Salman Rushdie

US sanctions Iranian group that put bounty on Rushdie's life

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the organization is also being designated for diplomatic penalties for “providing financial support for an act of terrorism.”

published on : 29th October 2022

Report: Salman Rushdie lives, but loses use of eye and hand

The agent declined to say whether Rushdie was still in hospital, saying the most important thing was that the writer is going to live, The Guardian reported.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Salman Rushdie among bookie favourites in UK to win Nobel Prize

If the 75-year-old celebrated British American novelist wins, he will become the first Indian-born writer to win the prestigious honour since Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel for 'Gitanjali' in 1913.

published on : 4th October 2022

Of Salman Rushdie, Laal Singh Chaddha and midnight's grandchildren

It is quite clear though that a large chunk of midnight's grandchildren have no interest in that India or in allowing art to speak for itself; they are so amped up on their manufactured rage...

published on : 4th September 2022

India condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

Rushdie, 75, was stabbed in the neck and torso at the Chautauqua Institution in New York on August 12.

published on : 25th August 2022

'Stand wih Salman': Kiran Desai, Guy Talese, other writers read from Rushdie's works at New York event

“'Stand With Salman: Defend the Freedom to Write' was hosted exactly a week after Rushdie was stabbed in the neck and stomach onstage by a 24-year-old New Jersey man.

published on : 20th August 2022

Salman Rushdie attack was unjustifiable, says former Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Salman Rushdie, the author, was stabbed by a 24-year-old New Jersey resident identified as Hadi Matar, the US national of Lebanese origin, on stage last week in Western New York.

published on : 19th August 2022

Salman Rushdie's attacker says he acted alone

Matar said he was less familiar with Rushdie's written work but had watched his videos on YouTube. "I saw a lot of lectures," he said. "I don't like people who are disingenuous like that."

published on : 19th August 2022

Judge denies bail for Rushdie's attacker, bars interviews

Rushdie, 75, is getting treatment in a Pennsylvania hospital for severe wounds.

published on : 19th August 2022

Salman Rushdie attacker says 'surprised' author survived: Media report

The suspected assailant, who has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges, did not say whether he was inspired by the 1989 edict, or fatwa, issued under Iran's former supreme leader.

published on : 18th August 2022

Attack on Salman Rushdie condemned by Malayali intelligentsia

Cultural leaders in the state led by veteran author M T Vasudevan Nair have come out against the attack on acclaimed writer Salman Rushdie.

published on : 18th August 2022

Attack on Rushdie 9/11 moment in literature: Hyderabad Literary Festival chief

The attack on Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie on stage at the Chautauqua Institution in New York on August 12 has sent shockwaves across the literary fraternity.

published on : 17th August 2022

Iran denies link with Rushdie's attacker, blames writer

'Rushdie himself is responsible for the attack,' dpa news agency quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani as saying.

published on : 15th August 2022

Salman Rushdie's 'feisty and defiant' humour remains intact, says son 

Rushdie was put on a ventilator after he was stabbed by Matar. Earlier on Saturday, Matar pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault at a brief court appearance.

published on : 15th August 2022

Rushdie in 'critical condition,' but his 'usual feisty & defiant sense of humour remains intact,' says son

Infused with magical realism, 1988′s “The Satanic Verses” drew ire from some Muslims who regarded elements of the novel as blasphemy.

published on : 14th August 2022

Rowling contacts police over threat from 'Pak activist' after Rushdie attack

The handle which issued the threat has also praised Hadi Matar, the assailant who attacked Rushdie in New York.

published on : 14th August 2022

Salman Rushdie's works attract increased interest after attack 

Bookstores reported a flurry of interest in the Indian-born author, some from readers too young to remember the original fury he prompted across much of the Muslim world.

published on : 14th August 2022

Rushdie off ventilator and talking, day after attack: Author Aatish Taseer

Salman Rushdie, during a New York talk, said that terrorism was really the art of fear, "The only way you can defeat it is by deciding not to be afraid."

published on : 14th August 2022

Rushdie continues to be on ventilator, may lose an eye

However, US media reports claimed that he is sympathetic to Shia extremism and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps causes.

published on : 14th August 2022

'We must tell better stories than the tyrants': Revisiting Salman Rushdie's speech months before fatal attack on him

Today the 75-year-old India-born British-American novelist Rusdhie is battling for his life after he was attacked in New York yesterday.

published on : 14th August 2022
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