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November 26, 2018
Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World

One of the greatest sins Gandhi has been held accountable for in recent years is for either being a rank hypocrite or inconsistent at best. Most particularly with respect to his views on caste and un-touchability. However, in Gandhi’s own words lies his vindication, “My aim is not to be consistent with my previous statements on a given question, but to be consistent with truth as it may present itself to me at a given [...]Read More

October 16, 2018
The Unending Game- Book Review

The Unending Game, authored by former R&AW Chief Vikram Sood, is an informative account of the history of espionage along with perspective on gathering and securing intelligence. Examples and anecdotes are provided from across the world with a special focus on India. Complexities of espionage and how espionage and surveillance have grown humongous with the growth in telecommunications and social media have been explored. However, despite the development of these other sources of intelligence, classic [...]Read More

July 24, 2016
The Great Derangement Book Review

A non-fictional book by Amitav Ghosh Awaken you dormant literati for the world is a changing – for the worse! This seems to be the call from one of the finest writers of our time, as he raises the lack of consciousness and concern amongst thinkers within the world of literature, history and politics, on a subject that should be captivating our attention more than just a passing thought. And Amitav has taken the lead [...]Read More



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