BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said Congress needs to be a little tolerant.Nov 29, 2015, 19:02 PM IST
- Chidambram claims that the ban on Salman Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' was a mistake by Rajiv Gandhi Government.Nov 29, 2015, 11:51 AM IST
Hours after former Finance Minister P Chidambaram termed the ban on Salman Rushdie's book "Satanic Verses" as wrong, the author today asked how many more years it would take to correct the "mistake".Nov 29, 2015, 00:26 AM IST
The Rajiv Gandhi government had banned 'Satanic Verses' in October 1988. India was the first country to ban the book.Nov 28, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
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.Feb 01, 2013, 16:11 PM IST
The India-born controversial writer who has lived for years under the shadow of his 1988 book, now liberally jokes about the whole issue.Jun 04, 2012, 15:44 PM IST
PCI Chairman Markandey Katju said the "sensationalism" depicted by his book `Satanic Verses` has
deeply hurt Muslim sensitivities.
A section of authors at the Jaipur
Literature Festival launched a campaign demanding
immediate lifting of the ban on the book "The Satanic Verses".
Noted authors like Amitava Kumar and Hari Kunzru protested against Salman Rushdie’s absence at the much talked about Jaipur Literature Festival.Jan 20, 2012, 19:55 PM IST