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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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!

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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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