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Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Aug 18, 2014

Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Salman Rushdie has been given a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen. #Salman Rushdie #Books #NewsTracker #Denmark #Rushdie #Midnight's Children #Hans Christian Andersen #HC Andersen Literature Award
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

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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?

Jul 25, 2014

The Secret Life of Students review: where were the intrigue and fireworks?

This documentary gave us a gentle slant on the lives of a group of first years at university. But it promised more than it delivered You can see the thinking behind the oddly unsatisfying documentary series The Secret Life of Students (Channel 4), wh... #Salman Rushdie #Wall Street
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Aug 15, 2014

75 years on, 
we still 
follow 
the yellow brick road

This week 75 years ago, one of the most enduringly iconic movies of all time was first shown. The Wizard of Oz, based on Frank Baum's novel, had preview screenings in Wisconsin and Massachusetts, before having its Hollywood premiere on August 15. It ... #Massachusetts #Hollywood #Kansas #Salman Rushdie #Roger Ebert #Judy Garland