People  /  Published 17.08.22

How Rushdie, a warrior for freedom of expression, is paying the price for truth-telling

Hadi Matar — resident of Fairview, New Jersey, of Lebanese descent, sympathiser to the Iranian military — who committed the premeditated, heinous attack on Rushdie, is just the kind of per...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

World  /  Published 14.08.22

Rushdie recovery 'relieves' Padma

Salman Rushdie is "pulling through" and is on the "road to recovery, his former wife and celebrated TV personality Padma Lakshmi and his agent said on Sunday, two days after the Mumbai-...

World  /  Published 14.08.22

'Immigrant story’ was a trigger

It is now a long time since I jumped into a taxi on January 14, 1989, and went to Salman Rushdie’s home at 41 Peter Street, in Islington, north London. Earlier that day, a copy of The Satanic V...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 14.08.22

Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator; attacker Matar pleads not guilty

Author Salman Rushdie was taken off ventilator and will be able to talk, reports  Rushdie's attacker pleads not guilty Rushdie, who faced Islamist death threats for years after ...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.08.22

12 trafficking victims rescued

 Twelve victims of trafficking from Jharkhand, which include 10 minor girls, have been rescued from Delhi and are on their way back. According to the nodal officer at the Integrated Rehabilitati...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshdepur


World  /  Published 13.08.22

Verses put Rushdie's life at risk

A Booker Prize that catapulted him to the pantheon of global literary stalwarts to a fatwa by Iran's Supreme Leader that forced him into hiding and years of death threats, Mumbai-born author Salma...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Cops zero in on Rushdie attacker

In the latest development, the authorities have identified Salman Rushdie's alleged attacker as 24-year-old New Jersey-based Hadi Matar, according to Major Eugene J. Staniszewski from the New York...
By Our Web Desk in New York

India  /  Published 07.08.22

Indian kids fall prey

Around 85 per cent of Indian children have reported being cyberbullied as well as having cyberbullied someone else at rates well over twice the international average, according to a McAfee Cyberbullyi...
By PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 03.08.22

Brangelina give co-parenting goals

Pitt is not the only proud parent. Jolie, too, shared a photo of their daughter Zahara with her college mates at Spellman College, Atlanta. “A very special place and an honour to have a family m...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Calcutta

News  /  Published 30.07.22

Four get ‘rare’ 20 years in jail for trafficking, two others get 10-year terms each

Four persons have been sent to 20 years in jail for trafficking a girl, a quantum of punishment that lawyers and police officers handling such cases said was “rare”. Two others were given...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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