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White House weaponising 'fake news' against fourth estate: Salman ...
London [U.K.], Apr. 4 : British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie has once again trained his guns on United States President Donald Trump, saying that the White House is waging a war on the fourth estate under the label of 'fake news'.

For Salman Rushdie, ex-Padma Lakshmi was 'bad investment'
Washington D.C., Mar. 13 : Padma Lakshmi, who parted her ways with novelist Salman Rushdie after three years of their marriage, revealed that the latter thought of her as "bad investment."

Obama buys Salman Rushdie's latest book, author takes dig again
New Delhi, Nov 29 : Following P Chidambaram's admission that banning 'The Satanic Verses' during the tenure of ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi-led government was 'wrong', author Salman Rushdie on Sunday took a dig at the former Union Finance Minister.

Banning Salman Rushdie's book was wrong: P Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov 29 : Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram said banning writer Salman Rushdie's novel 'The Satanic Verses' during the tenure of ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi-led government was 'wrong'.

Bhardwaj not in tune with Chidambaram, lauds Nehru's 'true image' ...
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : Former law minister Hansraj Bhardwaj on Sunday rubbished former union minister P. Chidambaram's assertion that it was wrong on part of Rajiv Gandhi-led government in 1989 to ban Salman Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses', saying he is proud of the former prime minister who was ...

'Satanic Verses' row: Congress must not become intolerant, says BJP
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : A day after former union minister P. Chidambaram dubbed the decision to ban Salman Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' by Rajiv Gandhi-led government in 1989 as 'wrong', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the Congress must not become intolerant to every comment in ...

Chidambaram could have corrected banning 'The Satanic Verses': ...
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : Hitting out at former union minister P. Chidambaram calling the decision to ban Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by Rajiv Gandhi-led government in 1989 'wrong', Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Sunday said that the minister could have corrected it at that time.

Satanic Verses ban: Tewari backs Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : Defending former Union Finance Minister of P. Chidambaram, who termed the decision to ban Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led the Congress Government in 1989 "wrong", Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said his senior party ...

Satanic Verses ban: Tewari backs Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : Defending former Union Finance Minister of P. Chidambaram, who termed the decision to ban Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led the Congress Government in 1989 "wrong", Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said his senior party ...

Satanic Verses ban: Tewari backs Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : Defending former Union Finance Minister of P. Chidambaram, who termed the decision to ban Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led the Congress Government in 1989 "wrong", Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said his senior party ...

Satanic Verses ban: Tewari backs Chidambaram
New Delhi, Nov. 29 : Defending former Union Finance Minister of P. Chidambaram, who termed the decision to ban Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led the Congress Government in 1989 "wrong", Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday said his senior party ...

Rajiv Gandhi govt's decision to ban 'satanic verses' wrong: ...
New Delhi, Nov. 28 : Former home minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said that the decision of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi-led Congress Government to ban the book 'The Satanic Verses' by British Author Salman Rushdie in 1989 was wrong.

Rushdie calls Charlie Hebdo attack 'deadly mutation in the heart of ...
London, Jan 08 : Condemning the terror attack at the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, British Indian author Salman Rushdie has said that the attack was a sign of the "deadly mutation in the heart of Islam."

Rushdie, organisers spar on Kolkata visit
New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 1 (IBNS) India born British writer Salman Rushdie, who had to cancel his visit to Kolkata in view of Muslim protests on Wednesday, on Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blocked his trip to the eastern city where he was to be supposedly present at a ...

Blocking Rushdie not shameful: TMC leader
Kolkata, Feb 1 : Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Sultan Ahmed on Friday said he welcomed the decision taken by West Bengal government to block writer Salman Rushdie's visit to Kolkata even as another state minister said they were in dark about the visit.

Salman Rushdie statement on Kolkata visit
New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb 1 : Controversial writer Salman Rushdie, who had to cancel his visit to Kolkata in view of protests on Wednesday, on Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blocked his trip to the eastern city where he was to be present at a literary festival though a senior ...

Mamata blocked Kolkata visit: Rushdie
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IBNS): Controversial writer Salman Rushdie, who had to cancel his visit to Kolkata in view of protests on Wednesday, on Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee blocked his trip to the eastern city where he was to be present at a literary festival.

Salman Rushdie's Kolkata visit cancelled
Kolkata, Jan 30 : Controversial writer Salman Rushdie and filmmaker Deepa Mehta, who were scheduled to visit Kolkata to promote their film 'Midnight's Children' on Wednesday, have cancelled their trip, reports said.

Jaipur Lit Fest: Protests against 4 authors
Muslim groups have warned organizers of Jaipur Literature Festival not to allow four authors, who had read out passages from novelist Salman Rushdie's banned 'The Satanic Verses' at the event last year, to participate in the festival to be held this month, reports said.

Salman Rushdie slams Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Mar 18 : Controversial writer Salman Rushdie, now visiting India for an India Today Conclave, has slammed Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party for failing to win in Uttar Pradesh despite pandering to bigotry and Islamic groups.

Vikram Seth condemns Rushdie episode
Kolkata, Jan 26: Celebrated author Vikram Seth on Thursday criticized the recent treatment given to London-based writer Salman Rushdie by not allowing him to either visit the recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) or even link with the gathering on the concluding day of the festival ...

Rushdie issue not linked to UP polls : Cong
New Delhi, Jan 25 : Reacting sharply to the comments made by writer Salman Rushdie on Tuesday, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the controversies around Rushdie's visit to India to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has no connection to the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls.

Rushdie issue not linked to UP polls : Cong
New Delhi, Jan 25 : Reacting sharply to the comments made by writer Salman Rushdie on Tuesday, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the controversies around Rushdie's visit to India to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has no connection to the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls.

Rushdie video link cancelled, writer slams politicians
Jaipur, Jan 24 : A Muslim protest over his over two-decade-old writing against Prophet Mohammad and resultant capitulation of the Rajasthan government scuppered the video chat of Salman Rushdie with the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) gathering on its concluding day on Tuesday, prompting the ...

Threats stifled free speech: Rushdie
Jaipur, Jan 24 : With his much talked about appearance at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) via video conferencing getting cancelled over protests, British Indian writer Salman Rushdie on Tuesday rued that threats by Muslim groups 'stifled free speech'.

Salman Rushdie's video link cancelled
Jaipur, Jan 24 : The much-talked about appearance of controversial British Indian writer Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) via video conferencing has been cancelled on Tuesday.

Rushdie's JLF video link still doubtful
Jaipur, Jan 24 : Doubts prevailed over the British Indian writer Salman Rushdie's scheduled appearance at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) via video conferencing as a Muslim group protesters demonstrated against the conference on Tuesday.

Suspense over Rushdie\'s video link at JLF
Jaipur, Jan 24 : Uncertainty prevailed over controversial British Indian writer Salman Rushdie's scheduled appearance at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) via video conferencing on Tuesday, as media reports speculated on an unofficial gag order by state authorities.

Rushdie video link at Jaipur unlikely: Reports
Jaipur, Jan 23 : Controversial British Indian writer Salman Rushdie might not be allowed to address the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) via video conferencing on Tuesday as authorities fear it could spark religious tensions, media reports said on Monday.

Rushdie to address Jaipur Literature Festival
Jaipur, Jan 23: British Indian writer Salman Rushdie will address the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) via video conferencing on Tuesday afternoon, media reports said on Monday, after the controversial author was made to cancel his visit following possibly concocted death threats.