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Feb 01, 2013
Ashis Nandy should have shown courage, not cowardiceIt was strange that Nandy expressed surprise that he was misunderstood in the first place.
Jan 23, 2013
Who wants to work with Suhel Seth, who has a small one?This year, Equus Red Cell, run by Seth’s brother Swapan, uses the same event and the same brochure, picking up where last year left off.
Dec 27, 2012
The year in literary feuds (And 5 rules to make a good feud)There's nothing like a good feud to make a lit fest come alive. Forget the year in books. Here's the year in literary feuds and what they reveal about what you need to cook up a rip roaring literary catfight.
Jan 22, 2012
Rajasthan invented threat plot to keep me away: RushdieThe writer said he was angry and digusted at having been manipulated by the police into staying away from the lit fest.
Jan 21, 2012
Rushdie no-show and the borders of our shrunken mindsWith the precedent set in the case of Salman Rushdie, the template for criminal intimidation of our writers and artists has been perfected.
Jan 18, 2012
Can the Indian liberal, the invisible non-entity, stand up?Indian liberals are notorious for their inability to rally behind a cause. It's time they stood united.
Jan 17, 2012
Silencing Rushdie: The slimy cowardice of the soft stateSurrendering to regressive mullah-maulvi sentiments, the Indian state has 'persuaded' the Jaipur Literary Festival to delist Rushdie. And taken a giant stride on the slippery slope towards illiberalism.
Jan 10, 2012
India gagged and bound: What the Deoband/Rushdie affair reveals about usIn our great nation, someone's sentiments are always in danger of being inflamed, hurt or violated. When everything offends – from a birthday cake to a novel – the principle of freedom of expression loses all meaning.