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Maharashtra backs Bhalchandra Nemade over Salman Rushdie tweet
Indian Express

Salman Rushdie gets flak for Nemade rant

Indian authors have come out in support of Jnanpith Award winner Bhalchandra Nemade after Sir Salman Rushdie referred to him as a “grumpy old bastard” Asian Age, 3 weeks ago
Irish Independent

Choose life, not evil

Sir - It's over 25 years since the Ayatollah Khomeni issued the fatwa on Salman Rushdie for "blaspheming against Islam". We are not 'rushing to judgement' when we say we are weary of this medieval barbarism and its relentless quest to stifle debate ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
VTDigger.org

Author Salman Rushdie to speak at Emory Commencement May 11

Renowned author and human rights advocate Sir Salman Rushdie, University Distinguished Professor at Emory, will deliver the keynote address at the university's 170th commencement ceremony Monday, May 11. He will receive an honorary doctor of letters ...
 Noodls2 weeks ago Salman Rushdie speaks about storytelling, censorship  VTDigger.org1 month ago

Jaipur Literature Festival: Naipaul cries, Theroux smiles on day one

JAIPUR: It was one of the literary world's most famous feuds but on Wednesday, Sir Vidia and his one-time protege Paul Theroux seemed to bury the hatchet by sharing the same shamiana (if not the same stage) at the opening day of the Jaipur ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Yes, Islam Needs to Reform

( Mohd Asim is Senior News Editor, NDTV 24x7 ) The great social reformer and educationist Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898) had lucidly argued in favour of re-reading the divine word to establish a harmony in the divine and the worldly, if there ...
 NDTV1 month ago Blog: Yes, Islam Needs to Reform  NDTV1 month ago
Global Atlanta

Salman Rushdie Defends Satirists and Warns Against 'Timid' U.S. Campuses

The relationship deepened further when in 2006 his archives including manuscripts, drawings, journals, letters and photographs as well as several computers and their contents on which he wrote during the early 1990s were placed in Emory's ...
 Global Atlanta1 week ago

Twitterati sharpen knives against ban

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra's ban on the consumption and sale of beef animated the social media with comments aplenty all through Tuesday. Some responded with incredulity with the parody account, RushdieExplainsIndia, tweeting, "Congratulations ...
 Times of India1 day ago
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Outlook India

Beef Steak At Stake

No more soya wine chilli beef or Tappanyaki beef in Mumbai's Leopald cafe. It's time for some of the Mumbai restaurants to reprint their menus, it seems, or be jailed for up to five years and fined Rs.10,000. President Pranab Mukherjee has ...
 Outlook India1 day ago Ban on Beef in Maharashtra: 5 Years Jail, Rs.10,000 Fine for Sale & Possession  NDTV1 day ago Ban on Beef in Maharashtra: What's at Stake?  NDTV1 day ago

Schrödinger's Katju, a Salve that burns, the Sharmanator & Ors Eleven tweeters every #lawyerNew

Never known for their #brevity, Indian lawyers have been a bit slow to adopt to the 140-character limit. Nonetheless, there are those who have taken to Twitter much like the proverbial duck. And the results are for all to see. Twitter allows ...
 Bar & Bench1 week ago

Joy, disappointment and Neil Patrick Harris: The Indian audience's reaction to The Oscars 2015

The Oscars 2015 were fun, but it was no shocker. For starters, a lot of people had successfully predicted who would take which award. Also there was Neil Patrick Harris proving to be a disappointment as a host. Plus, for a resident Indian, it is ...
 IBNLive India News1 week ago
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