Taslima Nasreen

Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's Indian residence permit extended

The 56-year-old writer, physician, feminist and human rights activist's permit has been extended regularly since 2004. 

Jul 21, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Women activists eager to visit Sabarimala shrine should instead visit villages, says Taslima Nasreen

"I do not understand why women activists are so eager to enter Sabarimala.

Nov 16, 2018, 20:34 PM IST

Kolkata Archbishop criticises Taslima Nasreen's tweet against Mother Teresa

The Archbishop of Kolkata, Father Thomas D'Souza, on Sunday reacted strongly to author Taslima Nasreen's controversial tweet criticising Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity founded by her.

Jul 15, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Religious minorities better in Indian than in Pakistan, Bangladesh: Taslima Nasreen

The 55-year-old writer alleged that atrocities are committed against Hindus and Buddhists in Bangladesh.

Dec 17, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Taslima Nasreen says only Aurangabad Police knew about her arrival, wonders how `fanatics` got to know about her itinerary

Controversial Bangladesh-born author Taslima Nasreen on Monday wondered how the itinerary of her visit to Aurangabad was leaked.

Aug 01, 2017, 08:33 AM IST

Taslima Nasreen sent back from Aurangabad after protest

Taslima Nasreen, a citizen of Sweden, has been getting Indian visa on a continuous basis since 2004.

Jul 31, 2017, 06:55 AM IST

Mullahs should be punished for issuing fatwas: Taslima Nasreen on threat to Nahid Afrin

 'Why don't Muslim fanatics get arrested for issuing fatwas?'

Mar 15, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Nahid Afrin gets support from B-Town stars, politicians

The clerics organisation had also distributed some leaflets in and around Udali area near Hojai in central Assam, asking the singer not to perform in a function scheduled for March 25. 

Mar 15, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

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

Ban terrorists not artistes: Taslima Nasreen on boycott of Pakistanis

Noted Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen today slammed those who are boycotting Pakistani artistes, saying terrorists should be banned not artistes. 

Oct 19, 2016, 17:32 PM IST

Zakir Naik dangerous, promotes 7th century Quranic texts on sex slaves, polygamy: Taslima Nasreen

She said that banning Peace TV won't stop people from becoming terrorists as there are many more dangerous stuff out there that incites people to kill.

Jul 11, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

After Dhaka massacre, Taslima Nasreen says stop saying Islam religion of peace

Taslima Nasreen claimed that all the terrorists involved in the Dhaka attack were educated rubbished the arguments that poverty breeds terrorism.

Jul 03, 2016, 17:03 PM IST

Muslim women should also have right to say triple talaq: Taslima Nasreen

Women should have the right to divorce husbands by saying talaq talaq talaq, the author said.

May 20, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

Know how Taslima Nasreen responded when asked why she puts 'bindi' despite being an atheist

Noted author and columnist Taslima Nasreen is quite skilful in giving the posers on social media the taste of their own medicine. When one of the posers on Twitter questioned her belief on God, she responded with a profound thought.

May 11, 2016, 18:07 PM IST

Bangladesh PM a jihadi sympathizer, says Taslima Nasreen after editor hacked to death

LGBT activist and editor of a transgender magazine Julhas Mannan and his friend Tanay Majumder were hacked to death in Bangladesh this week.

Apr 29, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

'If you are atheist, secularist, Hindu or Buddhist, you'll be killed in Bangladesh'

Noted author and columnist Taslima Nasreen on Wednesday condemned the killings by extremists in Bangladesh, stating those who do not conform with their ideology are usually killed.

Apr 27, 2016, 19:15 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

'Minority Muslims can do riots, rape in India, but Hindus in Bangladesh can't even think of doing it'

Known for taking bold stance against bigotry, noted Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Sunday stirred up a hornet's nest when she said that minority Muslims can commit heinous crimes in India which is hard to even imagine for minority Hindus in Bangladesh.

Mar 27, 2016, 18:42 PM IST