Bhagwaan Ke Pakwaan – An Excerpt

Bhagwan Ke Pakwaan (or, food of the gods), a cookbook-cum-travelogue explores the connection between food and faith through the communities of India. In this book authored by Devang Singh and Varud Gupta, you will find legends and lore, angsty perspectives, tangential anecdotes, a couple of life lessons and a whole lot of food. Here is a…

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Know A to Z About The Silk Road in Eight Points

Talking about China’s one of the most talked-about trade strategy, the Belt and Road strategy, Bruno Macaes in his book Belt and Road shows a vivid story of the initiative’s history. Affecting almost every link of global society from shipping to agriculture, digital economy to tourism and politics to culture, this enterprise symbolizes a new…

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Shashank Shah On The Vision Behind ‘The Tata Group’

Shashank Shah is a thought leader in the fields of stakeholder-centric business strategy, corporate responsibility and sustainability. He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School; and is currently the editor-in-chief of the Harvard University Postdoctoral Editors Association; and consulting editor with the Business India Group. His first book Win Win Corporations was published…

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Martyrdom

Gandhi lived one of the great 20th-century lives. He inspired and enraged, challenged and delighted millions of men and women around the world. He lived almost entirely in the shadow of the British Raj, which for much of his life seemed a permanent fact, but which he did more than anyone else to bring down.…

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For Abba with Love – from Shabana Azmi

Kaifi Azmi’s literary legacy remains a bright star in the firmament of Urdu poetry. His poetic temperament-ranging from timeless lyrics in films like Kagaz Ke Phool to soaring revolutionary verses that denounced tyranny-seamlessly combined the radical and the progressive with the lyrical and the romantic. Kaifiyat, a scintillating new translation of his poems and lyrics that reflect Kaifi’s views…

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Ten Things To Learn From ‘The 108 Upanishads’

Roshen Dalal in her book The 108 Upanishads presents a thoroughly researched analysis of the revered philosophical texts, the 108 Upanishads, that form a part of the Vedas. These texts contain the concentrated wisdom extracted from Hinduism over the centuries. Roshen Dalal’s explanations of the core concepts of each Upanishads and her scholarly insights regarding…

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