Friday, 1 July, 2022
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Topic: books

5 books Shashi Tharoor must write after Congress loses 2019

The prolific author-politician has been missing the woods for the trees.

Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury on the three books she says shaped her

The Congress MP and former minister spoke to ThePrint about the books and authors who have had an impact on her life.

Modi, Nehru or Vajpayee: Which Prime Minister has written the most books?

Indian PMs have explored a wide range topics in their written work – from Nehru’s letters & books in prison to Modi’s guide for exam stress-addled students.

‘On a Stormy Course’ is Valson Thampu’s defence against charges that plagued his career

Thampu rarely acknowledges his faults; clarifying that only a person of ‘superhuman will and a heroic sense of purpose’ would survive in his situation.

‘The People Next door’ provides a wide angle view of India-Pakistan relations

Author T.C.A. Raghavan attempts to show the flesh and blood of the relationship rather than just mapping the skeleton.

Political correctness has morphed into an undemocratic censor in India

The mob as censor is a convenient clamp-down weapon for democratic governments

Former RBI governor’s six secrets to unshackling India’s economy

Instead of sweeping reforms,Bimal Jalan advocates smaller changes that will strengthen governmental institutions

Ascetic and warrior: The book on Yogi Adityanath is an exercise in veneration

The author offers a painstaking defence of Adityanath's role in controversial 'Love Jihad' and Hindu Yuva Vahini campaigns, and portrays him as larger-than-life figure. Talha Ashraf 

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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