6 Times Ramnath Goenka Championed the Cause of Journalism

B.G. Verghese (1927-2014) served with the Times of India for many years before becoming the information adviser to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. His book, Warrior of the Fourth Estate: Ramnath Goenka of the Express, is a roller-coaster ride through the twists and turns of Ramnath Goenka’s fortunes, including scandals and scoops, fiery public campaigns, dramatic…

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How do you take a beloved epic and make it even more epic? You cast Hollywood film stars!

A timeless epic, The Valmiki Ramayana, translated by Bibek Debroy recounts the legend of Rama, the exiled prince of Ayodhya, and his battle to vanquish the demon king Ravana.This heroic tale filled with intrigue and adventure, gods and demons, colossal battles and ancient wisdom. Phenomenal books deserve phenomenal covers. Here is a first-hand account from…

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10 instances that define the evolution of Indian Cinema since 1947

India Since 1947: The Independent Years, takes us through the events, personalities and changes that have shaped the country in the seventy years since independence. Arranged chronologically, India since 1947 covers a wide range of topics, from agriculture, archaeology and the arts to science and technology, sports and wars, and everything else in between. Let…

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