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Creating a Classical Indian Canon

In the library sales from the crumbling houses of Calcutta, or Delhi, or the hill-station homes, the keen-eyed book-buyer would often come across sets of bound classics. These were usually in the......

The day Zia died

Mohammed Hanif's novel A Case of Exploding Mangoes, published by Random House India today, June 6, will unquestionably be one of the most talked about books of the year. Twenty years after......

'I was the one who got away'

Concluding the exclusive excerpt from Mohammed Hanif's fascinating new book, A Case of Exploding Mangoes, which Random House India will publish today: Part I of the excerpt from A Case of Exploding......

'This is the story of thousands of Sikh families'

'Since last year, over 50,000 Sikh farmers have been evicted from Kutch district and Narendra Modi's government has done little other than giving assurances.' 'We are today at a point where Sikhs......

Why you couldn't find your name on the voter list

‘The failure of the ECI to follow the Registration of Electoral Rules and create verified and audited rolls or even verifiable and auditable ones, highlight that the entire electoral roll is......

Random House sets up Indian arm

Leading multinational publishing company, Random House, on Friday announced the setting up of its Indian arm, Random House India. "The creation of Random House India is a strategic move in line......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and......

An inflation targeting policy regime for India?

Richard Clarida's recent paper could be key for policymakers in deciding whether India should move to an 'inflation targeting policy regime', says Vivek Dehejia. What have we learned - and not......

SC allows Subrata Roy to use conference room in Tihar

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Sahara chief Subrata Roy to use the conference room in Tihar jail complex for ten days from August 5 to hold negotiations with potential buyers to sell his three......

How DGCA chief is handling crisis in the aviation sector

Soon after Prabhat Kumar  stepped in as head of the country's civil aviation regulatory body on January 1, 2014, US's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) downgraded India's safety rating......

Why Wolf Of Wall Street is an irresponsible film

Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street could set a bad precedent, feels Aseem Chhabra. Last weekend I watched Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 Oscar-winning masterpiece The Godfather at the Museum of......

Raja Sen reviews Dhoom 3: It's dumber than the first two!

Dhoom 3 is a children’s film made for children who’ve never seen a film, writes Raja Sen. Twenty minutes into Dhoom 3, reeling from the assault of cinema so amateurish it’s hard......

Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a powerful film

The Reluctant Fundamentalist has its cinematic moments but celebrates just black and white aspects of life instead of exploring grey areas, Vaihayasi Pande Daniel writes.Janissary: a member of an......

Will these people win KBC?

Kaun Banega Crorepati will be back on your television screens next month, with Amitabh Bachchan as host, and the excitement is steadily increasing. Over 50 lakh aspiring contestants from all over......

The very best of Naseeruddin Shah

There are some actors who can do absolutely anything. Today, we celebrate a man who has always been able to carry off anything with style, from bombastically delivering triple-barrelled echoes of......

Seeking parochialism

Not so long ago, there was random moaning about increasing parochialism in Indian cricket. Players were being booed in the home stadiums of their perceived rivals; it was no longer about wanting......

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Q. what may be the right definition of hate!!
Sanjay Karmakar:  A.  more

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Q. Stock market is like..........?
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. Dear All, Stock Market is like a giant casino. Surprised that this statement comes from an investment advisor who invests in stocks and equity...... more

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Q. Why are women temporarily separated from their husbands called grass widows? What is the history behind it ?
Raja :  A. The usual meaning given in British dictionaries is of a woman whose husband is temporarily away, say on business. This sense is known in other...... more

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Shan Real
Q. The tribal people of India are being exploited from the time of Manu. The law enunciated by him says that if a Brahmin kills a Sudra, he has to pay a fine of 10 cows and if a Sudra kills a Brahmin, the punishment is death. Same unequal treatment continues even now, may be in a different forming one of his films, Satyajit Roy had shown as to how their women are being exploited by the civilized people. Do you feel that Maoist is canalizing, their accumulated wrath of thousands of years? Even if it is so, do you feel that Maoists are right resorting to terrorism?
Shan Real:  A. Class exploitation has been a demographic feature of MANY feudal societies. In the US today, if the US LAPD cop shoots a black 20 yr old in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-tribal-people-of-india-are-being-exploited-from-the-time/15946208/answers/15918145

Sankar  Mitra
Q. there is a book on world history by hendrik villen van loon, especially for children.what is the title?Is it available for purchase?
Sankar Mitra:  A. Hendrik Willem van Loon has Written for his grandchildren a book called "The Story of Mankind" which tells in brief chapters the history...... more

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  Web results for Random House India
A tryst with cacophony and camouflage

Do you have a cherished image of yourself that is entirely delusional? I know, which one, right? My cherished image of myself is that Im a... ...

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Indian fantasy

This book is an entertainment device and does not require batteries, reads the fine print in a corner on the back-cover of Play With Me (Penguin... ...

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Relocating Iqbal in a Contemporary Idiom

Zafar Anjum's book is a welcome addition to the corpus of Iqbal studies, writes Naresh Nadeem Decoding Iqbal Zafar Anjum has revived interest... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/relocating-iqbal-in-a-contemporary-idiom/
THE SHOW GOES ON

The second referendum on Modi propels reforms Cover Story: Politics The state elections of Maharashtra and Haryana, which together account... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/nation/the-show-goes-on
Break the back of black money within

12:06 am Black money has become the preserve of not just business, but politics. And hence the issue remains centre stage for all political parties... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/break-the-back-of-black-money-within/

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