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.
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।
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.
From new recipes such as Eggless Rose and Raspberry Tiramisu, Gourmet Chikki, Passion Fruit Truffles, to delicious macaron variants and savoury treats such as Cacio Pepe cookies and Chutney Cheese Pull-Apart Bread, Coming Home has something for everyone.
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Can’t Believe It’s Eggless lives up to its name with delicious recipes that are second to none, where renowned Indian pastry chef Pooja Dhingra offers invaluable tips on how to stock your pantry, choose the right substitute for eggs, and perfect the art of baking.
The Treaty of Versailles and Remaking of the World 1919–2019 commemorates the Treaty and its epochal aftermath across a century. The authors narrate the causes of World War I; the growth of two rival European camps, their conflicting imperial ambitions, the subjugation of Asia and Africa, the glorification of militarism and the commencement of a frenetic arms race.
My Ajji and I chronicles the life of my grandmother. Her inspiring story spanning a century, tells you how Akkutai got herself educated, became a doctor, re-married, worked and brought up a family in the jungles of East Africa and later set up her own maternity home in India to promote safe motherhood.
Interspersed with fascinating photographs, Whilst At Chader takes you through preparing your trekking gear in painstaking detail and acclimatizing in the rarefied heights, that range from 3,178 to 3,390 meters above sea level. With daytime temperatures ranging from -5°C to -10°C and the night temperature dropping to as low as -40°C, the Chader Trek is not for the faint-hearted.
Electoral Democracy answers, explains and discusses threadbare a key question: Can India call itself an electoral democracy?
This is the first time such due diligence has been done on India’s ‘electoral democracy,’ which many have so far taken for granted, never mind the cancerous growth in the systematic efforts to destroy the probity of election processes.
Started in 1968 by graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Front for Rapid Economic Advancement of India, or FREA, ran an ‘involvement programme’ which took over 350 students from different professional colleges all over India to more than 40 rural and urban projects across the country. Enquiring Minds explores different facets of this unique experiment 50 years after it began, through the memories of those who participated in it.
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