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Oct 04, 2018
Baba Ramdev book ban: Through her judgment, Delhi HC judge Anu Malhotra has let everyone read the juicy bits for freeDelhi High Court judge Anu Malhotra’s decision to reproduce content from Priyanka Pathak's book on Baba Ramdev, that she herself ordered excised, as part of the judgment, is a great step forward for judicial transparency
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.
Nov 29, 2015
How many years to correct mistake, Salman Rushdie asks about 'Satanic Verses' banHours after former finance minister P Chidambaram described the ban on Salman Rushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses” in India as wrong, the author asked how many more years it would take to correct the “mistake”.
Jan 03, 2015
If tax breaks for PK are alright, why not a subsidy for Satanic Verses?The governments of UP and Bihar have announced tax breaks for Aamir Khan film PK. Should the states be enhancing Bollywood's super-rich using taxpayer money to make a political point?
Feb 01, 2013
Mamata did the right thing by blocking 'Satan' Rushdie's visit: TMC MPTrinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had done the right thing if she indeed blocked the writer's visit to Kolkata.
Jan 24, 2013
Now, there's 'cultural emergency' in India: Salman Rushdie"It seems that culture has become the new target. It may be because the writers, painters, filmmakers, artists don't have armies. We don't have the boys to put on streets to defend our film, novel or painting. So it's not hard to attack," Rushdie said.
Jun 04, 2012
Satanic Verses was not written for the mullahs: Rushdie'Satanic Verses' sparked widespread outrage among Muslims and even led to Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Supreme Leader of Iran, issuing a fatwa calling for Rushdie's death in 1989.
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 25, 2012
Reader Debate: Other than in festivals, no intellectual class in IndiaOur commenters, wrote us some strong, smart comments to the article titled – Why must intellectuals be second-class citizens? – which we have now published as a separate post.
Jan 24, 2012
Rushdie video link cancelledThe video link with Rushdie scheduled for 3.45pm is uncertain following protests and a death threat against organizer William Dalrymple