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Sep 27, 2018
The Satanic Verses, 30 years later: Salman Rushdie's novel is a manifesto for our timesThe decades since The Satanic Verses appeared has seen a hardening of the belief, in the pursuit of peace amid multicultural societies, offence ought not be permitted. This idea, in turn, rests on another: that our beliefs and ideas are so important that they ought not face challenge.
Sep 18, 2018
The Great Indian NPA Mess: UPA's sins were of commission while NDA's errors are of omissionthe UPA may be blamed for a combination of political interference and infrastructure adventurism. But NDA also deserves a share of the blame for the NPAs, although an arguably smaller one.
Sep 05, 2018
Banning books is draconian; govt may use its powers to clamp down but it will be thwarted by technologyUnless one turns into an effective police state like China, banning books is an exercise in futility.
Aug 12, 2018
VS Naipaul dies aged 85: Controversial Nobel laureate leaves behind a body of unparalleled workVS Naipaul leaves behind a body of work that is unparalleled, despite the shadow his personality cast on it for much of his life.
Jun 29, 2018
Netflix to adapt Salman Rushdie's celebrated 1981 novel Midnight's Children into original seriesNetflix has announced that it will be creating an original series based on Salman Rushdie's seminal novel Midnight's Children
Jun 19, 2018
On Salman Rushdie's 71st birthday, the most striking lines from Midnight's Children author's oeuvreMidnight's Children won Salman Rushdie the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1981 and it was termed as 'the best novel of all winners.'
Jun 02, 2018
Gauri Lankesh's ex-husband Chidanand Rajghatta's book turns spotlight on increasing illiberalismChidanand Rajghatta's book "Gauri Lankesh and the Age of Unreason" sheds light on why the country appears to have grown more intolerant with time.
Apr 17, 2018
Democracy In India Part 4: Rule of law routinely trampled upon by politicians in power, who act like 'new kings'In the Indian democracy, politicians in power are the new 'kings' as the principle of rule of law is routinely trampled upon by our rulers.
Jan 15, 2018
Novelist Stephen King to receive 2018 PEN America Literary Service AwardKing will be honoured with the award on 22 May at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
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.