Reading List

Old Books Might Repeat   How to get from where you Are to where you want to Be – Jack Canfield Cognitive Behavioral Therapy : A  Practical Guide – Elaine Iljon Foreman and Dr Clair Pollard How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life – Scott […]

Comeuppance

It has been a while since I have written anything in the platform. The last time I wrote here was a little more than a year ago, and frankly, it cannot be considered as a blog of any sort. I decided to key in my thoughts because of the most natural instinct I am prone […]

Post-Flood Actions

Floods can cause   Water-borne Diseases   Typhoid Cholera Hepatitis A Leptospirosis Vector-borne Diseases   Malaria Dengue Yellow Fever     Cholera – Kindly take care of Cholera as it is endemic to India: the WHO estimates roughly 25,000 cases a year, with a fatality rate of 1%. It is caused by drinking water or […]

Resolutions 2015. A rehash.

Become knowledgeable in India’s foreign policy and World Politics. – Read the books by Rajeev Sikri (1), David Maloney (1), Muchkund Dubey(1), Andrew Heywood(3) and Ashok Kapur (3). Make 30 Day Projects and stick to it. ( 30 Day Project is the most wonderful thing that I decided to implement, even though at the far […]

Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates us – A Relook

I finished reading Daniel H Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us today and it is one of the best books that takes a reasoned re-look at the existing theories on what motivates humans to do what they do. I recommend it to not just those who are looking for a book on […]

Development of Linguistic Provisions of the Constitution of India

First published in Centre Right India. “There was no article which proved more controversial than article 115 (which deals with the Hindi question). No Article produced more opposition. No article more heat” – Thoughts on Linguistic States, B. R. Ambedkar Recently a circular was issued by the Raj Bhasha Department of the Ministry of Home […]

Book Review : Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire

I rewrote the Review for a magazine, which I think is better than the original review. I am publishing it here in my blog. The book Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire is written by Alex von Tunzelmann, a British historian. Tunzelmann was educated in Brighton and at University College, […]