An Interview with Sagarika Ghose

Sagarika Ghose is one of India’s most noted journalists as well as an author and broadcaster. Her new book is titled Why I Am A Liberal. Here is an interview with her, that will help you get to know her better! What was the research process for your new book, Why I Am A Liberal? Where…

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The Economic Puzzle of Demonetization – an excerpt

In his book Of Counsel: The Challenges of the Modi–Jaitley Economy, Arvind Subramanian provides an inside account of his rollercoaster journey as the chief economic advisor to the Government of India from 2014–18. Subramanian’s trusteeship saw the country through one of the most hotly contested and turbulent periods of economic governance and policymaking in recent decades, including the controversial recall…

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7 Quotes From the Powerful Women of the Anthology, Speaking for Myself

Speaking for Myself edited by Sukrita Paul Kumar and Malashri Lal challenges the stereotypical image of women, particularly Asian women, as passive and submissive. The creativity of the women writers represented in this anthology of stories and poems poses an alternative image of the Asian woman—strong, innovative and inspiring—and opens possibilities for dialogue across borders…

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Ruskin Bond on ‘Magic in Mussoorie’

Nakul Sahej and his friend Kuku stumble upon an antique book while on holiday in Mussoorie. The book turns out to be a magical one that transports the two back in time to the Mussoorie of over a century ago. Action-packed and unputdownable, this thrilling adventure is the first in a series of comic books…

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Know More About the Woman Who Created Butterfingers!

The foremost lord of the foul-up is back with yet another misadventure! With disaster tailing him at every step of the way, Amar Kishen – also known as Butterfingers –  is set to amuse you with his ‘brilliant’ ideas landing him into trouble as always. From bungling with an Egyptian mummy, dropping a watch in…

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Why Search the Radical in Ambedkar

The Radical in Ambedkar: Critical Edition, edited and introduced by Anand Teltumbde and Suraj Yengde, establishes B.R. Ambedkar as the most powerful advocate of equality and fraternity in modern India. In this piece, the editors, Anand Teltumbde and Suraj Yengde talk about how they sought a new Ambedkar by compiling this volume. Anand Teltumbde Indeed, why after…

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Emergency Chronicles: An Interview With The Author

As the world once again confronts an eruption of authoritarianism, Gyan Prakash’s Emergency Chronicles takes us back to the moment of India’s independence to offer a comprehensive historical account of Indira Gandhi’s Emergency of 1975-77. Stripping away the myth that this was a sudden event brought on solely by the Prime Minister’s desire to cling to power,…

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Books to Look Out For This Holiday Season

The holidays are here, and to add to the excitement and cheer, we’ve got another great set of books for you! Dive in to see the books to look forward to, this December. Healed Healed is the powerful, moving and deeply personal story of actor Manisha Koirala’s battle against ovarian cancer. From her treatment in the…

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Everything You Need to Know about the Dargah of Salim Chishti

Told through interesting stories with captivating illustrations, ‘Amma, Take Me’ series introduces readers to the history of different faiths and their associated monuments. In Amma, Take Me to the Dargah of Salim Chishti, travel with Amma and her boys to the fascinating walled city of Fatehpur Sikri and behold the dargah of Salim Chishti shining…

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