The attack on Rushdie triggered global condemnation and an outpouring of support for the author.
The attack on Rushdie was met with shock and outrage from much of the world, along with tributes and praise for the award-winning author.
Rushdie has long faced death threats for "The Satanic Verses," viewed by some Muslims as containing blasphemous passages. The book was banned in many countries with large Muslim populations.
As India celebrates its 75th anniversary of Independence, Left or Right, it might be a good idea to examine if the victim in New York taking a knife to an India-born novelist's head is actually just?