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India deserves to be led by better leaders: Salman Rushdie

A Controversial author Salman Rushdie on Saturday attacked Congress to block his presence just because of “useless electoral calculations.” Targeting Rahul Gandhi, he said blocking his presence in Jaipur Literary Festival did not work “led to the debacle” of Congress in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. During participation in Literacy session in India Today Conclave, the [...]

Pranab Mukherjee, Omar Abdullah left out of India Today Conclave

Salman Rushdie, who is presented at the India Today Conclave, is the reason of canceling the participation of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in the conclave. On Saturday, both ministers had to be presented for the literary session of the two-day annual conclave, but while they knew the [...]

Salman Rushdie visit: Rajasthan Chief Minister demands more security

Salman Rushdie, the writer of the novel “The Satanic Verses” in which irrelevant content were published, visit to India for Jaipur Literature Festival. Expectations of his arrival have high after Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot demanded the govt. for more security alerts for festival. Salman, against whom Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran [...]

Salman Rushdie brushes off calls for ‘blaspemy’ ban

In India an influential Islamic seminary demanded that Salman Rashdie should be banned from entering the country to attend a literature festival later this month, but British author Salman Rushdie has dismissed their demand. Along with his fellow writers such as Lionel Shriver and Richard Dawkins, Rushdieis due to speak in the city of Jaipur [...]

Cancel Salam Rushdie’s visa, demands Islamic Seminary

Salman Rushdie, the famous writer, is being used as a political weapon in Uttar Pradesh when the Darul-Uloom Deoband’s demand to ban the entry of Salman in the country. Rushdie, writer of “The Satanic Verses” book, earned the wrath of Muslims worldwide for his book. The writer is scheduled to presented in the January 20-24 [...]