Brushes with History – An Excerpt from the Foreword by Sonia Gandhi

In a life spanning nine decades, Krishna Kumar Birla (1918-2008), son of the legendary Ghanshyam Das Birla, witnessed landmark events that shaped India in the twentieth century and had close associations with iconic figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Madan Mohan Malviya, Jayaprakash Narayan, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. Head of one of India’s leading business houses,…

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Things you didn’t know about the leader of Dalits — Kanshiram

Venerated as a Dalit icon, Kanshiram (1934–2006) is regarded as being next only to Ambedkar today. The book Kanshiram: Leader of the Dalits illuminates his journey, from the early years in rural Punjab and with Ambedkarites in Pune, to his launching BAMCEF, an umbrella organization uniting Backward Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Dalits and minorities, and eventually…

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6 Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

High-performance entrepreneurs create great wealth, for themselves as well as for others. They provide jobs, which are crucial for an expanding workforce, and drive innovation. In The High Performance Entrepreneur, Subroto Bagchi draws from his own experiences to offer guidance from the idea stage to the initial public offering level. Here are 6 characteristics that every…

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How to Spot a Villain: Characteristics you need to know

How are villains made? Nishant Uppal’s new book, Duryodhanization aims to unravel the mysterious workings of villainship and talks about whether villainous traits are inherent or cultivated. Below are listed 8 characteristics through which an attempt has been made to understand the characterization of villains, be it in mythology, history, behavioural sciences, or real life.…

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Business Books to Close the Year With

As the new year approaches, we’d like you to look back at the success of your business. Is it where you’d like it to be? Or is there something you can improve? With our list of Business titles in December, prepare to close this year with new information, tips, and insight into how to take…

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