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Tag Archive: Taslima

Feb 08 2013

If you have encouraged barbarism once, you are done for.

Salman Rushdie was barred from entering Kolkata. The news, though unfortunate, was hardly surprising. Been there, done that. For the past 25 years, my freedom of speech has been trampled upon. I have been living the unsavory life of an exile; despite writing in Bangla, I am persona non grata in both sides of Bengal. …

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Jul 12 2012

Lunatics will soon start fasting

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Scientists discovered a 5th moon of Pluto. They have named it P5. What are the religious bigots doing? They are not interested in exploring things. They are waiting for the- age-old-moon-visited-and-flagged-by-the-Americans to rise, so they can begin their Ramadan-fasting. Throughout the world, superstitions revolve around the Moon. If you want to know about them, they …

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