Archive for: November, 2017

I never made it to Mangalore Rajdeep Sardesai In early August, Gauri Lankesh rang me up with a special request: “I am helping to organize an event in Mangalore for progressive Muslim writers, I am keen that you should attend.” I asked her a little more about the group, and why it was confined to Muslim writers....

RailYatri, India’s  premiere long distance travel app and Juggernaut Books, a platform to discover and read high quality, affordable books have launched an exciting offering for book lovers across the country. Launched in April 2016, the Juggernaut e-books platform has close to 1 million downloads across android...

It’s been an exciting week for us at Juggernaut! We are happy to announce that we have just signed a partnership with MakeMyTrip, India’s leading online travel player with a massive customer base. Starting November 22, 2017, MakeMyTrip customers will be able to read up to five free books of their choice on the...

Getting a book deal is not easy. If you’ve been trying to get published, you’d know. Writers are either wondering whether their story has even been read by an editor, or reeling from a rejection letter. We’re trying to change this with the Juggernaut Writing Platform. On an average, 12 new uploads pop up on the platform...

We’re delighted to announce our association with the Times LitFest 2017 on Dec 15th-17th in Mumbai. As part of this collaboration, we’re launching the Juggernaut Writing Contest. The rules are simple – Entries have to be submitted on the writing platform (write.juggernaut.in) or emailed to...

When I was nine, a classmate of mine bought a shiny, new copy of Harry Potter, flashing it in my face. I took my parents to the bookstore the very same day and never really looked back. Except for the odd phase where I thought my future lies in being a space scientist and the next Kalpana Chawla, I’ve wanted to be a...

We’re excited to announce a strategic distribution partnership with Apollo hospitals, starting with a pilot at their flagship hospital in Jasola, New Delhi. Patients and caregivers can now access 10 free books on the Juggernaut app through a collection exclusively curated for them. The information about this is...

This is an excerpt from The Rohingyas by Azeem Ibrahim A target of choice There is a clear racial aspect to the overall pattern of legal discrimination against the Rohingyas. However, it must be stressed that the persecution and discrimination against the Rohingyas was not a particular feature of Burma at...

This is an excerpt from Demonitisation 2017: One Year Later The I-T department has listed over a dozen cases, which demonstrate the various methods used by people to stash unaccounted cash during the note ban period. The department has revealed these cases in a detailed status report posted on the Cleanmoney.in...

New Delhi, 7 November 2017: Barkha Dutt, one of India’s most acclaimed TV journalists, will write a book on Indian politics in the last two decades called Power, telling the twinned stories of the changing fortunes of the Congress Party and the rise of the BJP through the men and women who shaped the...