Friday, April 26, 2019
Author: Siddhartha Gigoo and Varad Sharma Twenty-five years ago, in the winter of 1990, about four hundred thousand Pandits of Kashmir were forced to leave Kashmir, their homeland, to save their lives when militancy erupted there. Even today, they continue to live as ‘internally displaced migrants’ in their own country. While most...
Author: Ishan Majumdar Mystery thrillers involving the corporate world pique the interest of many general readers, for they get a sneak peek into many hitherto unknown facets of big corporations and their obscure perplexities. With the setting being the Indian corporate sector, the author Ishan Majumdar comes with his book...
Each success story contains at least few common ingredients in the recipe of making it successful- the passion, the dedication and the perseverance. Our protagonist  has to be the epitome of these three adjectives- passionate, dedicated and firm, like none else. Building on her passion, Kiran Kanchan has slowly...
Author- Josef Korbel On 15 August, 1947, two countries, India and Pakistan had their independence thrust upon them in a somewhat urgent and not completely orderly manner. It was not that the peoples of these two new-born countries had not been agitating for independence as indeed they had for many years, sometimes...
Author: Maniissh Aroraa There are books that one reads to be cruised into the realms of intellectuality. There are books that one reads to be hurtled down into the lanes of light-hearted moorings. And then there are books that being fictions and yet simple, make one segue into the streams...
Her poems are a beautiful expression of feelings and thought, which we all connect with somehow but never able to put in words with equal ease; her short stories tell us tales of what we see around in everyday life albeit in such a way that even the ordinary...
Author- Salman Rushdie Even before you start this novel, you are aware that it is an important book. The status of Salman Rushdie as a writer has hardly waned, despite the disappointments of his last two novels, and his status as a totemic figure for those who support freedom of expression in...
While growing up, we all were asked what we want to become in life. Some answered ‘Pilot’, some ‘Doctor’ and some ‘Scientist’. However, our protagonist for this article would often put his parents in stress, answering ‘Everything’ to the question. Today, his parents are not stressed at all, as...
Book Review - Sanchit Gupta Inspired by true events, this riveting narrative traces the lives of Safeena Malik, Deewan Bhat and Bilal Ahanagar, three childhood friends who grow up in an atmosphere of peace and amity in Srinagar, Kashmir, until the night of 20 January 1990 changes it all. While Deewan is...
Author: Captain Rakesh Walia Patriotism and romance are one of the most pious, soul-stirring and vehement emotions known to mankind. Combining these in a story is a recipe for a book brimming with thrill and passion. The author Rakesh Walia comes up with such a book “Shaheen must die” which...