Saturday, February 23, 2019
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...
Author: Sana Chawla Self-help books and inspirational memoirs are part of a genre that is ever growing, diverse and famous. Be it “Chicken soup for the Soul” or “The monk who sold his Ferrari”, motivational books certainly strike a chord with many readers. Sana Chawla, a multi-passionate entrepreneur with extensive...
The partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947 occurred in the midst of communal holocaust, with Hindus and Sikhs on one side and Muslims on the other. More than 750,000 people were butchered and 12 million fled their homes - primarily in caravans of...
Author: Divya Johry Travelling to different destinations, be it for vacation or work, is an exciting thing. However, sometimes the incidents during the course of the journey are more adventurous and enlightening than the travels undertaken on reaching the destination. The author Divya Johry comes up with the book “The...
Meet Sharda Sahwney, the national award winning writer from the city whose exemplary work in Hindi and Punjabi literature has established her as a name to reckon with. Born in Gurdaspur, Punjab, Sharda went through a lot of up’s and down’s in her life to become what she is...
Author: Tavleen Singh Tavleen Singh's book has the merit of going to the heart of what is at present the Kashmir issue rather than getting lost in the past. This distinction between the old Kashmir question and that confronting India today is important, but recognised by all too few policy-makers...