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  • writers filmmaker flay mamata over rushdie episode

    Writers, filmmaker flay Mamata over Rushdie episode

    Politics | February 02, 2013 12:53 IST

    Kolkata, Feb 2: Several known writers and a veteran filmmaker from West Bengal Friday criticised the state government after novelist Salman Rushdie claimed he was forced to cancel his visit to Kolkata."Kolkata is an open

  • open letter to rajiv in 1988 was arrogant admits rushdie

    Open letter to Rajiv in 1988 was 'arrogant', admits Rushdie

    World | September 19, 2012 20:31 IST

    London, Sep 19: Twenty four years after he shot off an open letter to the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi criticising the ban on ‘The Satanic Verses', India-born controversial author Salman Rushdie now admits that

  • omar abdullah tweets on skipping conclave where rushdie

    Omar Abdullah Tweets On Skipping Conclave Where Rushdie Spoke

    India | March 18, 2012 8:06 IST

    Srinagar, Mar 18: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday night defended his decision to skip the India Today Conclave saying ensuring there were no communal clashes in Rajouri town was more important

  • rushdie targets congress

    Rushdie Targets Congress

    India | March 18, 2012 7:34 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 18: In India two months after being forced to skip Jaipur Literary Festival, controversial author Salman Rushdie on Saturday hit out a Congress, suggesting that his presence there was blocked because of

  • it is a mystery why rushdie won the booker says katju

    It Is A Mystery Why Rushdie Won The Booker, Says Katju

    India | January 30, 2012 18:21 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 30: Attacking 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 and that an individual's freedom

  • making rushdie s visit public was a tragic mistake says jlf

    Making Rushdie's Visit Public Was A Tragic Mistake, Says JLF Producer

    India | January 29, 2012 13:34 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 29: With much ruckus created over Salman Rushdie's visit that never happened, the producer of the Jaipur Literature Festival believes it was a “tragic mistake” on the organisers' part to have made

  • rushdie episode exposed congress s communal votebank

    Rushdie Episode Exposed Congress's Communal Votebank Politics, Says BJP

    Politics | January 24, 2012 21:07 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 24: Against the backdrop of the cancellation of video address by controversial writer Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival, BJP today said the entire episode had exposed the “worst communal vote-bank

  • muslim groups threat stifled free speech today says rushdie

    Muslim Groups Threat Stifled Free Speech Today, Says Rushdie

    India | January 24, 2012 20:20 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 24: Writer Salman Rushdie today described as a “awful” the cancellation of his video address to Jaipur Literature Festival, claiming that threat from Muslim groups stifled free speech.“Awful,” the controversial author of

  • bjp cong slugfest over rushdie issue

    BJP, Cong Slugfest Over Rushdie Issue

    India | January 23, 2012 20:48 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 23: A political slugfest broke out today over the Salman Rushdie controversy with the BJP slapping charges of “match fixing” on the Congress which hit back accusing the saffron party of playing

  • declare pakistan a terrorist state says rushdie

    Declare Pakistan A Terrorist State, Says Rushdie

    World | May 03, 2011 17:09 IST

    Washington, May 3: As Pakistan faced tough questions over Osama bin Laden, celebrated Indian-born novelist Salman Rushdie said it was time to declare it a "terrorist state", observing "the old flim-flam" of saying the country

  • rushdie s ex wife padma faces lawsuit over custody of her

    Rushdie's Ex-Wife Padma Faces Lawsuit Over Custody Of Her Daughter

    Hollywood | January 27, 2011 8:11 IST

    Adam Dell - the brother of Dell computer firm founder Michael Dell - has filed a lawsuit seeking full custody of 11-month-old Krishna born to Padma Lakshmi, reports Daily Mail, London.He is also seeking to

  • rushdie s ex wife padma is pregnant

    Rushdie's Ex-Wife Padma Is Pregnant

    World | October 02, 2009 6:36 IST

    Writer Salman Rushdie's former wife Padma Lakshmi has revealed she is pregnant with her first child... but has declined to name the father, reports The Mail, London.The 39-year-old model-turned-TV presenter said she was expecting after

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