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President receives the first copy of book on Rashtrapati Bhavan

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President receives the first copy of book on Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, 2 July-2014(PTI): President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a coffee-table book ‘First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan’ on Wednesday.The book published by The Week magazine was released by Dr. Karan Singh in the presence of the President and Mr. Philip Mathew, Managing Editor, The Week. President receives the first copy […]

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Book Review News: An Aussie who embraced India for good

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Book Review News: An Aussie who embraced India for good

Mumbai, 28 June-2014,M.R. Narayan Swamy: This is a beautiful book, worth a read for both foreigners and Indians.Home is where heart is. Australian Braja Sorensen decided in her late 30s, by when she had worked in television, tourism and publishing in Australia, Britain and the US, that her heart was calling out for India. Book […]

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Indian Book Review: Hinduism pundits or Hindu baiters?

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Indian Book Review: Hinduism pundits or Hindu baiters?

New Delhi, 26 June-2014,M.R. Narayan Swamy (IANS):“This is a powerful book, as powerful as the entrenched American experts on Hindu studies. It includes essays that are critical analyses of what is dished out to be factual knowledge on one of the world’s oldest religions. Others are critical of the application of European ideas to Indian […]

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Book Review: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi

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Book Review: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi

4 May-2014, M.R. Narayan Swamy(IANS): Title: The Disrupter: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi; Author: Gautam Chikermane with Soma Banerjee; Publisher: Rupa; Pages: 225; Price: Rs.295 Book Review: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi Nanha Donors: Kids donating their Piggy Bank to Kejriwal @Banaras He may be […]

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Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over The Satanic Verses

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Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over The Satanic Verses

Prince Charles turned his back on Sir Salman Rushdie during his fatwa over publication of The Satanic Verses because he thought the book was offensive to Muslims, it has been claimed.Prince Charles turned his back on Sir Salman Rushdie over The Satanic Verses ‘because he thought book was offensive to Muslims’. Prince Charles did not […]

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Indian born American Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer Prize

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Indian born American Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer Prize

Washington, 15 April-2014, Arun Kumar (IANS): Bangalore born Indian-American poet Vijay Seshadri has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for “3 Sections”, called “a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia.” Indian born American Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer Prize Seshadri, 60, will get the $10,000 prize for a distinguished […]

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Khushwant Singh Dies thinking with Train to Pakistan passing through stations good and bad

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Khushwant Singh Dies thinking with Train to Pakistan passing through stations good and bad

New Delhi, 20 March-2014,Deepshikha Ghosh: Celebrated author and journalist, Khushwant Singh, has died at 99. One of India’s best known raconteurs, Mr Singh was famous for his acid wit and liberal political views. His son Rahul Singh said he passed away peacefully at his home in Sujan Singh Park in Delhi. He will be cremated this […]

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Hot Book Review of Chetan Bhagat for 2 States – The Story Of My Marriage

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Hot Book Review of Chetan Bhagat for 2 States – The Story Of My Marriage

March 1, Abhijit Saha: ‘2 states’ is an entertaining read from Chetan Bhagat just like Bollywood movie Chennai Express but with a slight more deviation and realistic feeling. Chetan Bhagat was working on this theme way before the movie Chennai Express was in works. Any one will enjoy reading this book. Hot Book Review of […]

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