Satanic Verses

  • Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over The Satanic Verses 15-04-2014 07:19 PM

    Britain's Prince Charles turned his back on author Salman Rushdie during the fatwa over publication of 'The Satanic Verses' as he believed the book was offensive to Muslims, a novelist has revealed. In an interview with Vanity Fair, author Martin Amis has claimed that the Princes views caused a row...
  • Controversies at Jaipur Literature Festival this year 22-01-2013 07:44 PM

    Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off this week but not without controversy. A group of Islamic clerics has protested the presence of any of the authors who read from the 'Satanic Verses' last year, while the RSS and BJP are reportedly asking for Pakistani participants to be kept out. ...
  • No change in Jaipur Literature Festival's schedule: Sanjoy Roy 21-01-2013 06:08 PM

    Sources in the Rajasthan Police said that members of the BJP and the RSS in the state were opposing the participation in the event by seven Pakistani authors. ...
  • Rushdie only pretended to embrace Islam 18 years ago 07-04-2008 12:30 PM

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discuss the second day's play of the second Test between Australia and India in Sydney. ...
  • Rushdie's Satanic Verses adapted on stage 31-03-2008 08:56 AM

    Centurion: Keeping it simple in seamer-friendly conditions again paid dividends for South Africa's Vernon Philander, who continued his impressive impact in Tests with another five-wicket haul on Thursday. The 26-year-old rocked Sri Lanka with figures of five for 53 on the opening day of the first Test - his third...
  • Rushdie supports controversial film Fitna 29-03-2008 11:59 AM

    Hobart: Michael Clarke's line-up has just taken one dramatic step in reverse after a couple of shuffles forward since it was branded the worst Australian Test line-up in decades. In the latest setback, New Zealand ended their long drought by winning a Test on Australian soil for the first time...
  • Muslims want an apology from Parmeshwar Godrej 18-01-2008 03:01 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts discusses Delhi Daredevils' victory over Kings XI Punjab. ...
  • Godrej hosts Rushdie, Muslim calls for boycott 17-01-2008 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle on Wednesday got clearance from his cricket Board (WICB) to play in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) after Royal Challengers Bangalore roped him in as a replacement for injured Australian left-arm pacer Dirk Nannes. Gayle on Wednesday received the No Objection...
  • Rushdie's latest: A blend of Florence and Mughals 14-01-2008 11:30 AM

    Kolkata: Their spinners might have come a cropper in the loss to Rajasthan Royals, but that will not deter Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara from opening the bowling against Kolkata Knight Riders with tweakers here on Monday. Deccan Chargers' left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who opened the bowling, was a big...
  • After Taslima, Muslims target Rushdie in Mumbai 14-01-2008 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: Lasith Malinga bowled yorkers at will as his deadly five-wicket burst helped Mumbai Indians crush Delhi Daredevils by eight wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match. Electing to bat, Daredevils were shot out for a meagre 95 in 17.4 overs. The collapse was a combination of hostile...
  • J&K clerics call for Rushdie boycott 20-06-2007 10:56 PM

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  • Pope needn't apologise: Rushdie 14-10-2006 07:46 AM

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  • 'Ageing' Rushdie takes a dig at fatwa 04-10-2006 08:33 AM

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