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A rare gem in history

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | Avantika Pokhriyal | in Agenda

MARGOT Author- REBA SOM Publisher- PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE, Rs 599 Margot set up a school in Bengal under Swami Vivekananda’s direction. She adopted India as her own land and spent her entire life for the betterment of the people, writes AVANTIKA POKHRIYAL Reba Som’s Margot is not a book that one comes across every...

A musical evocation of love

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 | Sanya Dang | in Agenda

It Was Only Ever You Author : Kate Kerrigan Publisher: Speaking Tiger, Rs 499 Kate Kerrigan’s It Was Only Ever You is a novel that has a melody of its own; it creates sweet music for the reader, for those who have been in love and for those who haven’t — a...

Catastrophe by a cough

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 | Shweta Duseja | in Agenda

Bombay Fever Author : Sidin Vadukut Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Rs 350 This is a well-researched work in terms of medical knowledge as well as politics and history. The hard work that has been put into the novel is clearly evident, writes SHWETA DUSEJA Often we have heard our mothers say, “Don’t switch on...

Musings of a 13-year-old

Sunday, 03 Sep 2017 | Shweta Duseja | in Agenda

The Small-Town Sea Author- Anees Salim Publisher- Penguin Random House, Rs 599 This novel reflects the extraordinary ability of the author to delve into the psyche of his characters to such an extent that they seem real people narrating real stories. The story is replete with many autobiographical elements, writes SHWETA DUSEJA The...

Murky world of dismantled bodies

Sunday, 03 Sep 2017 | ASTHA JOSHI | in Agenda

The Mahabharata murders Author- Arnab Ray Publisher- Juggernaut, Rs 350 This novel about gory murders is packed with gripping twists and turns. In less than 300 pages, novelist Arnab Ray manages to narrate an interesting tale, and what adds to his credit is the fact that he links it with the Mahabharata,...

An accidental heroine

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | in Agenda

What Kitty Did Author- Trisha Bora Publisher- Harper Collins, Rs 299 What Kitty Did is amusing, happy and engaging. Author Trisha Bora tells ANANYA BORGOHAIN about how Kitty represents a major part of the millennial generation and why Trisha Bora’s debut novel, What Kitty Did, is an appropriate depiction of many of the millennials...

Home-maid challenges

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017 | Avantika Pokhriyal | in Agenda

MAIDLESS IN MUMBAI Author- PAYAL KAPADIA Publisher- Bloomsbury, Rs 299 The candour and honesty of the author’s tone bring effervescence to this book which makes it hard to put down. It charts the protagonist’s journey over the span of a little more than a year in the form of diary entries, writes...

Stories from Sri Lanka

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

Loyal Stalkers Author- Chhimi Tenduf-La Publisher-PanMacmillan, Rs 499 Author Chhimi Tenduf-la tells ANANYA BORGOHAIN about how he prefers dialogue to description in his stories, never facing writer’s block, being exposed to different cultures, and the characters in his wonderful anthology of stories that are based in Sri Lanka, Loyal Stalkers Chhimi Tenduf-La is half-Tibetan...

Past, present, future through his lens

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | Shweta Duseja | in Agenda

Snuffing Out The Moon Author- Osama Siddique Publisher- Penguin Random House, Rs 599 Osama Siddique’s debut novel focuses on the problems of varied ages and how with time, existence of inhabitants has deteriorated because of the degeneration of its value system, writes Shweta Duseja Osama Siddique’s Snuffing Out the Moon has been praised...

Reimagining the nation

Sunday, 13 Aug 2017 | Excerpt | in Agenda

Left, Right and Centre Author - Nidhi Razdan Publisher - Penguin Random House, Rs 599 British India was reimagined as a nation in the last quarter of the 19th Century. There were two rival ideas of India, one sponsored by Moderates and the other by Extremists, writes MUKUL KESAVAN in this book edited...




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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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