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Conquering everyday pathos

Sunday, 01 Jun 2014 | GUNTASHA TULSI | in Agenda

Family life Author :Akhil Sharma Publisher :Penguin, Rs499 Family Lifeis both a funny and traumatic saga of a family and familial relationships and creates meaning out of the meaninglessness of everyday situations, says GUNTASHA TULSI “My father has a glum nature...His wish was born out of self loathing...My mother had no interest in emigrating...

NaMo on every lens

Sunday, 11 May 2014 | Rajesh Singh | in Agenda

Narendra modi : A political biography Author : Andy Marino Publisher: HarperCollins, Rs599 Narendra modi: the gamechanger Author : Sudesh Verma Publisher: Vitasta, Rs399 There has been a sudden spurt of books trying to decode Narendra Modi. RAJESH SINGH scrutinises two of them and asserts how the prospective Prime Minister is being repeatedly interpreted...

Reading a Tibetan tale

Sunday, 11 May 2014 | Claude Arpi | in Agenda

Tibet: An Unfinished Story Author : Lezlee Halper and Stefan Halper Publisher : Hachette, Rs599 The day Indian researchers have access to the MEA’s or MHA’s archives, the history of Tibet in the decades after Independence will be seen from a different angle, observes CLAUDE ARPI Is Tibet an unfinished story? I must admit...

The unprecedented NaMo

Sunday, 04 May 2014 | Deepak Kumar Jha | in Agenda

The Narendra modi phenomenon Author :Dhananjay Kumar Publisher : Shubhi, Rs 499 The book is a tribute to the leader of substance. The author has unshackled NaMo from the maze of conspiracies and made him pithy and precise, writes DEEPAK KUMAR JHA The nation is in the cusp of a crucial change. The great...

Betraying the written word

Sunday, 04 May 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

The last word Author : Hanif Kureishi Publisher : Faber & Faber, Rs 399 Hanif Kureishi has not produced a much significant body of work for a while now. Unfortunately, this novel makes it worse for him, observes ANANYA BORGOHAIN For someone who is included in the Times list of 50 most influential writers...

Analysing India

Sunday, 16 Feb 2014 | PR Chari | in Agenda

Reimagining India Author: Clay Chandler and Adil Zainulbhai (ed) Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Rs 699 In this collection of articles, we have a challenging set of views by eminent writers from different walks of life on various facets of India’s polity and how it could be harnessed to achieve its goal of becoming...

The revolutionary guru

Sunday, 16 Feb 2014 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

Situating Sri Aurobindo Author: Peter Heehs (ed) Publisher: Oxford University Press, Rs 995 Sri Aurobindo was a dynamic personality who deserved much more from history than what he actually received. His multiple facets are brought to the fore in Peter Heehs’ latest book, says Pramod Pathak From a revolutionary and a political leader to...



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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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