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Salman Rushdie

'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

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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

Is diversity perversity?

I can sort-of-sympathise with some idiot researcher dealing Shashi Kapoor obituary mistaking Rishi for Shashi and including the clip.

09 Dec 2017 1:53 AM

Who killed Gauri? We all failed her

On the contrary, we see most criminals with political links go scot-free, and those who cannot dodge jail get new escape routes.

12 Sep 2017 12:23 AM

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Books on Indian Independence you should read

We list five must reads that deal with India’s struggle for independence from fetters of British Raj.

15 Aug 2017 3:15 PM

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