By Rimli Bhattacharya
Though he was an astute politician, he was equally noted for his contribution to the Indian Football Team. He laid the foundation stone for the National Football league in 1996. He became the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 1989 and he held that position for nineteen years.
By Ananya S Guha
We are now living under conditions, where might is right and anarchy is let loose anywhere in the name of religion, caste, politics or community. So, Dalits cannot sport a moustache and cows cannot be used for economic benefit or as cattle.
By Fahad Hashmi
A debate on this Mughal king often blurs the line between truth and fiction. As a result, one never gets a clear overall picture. But there is a key to unravelling the enigma that is Aurangzeb. And that key is Audrey Truschke’s ‘Aurangzeb: The Man and the Myth’.
By Dustin Pickering
Agendas are inescapable in influence and are not certain enough to bring mental peace. Why not seek to attain the Universal through meditation, instead of the confusion argument invites? Kiriti Sengupta’s work invites you, the reader, on such a pursuit.
By Majid Alam
The overarching reason for the monumental decline is state neglect. Why does the state neglect some monuments that are equally important, if preserved and restored? Does the answer for the decay lie in their lack of political appeal? For instance, can monuments like the Jahaz Mahal and Hauz-i-Shamsi be invoked in politics?
By Sanjay Kumar
Santa and Banta exist whenever and wherever we suspend our sense of judgement, let gullibility take over, laugh hoarse for no reason, grin like idiots from ear to ear, trust an alien with his secrets and intentions, allow ourselves to be made fun of and have self-deprecation in generous measure.
By Rimli Bhattacharya
In 1974, she met with an accident, which almost ended her career as a danseuse. It was because of her foolish courage, months of debilitating physiotherapies, and her madness that she again got back the strength to hit the dance floor.
By Ronald Tuhin D’Rozario
I found this book powerful and brilliant. A few poems are like a flash flood. The words sweep the heart away. And some poems are like frost, conveying a profound sense of emptiness and void.
By Manpreet Dhillon
Swamy’s concern is that the government is using the services of an American company to develop some core software and, hence, this may lead to the Aadhaar database being opened to U.S. Intelligence Agencies and, thus, compromise India’s national security interests.