Books

Reviews and summaries of some must-read books

Maharashtra: Christian group files complaint against Kareena Kapoor Khan for her book ‘Pregnancy Bible’ alleging blasphemy

Alpha Omega Christian Mahasangh filed a complaint in Beed in Maharashtra against 'Pregnancy Bible' by Kareena Kapoor Khan

New Book on The Block: IIM-A alumnus Ami Ganatra and her journey to becoming an author with ‘Mahābhārata Unravelled’

Ami Ganatra, a new author on the block has come up with her much-awaited soon-to-be-released book 'Mahābhārata Unravelled.’

24 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published the first time: How the author’s pandering has shaped its legacy

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone marked the beginning of the boy wizard's story and was published on 26th June, 1997.

Earth, space, time, and more: Read how Indian scholars had recorded astronomical facts centuries before they were ‘discovered’ by Westerns

Based on original Sanskrit texts, the book “Indian Astronomy: A Source-Book” narrates how ancient India excelled in astronomy

Manoj Das the storyteller: Alive forever, in a million smiles and a million memories

How does something as insignificant, and as regular as death binds a writer who is alive in a thousand stories.

How Anna Hazare’s 2011 anti-corruption movement led by Arvind Kejriwal could have helped Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha election

While the movement around Jan Lokpal Bill is widely acknowledged to have hurt Congress, the original plans might have been different.

PM Modi prays at Jashoreshwari peetha in Bangladesh: All you need to know about the historic temple, where left palm of the Devi lies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers in Jashoreshwari temple in Satkhira district in the Khulna Division of Bangladesh.

Rahul Roushan’s book ‘Sanghi Who Never Went To A Shakha’ goes out of stock on Amazon

The Kindle version of the book, however, can be pre-ordered on Amazon.

Went undercover as ‘Iftikhar Bhatt’, killed two Hizbul terrorists: The story of Major Mohit Sharma

Major Mohit Sharma from the 1 Para Special Forces was martyred in an anti-terror operation in Kupwara in 2009.

As Sonu Sood’s book ‘I am no messiah’ gets negative ratings, Amazon restricts review submission

When Sood, in his memoirs, writes that he is not a messiah, he is being quite honest.