Friday, 19 August, 2022


How Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins were identified: New book recounts aftermath of his death

Published by HarperCollins, 'Ninety Days: The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Assassins' by Anirudhya Mitra will be released on 12 July on ThePrint’s Softcover.

‘Sanjeev Kumar’: New book on late superstar brings out the dada, the friend and the lover

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘Sanjeev Kumar: The Actor We All Loved’ by Uday Jariwala and Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta will be released on 9 July on ThePrint’s SoftCover

New book by historian Stephen Barker tells story of only Sikh to fly with Royal Air Force in WWI

Published by HarperCollins, ‘Lion of the Skies: Hardit Singh Malik, the Royal Air Force and the First World War’ by Stephen Barker will be released on 7 July on ThePrint’s Softcover.

‘Glimpse of a person time has ignored:’ Kasturba Gandhi’s rare diary comes out as a book

Published by HarperCollins India, 'The Lost Diary of Kastur, My Ba' by Tushar Gandhi will be released on 24 June on ThePrint’s Softcover.

New book reveals how history’s deadliest cyclone sparked Bangladesh Liberation War

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘The Vortex’ by Scott Carney and Jason Miklian will be released on 21 June on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

In new book, hunter Nawab Shafath Ali Khan tells poignant story behind tigress Avni’s killing

Published by Bloomsbury, ‘AVNI: Inside the Hunt for India's Deadliest Man-Eater,’ will be released on 15 June on ThePrint’s Softcover.

Looking at India through the prism of Five-Year plans — New book reveals their impact today

Published by Penguin India, ‘Planning Democracy’ by Nikhil Menon will be released on 8 June on ThePrint’s ‘SoftCover’.

New book lists ways to break out of ‘toxic relationship’ with gadgets

Published by Penguin India, ‘The Art of Bitfulness: Keeping Calm in the Digital World' by Nandan Nilekani and Tanuj Bhojwani will be released on 19 May on ThePrint’s Softcover.

New book chronicles life of Syed Mahmood, first Indian judge of Allahabad High Court

Published by Bloomsbury India, ‘Syed Mahmood: Colonial India’s Dissenting Judge’ by Mohammad Nasir and Samreen Ahmed will be released on 17 May on ThePrint’s Softcover.

Is Partition still relevant? New book shows impact of the event on generations of South Asians

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘In the Language of Remembering’ by Aanchal Malhotra will be released on 10 May on ThePrint’s Softcover.

On Camera


Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.