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Sep 12, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murder: Fear among writers is now unidentified and undefined, says author Shashi DeshpandeSome time ago when I was speaking to senior author Shashi Deshpande, she had made a comment that the present situation was "scary". It is not a term she uses often
Jul 31, 2017
India has failed Taslima Nasreen yet again: Freedom of speech is still a victim as govt, police pass the buckIt is bad enough that Taslima Nasreen, now a Swedish citizen, has to apply for an Indian visa every year. Now it appears that we are unable to ensure even her basic safety when she is in the country on a low-key, private visit.
Apr 13, 2017
Jallianwala Bagh massacre: 98 years later, a look at films, books, music that documented it3 April 1919, marked the day of one of the worst political acts of violence we have ever seen — the Jallianwala Bagh massacre
Feb 07, 2017
Salman Rushdie's new novel, The Golden House, to be published this SeptemberPenguin Random House has now announced that they will be releasing a new book by Salman Rushdie this September, titled The Golden House
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