Book Ban

  • Book on Gandhi stirs up a controversy March 31, 2011

    The book, 'Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India', by Joseph Lelyveld has found itself in a pool of controversy with state governments of Gujarat and Maharashtra banning it while the author himself is defending his book, saying that he never called the Mahatma a racist and a...
  • HC lifts ban, Jaswant book can now be sold in Gujarat September 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The Gujrat High Court on Friday lifted the ban on Jaswant Singh's book on Jinnah. Incidentally when the news broke, the expelled BJP leader was in the CNN-IBN office and seemed relieved to get the good news. Friday's judgment means Jaswant Singh's book Jinnah - India, Partition, Independence...
  • Guj to issue new notice banning Jaswant's book September 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court will on Wednesday decide on whether the state government's move to ban Jaswant Singh's book Jinnah: India-Partition, Independence is legal or not. On the other hand the government is seeking time to issue a fresh notification, suggesting that the original notification may not stand legal...