As the Asian city-state marks its 50th anniversary of independence, Salil Tripathi examines the country’s fuzzy relationship with free expression
Penguin India has agreed to withdraw Wendy Doniger’s award-winning book The Hindus: An Alternative History, and to destroy remaining copies within six months, writes Salil Tripathi
Britain should learn the lessons of Satanic Verses and Bezhti and stand up for free expression, says Salil Tripathi
Legal proceedings have been filed against the four authors that read aloud from Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic verses.
Salil Tripathi explains how outdated Colonial-era legislation is being used to curtail free expression.
As the noise surrounding Salman Rushdie’s withdrawal from the Jaipur Literary Festival rumbles on, India’s writers take a stand against the ban on The Satanic Verses. Salil Tripathi reports
As religious figureheads call to ban Salman Rushdie from a prestigious literature festival in India, Salil Tripathi reports on the country’s “sepulchral silence”
UPDATE: Salman Rushdie pulls out of Indian festival amid assassination fears
Salil Tripathi at a rally for the under-siege science writer