Kathmandu is the greatest city of the Himalayas-a unique survival of cultural practices that died out in India 1000 years ago. It is a carnival of sexual licence and hypocrisy, a jewel of world art, a hotbed of communist revolution, a paradigm of failed democracy, a case study in bungled Western int..
The year is 1971
Tension is brewing between India and Pakistan
One secret could change the course of history . . .
It's now up to her
When a young college-going Kashmiri girl, Sehmat, gets to know her dying father's last wish, she can do little but surrender to his passion and patriotism and follow ..
Carpenters and Kings narrates how, contrary to popular perception, Western Christianity (which today includes Greek, Roman Catholic and all the Protestant denominations) was not brought to India in the colonial period, but rather was present in India and thriving two hundred years prior to the arriv..
As India attempted to modernize in the decades after Independence, the issue of caste became overwhelmingly significant in the political, economic and social spheres. This anthology, edited and introduced by M. N. Srinivas, one of India's most eminent sociologists, explores the influence of caste an..
Game India is an ambitious and engaging book which outlines seven key strategic growth areas for India. Bhaskar tells it through the companies and people who have propelled growth in these industries in the past-for example, Verghese Kurien (milk), the Pais (banking), Tanishq (gold), De Beers (diamo..
Caste -- the core identity and even a badge of honour for many -- is a matter of daily humiliation and violence for others. As a first-generation Dalit to break out of the stranglehold of poverty and be educated across continents, Suraj Yengde reveals how India's caste system is disturbingly similar..
Since Bollywood's earliest days, women have played a part in its success, both in front of the camera and away from it. It has taken more than half a century forwomen to assert their presence in significant numbers in Bollywood. Today, Hindi cinema relies on a record number of women who work tireles..