New York
World  /  Published 18.08.22

Done with him, says Hadi Matar's mom

 Hadi Matar had resented being pushed to pursue schoolwork. At 24, he worked a low-level job at a discount store, made clumsy attempts at boxing and became increasingly focused on religion. Now, ...
By Chelsia Rose Marcius, Tracey Tully and Ana Facio-Krajcer in Fairview, New Jersey

World  /  Published 15.08.22

Rushdie on ‘road to recovery’

Salman Rushdie, the author who was stabbed roughly 10 times on Friday, has been removed from a ventilator and is on the mend, his agent said Sunday. “The road to recovery has begun,” Andr...
By Elizabeth A. Harris in New York

World  /  Published 14.08.22

Rushdie taken off ventilator

Author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and could be able to talk, following the stabbing in New York on Friday morning during a lecture, according to media reports. Rushdie's agent, And...
By Our bureau & Agencies in New York

World  /  Published 14.08.22

Iranian radicals celebrate attack

Iran, whose leadership had issued a religious edict calling for Salman Rushdie’s murder more than three decades ago, has not officially commented on the attack against the author. But supporters...
By Farnaz Fassihi in New York

World  /  Published 14.08.22

Rushdie: Turning into a fictional character

Salman Rushdie was 41 and living in the Islington neighbourhood of London when the fatwa was issued. He fled his home and moved from one hide-out to the next over the next several years. A Briti...
By Elizabeth A. Harris in New York


World  /  Published 14.08.22

Rushdie finally felt safe in NY

Though Salman Rushdie was forced to go into hiding for several years in the 1990s, he has been living freely in New York in recent years, his friends say, appearing in public without evident security,...
By Steven Erlanger, Sarah Lyall, Elizabeth A. Harris in New York

World  /  Published 14.08.22

Rushdie attack: New Jersey man in custody

Salman Rushdie has been living under a death sentence since 1989, about six months after the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran after...
By Jonah E. Bromwich in New York

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Rushdie once complained about 'too much security

Salman Rushdie, who was attacked and stabbed on stage at a literary event here, has previously complained about having too much security around him, according to a media report on Saturday. The Mumba...
By PTI in New York

India  /  Published 13.08.22

Tharoor expresses shock over Rushdie attack

Rushdie was airlifted from a field adjacent to the venue to a hospital in northwestern Pennsylvania where the 75-year-old writer underwent surgery. The writer has also won the Booker Prize for his no...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Rushdie on ventilator after attack in New York

Salman Rushdie was on a ventilator with damaged liver and may lose an eye after the Mumbai-born controversial author was stabbed in the neck and abdomen by a man at a speaking event in New York state,...
By Yoshita Singh in New York


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