The usual suspects were out there -- airing their "hurt sensibilities" with abuse and threats, court injunctions, chappals, black paint and fatwas, smashing down glass panes for TV cameras, burning do
May: Actress Shriya Saran faces ire of Hindu groups for wearing a "provocative" dress in the presence of CM Karunanidhi.
February : Sania Mirza pulls out of Bangalore Open after row on comments on premarital sex, short skirts, and outcry over her allegedly placing her feet near the national flag
March : IT company Sasken ransacked by Kannada activists for a ditty by
an employee that allegedly insulted Kannada and Kannadigas
March : An exhibition on Aurangzeb at Lalit Kala Akademi in Chennai abruptly shut due to protests over the "poor depiction" of the Mughal emperor
October: Taslima Nasrin was again asked by the government of India to leave the country and she quietly left for Europe on 15 October.