Friday, April 26, 2019
Women's participation in elections has been rising much faster than men, and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections could be the first time in India's history that women's turnout will be higher than men's, claims a new book. Between the 1962 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections there has been nearly a 20 per cent increase...
Author: Jaswant Singh The partition of India, 1947, some call it vivisection as Gandhi had, has without doubt been the most wounding trauma of the twentieth century. It has seared the psyche of four plus generations of this subcontinent. Why did this partition take place at all? Who was/is responsible -...
Author: Tuhin A Sinha The Kashmir issue is a politically contentious one, and many non- fictional and fictional books centred on Kashmir have been written in the recent years. Many of these have become bestsellers, owing to the realistic, gripping, and sometimes harrowing narratives that they delve into. However, the...
Author: Omar A. Khan As international events draw attention to the people and landscapes of Afghanistan and Pakistan, images of these war-torn countries are becoming increasingly familiar. The harsh beauty of the region has been luring photographers since the Victorian age, the most famous of whom were William Baker and John...
Author: Pradeep Chhabra The world of today is fast changing. The way of the working of corporate organizations, and how business is done is rapidly evolving which is for the better. But professionals should also evolve their modus operandi to keep pace with these developments, and concurrently also find gratification...
Author: Jagmohan My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir is a highly fascinating book which analyses, in the perspective of history, the tumultuous events of the author's two terms of governorship of the most sensitive and strategic Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. The present Sixth edition updates the book to February 18,...
Author: Nivedita Vedurla There are a lot of light-hearted books getting published nowadays and being liked by readers. Being branded as “Metro reads” or books that are mostly read during commute, these books have a simple heart of their own, with genuine portrayals and easy to connect with and relatable...
Author: Ananya Jahanara Kabir A result of territorial disputes between India and Pakistan since 1947, exacerbated by armed freedom movements since 1989, the ongoing conflict over Kashmir is consistently in the news. Taking a unique multidisciplinary approach, Territory of Desireasks how, and why, Kashmir came to be so intensely desired within Indian,...
Author: Ankita Verma Dutta There has recently been a trend of movies, telenovelas and books which are set against a backdrop of the corporate world, political power struggles and the mafia nexus. Such is the craze and popularity of this genre that it has led to very successful movie and...
Author- Mirza Waheed It is Kashmir, in the early 1990s, and war has finally reached the isolated village of Nowgam, close to the Pakistan border. Indian soldiers appear, as if from nowhere, to hunt for militants on the run. Four teenage boys, who used to spend their afternoons playing cricket, or...