Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen joins civil code debate, faces flak from fundamentalists

Taslima Nasreen, the controversial Bangladeshi author who has been living in exile since 1994, joined the Uniform Civil Code debate on Monday, saying India urgently needed a uniform civil law.

Jan 23, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Bangladesh prof killing: Taslima Nasreen says Islamists killing secular people as atheist bloggers already left country

Addressing a rationalist conference in the Estonian capital of Tallin, the author called for pressurising the Bangladesh government to protect the rights and lives of atheist bloggers.

Apr 24, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

The Bangladeshi author claimed that religion is incompatible with human rights and particularly women's rights. “People say Islam is a religion of peace, but my life experience is the opposite,”she said.  

Apr 24, 2016, 18:24 PM IST

SC rejects plea for prosecution of author Taslima Nasreen

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of the visa to controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen and her prosecution for her utterances on Lord Christ and Mother Mary.

Mar 28, 2016, 19:45 PM IST

Killing people for eating beef is heinous crime: Taslima Nasreen

Describing India as a "beautiful country" where several customs, religions, culture and languages co-exist, Taslima Nasreen said, "Sometimes incidents do happen but it's a peaceful country.  

Feb 14, 2016, 16:50 PM IST