By Shekhar Gupta
Awaiting India: the easiest Of nationwide curiosity is a suite of subject matters mentioned below renowned columnist Shekhar Gupta’s, nationwide curiosity. nationwide curiosity is a weekly column within the Indian convey that he writes. This publication provides readers a sneak peek on the altering face of Indian politics, and different nationwide matters that came about over the past twenty years. It offers those occasions as they've got seemed within the columns, and during the phrases of the specialist author, Shekhar Gupta.
Shekar at the beginning all started writing nationwide curiosity within the 12 months 1997, starting with a sarcastic dig on Sitaram Kesri and his objectives. because then, this column won acceptance, and Shekhar via his writing, persisted to deliver out the truth and fact in the back of delicate matters. Shekar’s unheard of writing abilities of dissecting the evidence, to arrive the center of the problem has won him a wide readership. overlaying quite a number subject matters, from the ruling and scenario of the Congress, to Modi’s upward push as a pace-setter, and from the Girhotra’s case to the most recent Delhi gangrape, this booklet portrays India in its precise experience and courses the reader in knowing the rustic.
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In much of Indian journalism you have never seen anybody who can write a headline as Raj can. National Interest has benefited greatly from his brilliant headlines, as I from picking his phenomenal bank of knowledge and ideas even when he was on long sabbaticals in totally hopeless time zones. Unni has the finest sense of political nuance, as also of what is non-kosher even for a writer as reckless as me. Raj brings a refreshingly globalised intellectual view to all issues, helps you cut through the clutter as no other.
LOK SABHA, 2014 THE GREAT LETDOWN THE SUMMER FREEZE MUMBYE DECIDE ON THE DOCTOR THE OFFICER RAJ NO NOOSE IS GOOD NOOSE THAT SINKING FEELING BLUNDER JANATA PARTY THE STATES STRIKE BACK ANYBODY OUT THERE? CRUDE POLITICS MEENA KUMARI POLITICS FIXERPRENEURSHIP FIRST FAMILY, SECOND NATURE NAGPUR, WE HAVE A PROBLEM A RETREAT TO REFORM EARS WIDE SHUT THEM VERSUS THEM PROUD TO PAY ONE DYNASTY DIMMING STILL MANDAL, STILL MANDIR LAWLIPOP POLITICS OUR POOR LITTLE SANJU NOT ENOUGH, BOSS CRONY, CRAWLY CAPITALISM THE BLEEDING HEARTLESS PART 5: THE RISE OF NARENDRA MODI MODI VERSUS HIS PARTY THE CHIEF IN CHIEF MINISTER BODY POLITICS LOSE-LOSE THE DEFORMISTS MODI-HIT SCARED WITLESS CURRENT ACCOUNTABILITY DEFICIT THE CONGRESS’S MODI AKHILESH, YOUNG AND LISTLESS I’VE GOT THE VETO POWER HIS MORAL HIGHNESS THE ACCUSED MY SARDAR VERSUS YOURS OR ELSE, MODI PART 6: FROM ANNA TO AAM AADMI AAM AADMI VERSUS SAB CHOR THANK GOD FOR POLITICS WE, THE THIEVING PEOPLE JANTAR, CHHU MANTAR THE GREAT INDIAN HIJACK OUT WITH OUR RAGE OUR SINGAPORE FANTASY THE AAM ANNA AADMI ANNATIONALISM HOLIER THAN COW THE CASTE OF CORRUPTION FOOTNOTES INDEX ABOUT THE AUTHOR COPYRIGHT ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This book would never have happened if I had not met Surendra Pratap Singh (SP), a brilliant Hindi editor who made his mark across genres, the daily Nav Bharat Times, weekly Ravivar and then as my editorial adviser for the Hindi edition of India Today, and finally as a key founder of Aaj Tak.
It was peddled by NAC types and some other hangers-on in the Congress who have never taken the trouble of fighting an election. Rahul has nuanced that line now, but too late. In detailing my education in Indian politics, I mentioned Zail Singh, Vajpayee, Rao and Kesri in some detail mainly because they were such long-distance runners. This is by no means a memoir yet, so my apologies to dozens of others whom I leave out. Indian public life has always been peopled by characters who are by no means perfect.
Anticipating India (The Best of National Interest) by Shekhar Gupta