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Nov 25, 2017
Times Lit Fest 2017: Nayantara Sahgal gets Lifetime Achievement AwardSahgal fired a series of salvos at the ruling dispensation, even saying that the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is "a fascist regime" practising an undeclared dictatorship.
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
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 29, 2015
How many years to correct mistake, Salman Rushdie asks about 'Satanic Verses' banHours after former finance minister P Chidambaram described the ban on Salman Rushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses” in India as wrong, the author asked how many more years it would take to correct the “mistake”.
Nov 28, 2015
Govt's decison to ban Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' was wrong, says P ChidambaramTwenty-seven years after the Rajiv Gandhi government banned Salman Rushdie's controversial novel The Satanic Verses, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said it was "wrong."
Oct 08, 2015
Iran to boycott Frankfurt Book Fair after Salman Rushdie invited as guest speakerIran on Wednesday said that it will boycott next week's Frankfurt Book Fair after organisers invited the controversial author Salman Rushdie, whom Iranian scholars said should be killed, as a guest speaker.
Mar 11, 2015
Salman Rushdie to join New York University journalism facultySalman Rushdie will teach and advise journalism students at New York University as Distinguished Writer in Residence.
Jan 15, 2015
Resent how Charlie Hebdo cartoonists were vilified as racists: Salman RushdieAuthor Salman Rushdie, who lived for years under a death threat after his 1988 book The Satanic Verses said on Wednesday the right to free speech is absolute or else it isn't free.
Jan 03, 2015
If tax breaks for PK are alright, why not a subsidy for Satanic Verses?The governments of UP and Bihar have announced tax breaks for Aamir Khan film PK. Should the states be enhancing Bollywood's super-rich using taxpayer money to make a political point?
Dec 06, 2013
What really happened with The Satanic Verses?Retired bureaucrat G Parthasarathy spoke for the first time about how and why the Indian government banned Rushdie's The Satanic Verses. At the time, Parthasarathy was working with the prime minister's office.