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By Shekhar Gupta

ISBN-10: 9351362558

ISBN-13: 9789351362555

ISBN-10: 9352640802

ISBN-13: 9789352640805

number of Shekhar Gupta s weekly columns within the Indian show Indian politics, on the better of instances, has continuously been a question of complexity and opaque intentions. In November 1997, a very rudderless time in Indian politics, Shekhar Gupta begun a column nationwide curiosity within the Indian convey that quickly won a large, admiring readership for its skill to chop throughout the fluff and get to the center of the difficulty of the day. The column begun with a funny yet barbed dig on the goals of Sitaram Kesri. Seventeen years later, it truly is nonetheless going powerful because it portrays an India that has replaced in myriad methods considering then to supply a ringside view of the dilemmas, crises and gear performs of the decade and extra, as additionally the tricky 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 can be historical past because it unfolds: direct, modern and riveting, a one-stop consultant to realizing India within the new century.

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