Politics

Book Review: The Competent Authority by Shovon Chowdhury

4 years ago admin 2
The current status of our chaotic country seems to be an extremely fitting time for this book to be written. With our country riddled by dishonest, utterly inept politicians, a failing bureaucracy, a police willing to act only at particular instances, a media perpetually high on steroids, shrewd spiritual leaders (better to call them businessmen, Read More

BC of the Day #6: Sachin’s writing a book !

5 years ago Books And A Lot More 0
Sachin Tendulkar takes oath today as Rajya Sabha MP. I don’t think he will need any help writing this book. “I don’t believe in Heaven or anything. But I want to be the kind of person that qualifies for entry anyway.”  Nick Hornby, How to be Good What do you think? Leave a comment below Read More

BC of the Day #5: Anna Karo mat na !

5 years ago Books And A Lot More 0
So here’s the newest BC ! “”But that’s just the aim of civilization – to make everything a source of enjoyment.” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenia So, Anna is going on a fast today, with Ramdev Baba of all people. I must say, I find it highly distasteful. I am still undecided if I support the Lokpal Read More

BC of the Day #4: Adventures of Shikhandi

5 years ago Books And A Lot More 0
So, today’s BC is based on the current controversy of the PM being called “Shikhandi” by Prashant Bhushan. This comes after charges have been levelled against him by Team Anna. You can read about it here and here. Original Cover: The Adventures of Suppandi from the Tinkle Digest Extra Remarks: Suppandi ? Or Shikhandi ? Read More

BC of the Day #1 : BJP wears Prada ???

5 years ago Books And A Lot More 4
So, I’ve been experimenting with photoshop and learning bit by bit. I have put up those pics here on this blog, trying to relate books and current affairs. Now on wards I will regularly updating a Book Cover (Yes, that’s what I meant by BC !) along with the regular stuff on books. Here’s Book Read More