Articles about Salman Rushdie

Aatish Taseer's citizenship row: 260 personalities write to PM Modi

15 Nov 2019

Aatish Taseer's citizenship row: 260 personalities write to PM Modi

Journalist Aatish Taseer had to lose his Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) status and it created quite an uproar.

Netflix's 'Midnight's Children' series picks Vishal Bhardwaj as showrunner

28 Nov 2018

Netflix's 'Midnight's Children' series picks Vishal Bhardwaj as showrunner

Netflix is quickly building a strong reputation in international markets.

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies at 85

12 Aug 2018

Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies at 85

Reputed author Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died "peacefully" in London, his family has confirmed. He was 85.

Padmaavat-row: Censor board's Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Literature Festival

27 Jan 2018

Padmaavat-row: Censor board's Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Literature Festival

The self-proclaimed protectors of Hindu culture and tradition have done it again. Their latest victim is Censor Board chief, Prasoon Joshi. He won't be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) after Rajput organization Karni Sena threatened to create a ruckus.

'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union

18 Jan 2018

'PadMan' to be screened at the Oxford Union

If you thought 'PadMan' would face loses due to its clash with the most controversial movie of the year, 'Padmaavat', wait till you read about its recent feat.

Fatwa against JD(U) minister for 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan

31 Jul 2017

Fatwa against JD(U) minister for 'Jai Shri Ram' slogan

A top Muslim cleric issued a fatwa against a JD(U) minister for raising slogans of 'Jai Shri Ram'.

Assassinations to the Azaan row: Understanding fatwas

11 May 2017

Assassinations to the Azaan row: Understanding fatwas

Fatwas have been at the centre of eye-catching news stories in recent times, especially in the wake of the Sonu Nigam Azaan controversy. They make for interesting reading material both due to reflection of radicalism in some and the sheer absurdity in certain others.

Celebrating Human Rights Day in India

10 Dec 2016

Celebrating Human Rights Day in India

Today, Human Rights Day is being celebrated across the world.

Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize

26 Oct 2016

Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize

The 2016 Man Booker Prize was awarded to the American author Paul Beatty for his novel "The Sellout".