Many big names came to her support from the literary and film industry like Arundhati Roy, Girish Karnad, Anurag Kashyap, Mahasweta Devi etc. demanding for a Resident's Permit or Indian citizenship for Nasreen.
She was eventually granted a Resident Permit after a few years.
1 Sep 2014
One year visa again for Taslima Nasreen
The Centre had granted a one-year visa extension to Taslima Nasreen till August 2015.
Taslima had pleaded to Home minister Rajnath Singh to extend her visa and her plea definitely didn't go waste.
Although, Nasreen is a citizen of Sweden, she has been granted Indian visa continuously since 2004.
21 Apr 2015
Bangladeshi terror group threatens Taslima Nasreen
Taslima Nasreen had spoken about the death threats she had been facing from an al-Qaeda linked Bangladeshi terror group, Ansarullah Bangla.
Her Facebook page had been full of death threats
One of her counterparts in Bangladesh, Washiqur Rehman, was killed by the group after he wished her on her birthday.
Recognition and awards besides controversies
Taslima Nasreen has been awarded more than 20 literary awards and numerous other prestigious honours and fellowships from around the world for her liberal and secular writings, despite the controversies which have clouded all her life.
22 Aug 2015
One year visa extension for Taslima Nasreen
The Indian government has extended Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's visa for a year, with effect from July 23.
This decision was taken after intervention by Home Minister, Rajnath Singh based on Taslima's request.
Taslima was happy and said that a negative decision would have caused an "identity-crisis" and affected her work. She had earlier, on many occasions expressed a wish to live here permanently.
23 Jan 2017
Taslima Nasrin pushes for Uniform Civil Code
On Monday, Bangladeshi writer and human rights activist Taslima Nasrin said that the Uniform Civil Code was "urgently" needed to empower people with their rights.
At the Jaipur Literature Festival, Nasrin said that in order for the Islamic society to make progress, they needed to be more tolerant towards criticism.
She added that she did not believe in terms like "nationalism" or "religious fundamentalism."