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Feb 09, 2012
In defence of litfests: Reasons Amitav Ghosh gets it wrongThe renowned author dismisses litfests as part and parcel of "the three-ring circus of the tamasha culture." But he forgets that Indian writing is no longer the preserve of upper class authors living in an transnational ivory tower.
Jan 30, 2012
Sensationalism in 'Satanic Verses' has hurt Muslims: KatjuAttacking Salman Rushdie, Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Markandey Katju today said the "sensationalism" depicted by his book 'Satanic Verses' has deeply hurt Muslim sensitivities.
Jan 22, 2012
I had no idea reading from The Satanic Verses is a crime: DalrympleFirstpost's Sandip Roy sat down with festival co-director William Dalrymple to get a sense of what really transpired the day two authors read out from Rushdie's outlawd book, The Satanic Verses.
Jan 20, 2012
Jaipur Lit Fest: Hari Kunzru, Amitava Kumar read out from Rushdie's Satanic VersesThe organisers stepped in and asked the authors to not go ahead with the reading, and issued a press release later, distancing themselves from the incident.