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  • Book Review: ‘WE Mean Business – 20 Women Entrepreneurs, 20 Stories’

    Book Review: ‘WE Mean Business – 20 Women Entrepreneurs, 20 Stories’

    The increasing presence of women as entrepreneurs has led to significant business and economic growth in the country. Women-owned business enterprises play a prominent role in society by generating employment opportunities in the country, bringing in demographic shifts, and inspiring the next generation of women founders.

    November 21, 2022
  • The Hero of Tiger Hill: A Saga of Courage, Sacrifice and Patriotism

    The Hero of Tiger Hill: A Saga of Courage, Sacrifice and Patriotism

    The novel 'The Hero of Tiger Hill' is an autobiographical novel written by Param Vir Chakra awardee Captain (Hony) Yogendra Singh Yadav, who was a member of the 18 Grenadier Regiment and a brave soldier of Ghatak Platoon during the 1999 Kargil war.

    October 27, 2022
  • At the top of his craft

    At the top of his craft

    The events at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar more than a century ago are a part of the collective memory of Indi- ans and while history has documented what happened that fateful Baisakhi day in considerable detail, Sarna’s pen - and his imagination – take us into the lives of characters who must have existed if only because he has etched them so dexterously. 

    July 28, 2022
  • Book Review of ‘Tsunami Catastrophe’ by Dipankar Guha

    Book Review of ‘Tsunami Catastrophe’ by Dipankar Guha

    India is one of the affected countries which faced a Tsunami for the first time, even the word Tsunami was also unknown.

    April 2, 2022
  • Chetna Keer’s ‘Giddha On My Gulmohar’ narrates life during pandemic through her book

    Chetna Keer’s ‘Giddha On My Gulmohar’ narrates life during pandemic through her book

    Chetna’s book ‘Giddha On My Gulmohar’is not just a metaphor for the change of season but also for the changes before and after the pandemic. Different moods of pandemics are being reflected through this piece.

    March 13, 2022
  • Blood & Brown Sugar: An amalgamation of motorcycles, guns, and heroin

    Blood & Brown Sugar: An amalgamation of motorcycles, guns, and heroin

    If you are someone who has a soft corner for travelogues and crime genre, Blood and Brown Sugar is a must-read for you.

    November 1, 2021
  • Book Review: A call for justice: Anita Nahal’s words and images are like magnet

    Book Review: A call for justice: Anita Nahal’s words and images are like magnet

    Durga, Sita, Draupadi are women who join the pantheon of rebel figures who had to assert their selfhood over and above the position granted to them by society. The cause of the “native Indians” in America and Canada entering this purview as well for Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee is a text that the poet remembers well. “Isn’t equality the only color?”

    October 23, 2021
  • ‘Not about complaints, just about facts on being Black’ (Book Review)

    ‘Not about complaints, just about facts on being Black’ (Book Review)

    Thierry Henry, one of the greatest footballers of all time, opens up about how only worldwide fame can help to protect from racism, while the story of how racism ended the career of Adam Goodes, the legendary Australian Rules footballer, could well move you to tears.

    July 5, 2021
  • ‘More than failure be afraid of not trying your best’ (Book Review)

    ‘More than failure be afraid of not trying your best’ (Book Review)

    As Kapadia puts it in one of his "Samosa Gyans": I might not be a billionaire, but I know I've achieved enough to inspire you to get off your seat.

    April 29, 2021
  • All roads lead north are less travelled

    All roads lead north are less travelled

    "Far away, in Delhi, one could imagine a chuckle in the corridors of South Block. Nepal's politics, and its politicians, are a quagmire. Its leaders play each other and its neighbours constantly in the struggle for power. India had long waded into the puddle, played the game and lost. Now, it was China's turn."

    March 31, 2021
  • Teacups, Aunts and a Smuggler

    Teacups, Aunts and a Smuggler

    Conspiracy of Aunts is an exciting combination of romance, Victorian elegance and vignettes from the lives of the bhadraloks (gentry) of Calcutta. You need to judge the book by its (well-designed) cover and dive right in to enjoy the fastpaced events thereafter... A review.

    November 3, 2019
  • Migration and movement

    Migration and movement

    Gun Island is engrossing and almost reads like a whodunit, thus reiterating Ghosh's talent as a master story teller and a craftsman of words. It is amazing how he can thread his ideas about climate change, ecological disasters, crossborder migration and global movement of refugees in search of a better life elsewhere all together in his narrative... A review

    July 21, 2019
  • The author as spirit

    The author as spirit

    In three major works — The Earthen Flute, Reflections on Salvation and Rituals — poet Kiriti Sengupta parallels Cubist and postmodernist ideas of truth

    July 17, 2019
  • A great, confident, and engaging read – The Real Face of Facebook in India

    A great, confident, and engaging read – The Real Face of Facebook in India

    Facebook has often succeeded in making politics appear akin to a game and in the process disrupted and weakened systems and institutions responsible for strengthening democracy and provided authoritarian rulers opportunities to manipulate electoral processes.

    June 11, 2019
  • Finding Radha: Faith, belief, evolution of Hindu religion | Book review

    Finding Radha: Faith, belief, evolution of Hindu religion | Book review

    The book will be of immense interest to students and researchers of Indian sacred texts as well as scholars of gender studies, cultural studies, religious studies and readers curious about finding out about the emergence and evolution of Radha in history, literature and culture, as an icon of love

    April 21, 2019
  • Book Review | Hindu Rashtra

    Book Review | Hindu Rashtra

    The new book shares experiences of the author, a former TV journalist-turned-politician, through his narrated accounts of the socio-political scenario of India

    April 4, 2019
  • Book Review | Mahabharata Manthan: A story of tangible and intangible heritage

    Book Review | Mahabharata Manthan: A story of tangible and intangible heritage

    What is striking about the book at first glance is its presentation. It is tastefully conceived, very elegant and pleasing. The miniature used on the cover is beautiful and relevant...

    March 17, 2019