"This is destiny. Here I am, on the last day of 2016, leading a coalition of diverse parties - a dark horse riding an unexpected political tsunami in a mid-term poll exactly two-and-a-half years after the general election of 2014. " The author of this book, I gather, is especially interested in political personalities and… Continue reading Prisoner Jailor Prime Minister: A Book Review
Book: SHOES OF THE DEADAuthor: Kota NeelimaPublication: Rainlight by Rupa Publications India Pvt. LtdGenre: FictionPages: 274Price: Rs. 495Until now I lived in the illusion that it was I who selected the kind of books that I wanted to read and review. But, today after reading Shoes of the Dead, "....I am only incidental," I realized… Continue reading SHOES OF THE DEAD: A Review
Book: The Partition and The Chakmas Author: Sneha Kumar Chakma Genre: Non Fiction Pages: 320 “Nehru was opposed to the idea of the CHT (Chittagong Hill Tracts) joining the Indian dominion, since he thought that re-opening this issue would spark off an international controversy and would amount to antagonizing other countries. Ironically, at the cost… Continue reading The Partition and The Chakmas: A Tribute to the Netaji of CHT
Well! As aspirations change, the expectations of society change too. They perceive the ambitious woman (by the way, ambition could mean a desire to excel at home or at work!) in a different light. While earlier, there were chances of her being taken for granted, today, she is considered a hurdle in the regular framework of society. Her income is happily welcomed but her lack of time isn’t. The goodies she brings are fine but her sudden lack of flexibility isn’t.
“Who are these people? Misguided patriots? Vigilantes? Or criminals out to destabilize the country? Are they the underground arm of the anti-corruption movement sweeping through the country? The country is asking. Is such vigilante action acceptable to India?”