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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

Salman Rushdie wants 'Lion' to win big at the Oscars

Adoption drama "Lion" has found a great fan in author Salman Rushdie, who wants the movie to win every Oscar it has been nominated for and then some more for its message of "common humanity".

Feb 22, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Salman Rushdie praises 'Lion', says it is a beautiful film

Acclaimed writer Salman Rushdie is all praise for "Lion" and says that it is a beautiful film.

Feb 09, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Trump is a sexual predator, says Salman Rushdie

"Trump will go on trial in November accused of racketeering, and again in December accused of child rape. He is a sexual predator," Rushdie said.

Nov 05, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

'Saying Islamic terrorism has nothing to do with Islam is illogical impossibility' - WATCH Salman Rushdie's eye-opening speech

Famous author Salman Rushdie in this video explains why saying 'Islamic terrorism has nothing to with Islam' is illogical impossibility.

May 30, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Salman Rushdie reportedly dating Laura Gomez Eastwood?

Noted author Salman Rushdie is reportedly dating former fashion model Laura Gomez Eastwood.

Apr 07, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Shocking! Padma Lakshmi was physically abused as a child by a relative

In the book 'Love, Loss And What We Ate', Padma Lakshmi has revealed that she was sexually abused as a child by her then step-father’s relative.

Mar 11, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Padma Lakshmi makes shocking revelation in memoir: Former husband Salman Rushdie demanded frequent sex

She said that her former husband was insensitive towards her health issues which made sexual intercourse painful.

Mar 07, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Iran imposes new 600,000-dollar fatwa on Salman Rushdie

 Hardline Iranian news media outlets have raised USD 600,000 to add to a bounty for the killing of Salman Rushdie, it emerged on Wednesday, 27 years after a death fatwa was issued by Iran's former supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini over one of the India-born author's controversial novels.

Feb 24, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

Chidambaram punctured Congress claim of intolerance: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju on Monday said Chidambaram's statement that banning Salman Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' was a mistake has punctured the Congress stand on the controversial issue.

Nov 30, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Panel discussion on P Chidambaram's remarks over ban on 'The Satanic Verses'

Twenty-seven years after the Rajiv Gandhi government banned Salman Rushdie's controversial novel The Satanic Verses, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said it was "wrong."

Nov 29, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

Ban on Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' was a mistake, says P Chidambaram

A statement from congress minister P. Chidambaram has been made where the congressman says that Ban on Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses was wrong by Rajiv Gandhi government.

Nov 29, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Ban on 'The Satanic Verses': Chidambaramji could have corrected it himself, says Congress leader

“If Chidambaramji had thought banning these books was not correct, he could have corrected it at that time,” Dikshit.

Nov 29, 2015, 13:49 PM IST

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Nov 29, 2015, 11:51 AM IST

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Nov 29, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

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

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

Press Modi on India's growing intolerance: authors to Cameron

Over 200 prominent authors including Salman Rushdie have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in India with counterpart Narendra Modi, in second letter from the PEN International in less than a month.

Nov 12, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of world's most dangerous train system

Indian Railways is the state-owned railway company of India, which owns and operates most of the country's rail transport .

Oct 14, 2015, 12:14 PM IST