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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
Rushdie & Co on Modi: Passing off prejudice as principle

Apr 15, 2014

Rushdie & Co on Modi: Passing off prejudice as principle

The true test of India's pluralism is not a rejection of Modi, but the country's ability to take a Modi in its stride #Salman Rushdie #Narendra Modi #Ambedkar #In My Opinion #Intellectuals
Who is afraid of Modi? Its intellectuals, not Muslims

Apr 15, 2014

Who is afraid of Modi? Its intellectuals, not Muslims

Liberal intellectuals from Salman Rushdie to S.Irfan Habib bring up Gujarat 2002 to worry for Muslims in India under Modi . But a Modi sarkar is likely to be far more of a threat to liberal intellectuals than to Muslims. #Salman Rushdie #Narendra Modi #Anish Kapoor #U R Ananthamurthy
We can download Wendy Doniger's book but not freedom of expression

Feb 12, 2014

We can download Wendy Doniger's book but not freedom of expression

Let's face it. Dinanath Batra won. And all the internet downloads of Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism will not change that. The fight for freedom of expression will have to happen the hard way, slogged out in the courts, not on social media. #CultureDecoder #Salman Rushdie #GoodReads #Wendy Doniger #Dinanath Batra #The Hindus: An Alternative History #Lady Chatterley's Lover

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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 #Blasphemy #Muslim #Satanic Verses #Jinnah

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Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Jun 23, 2014

Pussy Riot to headline Sydney's Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Russian punk-rock activist group imprisoned in 2012 will join Salman Rushdie and others to discuss freedom of speech Continue reading..... #Sydney #Salman Rushdie #New South Wales #Australia
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Jun 19, 2014

Salman Rushdie wins PEN Pinter prize

'It's very moving to receive an award named after my friend,' says writer ahead of presentation at British Library in October Salman Rushdie is to receive the 2014 PEN Pinter prize, following in the footsteps of Tony Harrison, Hanif Kureishi, David H... #Salman Rushdie #Harold Pinter #Hanif Kureishi #David Hare #Tom Stoppard #Tony Harrison
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Jun 19, 2014

Salman Rushdie wins PEN Pinter prize

'It's very moving to receive an award named after my friend,' says writer ahead of presentation at British Library in October Salman Rushdie is to receive the 2014 PEN Pinter prize, following in the footsteps of Tony Harrison, Hanif Kureishi, David H... #Salman Rushdie #Harold Pinter #Hanif Kureishi #David Hare #Tom Stoppard #Tony Harrison