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Science of secularism

Sunday, 13 Aug 2017 | ANANYA BORGOHAIN | in Agenda

My Hanuman Chalisa Author - Devdutt Pattanaik Publisher - Rupa, Rs 295 Devdutt Pattanaik tells ANANYA BORGOHAIN that our religious roots come from our stories. If we respect existence of many gods, there will be a pursuit of co-existence. As long as we tell diverse stories of gods and imperfect heroes,...

Amish’s Adbhut Apsara

Sunday, 06 Aug 2017 | Sanya Dang | in Agenda

Sita Author - Amish Publisher - Westland, Rs 350 Bestselling author Amish’s protagonist Sita in this book is more of a weapon-wielding wonder woman than the vulnerable sati savitri she is portrayed as in the original epic, Ramayana, writes Sanya Dang. The title of Amish Tripathi’s new novel catapults a hitherto unknown side of...

The game of thoughts

Sunday, 06 Aug 2017 | Sidharth Dang | in Agenda

Battles of The Mind Author - Anna Chandy Publisher - Penguin, Rs 399 Battles Of The Mind is a book about breaking the shackles and conquering yourself, your self worth and finding a way to transition pain into happiness and success, writes Sidharth Dang In a country where there is so much stigma on...

A seamless chronicle

Sunday, 30 Jul 2017 | LAILA TYABJI | in Agenda

Chikankari Author- Paola Manfredi Publisher- Niyogi, Rs 2,495 This book is a reference for embroiderers, designers, and textile scholars. It documents stitches used in chikan, with a useful grouping together of basic stitches and variations that stem from them, and the names that karigars use for them, writes LAILA TYABJI I love...

Life and legacy of a leader

Sunday, 30 Jul 2017 | RUP NARAYAN DAS | in Agenda

Syama Prasad Mookerjee Author- Anirban Ganguly and Avadhesh Kumar Singh Publisher- Wisdom Tree, Rs 995 Scholars working on Mookerjee will find the volume extremely useful, writes RUP NARAYAN DAS While Syama Prasad Mookerjee is remembered for three major events of Indian history — the partition of Bengal, which eventually facilitated the retention of Bengal...

An unsafe omnipotent?

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

In The Name of God Author: Ravi Subramanian Publisher: Penguin Random House, Rs 299 God is supposed to be the most powerful, but what if I tell you that there are 33,000 temples in Tamil Nadu and nobody knows what is in them? With no information and records, how safe are these ancient...

Paradise lost

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 | Akshita Rawat | in Agenda

The Tree with a Thousand Apples Author: Sanchit Gupta Publisher: Niyogi, Rs 350 In a state of clashing ideologies and superseding ego, the civilians lose the most. The author presents the novel in a way that the line between fiction and facts gets majorly blurred. This is what makes it relevant in the...

A crucial relation

Sunday, 16 Jul 2017 | Claude Arpi | in Agenda

India-China Relations Author- Jagannath P Panda Publisher- Routledge, Rs 995 A very important factor in India-China relations is the fact that both parties regularly ‘engage’, despite the serious differences of views. This book about the association between the two countries should be seen in this perspective, writes CLAUDE ARPI Though the present scenario...

Behind a controversy

Sunday, 16 Jul 2017 | Kumar Chellappan | in Agenda

Pattanam Author- BS Harishankar Publisher- Bharateeya Vichara Kendram, Rs 250 This book discusses multiple aspects that have repudiated the theory that there existed a port city at Pattanam along the West Coast of Kerala dating back to the 8th century BC, writes KUMAR CHELLAPPAN An effort by a section of historians in South India...

Living on the edge

Sunday, 09 Jul 2017 | Excerpts | in Agenda

Sonal Mansingh Author- Sujata Prasad Publisher- Penguin Random House, Rs 599 In her book, Sonal Mansingh: A Life Like No Other, SUJATA PRASAD writes about how a major accident had caused renowned Indian classical dancer Sonal Mansingh severe physical pain and damages and how the danseuse overcame the crisis On August 24, 1974,...



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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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