E-searches for ‘The Satanic Verses’ up after Rushdie attack

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 16, 2022
Traffic for the term “Satanic Verses download” spiked starting late on Friday and continued to trend strongly through thr weekend and till Monday morning. A regional analysis showed that the highest search traffic came from West Bengal, followed by Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Maharashtra, in this order. The award-winning...

Video credit: Wibbitz Top Stories
Published on August 15, 2022 -  01:30
Iran Places Blame on Salman Rushdie and His Supporters for Stabbing Attack
Iran Places Blame on, Salman Rushdie and His Supporters, for Stabbing Attack. The well-known and controversial author was stabbed several times during a speaking event in NY state. While Rushdie's recovery was initially uncertain, his literary agent announced over the weekend that his condition was improving. The Iranian government issued the statement on Aug. 15. Regarding the attack on Salman Rushdie, we do not consider anyone other than [Rushdie] and his supporters worth of blame and even condemnation, Nasser Kanaani, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, via CNN. We have not seen anything else about the individual that carried out this act other than what we've seen from American media. , Nasser Kanaani, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, via CNN. We categorically and seriously deny any connection of the assailant with Iran, Nasser Kanaani, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, via CNN. Rushdie gained international fame in the late 1980s with the publication of 'The Satanic Verses,' a book the Iranian government deemed heretical. Rushdie gained international fame in the late 1980s with the publication of 'The Satanic Verses,' a book the Iranian government deemed heretical. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini declared a fatwa, or legal opinion, against Rushdie the next year. The fatwa has never been lifted and Rushdie has received death threats since it was issued. Hardline Iranian newspapers praised the violence before the Iranian government issued its statement. A thousand bravos, a hundred God blesses. His hand must be kissed ... , Kayhan, Hardline Conservative Iranian Newspaper, via CNN. Bravo to the warrior and dutiful man who attacked the Apostate and wicked Salman Rushdie. , Kayhan, Hardline Conservative Iranian Newspaper, via CNN. The hand of the warrior must be kissed. He tore the vein of Rushdie's neck, Kayhan, Hardline Conservative Iranian Newspaper, via CNN. The headline of another extreme paper read "The Devil on the Path to Hell."

You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


Uttar Pradesh

State in northern India
With this, the total number of such reserves in UP will go up to four, including the Dudhwa tiger reserve in Lakhimpur district, Pilibhit tiger reserve and..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 18 hours ago

He claimed that the people voted for the SP in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, but the BJP snatched away their government
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago

The incident happened on Wednesday night when they were returning to Sultanpur after performing a musical programme at Pratapgarh.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago

UP: Those found violating this rule will be fined Rs 5,000.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago


Delhi

Union territory of India
Rajasthan Congress workers bring the political drama to Delhi while batting for Sachin Pilot as the next Congress chief ahead of the polls.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 hours ago

A tent has been set up in the lawns of the AICC headquarters in Delhi and party leaders can file their nomination papers between 11 am and 3 pm. Senior party..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 11 hours ago

Delhi: The police received a PCR call at 9 pm saying there was a brawl inside the library of the university
Credit: DNA - Published 13 hours ago

Attributing the inexorably long visa waiting period to the impact of Covid, the US embassy in Delhi said staffing should be back to 100% of pre-Covid level in..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 18 hours ago


Maharashtra

State in the western and central peninsular region of India
The train will run between Gandhinagar and Mumbai, connecting the Gujarat and Maharashtra state capitals.
Credit: DNA - Published 13 hours ago

Along with teachers and healthcare professionals, the decision will benefit 93 thousand MMC employees and 29 thousand BEST employees.
Credit: DNA - Published 13 hours ago

The meeting was attended by former union minister Manish Tewari, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Hooda.
Credit: DNA - Published 13 hours ago

According to a district disaster management cell official, the incident occurred at 3 p.m. at an electrical equipment manufacturing facility
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago


West Bengal

State in Eastern India
Durga Puja will begin on October 1 and will go on till October 5. Durga Puja ends with Dussehra and is celebrated as a victory of good over evil.
Credit: DNA - Published 13 hours ago

The Calcutta HC Wednesday held the Mamata Banerjee government's "Duare (doorstep) ration scheme" a "nullity in the eyes of the law" as it ran contrary to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

A majority of women in West Bengal and Jharkhand were married by the age of 21, while the proportion in Jammu and Kashmir was less than 10% in 2020. In Delhi,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

West Bengal records over 1000 dengue cases in the last 24 hours.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

NBU VC Subires Bhattacharyya has been sending to judicial custody in the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam, which has targeted TMC leaders.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago


Bihar

State in eastern India
NCW has sought a written explanation for remarks that IAS officer Harjot Kaur Bhamra, who is also MD of Bihar Women and Child Development Corporation.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hinted that action may be taken against senior IAS officer Harjot Kaur Bumrah whose indiscretion during a recent..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 day ago

A senior woman IAS officer in Bihar has kicked up a major controversy by publicly mocking a poor schoolgirl who asked if the government could provide sanitary..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

Bihar: IAS officer Harjot Kaur Bhamra heads the state's Women and Child Development Corporation.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago



Related videos from verified sources

'The Satanic Verses' author Salman Rushdie stabbed in neck on stage in New York, police say | ABC7 00:32
Credit: Rumble - Published on August 19, 2022 


You might like