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Salman Rushdie

Book Review | Allegory for a civilisation in crisis an ode to undying power of words

Despite its serious subtexts, however, Victory City is, first and foremost, a joyous outpouring of the author’s bravura imagination.

26 Feb 2023 1:37 AM

Book Review | Narrating the Lankan experience in guise of a supernatural thriller

Review of 'The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida' by Shehan Karunatilaka

13 Nov 2022 1:27 AM

Saeed Naqvi | RSS’ Bhagwat and Muslims: Recalling Bhaurao Deoras’ interview in 1990

Muslims, traditionally a Congress vote bank, began to feel uncomfortable with the Congress. There was a reason

10 Oct 2022 12:00 AM

Saeed Naqvi | The ‘Satanic’ furies: A look at the genesis

Rushdie and The Satanic Verses will encroach on the world’s attention now and then indefinitely for “political football”

28 Aug 2022 12:15 AM

AA Edit | We need zero tolerance for insult to any religion

No one must stop condemning people who are openly calling for violence, demanding that the culprit be beheaded

25 Aug 2022 12:08 AM


Shobhaa De | Theatre of the Absurd: At 75, promising miracles…

In India, we have countless award-winning thespians, not all of them professional actors. Some of our Nautanki Netas can beat them hollow!

20 Aug 2022 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | The targeting of Salman Rushdie: Shadow of the 1989 fatwa back

The 24-year-old Lebanese Muslim, Hadi Matar, has been charged with the attempted murder of Salman Rushdie

20 Aug 2022 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Only William-Kate smelling like roses; The Rishi and Liz Show continues...

Rishi Sunak finds himself in an unfamiliar rank of being second, while Liz Truss is slowly moving up

15 Aug 2022 12:14 AM

Attack on Salman Rushdie is 'appalling', says White House NSA Jake Sullivan

Rushdie, who faced Islamist death threats after writing “The Satanic Verses”, was stabbed by a New Jersey resident identified as Hadi Matar

13 Aug 2022 6:59 PM

Rushdie's attacker showed sympathy to causes of Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The New York State Police identified the suspect as Hadi Matar from Fairview, New Jersey while the motive behind the act is still unknown

13 Aug 2022 11:49 AM


Salman Rushdie on ventilator, likely to lose an eye, liver stabbed and damaged

According to Rushdie's agent, Andrew Wylie, the Mumbai-born controversial author was on a ventilator and could not speak

13 Aug 2022 8:17 AM

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York state

A reporter witnessed a man storm the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and begin punching or stabbing Rushdie as he was being introduced

12 Aug 2022 10:15 PM

'Don't want to hide,' says author Salman Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

After decades spent in the shadow of a death sentence pronounced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Salman Rushdie is quietly defiant.

11 Feb 2019 10:59 AM

Life lessons

Sanjay Khan, the swashbuckling yesteryear actor talks about his autobiography, family and his journey through the years.

11 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Religion is sacred, recipes are not

The term “jerk” doesn’t mean that the curried victim — pig or chicken — was executed by snapping its neck.

01 Sep 2018 2:47 AM


Independence Day 2018: 5 books one must read on India's freedom struggle

From non-fictional accounts to works of fiction we list five must reads that deal with India’s struggle for freedom.

15 Aug 2018 9:40 AM

An irascible literary giant

Naipaul deprecated the lives of Indians and West Indians in his writings as much as he criticised Islam.

13 Aug 2018 12:15 AM

Yet another life for Midnight’s Children

Salman Rushdie tells us why his novel is being made into a Netflix series.

03 Jul 2018 12:26 AM

Author Stephen King honoured at 2018 PEN America gala

Morgan Freeman, who starred in the film adaptation of King's "Shawshank Redemption," presented the author his award for literary service.

23 May 2018 3:59 PM

More than an ‘i’ lost

The review committee is by no means a first for the Hindi film industry.

02 Jan 2018 12:18 AM