The first Volume of Savarkar had already left me cogitabund and intrigued about what happened next. It was in 2020 that I read the first volume (reviewed here) and was eagerly waiting for Volume 2 ever since. And now when I finished it, I was again left with several thoughts stirring in my mind, some of which I am going to share today along with what I think about this book, Savarkar: A contested Legacy 1924 -1966 by Vikram Sampath.
Kargil : Untold Stories from the War by Rachna Bisht Rawat | Book Review
We all did read and hear the stories in brief of the soldiers who fought bravely and laid their lives protecting the sovereignty of our country, but there were still some stories that we missed out on. Or at least the parts of it. I realised this when I read this book – Kargil : Untold Stories from the War by Rachna Bisht Rawat. I picked this book randomly from a book store intrigued by its title.
The India Way by S. Jaishankar | Book Review
I guess we all know who S. Jaishankar is. Minister of External Affairs of the Government of India. He’s been quite popular recently with his witty and strong responses along with excellent diplomatic decisions in foreign relations. It was a perfect opportunity to know his views in depth and the book “The India Way” provided just that.
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens| Book Review
! As life unfolds all the mysteries and events, his path sways away from that girl, Estella and turns towards something drastically opposite but meaningful.
Boy in a Blue Pullover | Book Review
I had heard the name of Ruskin Bond many times here and there but never got as intrigued about his work, as I did recently. Especially when it was mostly said that how his stories were worth reading for children and adults alike. So, one day while I was at the book store, I decided …
Take Me Away
Take me away from this horror called life,It cuts me deep like a sharp edged knife,Take me where, there are no sorrows,No heartbreaks, no harrows,This weight is too much to bearI am getting crushed under it, I swear! Take me to a place where memories get erased,No hopes, no dreams, no love to be chased,Take …
Lesson of Perseverance from Hibiscus
Gardening is no easy feat. Taking care of your plants takes as much effort as rearing your own child. You need to make sure they are well fed with water and manure, get enough sunlight but not too much either, watch out for diseases or parasites, take preventive measures and if they do get infested, …
The Underground Man by Mick Jackson | Book Review
Picked this book up at random from a store at Delhi Book Fair. I had no idea about the author or about this book, bought it totally on a hunch and a mention that it was shortlisted for Booker Prize 1997. Of course, the title The Underground Man and it’s cover looked interesting enough to me to give this book a shot.
Darker the night, Brighter she shines,Blacker the world,She blooms like rose,Soft is her heart,Sharp are her eyes,She can see through the lies,Wise or disguise?Years of tears,From Lure and entice,Cleared the cloudsFrom the sky of life,Never so sure,Never so alive,She’s happy this time,On this Valentines. Composed by – Shaily Singh
10 Life Changing Shlokas from The Bhagavad Gita
Srimad Bhagavad Gita, an ocean of knowledge, is a guide to life. It tells you everything you need to know to lead a peaceful and meaningful life. It’s definitely not easy to achieve the level of tranquility or control which this scripture aims at but it’s certainly not impossible if you start practicing right now …