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Savarkar: A Contested Legacy 1924 – 1966 | Book Review

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.

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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.

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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 …

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Reason and Reform|How Policy Reforms Have Shaped India|Book Review

My first assumption after reading the title of the book Reason and Reform authored by Bibek Debroy and Diwakar Jhurani, was, that it probably discusses about the reforms happened in India since Independence and the reasons behind them. We all know what “Reform” means. Reform by definition means Change that is made to a social system, an organization, etc. in order to improve or correct it. My assumption wasn’t wrong, however, this book is certainly not about, just that.