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Travelling beyond the peak of norms

Sunday, 31 Dec 2017 | SNEHA | in Agenda

Zanskar to Ziro Author- Sohini Sen Publisher- Niyogi, Rs 995 Particularly for women readers, Sohini Sen’s travelogue Zanskar to Ziro is proof that barriers based in society’s understanding of gender and religion are never too difficult to break, writes SNEHA Zanskar to Ziro is a travelogue by Sohini Sen. It describes her journey around...

Facing up to environmental change

Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | VV SUNDAR | in Agenda

Conflicts of interest Author- Sunita Narain Publisher- Viking, Rs 599 Particularly at a time when the residents of even the National Capital are thinking about moving to a different place to escape the poisonous air, this book offers just the right dose of introspection, writes VV SUNDAR Conflicts of Interest by Sunita Narain is...

A town's eternal touch

Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | MIHIR VATSA | in Agenda

An Elsewhere Place Author- Malay Kumar Roy Publisher- Speaking Tiger, Rs 299 The book takes the readers to the 1950s’ Hazaribagh. The author makes growing up in the town sound so beautiful that the characters and the settings start to read almost mythical, writes MIHIR VATSA Malay Kumar Roy’s Hazaribagh is not the town...


Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | in Agenda

From cricket to Kashmir, former Prime Minister Vajpayee’s Lahore bus yatra to Kargil War, Swagato Ganguly does a remarkable job of discussing the various aspects of India-Pakistan relationship, writes SRINATH RANGARAJAN This book seeks to present a comprehensive view of India-Pakistan relations from 1990 to the present times through a compilation...

The Bengalis: But why fight over beauty?

Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

Sudeep Chakravarti’s new book deals with the evolution of this intriguing community, factoring in everything from finances and food, to customs and interests, writes GAUTAM MUKHERJEE The last line in this book — “But why should anyone fight over beauty?” — makes fair, if poignant comment, on all that is...

A precis of India’s Tibet policy

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

Tibet: The Last Months of a Free Nation Author- Claude Arpi Publisher- Vij Books, Rs 1,295 The book reminds readers of the importance of Tibet in understanding Indo-Chinese relations and the dangers of underestimating the same, says ANUBHAV PRADHAN Indo-Chinese relations have entered a new phase of intense competitive tension under the centralised leadership...

The resilience of human spirit

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Avantika Pokhriyal | in Agenda

Beneath a Scarlet Sky Author- Mark Sullivan Publisher- Lake Union, Rs 399 Mark Sullivan manages to find hope and heroism in the middle of the Holocaust in a narrative where the public and private are forced together, writes AVANTIKA POKHRIYAL The Jewish Holocaust has elicited countless narratives but Mark Sullivan manages to bring...

‘Mark’ this one: Tales of the Earth

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | Sanya Dang | in Agenda

Upcountry tales Author- Mark Tully Publisher- Speaking Tiger, Rs 599 The Tully point of view is clear as he is an insider, but also has unbiased perspective of the outsider, writes SANYA DANG We all know Mark Tully more for his BBC coverage of Indian politics than for the books he has written. His...

Strange companions in loneliness

Sunday, 03 Dec 2017 | TANYA MALIK | in Agenda

The silent companions Author- Laura Purcell Publisher- Bloomsbury, Rs 599 A new addition to the Victorian Gothic romance genre, this novel follows the story of a young widow who comes across a rather strange companion in the form of paintings, writes TANYA MALIK A young woman with a troubled childhood, grieving the loss of...

A passage to Kashmir, and beyond

Sunday, 26 Nov 2017 | DEBRAJ MOOKERJEE | in Agenda

Understanding kashmir and kashmiris Author- Christopher Snedden Publisher- Speaking Tiger, Rs 699 DEBRAJ MOOKERJEE examines fresh perspectives in Christopher Snedden’s celebrated book on Kashmir that is now available in an Indian edition Sometimes, to solve a problem, we need to step out of it. Kashmir remains an unsolved problem for India, Pakistan, and...



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Ajay Singh urges State Chief EC to probe irregularities in polls

17 Mar 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly Ajay Singh and Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Arun Yadav on Friday called on Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat and urged him to get investigated the matter related to large scale irregularities in the electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh. The two requested the CEC to get the matter investigated before the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, scheduled in November, 2018...

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