Saturday, February 23, 2019
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...
Author: Sunil Mishra Travelling is the favourite pastime of Indians and foreigners alike. This can be gauged by the latest World Tourism Rankings, which shows an ever increasing number of international travels. During the course of their travels, a lot of tourists are also writing travelogues to share their experiences...
Author: Samreen Mushtaq, Essar Batool, Natasha Rather, Ifrah Butt, Munaza Rashid On a cold February night in 1991, a group of soldiers and officers of the Indian army stormed into two villages in Kashmir, seeking out militants assumed to be hiding there. Incensed at the villagers’ refusal to share any information,...
Author: Taanya Sarma With the all pervasiveness of technology, various benefits of the internet world have come up. However, cyber crime and cyber bullying is also a facet that has seen an upsurge with the mushrooming of various sites on the internet. There are not much of fiction books that...
Author- Arundhati Roy How to tell a shattered story? By slowly becoming everybody. No? By slowly becoming everything. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness takes us on a journey of many years – the story spooling outwards from the cramped neighbourhoods of Old Delhi into the burgeoning new metropolis and beyond, to the Valley of Kashmir...
Author: Shantanu Gupta Yogi Adityanath is quite a controversial figure in the Indian political arena, with his supporters and fans acclaiming his policies of strict and good governance and his passionately championing the cause of development; whereas critics putting a question mark on his extremist right wing ideologies and the...