Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 18:32
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.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 16:11
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 15:52
India-born controversial author Salman Rushdie now admits that his reaction was "arrogant", "angry" and "cheek".
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 20:45
India-born author Salman Rushdie has termed as "malicious" the attempt by an American to produce a film, deemed offensive to Islam.
Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012, 16:01
Salman Rushdie feels "hurt" by the "rebuffs" given to him by India where his books are rejected for university syllabus on the grounds that he was "not really" an Indian writer.
Last Updated: Monday, June 04, 2012, 15:44
The India-born controversial writer who has lived for years under the shadow of his 1988 book, now liberally jokes about the whole issue.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 16:58
The Society, in a letter to PM, said the book contained objectionable references to the holy Quran and Prophet Hazrat Mohammad.
Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 16:37
PCI Chairman Markandey Katju said the "sensationalism" depicted by his book `Satanic Verses` has
deeply hurt Muslim sensitivities.
Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 18:10
Editor and writer Nilanjana Roy plans to move court against the ban on Salman Rushdie`s ‘The Satanic Verses’, said a source in the committee that petitioned the Jaipur Literature Festival authorities for revocation of the ban Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 23:29
A section of authors at the Jaipur
Literature Festival launched a campaign demanding
immediate lifting of the ban on the book "The Satanic Verses".
Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 16:30
Member of Parliament, Asaduddin Owaisi, has demanded the immediate arrest of the writers who on Friday read Salman Rushdie`s banned book `Satanic Verses` at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Last Updated: Friday, January 20, 2012, 19:55
Noted authors like Amitava Kumar and Hari Kunzru protested against Salman Rushdie’s absence at the much talked about Jaipur Literature Festival.
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