August 24 , 2006
to August 29, 2006
Investigation Of An Assassination
is now more than 15 years since Rajiv
Gandhi was assassinated under very
tragic and dastardly circumstances at
Sriperambudur, about 40 km from
One of the major tasks of
philosophy is to understand the role
of the individual and the relationship
between the individual and others, as
well as with the world.
Of Public Services
Case studies prepared for a
World Bank report on the improvements
in public service delivery in India.
Membaadu + Payanpaadu =
Valarchi: V.C. Kulandaiswamy, Bharathi
Pathippagam, 126/108, Usman Road, T.
Nagar, Chennai-600017. Rs. 190.
Krishnamurti On Education
Jiddu krishnamurti the
renowned thinker said, "The
highest function of education is to
bring about an integrated individual
who is capable of dealing with life as
With A Human Face
An account of modern economic
policy from a classical liberal
perspective — a contribution to the
globalisation debate .
This novel deals with the
history of the pathetically
downtrodden Pulayas of north Malabar.
Real Price Of Freedom
The book takes a closer look at severed bonds during
Partition and the logic behind the
Anecdotes and a richly
personal style make the intimidating
subject of classical music less
Wide, You Can’t Get Around It...
Mike Marqusee delves into an
inspired Bob Dylan encyclopaedia.
Stories filled with
libidinally flightful myths, anally
fixated metaphors and scatological
excesses, but are a toast to
Much Light Stops Play
There is too little cricket
in the book to warrant the title and
the story is part well-told, part
Benodebehari Mukherjee is one
of the most influential and highly
regarded artists in the history of
modern Indian art.
Three marvelous Tamil
writers. And three competent
translations from Katha.
And Its Expressive Power
At its best, poetry is
recapitulated music. In Urdu poetry,
the rubaaee is a complete expression
of poetic thought dealing with social,
philosophical and romantic subjects.
It is a four-lined piece where the
rhyme of the third line is not in . .
The Violin-Shaped Village...
Devil’s Garden is one of those
delightful children’s books which
will please the adults as well.
Away, So Close
At one point in 2002, with
the tension between Israel and
Palestine at a peak, Palestinian émigré
writer Samir El-youssef called up
Israeli writer Etgar Keret to
As The Goliath
If I had one wish, it’d be
to wake up tomorrow really old —
twenty — with all my problems behind
me.” But life’s just beginning for
. . .
World Of Those On The Move
The greatest percentage increase in the unauthorised
immigrant population to the US between
2000 and 2005 was from India reveals
World Migration 2005: Costs and
Benefits of International Migration.
International Social Work: Issues,
Strategies, and Progra
Books Become Brands
all is said and done, Publishers have
just one single objective — that the
book they have invested
on brings in the returns as quickly as
Threat To Native Identity
A short poem in Ladera Este,
Octavio Paz’s book of poems, speaks
of a man who “invented a face
And The Raj
Britain emerged as the
world’s sole superpower during the
first half of the 19th century.
Despite withdrawals from North America
between 1837, the date of Victoria’s
accession to the throne, and 1861, the
. . .
A dark, handsome and solitary
man, physically fit but tragically
deprived, a man of simple living and
sophisticated pleasures, with an acute
mind and a delicate touch in cooking,
is an irresistible draw as a
From The School
Since the formation of the
Muslim Anglo-Oriental College by Syed
Ahmad Khan, now known as the Aligarh
Muslim University, this educational
institution had always been the nerve
centre of the Muslims, and of the
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