Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Out of the ashes of democratic functioning, phoenix-like rose Sanjay Gandhi and his cabal, soon dubbed ‘the Emergency caucus’, of Bansi Lal, R.K. Dhawan, Om Mehta, V.C. Shukla and others. Sanjay’s hold over his mother was now total. Rumours about the mother-son equation flew about. A foreign correspondent quoted...

From Bihar to Tihar is the memoir of Kanhaiya Kumar which tells us about his story, from his childhood in rural Bihar to sudden stardom as India’s most famous student leader. Here are a collection of reviews which might compel you to read this book yourself! Swarna Pawar’s review on Goodreads says, “His writing depicts...

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...

From Mohammad Akhlaq to Junaid Khan, India has changed irrevocably. It's time to take a stand.

What do gau rakshaks share on Whatsapp? And how do they think? A peek into India's one of India's largest cow-protection volunteer organization

A diary of the 1962 Indo-China War by veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar, as Nehru watched helplessly while China overran Indian territory

The night the Emergency was declared, all opposition leaders were arrested by 3 am. Power to newspaper offices was cut before midnight.

At different points in her political and film career, various people worked with her but not everyone remained in her good books

An excerpt from Vaasanthi's bestselling biography of Jayalalithaa details Amma's relationship with Sasikala

Pankaj Mishra speaks to Chiki Sarkar about the failures of modern capitalism, Narendra Modi's politics, and why the next decade will be crucial for India.