Reading/Writing

THE ADIVASI WILL NOT DANCE is an intensely political collection of stories, set in the fecund, mineral-rich hinterland and the ever-expanding, squalid towns of Jharkhand. The book was banned by the Jharkhand government in August 2017, and the author accused of denigrating the Adivasi culture. This is an excerpt from...

A lot has been written about Chhatrapati Shivaji’s battles and military successes, viz. the slaying of the giant Afzal Khan, the night raid on Shaista Khan, the defeat of Kartalab Khan in Umbarkhind and many such battles. A lot too has been written about his escape from Agra and his coronation. These are the...

Fawaz completed his Masters in Development from Azim Premji University. Prior to that, he completed his Bachelors in Journalism from Madras Christian College. He is currently working with MyGov India.  He claims he is taller than Sachin and Aamir Khan but there is no empirical evidence to prove it.  An ardent...

On August 4, 2017 the court of the ACJ -CCJ – ARC (East), at the Karkardooma District Courts in Delhi restrained Juggernaut Books from publication and sale of Godman to Tycoon: The Untold Story of Baba Ramdev. We have received an intimation and copy of the order on August 10, 2017 and have complied with it...

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Women are born entrepreneurs. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam even thought that “empowering women is a prerequisite for creating a good nation, as successful women lead to a good society, and a good nation.” However, there have been many reasons contributing to the low number of women entrepreneurs. Though over the years,...

Sumana Khan was born and raised in Bangalore and pursued a career in IT for a little over a decade. She currently lives in the UK where she’s pursuing her PhD in Psychology. The Revenge of Kaivalya was her debut novel, a supernatural thriller. In 2015, Sumana self-published Encounters, a collection of paranormal...

Tashan Mehta was awarded the Sangam House Writer’s Residency in 2015, and has been longlisted for the TFA prize for fiction for two years. Her writing has appeared in literary journals such as OUT OF PRINT and NOTES, an Oxbridge publication. The Liar’s Weave is her first novel. Give us the origin story of The...

When the idea for a book on Baba Ramdev and his company came up, it seemed promising. I had followed Ramdev’s rise ten years ago when I was at Mint, meeting him on multiple occasions, covering his Ganga campaign in Kanpur, hanging around his kutir while he asked questions about swadeshi economics to Rajeev Dixit,...

उस दिन के बाद से गंगा में बहुत पानी बह चुका है, जब नीतीश कुमार ने भाजपा के साथ अपने पुराने और जमे-जमाए गठबंधन को तोड़ने का...