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Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Aug 18, 2014

Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Salman Rushdie has been given a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen. #Salman Rushdie #Books #NewsTracker #Denmark #Rushdie #Midnight's Children #Hans Christian Andersen #HC Andersen Literature Award
Gabriel Garca Mrquez's India connection Sanskrit, Indira, Rushdie and solitude

Aug 14, 2014

Gabriel Garca Mrquez's India connection Sanskrit, Indira, Rushdie and solitude

In 100 Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has a Sanskrit speaking character with ghostly reincarnations. The Colombian writer also had fans in Indira Gandhi and Salman Rushdie, both of whom loved his work #Salman Rushdie #ConnectTheDots #Indira Gandhi #Fidel Castro #Gabriel Garca Mrquez #Sanskrit #Marquez #India connection
Kejriwal's going-to-be house stuck in legal tangle over ownership

Jun 23, 2014

Kejriwal's going-to-be house stuck in legal tangle over ownership

The controversy over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's house refuses to die down with the new accommodation he is planning to shift stuck in a legal tangle over ownership. #Salman Rushdie #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #House #legal tangle
Modi-run govt will be a 'bullying' one, says Salman Rushdie

May 06, 2014

Modi-run govt will be a 'bullying' one, says Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie has expressed concern that under Narendra Modi, India will have "a fairly bullying government" and attacks on the freedom of expression could worsen if the BJP comes to power. #Salman Rushdie #BJP #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Hindutva #Modi #Rushdie #Bhartiya Janata Party #Modi government

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Rushdie and Jinnah More alike than different?

Oct 03, 2012

Rushdie and Jinnah More alike than different?

I was reading Salman Rushdie's memoir, Joseph Anton, when it struck me that Pakistan's Mohd Ali Jinnah, the Muslim hero, and India's Rushdie, the Muslim villain, share quite a few things in common... #Salman Rushdie #India #Pakistan #JustSaying #Muslim #Blasphemy #Satanic Verses #Jinnah
Why write Satanic stuff when it's not really material?

Feb 14, 2012

Why write Satanic stuff when it's not really material?

What Rushdie's book needed was sensible editing. Editing generally improves the quality of a book without losing out the essence. So whats wrong with that? #Salman Rushdie #ToWhatEffect #Satanic Verses #Free Speech #JLF
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