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Salman Rushdie's new novel inspired by Spanish 'Don Quixote'

The upcoming publication will be published under Penguin's imprint Hamish Hamilton, which has many distinguished titles in literary fiction.

Apr 18, 2019, 17:25 PM IST

Rahul Bose disturbed over Rushdie controversy

Blaming "vested interests" for the latest controversy around Booker Prize-winning writer Salman Rushdie, who cancelled his visit to Kolkata Wednesday, actor Rahul Bose said the happenings have left him "disturbed".

Jan 31, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

Rahul Bose happy with short, key role in `Midnight`s Children`

Rahul Bose, who will be seen in Deepa Mehta`s `Midnight`s Children`, says even though he has a small but significant role in the film, it cannot be called a landmark role in his career.

Jan 30, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

Feels great to bring back `Midnight`s Children` to India: Salman Rushdie

Author Salman Rushdie, who was in India to promote Deepa Mehta`s film `Midnight`s Children` Tuesday, says it feels good to bring the film to it`s original birthland.

Jan 30, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Salman Rushdie turns singer for `Midnight`s Children`

Renowned author Salman Rushdie has put his singing abilities on test for Deepa Mehta`s new film `Midnight`s Children`.

Jan 25, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

BJP, Cong slugfest over Rushdie issue

Rushdie had cancelled his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival, saying he had received information that "paid assassins"
had been engaged to eliminate him.

Jan 23, 2012, 20:23 PM IST

Rushdie steals Oprah thunder on Day 3

Author Salman
Rushdie continued to cast his shadow on the Jaipur Literature
Festival despite the presence of crowdpuller TV mogul Oprah

Jan 22, 2012, 16:53 PM IST

‘Govt has nothing to do with Rushdie`s decision’

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday
said that the government had nothing to
do with author Salman Rushdie`s move to call off his India visit.

Jan 20, 2012, 17:13 PM IST

Muslim groups hail cancellation of Rushdie`s trip

Muslim groups on Friday welcomed the
cancellation of controversial author Salman Rushdie`s visit to
the Jaipur Literary festival.

Jan 20, 2012, 17:08 PM IST

PUCL condemns protests against Rushdie`s visit

People`s Union for Civil Liberties
has condemned Muslim organisations for protesting against the
proposed visit of author Salman Rushdie.

Jan 17, 2012, 00:04 AM IST

Going to Mumbai feels like going home: Rushdie

Booker Prize winner Indian-origin
author Salman Rushdie says going to Mumbai feels like going

Jun 26, 2011, 22:41 PM IST

Pak power elite profoundly duplicitous: Rushdie

Rushdie said he had never
believed that bin laden would be hiding in a mountainous cave
and he was hardly surprised that he was found in Abbottabad.

Jun 26, 2011, 00:10 AM IST

Amnesty is morally bankrupt, says Rushdie

Controversial Indian-origin author Salman Rushdie accused Amnesty International of "moral bankruptcy".

Feb 21, 2010, 17:52 PM IST