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Journey from despair to hope

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | SHWETA DUSEJA | in Agenda

Wild Embers Author - Nikita Gill Publisher - Hachette India, Rs 499 With powerful poems about female rebellion, Nikita Gill deals with engagement of the individual with the cosmic forces and takes the reader from anguish to action, writes SHWETA DUSEJA Nikita Gill, a sensational poet in the world of social media, takes her...

‚ÄėWhen a man talks about misogyny, men get the point sooner‚Äô

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | UMANG AGGARWAL | in Agenda

Pink: The inside story Author- Gautam Chintamani Publisher- HarperCollins, Rs 299 The film Pink is a result of real-life men and women reflecting on blatant instances of misogyny around them, feeling troubled, and deciding to put their point across in a realistic manner, Gautam Chintamani tells UMANG AGGARWAL Would it take angered, thoughtful, or...

Of solitude, disaster, and humility

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | Excerpts | in Agenda

Husain: Portrait of an artist Author- Ila Pal Publisher- HarperCollins, Rs 699 In her book Husain: Portrait of an Artist, Ila Pal describes the maverick from the eyes of an art student who saw him as someone who liked to be around people, felt for them, and was even inspired by them....


Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 | Sanya Dang | in Agenda

Boy of fire and earth Author- Sami Shah Publisher- Pan Macmillan India Rs 499 In the world that Shah creates, djinns coexist with many modern creations, like the Internet — where both exist as portals into a world vastly different from the world we live in, writes SANYA DANG Boy of Fire and Earth...

The promise in uncertainty: MH370 and after

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 | UMANG AGGARWAL | in Agenda

Life after mh370: journeying through a void Author- KS Narendran Publisher- Bloomsbury, Rs 399 A 50-something man who takes his wife’s timely return from the airport for granted writes about being forced into a world where he is one of the many who lost their loved ones to the MH370 mystery, writes...

The making of a rapist

Sunday, 01 Oct 2017 | M Madhusudan | in Agenda

Pluton’s Pyre Author- Gyandeep Kaushal, Nitin Kulkarni Publisher- Bloomsbury, Rs 250 A seasoned bureaucrat and a law student combine to pull off a creditable writing debut. The authors have tried to delve into less researched and talked about aspect of why men rape. In doing so, they have pulled the right strings, writes...

A pulsating blush of the soul

Sunday, 01 Oct 2017 | Anubhav Pradhan | in Agenda

The Colours of My Heart Author- Faiz Ahmed Faiz Publisher- Penguin Books, Rs 499 Selecting verses from all eight volumes of Faiz’s poetry, this compact new translation of one of the subcontinent’s most lastingly iconic poets is jarringly beautiful, writes Anubhav Pradhan Amongst the many dangers and pitfalls of translation, the question of fidelity...

The essence of Indian mythology

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | ASTHA JOSHI | in Agenda

Panchatantra Author- Vishnusharma, Rohini Chowdhury Publisher- Puffin, Rs 299 The art of storytelling runs through generations and keeps one connected to the other. It is also means used by the elder generation to teach the youngsters, in subtle ways, the nuances of leading a balanced life. The Panchatantra has the power to...

A quest through Arunachal

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

Land of the Author- Dawn-lit Mountains Publisher- Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent Simon & Scuster, Rs 499 This book about Arunachal Pradesh engages without pretension. Well priced and produced, Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains is worth a place in the bookshelf, writes ANUBHAV PRADHAN Travel writing for long has had discovery as its central axis:...

Uncanny ode to freedom

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

A State of Freedom Author- Neel Mukherjee Publisher- Penguin Random House, Rs 545 Searing and uncanny in equal measure, Neel Mukherjee’s new book, A State of Freedom, is not a saga of unmitigated despair — there is struggle, there is strife, and there is the shimmering ghost of hope, writes ANUBHAV PRADHAN Grimy, disturbing,...



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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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