Salman Rushdie
People  /  Published 20.08.22

The week that should have been

My Kolkata looks at how the past seven days transpired in a parallel universe, tongue permanently in cheek...
By Priyam Marik

World  /  Published 20.08.22

Writers push back, read Rushdie aloud

Several members from the literary community read from some of Rushdie's most celebrated works and wished the 75-year-old Booker Prize winner a speedy recovery...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.22

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak's battle against odds

EYE ON ENGLAND | Salman Rushdie's marriage with Padma Lakshmi, Nimisha Madhvani's taking over of Uganda’s high commissioner in London and more...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 19.08.22

Imran condemns Rushdie attack

'Anger in the Islamic world at the Mumbai-born author's controversial novel, The Satanic Verses was understandable, the act was unjustifiable'...
By PTI in Islamabad

World  /  Published 18.08.22

Rushdie attacker pleads innocence

Author was hospitalised with serious injuries in what writers and politicians around the world decried as an attack on the freedom of expression....
By Reuters in Mayville


World  /  Published 18.08.22

Rushdie's attacker says he acted alone

Hadi Matar said he disliked the 75-year-old Mumbai-born author for being 'disingenuous'...
By Yoshita Singh in New York

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.22

Creativity vs Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merger

Readers write in from Birmingham, Maruthancode, Delhi and Calcutta...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 18.08.22

Done with him, says Hadi Matar's mom

Silvana Fardos says her son had returned from a 2018 trip to West Asia a changed man — reclusive and increasingly focused on his role as a follower of Islam...
By Chelsia Rose Marcius, Tracey Tully and Ana Facio-Krajcer in Fairview, New Jersey

India  /  Published 17.08.22

Authors worried about democracy

Statements by Kiran Desai, Jhumpa Lahiri, Geetanjali Shree, Salman Rushdie and Rajmohan Gandhi express anguish, defeat, defiance, rage, prayer and hope ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 17.08.22

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

33 years after the fatwa was placed on the author's head, the demons still pursue him...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta


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