Book Review: Ahalya’s Awakening -by Kavita Kané

Book Blurb: I searched all these years for myself—and I only found Ahalya, the woman I was supposed to be born as: unblemished, without any faults. I had no hala in me, no sin, no crime, no guilt. What I had done was to respond to the call of life within me…’ Ahalya. Created by Brahma; …

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Book Review: Virago -by Ritiqa Pachauri

Book Blurb: Radhika Mishra is a successful Chartered Accountant. She has everything that one could ask for. Yet, her heart desires for something more. Something else. something that requires unsettling the settled. an urge so strong, it forces her to put everything on stake. An endeavour so bold, that would mould her into a new …

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Book Review: Ivory Gleam -by Dr Priya Dolma Tamang

Exposed Seeking solace in shadows of strangers in the hope that some unknown refuge will reward my soul of the bright familiarity my known obvious could never bestow. Ivory Gleam, humm.. where to start? I do not want to go the traditional way of reviewing a book for this particular one, why? Because, this poetry …

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Book Review: The Fisher Queen’s Dynasty -by Kavita Kané

As far as I remember the epic drama of 'Mahabharat'; the first visual that crosses my mind is the desperation of King Shantanu for Queen Satyavati. Her insecurity for the throne and taking unjustifiable promise of following Brahmacharya (celibacy) from Bhishm. It always seemed a perfect setup for a saga written thousand of years ago. …

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Book Review: The Inheritors: Stories of Entrepreneurship and Success -by Sonu Bhasin

In India, 15 of the top 20 business groups are family owned; which makes it, the third highest in the World. More than half of the Indian family companies that Credit Suisse surveyed generate revenues in excess of $500 million, with the majority of these businesses located across the sectors of IT, financials and industrials. …

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Book Review: One and a Half Wife -by Meghna Pant

It is a story of a young Indian girl cursed to be the ‘One and a half wife’. Sheltered by the institution of marriage and expected to ripen within that calyx; this story has been told with much audacity. Her journey from being a ‘Baby Buddha’ to an Indian immigrant then a de-horsey and finally a …

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Womanhood, this side.

  With the nails, unpainted, no hue to obscure What vibgyor meant, in another gist-abhorred. Why colours matter on my dead old cell-mate? When all the gray matter, matters at the end of the date. Way the nails are painted, doesn’t shout my gender Likewise, your chitter-chatter alone, baptise you no egalitarian I am no …

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