Satanic Verses

BJP asks Cong to be tolerant after Chidambaram's remark on Rushdie book ban

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said Congress needs to be a little tolerant.

Nov 29, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

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- 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

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How many years to correct the mistake: Salman Rushdie

 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
Ban on Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by Rajiv Gandhi govt was a mistake: P Chidambaram

Ban on Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by Rajiv Gandhi govt was a mistake: P Chidambaram

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

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.

Feb 01, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Satanic Verses not written for mullahs: Rushdie

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

Rushdie`s `Satanic Verses` has hurt Muslims: Katju

PCI Chairman Markandey Katju said the "sensationalism" depicted by his book `Satanic Verses` has
deeply hurt Muslim sensitivities.

Jan 30, 2012, 16:37 PM IST

Campaign to lift ban on `Satanic Verses`

A section of authors at the Jaipur
Literature Festival launched a campaign demanding
immediate lifting of the ban on the book "The Satanic Verses".

Jan 22, 2012, 23:29 PM IST

Writers protest Rushdie’s absence at Jaipur Lit Fest

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

How ‘quiet’ will Rushdie’s entry be?

The organisers of the Jaipur Literary Festival, which begins on January 20, are not the kinds who stifle space for creative people.

Jan 18, 2012, 18:37 PM IST