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Samarjeet Narayan is an Independent Civic & Social Organization Professional
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A Tale Told by an Idiot book cover
A Tale Told by an Idiot
N. C. C. McGowan - 2014-09-09 (first published in 2010)
In this quasi-French farce masquerading as a novel, we meet Courtney Farquhar Tremayne, one hundred years young in the year 2000 and writing his memoirs about his ten odd (and you can believe that they were exceedingly odd) years touring with a second-rate vaudeville troupe (from approximately 1926 to 1936). Meet all of the interesting characters h...
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I have always advised my younger colleagues to read one book, if they wish to learn what the ethos of the IAS used to be,and should be. It is titled, “A tale told by an idiot,” and is the autobiography of RP Noronha, an ICS officer who retired as the Chief Secretary of MP in 1968      source
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China's India War
Collision Course on the Roof of the World
Bertil Lintner - 2018-03-24
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The first book to put the Sino-Indian border dispute and the 1962 war into its rightful historical and geopolitical context, China's India War examines how the 1962 war was about much more than the border.China was going through immense internal turmoil following the disastrous 'Great Leap Forward' and Mao Zedong, the architect of the movement, was...
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Another timely Book      source
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A Chequered Brilliance
Jairam Ramesh - 2020-01-05
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This is a compelling new biography of one of India's most fascinating and controversial public figures. V.K. Krishna Menon commands our attention not just because he was Jawaharlal Nehru's confidant and soulmate but also for his own political and literary accomplishments. A relentless crusader for Indian independence in the UK in the 1930s and 1940...
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For that you must read.. Biography of Krishna Menon written by Jairam Ramesh.. A well researched Book      source
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So All Is Peace
Vandana Singh-Lal - 2019-12-01
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But sit down, breathe deep, and ask a woman. Any woman. They are there.When twin sisters Layla and Tanya are found starving in their upmarket apartment, there is frenzy in the media. How often does one find two striking, twenty-something women, one half-dead, the other not speaking, living in a state of disrepair and chaos, for no apparent reason? ...
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A great Debut Book by Vandana Singh Lal.. What India’s middle class does not want to see Kavitha Rao In (cont)      source
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The Anarchy
The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire
William Dalrymple - 2019-09-10
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The story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country.In August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government run by English traders who collected taxes through means of a private army.The creation of this new g...
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A great Book How British Looted Us      source