the sense of carefree-ness — seem everywhere in retreat, hounded by guns and bombs,” Rushdie said.

Delhi HC seeks Rushdies' stand on plea against order on value of their ancestral home

March 06, 2020 7:12 pm

Rushdie's father had in 1970 agreed to sell the ancestral house, in the posh Civil Lines area here, to Bhiku Ram Jain for Rs 3.75 lakh. However, the deal did not go through due to a dispute between the two sides.

At centre of 50-year-old dispute, a century-old Salman Rushdie bungalow now valued at Rs 130 crore

December 29, 2019 5:27 pm

For close to 50 years, a legal battle has gone on between Rushdie’s family and that of Congressman Bhiku Ram Jain, after a deal to sell the house fell through.

Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, RK Narayan, Vikram Seth's books feature in BBC’s 100 ‘novels that shaped our world’

November 07, 2019 1:59 pm

The list has been divided into 10 categories — identity, love, sex and romance, adventure, life, death and other worlds, politics, power and protest, class and society, coming of age, family and friendship, crime and conflict and rule-breakers, the names — with 10 books each.

Booker Prize 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood make it to shortlist

September 03, 2019 3:44 pm

The list includes The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann, Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, Quichotte by Salman Rushdie, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak and An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma. 

Fathers and Sons

November 11, 2017 12:53 am

In his latest novel, Salman Rushdie addresses the question of evil and how our choices impact our destinies, through the story of a dysfunctional family

The Native Sahib

January 16, 2016 12:01 am

Kipling left India but India never left him

In their own voice

December 01, 2015 12:02 am

Two senior politicians speak up against ban politics, Section 377. They have been part of the problem, but it’s not too late.

Cong distances itself from P Chidambaram's Rushdie book remark

December 25, 2015 8:55 pm

Chidambaram had on Saturday said the decision of the Rajiv Gandhi government to ban Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' was wrong.

Rajiv Gandhi govt’s ban on Salman Rushdie's 'Satanic Verses' wrong: Chidambaram

November 29, 2015 9:57 am

Chidambaram was a Minister of State for Home Affairs under Rajiv Gandhi from 1986-89