World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
An association of Pakistani schools held an "I am not Malala" day on Monday, condemning young Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai for what it called her support for controversial novelist Salman Rushdie.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday December 19, 2013
The telecast of a TV serial based on a script by controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin that was to go on air from tonight on a Bengali channel has been put off indefinitely.
Kolkata News | Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday December 19, 2013
A TV serial written by controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin has run into rough weather. Minority groups have demanded that the serial, which is scheduled to go on air from tonight on a Bengali channel, be shelved as it contains objectionable content, and have written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Kolkata Police has now verbally ...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday February 1, 2012
Controversial author Taslima Nasreen's book launch scheduled to be held today at the Kolkata Book Fair was cancelled amid threats of protests. The event was called off by the Booksellers and Publishers Guild.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 22, 2010
As the government is yet to decide on her plea for residential permit, controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin may have to leave India soon and apply for a fresh visa because her travel document expires in the middle of next month.The 47-year-old doctor-turned-writer is also trying for a permanent residency in the country. Her visa is valid...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2009
Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin returned in the wee hours of Thursday.