This is a retrospective of 50 path-breaking Hindi films made between the late 60s and mid-90s, when parallel cinema reigned in India. There is no single reason for selecting these 50 films – the primary criterion was that they were all made without the trappings of mainstream cinema and were driven more by passion than the power of money.
Written for young managers and experienced professionals alike, Courage to Continue is an interesting, witty, engrossing and fascinating account of his memories, experiences, and learnings in a rather roller-coaster career.
Social Potpourri continues to promote new and talented authors by providing them a platform for showcasing their creativity. This is our second anthology of short stories and poems with contributions by some very fine writers in their own right.
Love in the Time of Emergency presents the tales and travails of affairs of the heart against the backdrop of twenty one months of the Emergency imposed in India in 1975, through the lives of four journalists based in New Delhi; Brijesh, Iqbal, Shanti and Mehar.
Song of the Road is a collection of glimpses for many days. From Amtala to Afghanistan and from Surajkund to San Francisco. Photo journalist Dilip Banerjee has captured these images and brought them into this world in pixels.
The State of Elderly in India Report 2014 is a first-of-its-kind attempt at documenting the current status of our elderly. This report by India’s leading age care NGO, HelpAge India, is a compilation of articles and factoids and serves to highlight the dichotomy between an apparently happy picture of increased longevity and the reality of long years of hopelessness, bereft of family, society or state support that our elderly face today.
This brief life history of Charan Singh takes the reader through the early influences of Swami Dayanand and Mahatma Gandhi on Singh, his immersion in the freedom struggle, his long political life in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, and his abiding importance as an organic intellectual of village India with a complex, sophisticated and coherent strategy for India’s development at variance from all post-Independence governments.
गैस की जंग एक ओर जहां बताती है कि किस तरह सरकारी नीतियों से भारत के सबसे बड़े कॉर्पोरेट समूह को फायदा मिला, वहीं यह कुछ भयावह तथ्य भी सामने रखती है कि कुछ लोगों की जेर्वे भरने के लिए किए गए देश के संसाधनों के निर्मम दोहन से किस प्रकार प्राकृतिक आपदा की आशंका बन गई।
When Baby Kiriti arrived in this world, he was like a lost butterfly in a sea of white. A baby who is born and thrust into the huge sea of humanity called India, rides and steers his destiny ship, as he constantly grapples with the Clown inside him, who meanwhile brings out his own set of funny oars in these troubled waters.
Chasing His Father’s Dreams is a comprehensive exposition of the circumstances under which Naveen Patnaik, the founder and leader of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) political party who is now in his fourth term as Chief Minister of the eastern Indian state of Odisha, rose to power.
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