Salman Rushdie

Type: Person
Name: Salman Rushdie
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Choosing a side in the Harris/Greenwald feud

This conflict began long before the showdown with Ben Affleck on “Real Time With Bill Maher.”In the weeks since it re-erupted, the digital feud between neuroscientist and secular humanist  Sam Harris, and investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald, has ... [Published Daily Sundial - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

A freedom we can’t handle

Freedom of speech is everyone’s rightPhoto- BigstockIt was in the late 90s when I first laid my hands on Salman Rushdie’s infamous book, The Satanic Verses, in London. It gave me shivers in my warm room as I started going through the pages. I could not ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Braceras: Yusuf left ‘Peace Train’ years ago

Question for independent gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick:As vice chairman of the Citi Performing Arts Center, how do you feel about the Center raising money for radical Islamists?Because it is quite possible that is exactly what the theater formerly ... [Published Boston Herald - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladeshi writing in English joins a global conversation

Shougat Dasgupta in The Caravan: Who speaks, and who is being spoken for, have always been loaded questions for postcolonial novelists. If a nation is, at least in part, imagined into being through feats of storytelling, the storyteller acquires ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Top Chef’ Host Padma Lakshmi Dices ‘Pretty Woman’ Romance With Actor Richard Gere [Video]

Rumors that Richard Gere would choose Padma Lakshmi as his third Pretty Woman wife have been slashed faster than a chef’s knife on Top Chef . A professional model and cookbook author, Padma has become one of the main reasons to tune into Top Chef . But ... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Padraig Reidy: Collective outrage and imagined slights

(Photo: T_Marjorie / Flickr )Thirty years ago this week a bomb exploded in the Grand Hotel, Brighton, where the then prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, and much of her cabinet were staying during Conservative party conference.The bomb had been planted ... [Published Index on Censorship - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Gere Divorce With Carey Lowell Affects Relationship With Padma Lakshmi, Couple Split After Six Months Of Dating

EAST HAMPTON, NY - OCTOBER 10: Richard Gere attends the 'Time Out of Mind' premiere during the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival on October 10, 2014 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo : Rob Kim/ for The Hamptons International Film Festival)Richard ... [Published Travelers Today - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

10/15/2014: Comment: Rushdie’s anti-Islam remarks show that he knows little about the religion

This refers to the report Rushdie condemns ISIS, sees problems with Islam (October 11). Writer Salman Rushdie is right in condemning ISIS but to suggest that all religions have their extremists and that “the overwhelming weight of the problem lies in ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 4 reports

Report: Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi split

Actor Richard Gere has reportedly split from celebrity chef Padma Lakshmi.The couple quietly began dating in April following Gere's separation from actress Carey Lowell, his wife of 11 years, in September, 2013.A source tells the New York Post, "(They) ... [Published My News 4 - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 4 reports

Rushdie attacks 'mangled' language of 'jihadi-cool'

Eminent British Indian author Salman Rushdie has attacked the "mangled" language of religion which is turning British Muslims towards extremism."The language of religion has been horribly mangled in our time, by Christian extremists in America and by ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Rushdie condemns ISIS sees problems with Islam

Speaking against ‘this new age of religious mayhem’, noted writer Salman Rushdie has condemned the ‘decapitating barbarians of ISIS’ and believes that compared to extremism in Christianity and Hinduism, Islam has more of a problem. Delivering the PEN/Pinter ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Salman Rushdie, who? India's new star author speaks to the masses

New Delhi — Hundreds of freshly printed books sat prominently on the bursting shelves at New Delhi's Bahrisons Booksellers, ready for the hordes of eager shoppers expected to snap up the latest novel from Chetan Bhagat, one of India's most popular authors.Mr. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 09 2014]

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...But, what's more disturbing, as Salman Rushdie warned last week, was that "the hate-filled religious rhetoric" , of"jihadi cool", was persuading "hundreds, perhaps thousands of British Muslims to join the decapitating barbarians of Isis"and"towards acts of extreme...

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Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi Break Up [Published Arabia Weddings - Oct 18 2014]
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Cultural Translation: Speaking to You about Me [Published AsiaSource - Oct 17 2014]
Re-imagining Pakistan [Published The Friday Times - Oct 17 2014]
Power of persuasion in the war on jihad [Published Times of India - Oct 17 2014]
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