Taslima Nasreen

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Taslima Nasreen, Sheikh Hasina, Myanmar, Bangladesh

Taslima Nasreen writes to Sheikh Hasina: Why do you weep for Rohingyas, but not for me?

You have banished me from Bangladesh, have no sympathy for assassinated atheist bloggers, yet you have opened the doors for the foreign refugees.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Taslima Nasreen, Salman Rushdie, Secularism, India

Indian Muslims are unnecessarily feeling marginalised

It's time to shun godmen, superstition and, of course, communal frenzy.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Muslims, Fundamentalism, Ajanta-Ellora, Taslima Nasreen

Taslima Nasreen: What my Ajanta-Ellora experience taught me

Faced with restrictions and living in exile, acclaimed author of Lajja asks if she has no country, no land to call her own.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Maharashtra, AIMIM, Aurangabad, Taslima Nasreen

Shame that in BJP-ruled Maharashtra, Taslima Nasreen was dubbed a ‘law and order problem’

The author might have controversial views on Islam, but her freedom of speech should have been guaranteed by the harbingers of good governance in Devendra Fadnavis-led state.

ART & CULTURE

 |   Long-form
Book Extract, Taslima Nasreen, Exile, Islam

Truth is, Islam isn't compatible with democracy

[Book extract] Without allowing criticism of Islam, it will be difficult for Muslim countries to separate the State and religion.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
West Bengal, Lajja, Taslima Nasreen

Why everyone hates Taslima Nasreen

The Bangladeshi author regards India as her ‘home’, but she continues to remain a pariah.

POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  6-minute read
Taslima Nasreen, Blasphemy

Who is Taslima Nasreen to attack my freedom?

If even without any provocation, she has a right to insult religious sensibilities of many, who in the world does she think she is that she should escape criticism?