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Growing anti-Hindu mindset in Bangladesh alarming: Taslima Nasreen

October 19, 2021 4:07 pm

Hindus and Buddhists in Bangladesh have become "third class citizens" and the growing anti-Hindu mindset is alarming, the writer said.

Explained: How the cricketing world rallied around Moeen Ali after Taslima Nasreen's tweet

April 14, 2021 10:46 am

An immensely popular cricketer globally, Moeen Ali has for years represented English cricket’s inclusivity and also the growing numbers of players with Asian roots in the UK. What was Taslima Nasreen's tweet on him?

Of all the people to pick on for her agenda, I can’t believe she has chosen my son: Moeen Ali's father

April 07, 2021 3:40 pm

After author Taslima Nasreen tweeted that Moeen Ali would have joined the Islamic State had he not pursued cricket, the cricket world reacted with outrage. Moeen’s father Munir Ali speaks about the hurt it has caused and how his son has broken stereotypes while following his heart and faith.

Taslima Nasreen’s residence permit extended for 1 year

July 22, 2019 2:23 am

The development comes days after the writer took to Twitter to express anguish at being given only three-month extension recently.

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's residence permit extended by one year

July 21, 2019 11:47 am

Taslima had to leave Bangladesh in 1994 in the wake of a death threat by fundamentalist outfits for her alleged anti-Islamic views. Since then she has been living in exile. 

Taslima Nasreen tweets masturbation better 'than rape and murder', after man caught masturbating in Delhi bus

October 14, 2022 4:19 pm

While Taslima Nasreen goes on to tweet that "men have to give up on misogyny to let half of human species live safely", she initially reacts to the horrific incident of a man masturbating in a Delhi bus by saying that it should not seen as a "big crime" in the era of "rape culture". "Men should rather masturbate, than rape and murder.

Religious minorities better in India than in Pakistan, Bangladesh, says Taslima Nasreen

December 17, 2017 12:09 pm

On her write-up in an online magazine over the killing of a Muslim labourer in Rajasthan, Nasreen denied that she had equated the Hindu community with terror group ISIS after the incident.

The Taslima Nasreen Vs Muslim sentiment argument

August 02, 2017 8:42 pm

There are remarkable similarities in the seemingly conflicting arguments between TaslimaNasreen and MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel. They tend to revolve around a few strong beliefs: (a) There is only one form of Islam in India, (b) all Muslims are deeply religious; they follow Islam as an ultimate way of life and (c) reform or no reform, Muslims cannot be understood without Islam.

Taslima Nasreen sent back from Aurangabad airport after protests

July 30, 2017 8:23 pm

Protesters had also gathered outside a hostel where Nasreen was to stay during her three-day visit. Police said they had come to know that the writer was planning to visit the world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora besides other tourist spots in Aurangabad.

Exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa extended by another year

June 20, 2017 2:51 pm

Nasreen, who is a citizen of Sweden, had received one year extension on her visa in 2016 too.