How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine
Book Review / Indian Author / Non-Fiction

How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine

Prashant Jha, an Associate Editor with Hindustan Times, has a long track of covering Indian national politics, particularly politics in the Gangetic plains. How the BJP Wins: Inside India’s Greatest Election Machine is his latest book. As the title of the book suggests, this book tells us how the BJP wins election after election. In … Continue reading

Guns and Thighs: The Story of Ram Gopal Varma
Autobiography / Book Review

Guns and Thighs: The Story of Ram Gopal Varma

My Rating*** Guns and Thighs: And Other Stories from My Life is the autobiography of Ram Gopal Varma, the man behind iconic films like ‘Satya’, ‘Rangeela’, ‘Company’ and ‘Sarkar’. While Ram Gopal Varma has given us these really impressive movies, he is also the man behind some horrendous movies like ‘Aag’, ‘Daud’, ‘Naach’ and ‘Darna … Continue reading

Brihadaaranyaka , the Great Upanishad – Understanding Brahman and the Ultimate Reality
Book Review / Non-Fiction / Sprituality

Brihadaaranyaka , the Great Upanishad – Understanding Brahman and the Ultimate Reality

My Rating**** The Upanishads, the ancient Hindu scriptures, are the core of Indian philosophy. These are the works that explore the metaphysical truths of human existence. Of all the Upanishads, the Brihadaaranyaka Upanishad is not only one of the oldest, but also one of the greatest. It is greatest in respect to its theme and … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Paradise Lost & Regained’ by Ratnadip Acharya
Book Review / Fiction / Indian Author / Self-help

Book Review: ‘Paradise Lost & Regained’ by Ratnadip Acharya

My Rating***** ‘Paradise Lost & Regained’ by Ratnadip Acharya is a beautiful take on the true meaning of life. We all, intentionally or unintentionally, try to find out the real purpose of our lives and Ratnadip did the same in the form of a beautifully written prose. The author conspicuously suggests that our lives have … Continue reading