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ISBN-13: 9789351362555

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ISBN-13: 9789352640805

number of Shekhar Gupta s weekly columns within the Indian exhibit Indian politics, on the better of instances, has continuously been an issue of complexity and opaque intentions. In November 1997, a very rudderless time in Indian politics, Shekhar Gupta started a column nationwide curiosity within the Indian exhibit that swiftly received a large, admiring readership for its skill to chop in the course of the fluff and get to the guts of the problem of the day. The column begun with a funny yet barbed dig on the targets of Sitaram Kesri. Seventeen years later, it's nonetheless going robust because it portrays an India that has replaced in myriad methods when you consider that then to supply a ringside view of the dilemmas, crises and gear performs of the decade and extra, as additionally the complex interrelationships among politics,populism and economics. Featured here's a number of those columns on a number of subject matters from the Ruchika Girhotra case to the December 2012 gang rape in Delhi, and from scenario less than the Congress to the increase of Narendra Modi. this is often historical past because it unfolds: direct, modern and riveting, a one-stop consultant to figuring out India within the new century.

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