What are the top 10 non-fiction books about India everybody must read?


By Sunil Kumar In no particular order; here are some non-fictional books about India that made an impact somewhat personally. Around India in 80 Trains – Monisha Rajesh: Liked the descriptions in this book, the train rides and different facets of …

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Who are the Nolambas?


By Sunil Kumar The Nolambas were a relatively minor South Indian dynasty compared to the big guns; the Cholas, Chalukyas, the Vijaynagara empire etc. They ruled from 735 to 1052 A.D. Their political influence extended from their capital Hemavati in …

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What are some fascinating facts related to the rise of India’s BJP?


By Sunil Kumar The BJP(Bharatiya Janata Party), founded on April 6, 1980 was an offshoot of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, established in 1951 by Shyama Prasad Mukherjee. After the first non-Congress government dissolved in 1980; erstwhile members of the Sangh; …

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Eye In The Sky


By Sunil Kumar There’s no denying that morality in this age is a skewed affair. Technology has evened the stakes a little; but also made the usual suspects even more belligerent. “Eye In The Sky”; a movie based largely about …

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Two To Tango; Three To Jive


By Sunil Kumar A sultry evening in Mumbai. I zip through crowded roads and reach the venue; where there’s an assortment of people; young and old; the “supposedly” creative types; and VJ Ranvir Shorey who’s posing with a few people …

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Bharat Mata Ki Jai!


By Sunil Kumar If there’s something to be said about the world; it’s the remarkable pretense that all of us exhibit. The power media seem to be uncrowned czars of the nation; and social media has given the wisdom of …

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