Staggering Forward – Excerpt

Is Modi’s foreign policy a failure? – An Excerpt from Staggering Forward Narendra Modi has never really articulated his India First policy in extenso but spoken about it in dribs and drabs and broad-brush terms. In a town hall setting in New Delhi in August 2016, he elaborated on this concept as the “central point…

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Shyam-An Excerpt

The Bhagavata is the story of Krishna, known as Shyam to those who find beauty, wisdom and love in his dark complexion. It is the third great Hindu epic after the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. However, this narration was composed in fragments over thousands of years. Devdutt Pattanaik’s book, Shyam seamlessly weaves the story from…

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The Unending Game – An excerpt

In God we trust, the rest we monitor . . . As a country’s stature and reach grow, so do its intelligence needs. This is especially true for one like India that has ambitions of being a global player even as it remains embattled in its own neighbourhood. The Unending Game by Vikram Sood tackles…

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Sacred Games – An Excerpt

Are you hooked onto Sacred Games, by Vikram Chandra yet? Whether you decide to read the book, and then watch the Netflix series, or watch the series and then read the book, you’re bound to get engrossed. Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. Vikram Chandra’s novel…

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Business Law for Managers by Anurag K. Agarwal – An excerpt

Even though most business managers have diverse academic qualifications – engineering being the most common, followed by chartered accountancy, economics, medicine, etc. – few come from a law background. However, it is crucial for a manager to understand the nitty-gritty of law. This hands-on guide to understanding business law is for anyone and everyone looking…

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Chanakya and the Art of Getting Rich by Radhakrishnan Pillai- An Excerpt

Chanakya’s Arthashastra is an unrivalled political treatise that has been used by scholars, academics and leaders across the world. In Chanakya and the Art of Getting Rich, Radhakrishnan Pillai brings out the inherent lessons from Arthashastra to present a strategic and practical way of wealth creation. This is a holistic study, written for anyone and everyone. Here is an excerpt…

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Acid – An Excerpt

  Sangeetha Sreenivasan’s remarkable debut Acid is a gripping tale that attempts to subvert the conventions of society. The narrative is fuelled by the intense romance between Kamala and Shaly who stay in the same house as Kamala’s sons, Shiva and Aadi. Shiva and Aadi stay downstairs and take care of each other in their…

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Bihar Diaries – An Excerpt

Bihar Diaries narrates the thrilling account of how Amit Lodha arrested Vijay Samrat, one of Bihar’s most feared ganglords, notorious for extortion, kidnapping and the massacre of scores of people. The book follows the adrenaline-fuelled chase that took place across three states during Amit’s tenure as superintendent of police of Shekhpura, a sleepy mofussil town in…

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Contract Terms Are Common Sense – An excerpt

It is crucial for managers to understand the terms of the contract that they work with. This exceedingly effective guide helps readers explore and master the many terms and conditions set up for conducting businesses. The book makes the subject readily accessible by employing easy-to-understand and discover-yourself techniques. Akhileshwar Pathak is a professor of business…

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The Communist Manifesto- An Excerpt

Since the Manifesto was first written in 1848 by Marx and Engels, the text has only grown more influential and relevant. It has been banned,censored,burned and declared ‘dead’ but is still required reading in several courses. The Communist Manifesto is an extensively researched edition that provides an authoritative introduction with the full text of the…

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