Friday, April 26, 2019
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...
Author- Manan Kapoor In between the insurgency and the exodus, Inayat finds solace in the company of Gul, a Kashmiri pundit, and Aaqib. She blooms under the eyes of her father, Maqbool — an alcoholic poet, and her mother — Wahida, who is fraught with sanguinity. They spend their days listening...
Author: Abhishek Leela Pandey Mythological fiction is a realm of literature which is very popular among literary enthusiasts. Books which have storylines having characters and incidents derived from Indian mythology are even more sought after by these aficionados because of the many layered characters and the depths of their portrayal;...
Author:  Shahnaz Bashir It was the 1990s. The army descended upon Kashmir to quell a massive armed rebellion against Indian rule. They entered not just the land, but also the lives of its people, fracturing their idea of home and punctuating their days and nights with curfews. This extraordinary collection brings...
Author: Indranil Roy Teachers are an inspiration for many students, for they ignite the imagination and instil hope and a love of learning in the young minds. No one can underestimate the importance of teachers in the building of a successful nation and their impact on the overall outlook and...
Author- M.J. Akbar Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister, was the ideological and political heir of Gandhi. Building on the Mahatma’s foundations, as leader both of the Congress and of independent India from 1947, Nehru shaped the new state: his story is India’s story. Born in Allahabad on 14 November 1889, Nehru...