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Dec 21, 2016
RSS makes debut at Jaipur Lit Fest: Using political clout to settle ideological scores is problematicSo, this year, the RSS is making its debut at the JLF. And some of the regulars, the ones who led the award-wapsi campaign, are out.
Nov 05, 2016
Trump is a sexual predator: Salman Rushdie asks Americans to focus on choosing next prezBooker prize winning Indian-born author Salman Rushdie described Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as a "sexual predator" and asked Americans to "focus" as they choose their next president.
Oct 14, 2016
'Lamest Nobel win since Obama': How Twitter reacted to Bob Dylan's Literature Prize winUS music legend Bob Dylan, whose poetic lyrics have influenced generations of fans, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the award in a decision that stunned prize watchers.
Oct 14, 2016
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature: But not everyone's all that pleasedBob Dylan, a powerful voice of social turmoil in the United States from the 1960s onward, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday in a surprise decision that made him the first singer-songwriter to win the honour
Oct 12, 2016
Nobel Prize in literature: Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Haruki Murakami among favourites to winLiterary circles are abuzz with speculation ahead of Thursday's Nobel Literature Prize announcement, with award watchers suggesting this year's honours could go to a controversial writer such as Syrian-born poet Adonis.
Mar 24, 2016
Finally! Nobel panel condemns fatwa against Salman Rushdie, 27 years after it was issuedIn 1989, Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini issued a fatwa against Salman Rushdie for allegedly blaspheming Islam in his book The Satanic Verses
Mar 21, 2016
We can critique Gandhi, but not Mother Teresa’s sainthood? Free speech anyone?In "liberal" English language media's Idea of India (it's more likely the Idea of India International Centre, where these fake "liberals" hang out), the Mahatma can be critiqued but rubbishing "Saint" Teresa is "communal".
Dec 14, 2015
'Literary festivals are anti-reading': Why lit fests are for performers not writersThe Times of India group, whose lit fest in Mumbai and Delhi have just concluded, no longer devote any space to books on a regular basis
Nov 30, 2015
Remark on Emergency, Satanic Verses: Why Chidambaram is likely to escape reprimand from CongressWhy is the senior Congress leader P Chidambaram not likely to be reprimanded by the party high command for his remarks on the imposition of Emergency in 1975 and the ban on Salman Rushdie’s controversial book The Satanic Verses in 1988? If the Congress leaders are to be believed, the party is neither worried nor embarrassed by the former finance minister’s statement made on 28 November at the Times LitFest in Delhi.
Nov 30, 2015
Intolerance should be dealt with not generalized: Venkaiah Naidu in Rajya SabhaParliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said there was "some amount" of intolerance in the society which has to be identified and dealt with firmly, instead of generalising it.