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Apr 15, 2014
Who is afraid of Modi? It’s intellectuals, not MuslimsLiberal intellectuals from Salman Rushdie to S.Irfan Habib bring up Gujarat 2002 to worry for Muslims in India under Modi . But a Modi sarkar is likely to be far more of a threat to liberal intellectuals than to Muslims.
Feb 16, 2014
A tale of 3 protests: Doniger, Rushdie and 'Ocean of Tears'It wasn’t surprising that when a group of Delhi liberals gathered yesterday afternoon to read out aloud from banned or pulped books outside Penguin’s stall at the Delhi World Book Fair, at Pragati Maidan, a bunch of Hindu Sena members shouted them down.
Feb 12, 2014
We can download Wendy Doniger's book but not freedom of expressionLet's face it. Dinanath Batra won. And all the internet downloads of Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism will not change that. The fight for freedom of expression will have to happen the hard way, slogged out in the courts, not on social media.
Jan 24, 2014
Book extract: India's Muslim Spring and the new Indian MuslimIndian Muslims are having their own ‘spring’. It may not have the shape of an organised movement, and we may not see people going around waving banners or picketing ‘mullahs’, but it is genuine, widespread, and it looks like it is here to stay.
Dec 06, 2013
What really happened with The Satanic Verses?Retired bureaucrat G Parthasarathy spoke for the first time about how and why the Indian government banned Rushdie's The Satanic Verses. At the time, Parthasarathy was working with the prime minister's office.
Nov 22, 2013
Salman Rushdie, Mira Nair honoured by Indo-American Arts CouncilProminent Indian-Americans — author Salman Rushdie and filmmaker Mira Nair — have been honoured here for their commitment and contributions to the global artistic community.
Mar 15, 2013
Midnight's Children to kick off New York Indian Film FestivalThe 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will kick off April 10 with an exclusive screening of acclaimed director Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children" based on award-winning writer Salman Rushdie's novel.
Feb 07, 2013
Good news: We are actually more liberal than we thinkThe reason why Indians look less liberal than they actually are is because the illiberal fringe is more active in its decline phase
Feb 05, 2013
Yechury demands West Bengal to come clean on Rushdie row"First, the government should say why he was not allowed. Then only we can say if it was right or wrong," Sitaram Yechury said.
Feb 04, 2013
Movie Review: Midnight's Children is a stunning messFor the brave attempt and the fabulous ensemble cast, the movie warrants a singular visit to the theaters, but unlike the novel or the momentous date it is built on, the movie won’t be making it to the history books.