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Salman Rushdie's new novel to be out in September

Author Salman Rushdie's new novel, a wonder tale about the way we live, will be launched in September, an official statement said.

Charlie Hebdo attack: Salman Rushdie defends absolute right of free speech
Charlie Hebdo attack: Salman Rushdie defends absolute right of free speech

Author Salman Rushdie, who lived for years under a death threat after his 1988 book "The Satanic Verses" drew the wrath of Iranian religious leaders, is defending the absolute right of free speech.

Rushdie defends free speech, says hasn't been weakened

Author Salman Rushdie, who lived for years under a death threat after his 1988 book "The Satanic Verses" drew the wrath of Iranian religious leaders, is defending the absolute right of free speech.

Rushdie calls Charlie Hebdo attack ''deadly mutation in the heart of Islam''

Condemning the terror attack at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, British Indian author Salman Rushdie has said that the attack was a sign of the "deadly mutation in the heart of Islam."

Salman Rushdie expresses solidarity with French magazine

Expressing solidarity with the French satirical magazine whose office was attacked in Paris, controversial India-born author Salman Rushdie on Wednesday said like all other ideas, religions must be subject to satire.

Religion must be subject to satire, says Rushdie

British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie paid tribute to the work of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo following a deadly attack on its offices Wednesday, saying religion must be subject to satire.

Pakistani schools network observes anti-Malala day

An association of Pakistani schools held an "I am not Malala" day on Monday, condemning young Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai for what it called her support for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie.

'Jihadi-cool' language luring young British Muslims to ISIS, says Rushdie

Eminent British Indian author Salman Rushdie has attacked the "mangled" language of religion which is turning British Muslims towards extremism.

Narendra Modi-run government would be a `bullying` one: Salman Rushdie

India-born author Salman Rushdie has expressed concern that under Narendra Modi, India will have "a fairly bullying government" and attacks on the freedom of expression could worsen if the BJP comes to power.

`UK prince refused to back Rushdie over Satanic Verses fatwa`

Prince Charles had turned his back on India-born Salman Rushdie after a fatwa was issued against him for his controversial novel `The Satanic Verses` because he thought the book was offensive to Muslims, a British author has claimed.

Modi poll win bodes ill for India`s future, say Rushdie and Kapoor

Artists and intellectuals based in the United Kingdom and the United States, including "Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie and sculptor and artist Anish Kapoor, have sent an open letter to The Guardian to express their `acute worry` over a Hindu nationalist like Narendra Modi winning this year`s general election in India.

Rushdie ancestral house dispute: SC refuses to modify order

Supreme Court has refused to modify its order on the ancestral house of renowned author Salman Rushdie and his family.

`Midnight`s Children` - A very collaborative affair, says Salman Rushdie

Celebrated writer Salman Rushdie is all over the film version of his acclaimed novel ‘Midnight`s Children’. He has himself done the screenplay and also serves as the film`s all-knowing narrator.

Rushdie remembers Thatcher`s `great life`

Salman Rushdie is remembering Margaret Thatcher with the same complicated feelings he had for while she was alive.

Salman Rushdie in al Qaeda’s ‘most-wanted list`

Indian-origin British author Salman Rushdie has been named in the ‘most-wanted list of Islam critics to kill’ released by al Qaeda.

I was curled up in agony for 20 years, says Padma Lakshmi

Model-actress Padma Lakshmi says she used to suffer from crushing fatigue and mood swings before she was diagnosed with endometriosis.

When I finished writing ‘Narcopolis’ I could not do anything for a year: Jeet Thayil

The genius of an author, Jeet Thayil, spoke about his winning work and more unknown facts revolving around it.

Bengal govt should come out clean on Rushdie issue: Yechury

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury asked West Bengal government to come clean on the Salman Rushdie issue.

Left should focus on issues of poorest of the poor: Amartya

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen urged the Left parties to raise the issue of sanitation and other basic needs of the poorest of the poor.