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Sunday, Nov 17, 2019

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Jun 22, 2018 20:45
In this excerpt from Saba Naqvi’s very readable new book on the BJP, the author reminisces about Pramod Mahajan, one of Vajpayee’s most trusted ministers, who met an unfortunate end read more
Jun 01, 2018 21:48
James Augustus Hicky’s ‘Bengal Gazette’ was India’s first newspaper. This excerpt, which features the chapter entitled ‘Open to All Parties, but Influenced by None’, presents Hicky’s character, interests and motivations read more
May 18, 2018 21:48
In She Goes to War, Rashmi Saksena presents the lives of women who have been crucial operators in insurgencies in Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Chhattisgarh and Kashmir. This excerpt is about the Manipuri faith healer Purnima, who was once a dreaded kil... read more
May 11, 2018 21:06
Of all the resplendent Mughal empresses and begums featured in Daughters of the Sun, none is as dynamic as Babur’s sister Khanzada, who saved his life. An excerpt read more
May 04, 2018 18:07
Shonaleeka Kaul’s The Making of Early Kashmir is an attempt to identify the values and meanings associated with the region called Kashmir from its origins until the 12th century CE through Kalha\u1E47a’s iconic R\u0101jatara\u1E45gi\u1E47\u012B, which was composed in 1148 CE.... read more
Apr 13, 2018 20:19
This important book is an account of the stages of the MKSS campaign for the ordinary citizen’s right to basic information that culminated in the RTI Act of 2005. This excerpt from the chapter entitled ‘RTI Law 2005 and the NAC’ is a recapitulation of... read more
Apr 06, 2018 22:21
Governor of Tripura, Tathagata Roy’s biography of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, focuses on an important but forgotten politician. This excerpt examines his mysterious death read more
Mar 30, 2018 18:16
Husain Haqqani’s new book states that successive Pakistani leaders and most of the country’s intelligentsia preferred to build the ‘ideology of Pakistan’ on the twin pillars of Islam and antagonism towards India. An excerpt from a chapter on Islamist... read more