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'Imaginative policymaking': 12-point agenda to restore economy post-pandemic (Book Review)

Indias revival in a post-pandemic world is not just about getting the economic policy right, but also about getting governance and national priorities right, political commentator and policy analyst Sanjaya Baru writes in "Beyond Coronaviruss Shadow - Mapping Indias Economic Resurgence"

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'Kamala's Way' charts an engaging journey from California to Washington

Just how did the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this country's most effective power players? Through the human touch, by turning defeat into victory and most of all, by doing things her way, a timely biography of Kamala Harris, the US Vice President-elect says

‘Making of a General: A Himalayan Echo’ is a valuable reference piece on the Northeast

Many Indians do not know much about the Northeast with its earlier seven and now eight states after the inclusion of Sikkim

A priceless collection of 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English

Its an anthology that took 10 years to compile, but that's not surprising given that it takes 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English, and what emerges is a priceless collection of something that has never been attempted before

Priyanka Chopra's memoir 'Unfinished' to release on Feb 9

Priyanka Chopra Jonas very aptly sums up her life thus: "I am a product of traditional India and its ancient wisdom, and modern India and its urban bustle

'An encyclopaedic history of Subcontinent'

Delving deep into Islamic theology and politics and how they shaped contemporary India, a compelling new book explains the two landmark legislative interventions of the Central government in the first six months after returning to power in 2019 -- nullification of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA)

Writer Ved Mehta, who overcame blindness with literary prowess, dies at 86

Ved Mehta, who shined a bright literary light of evocativeness and imagery overcoming his blindness, has died here at the age of 86

Carpenter's love for Hindi turns him into cyber-content curator

Call it a love for his mother tongue Hindi or his passion to invent something new that a school drop out, a carpenter by profession in India, turned into a Wikipedia editor and wrote 1,800 articles for its pages using his humble old vanilla plain mobile's keypad

'Soumitra Chatterjee disdained stardom'

Soumitra Chatterjee, the doyen of Bengali cinema who passed away on November 15, 2020 aged 85, leaving behind an oeuvre of over 250 films – a staggering 14 of them directed by Satyajit Ray - five books, four poetry collections, three dramas and an array of paintings, had once remarked that he would have become a carpenter had he not become an actor

'Kasheer' in English voices 'diabolical betrayal' of Kashmiri Hindus

Originally written by Sahana Vijayakumar in Kannada in 2018, "Kasheer: A Diabolical Betrayal of Kashmiri Hindus" in its English translation brings forth to a larger audience the story of Kashmiri Hindus and the unfortunate mass exodus of the community from their motherland in 1990, against the backdrop of Kashmir's Islamisation

Multiple objectives of demonetisation not met: Former president Pranab Mukherjee in memoirs

The basic objectives of demonetisation - or currency ban announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2016 - have not been met and the measure has had an adverse impact on the economy and GDP growth, former President Pranab Mukherjee writes in the fourth and concluding volume of his memoirs published posthumously and released without fanfare on Tuesday

'I Came Upon a Lighthouse' reveals the compassionate side of Ratan Tata

It was their shared empathy for homeless dogs that sparked an unlikely friendship

Syud Hossain: A forgotten ambassador brought back to life

Among the multitudes of tombs in the "City of the Dead" in Cairo, there lies buried a lone Indian -- an eminent scholar, writer, debonair statesman and a leader of the Indian freedom movement

A thought-provoking and practical take on South Asian policy (Book Review)

A valuable read, Dr. Srimal Fernando’s clear and considered thoughts on current and future South Asian relations in his recently-released book are incredibly insightful for policy analysts

'For Vajpayee, discrimination on faith was completely no-go' (Book Review)

At a time when inter-faith marriages have come under pressure and Uttar Pradesh has even promulgated an anti-conversion ordinance, a new book contends that former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was vehemently opposed to discrimination based on faith and that religious conversions deeply offended his sensibilities - but he accepted them

Devika Rani was an enigma to most - but not anymore (Book Review)

"I hope that I have managed to establish who Devika Rani really was

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