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Inside-Out The Council

Inside-Out The Council

Legitimacy Of Power By Dilip Sinha Vij Books, India And ICWA | Pages: 332 | Rs. 1,250 Mention the word UN Security Council (UNSC) and the thoughts of most Indians int­erested in international aff­airs turn to questions such as why India is not yet a permanent member of the UNSC ...

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Calcutta In Dark Sci

Calcutta In Dark Sci

The Butterfly Effect By Rajat Chaudhuri Niyogi Books | Pages: 376 | Rs 495 In a dark cityscape that could be anywhere, Captain Old stumbles through the streets on his vintage scooter and is mugged. But he manages to recover in time to meet the train and the person from ...

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Excerpt: Delusional Politics by Hardeep Singh Puri | books | excerpts

Excerpt: Delusional Politics by Hardeep Singh Puri | books | excerpts

Rs 599, 270pp A Family Business – The Indian National Congress …On 16 December 2017, in the lead-up to the State Assembly election in Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi, the forty-seven year-old ‘reluctant prince’, assumed charge as the president of the 133-year-old party. He became the sixth member10 of the Nehru–Gandhi family ...

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JLF2019; At the Mahakumbh of literature | books | guest writers

JLF2019; At the Mahakumbh of literature | books | guest writers

Every January, numerous representatives from India’s bourgeoning class of the Inglis-ispikking culchaared converge upon Diggi Palace, venue of the Jaipur Literature Festival, for five days of intense litfesting. This is where Established India — writers, novelists, the rare handsome politician, poets, boyfriends of cousins twice removed of government VIPs, celebrity ...

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Review: Race Course Road by Seema Goswami | books

Review: Race Course Road by Seema Goswami | books

A dead dead prime minister, a divided family, a dirty game of power, a controversy over an arms deal, and a slowly unravelling conspiracy behind the Prime Minister’s assassination: this is what Seema Goswami’s book, Race Course Road, is about. Set in the aftermath of a fictional Prime Minister Birendra ...

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Review: Broken Man-In search of Homeland | books

Review: Broken Man-In search of Homeland | books

Loknath Yashwant is not an easy read. The Marathi writer has a vast canvas that spans community, religion, aesthetics, the dynamics of caste and gender, and his unrelenting poetry is a searing look at contemporary society. In his recent collection of poems, translated into English as Broken Man, Yashwant’s verses ...

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Review: The Bombay Plan | books

Review: The Bombay Plan | books

The average Indian student who starts an undergraduate course in economics in the next academic session would have been born after 2001. This is a decade after India adopted economic reforms, which drastically changed the economic landscape, both in material and intellectual terms. Economies and societies change with time. Not ...

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Jay Panda’s new book an exhaustive commentary on issues of our times | Jay Panda | Lutyens’ Maverick – Ground realities

Jay Panda's new book an exhaustive commentary on issues of our times | Jay Panda | Lutyens' Maverick – Ground realities

Be it debating the idea of ‘one nation, two elections’ or need to reform political funding, analysing Modinomics and critiquing present situation of the justice delivery system in the country, Baijayant Panda has been a prolific commentator on issues confronting contemporary India. A new book Lutyens’ Maverick – Ground realities, ...

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Chris Christie’s testament | Business Standard News

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Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics Chris Christie with Ellis Henican Hachette Books 420 pages; $28 When Chris Christie first met Donald Trump, over dinner ...

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Sweet Young Things | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Sweet Young Things | Lifestyle News, The Indian Express

Prince Shamsher Bahadur Rana Thakursingh is the 12-year-old scion of the former royal house of Gaindagunj. There are no animals in Rumble in the Jungle, only humans. At least, this is the conclusion when looking at Ranjit Lal’s humorous, colourful book in which humans and rhinos, aside from their obvious ...

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