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Anna Hazare: The Face Of India’s Fight Against Corruption

This book is an exhaustive study of the face of corruption in Indian polity and the role of a lone crusader like Anna Hazare in cleaning it up. It traces the history of various abortive attempts to frame a strong … Continue reading

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The monk who sold his Ferrari by Robin S Sharma: A Book Review

chillibreeze writer — Kavita “The monk who sold his Ferrari” is a tale, which provides an approach to living a simple life with greater balance, strength, courage and abundance of joy. The fable format is a refreshing change from the … Continue reading

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Panoramic prose

Sanjeev Gandhi Premchand broke the barriers between the writer and the mass reader, the peasant and the worker, as his novels and short stories advocated humanism, equality and justice Munshi Premchand was not only a versatile writer, but also a … Continue reading

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Nuances of English language

Tenses and Grammatical Concepts in English By Chander Parkash Rahi. Des Raj & Sons, Patiala. Pages 223. Rs 110. Reviewed by B. S. Thaur THIS book is not only a manual on teaching of English, it is much more. Like … Continue reading

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Asia’s rising superpower

China has prioritised development of infrastructure on all frontiers, including Tibet, with the belief that such infrastructure is part of political and military power projection China: Military Modernisation and Strategy By Monika Chansoria. KW Publishers. Pages 339. Rs 795. Reviewed … Continue reading

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Poignant tale of love and longing

The Folded Earth By Anuradha Roy. Hachette. Pages 262. Rs 495. Reviewed by Deepti THERE is love, hate, change and loss. And there is a sense of dislocation and disbelief. Yet, being with woods, streams, stones and animals in a … Continue reading

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Sir Vidia’s outburst in bad taste

To the news report “To all women writers, from Sir Vidia with contempt” (June 3) and the thoughtful editorial, “Sir Vidia’s diatribe” (June 4) I would like to add that no doubt Sir Vidia Naipaul has worked very hard to … Continue reading

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