Over 200 prominent authors including Salman Rushdie have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in India with counterpart Narendra Modi, in second letter from the PEN International in less than a month.Indian Railways is the state-owned railway company of India, which owns and operates most of the country's rail transport .Indian Railways has one of the largest and busiest rail networks in the world, transporting 20 million passengers and more than 2 million tonnes of freight daily.
Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie on Monday joined the growing chorus of protests by writers and poets against spread of "communal poison" and "rising intolerance" in the country even as 12 more authors decided to return their Sahitya Akademi awards.
Model and TV show host Padma Lakshmi has revealed deep experiences of her personal life, like what it was like being married to prominent novelist Salman Rushdie, with her new book that was released today (March 8).
After divorcing Rushdie in 2007, Padma Lakshmi has spilled the truth about their sexually implicit marriage in her debut memoir which was released on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Padma Lakshmi is currently single, but has dated quite a charming list of wealthy and worthy men over the past few years.
However, her love life has been deeply impacted by her troubling married life with Booker Prize-winner Salman Rushdie.
Padma Lakshmi was essentially an Indian-born model living in America and had reportedly met award-winning author Salman Rushdie, also an Indian-born, in 1999.After five years of dating, the couple got married in 2004.Hardline Iranian news media outlets have raised USD 600,000 to add to a bounty for the killing of Salman Rushdie, it emerged on Wednesday, 27 years after a death fatwa was issued by Iran's former supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini over one of the India-born author's controversial novels.- Chidambram claims that the ban on Salman Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' was a mistake by Rajiv Gandhi Government.- PM Modi to address the nation on 14th edition of Mann Ki Baat to be aired on AIR.Watch for more updates Hours after former Finance Minister P Chidambaram termed the ban on Salman Rushdie's book "Satanic Verses" as wrong, the author today asked how many more years it would take to correct the "mistake".