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.

Real issues faced by Muslims taking back seat: Amartya Sen

Issues like fundamentalists` protest against Salman Rushdie made real concerns of poverty faced by Muslims in WB take a back seat, Amartya Sen said.

Ashish Nandy, Kamal Haasan rows suggest society becoming intolerant: Tharoor

The events over the last week which also saw writer Salman Rushdie being denied entry into Kolkata "do not speak well of us", Tharoor regretted.

‘Midnight’s Children’ review: A surreal, patchy dream

Sometimes, having read the novel is a bit of a curse when watching the movie. But in this case, one can scarcely imagine what the audience would grasp had the storyline not been out there already.

Sourav Ganguly takes a dig at Salman Rushdie`s visit cancellation

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the controversy surrounding Booker prize-winning author Salman Rushdie`s cancelled visit to Kolkata.

Trinamool MP calls Salman Rushdie `satan`

Trinamool Congress MP Sultan Ahmed Friday called Salman Rushdie a "satan" and said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had done the right thing if she indeed blocked writer`s visit to Kolkata.

Cleric’s message prompted Mamata to act against Salman Rushdie

A Muslim cleric claimed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had ordered Kolkata police to block the visit of controversial author Salman Rushdie.

Salman Rushdie blames Mamata, leaves India for UK

A couple of hours after accusing West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of blocking his visit to the eastern metropolis, Booker prize winning author Salman Rushdie on Friday left India to go back to the UK.