Taslima Nasreen

OPEN TO OPINION

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?