Salman Rushdie
West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.21

Resistors: CAA then, polls now

By Debraj Mitra in

India  /  Published 05.04.21

Right now, in India, it’s midnight again: Rushdie

By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 15.12.20

When le Carre, Rushdie made up

John le Carré and author Salman Rushdie had called a kind of truce after a 15-year feud maintained in the letters’ columns of The Guardian. The fight had its roots in le Carré&rsq...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 10.12.20

Exploring facets of 1984 pogrom

What was your purpose behind writing this book? I didn’t want anybody to grow up thinking the Indian nation attacked the Sikhs or that Hindus attacked the Sikhs. Because that was simply not tru...
By Shrestha Saha in

World  /  Published 19.07.20

Rushdie: a time to listen

Back in March, Salman Rushdie was awaiting the publication of the paperback of his novel Quichotte when the coronavirus hit. New York City, his home for the past 20 years, became the terrifying US cen...
By Duncan White in


World  /  Published 19.05.20

Rushdie on way to becoming a grandfather

More than 30 years after Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against Salman Rushdie for alleged blasphemy in writing The Satanic Verses, the author, now 72, is alive and about to become a gran...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 15.10.19

Atwood, Evaristo get 2019 Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday after the  judges made the decision to 'flout' the rules by declaring a tie.British Indian novelist Salman Rush...
By PTI in London

Books  /  Published 03.09.19

Salman Rushdie delighted to be on Booker list

British Indian author Salman Rushdie, whose recently released novel, Quichotte has been shortlisted for this year’s Booker Prize for fiction, said he was “delighted” to have made the cut. This ...
By PTI in

World  /  Published 10.10.19

Austrian, Pole bag literature Nobels

Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and the 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday. Handke, 76, was recognis...
By Reuters in Stockholm

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

Who are India's public intellectuals?

The last refuge of unselfconscious, upper-class male privilege is that contemporary parlour game, the listing of public intellectuals. This is peculiarly true of postcolonial countries like India wher...
By Mukul Kesavan in


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