Prime Minister Narendra Modi's penchant for sound-bytes is not often accompanied by matching action and his very fine speeches and liberal pronouncements appear completely disconnected from any tangible action plan, adequate funding or execution capacity, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said in his new book.
It seems like an Alistair Maclean novel - an enemy general is kidnapped from near his headquarters, spirited through nearly two dozen checkpoints, kept hidden from search for nearly two weeks and is successfully taken out of the territory. But it really happened in World War II, and two junior, amateur British officers - who had conceived the plan in a Cairo nightclub - carried off the German commander of the Greek island of Crete with support of the partisans.
Chef Vikas Khanna, who is gearing up for the fourth season of cooking based reality show “MasterChef India” has gifted a copy of his new book titled “MasterChef India Cookbook” to megastar Amitabh Bachchan
As a book offering "dramatised biography" of Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit stands in India, the party on Friday asserted it could take legal action if the contents of the book were "objectionable".
It is said that the language of music is universal but this was not on the mind of the creators of what is arguably Asia's biggest electronic dance music (EDM) festival - Sunburn. The foundation of this annual music pilgrimage was to foresee what youth would like to hear in the coming years.
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography "Playing It My Way", initially published in English, will be printed in eight Indian languages, starting with Marathi, over the next six months, a top official said Wednesday.
From the astonishing river patterns along the Bay of Bengal to weaving waterways of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, NASA has revealed some stunning images of the Earth's last untouched sanctuaries in a new book.
Battling budgetary constraints and political instability that has crippled the Kashmiri film industry, budding filmmaker Ali Emran now wants to adapt Ayn Rand's famous novel "The Fountainhead" into a Bengali film with support from the state's artists.