P. Varavara Rao

P. Varavara Rao, Detained in India

P. Varavara Rao is an Indian poet, literary critic, and political activist who has been frequently targeted by authorities for his political opinions. More

Protest Chilling Climate of Censorship in India

PEN is increasingly concerned about a chilling climate of censorship and self-censorship in India after Penguin Books withdrew Wendy Doniger's The Hindus: An Alternative History—the third publication to be… More

India: Writers Defend Best-Selling Book

PEN Members in India have expressed their concern at reports that Penguin has agreed to withdraw Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: An Alternative History from circulation. More