Salman Rushdie
Culture  /  Published 29.09.22

How 'The Satanic Verses' got printed in Germany

Following the recent brutal attack on Salman Rushdie, famous writers have been reading passages from his works. Here's a look at how 1988's "The Satanic Verses" struggled to be publi...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.22

A legacy of gifts

The first time I see a film by Jean-Luc Godard. 1978, the old Alliance Française in Park Mansions. Walk up the creaky wooden stairs past the Dalí posters for the French Railways, or risk...
By Ruchir Joshi

Books  /  Published 19.09.22

Time to join Banned Books Week

Forty years ago, in September 1982, the first "Banned Books Week" took place in the United States. According to, this annual awareness campaign was first launc...
By Deutsche Welle

Events  /  Published 07.09.22

Discussion on Rushdie’s ‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories’

The subject of discussion at the monthly Book Club session of The Bengal Club held on September 3, was author Salman Rushdie’s work, Haroun and the Sea of Stories. The online event was hosted by...
By Sukanya Basu

India  /  Published 26.08.22

Govt condemns attack on Rushdie

India on Thursday broke its silence on the attack on author Salman Rushdie in New York on August 12, which had drawn responses from several governments. Asked for a response,  considering the no...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


India  /  Published 25.08.22

Rushdie: India condemns

In its first reaction to the stabbing of Salman Rushdie, India on Thursday condemned the "horrific attack" on the celebrated novelist and wished him a speedy recovery. Rushdie, 75, was stab...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.22

Animal lives matter too!

Tragic end Sir — Animal lives matter too. Yet, earlier this week, the Norwegian authorities took the decision of euthanising a walrus, Freya, insisting that she posed too big a threat to human...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 21.08.22

Rushdie: Silence questioned

Questioning silence of Muslim organizations over barbarous attack on writer Salman Rushdie, the Indian Muslims for Secular Democracy (IMSD) has appealed to them to rethink their position on blasphemy ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 20.08.22

I was misquoted: Imran on Rushdie

Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday claimed that his remarks in a British newspaper regarding the attempted murder of Mumbai-born author Salman Rushdie were "taken out of contex...
By PTI in Islamabad

People  /  Published 20.08.22

The week that should have been

In the aftermath of their fourth break-up in the last 10 months, Kiara Advani confirms that she and Sidharth Malhotra are Bollywood’s latest contractual couple and will get back together befor...
By Priyam Marik


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