Today as one sees the Owaisi brothers of Hyderabad seeking to lay claim as the custodians of the Muslim vote and the upholders of the community's interests, it is Syed Shahabuddin who springs to mind for having been there, done that, says Saisuresh Sivaswamy. IMAGE: Syed Shahabuddin, centre, with members of the Babri Masjid Action Committee -- to his left, the late Indian Union Muslim League MPs Ebrahim Sulaiman Sait and G M Banatwala, to his right, a younger Azam Khan, now the Muslim ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
82-year-old Syed Shahabuddin was laid to rest on Saturday afternoon, in the Panj Pira Qabristan adjacent to Delhi's Nizamuddin Basti. Vice-President Hamid Ansari , Delhi's former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, former foreign secretaries Muchkund ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Naseeruddin Shah in an exclusive interview with Bollywood Hungama 's Faridoon Shahryar gave a different perspective to the Padmavati controversy where Sanjay Leela Bhansali was assaulted by stating that things like these are worrisome but the precedent for ...Bollywood Hungama, 1 month ago
Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdies new novel will hit bookstores in September and tells the story of a wealthy family from Mumbai desperately seeking to forget the tragedy of 26/11 as they try to reinvent themselves in New York City. "The Golden House" will be published simultaneously in India, the US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, publishers Penguin Random House said. "A modern-day thriller, it follows a mysteriously wealthy family from Bombay that is desperately seeking ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
THIS IS POSSIBLY my fifth visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival in the last 10 years. I exchange fond notes with those who remember JLF 2007. Salman Rushdie was there. And so was the recently crowned Man Booker Prize-winner Kiran Desai. Rushdie essayed the ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Celebrated Kannada writer S L Bhyrappa has pitched for scrapping laws that forbid offending the religious feelings of any community, saying that there must be freedom to question other people's beliefs. The writer, who had earlier kicked up a controversy in ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
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