Penguin in 'Pulp Friction': Who cares for writers?

PUBLISHED ON: February 11, 2014 | Duration: 16 min, 40 sec

   
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In a hugely controversial decision, one of the biggest publishers in the country, Penguin Books India, has decided to withdraw a book of renowned sanskritist, academic and writer Wendy Doniger called 'The Hindus - An Alternative History'. This is in response to several petitions filed in court against the book saying it contained factual errors and that several portions were an insult to Hindus and Indians.
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