Vir Sanghvi is an Indian print and television journalist, author, columnist and talk show host. He has been a member of many professional, academic and government bodies including the National Integration Council.
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Explore the rich tapestry of India's history, society and cricketing culture with this engaging memoir by renowned journalist Pradeep Magazine. From the turbulence of Kashmir to the controversies of sports governance, the author offers a real and personal account of some of India's most significant moments. Uncovering little-known facts about the nation's favorite sport, Not Just Cricket is a fascinating read for anyone interested in India's past, present, and future.
I am not a great cricket fan. But I can’t think of a book I have read recently that i have enjoyed more than Not Just Cricket. Part memoir, part behind-the-scenes history this is a fascinating and insightful read. @pradeepmagazine – source
This book delves into the rapid rise and sudden fall of India's fourth-largest private bank, Yes Bank. Author Pavan C. Lall tells the story of the bank's founder, Rana Kapoor, who went from a junior employee at Bank of America to leading a bank worth billions. But as skeletons began to emerge from Yes Bank's closet, allegations of bribery, corruption, and reckless lending began to circulate. Ultimately, the bank ran out of money in March 2020, and customers were unable to access their own savings. Lall asks tough questions about the banking system, its regulators, and the business environment that led to this point of no return.
I have been reading Yes Man by Pavan C Lal. It’s an incredible insight into the Indian system & how it can be manipulated by the greedy and the shameless. Do read. – source
Discover mouth-watering recipes in Kunal Kapur in the Kitchen, featuring childhood memories and aromas from his grandfather's kitchen. Enjoy dishes like caramelized onion parantha, blueberry and mint lassi, and mishti doi with sesame crisps. Kunal offers 15 complete meals with easy-to-follow instructions and stunning images, celebrating the joy of dining with loved ones. Indulge in the nostalgia of a Punjabi household with this must-have cookbook for food lovers.
@ChefKunalKapur It’s a great book, Kunal! – source
"The Great Unravelling" by Sanjay Jha is a thought-provoking analysis of the current state of India under the leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party. From the disintegration of institutions to the failure of the Congress party to provide opposition, Jha examines the challenges facing India today. Despite the bleak picture, Jha remains hopeful for India's future and argues that the Congress party is central to its revival.
Most of the coverage that @JhaSanjay’s The Great Unraveling has received has focussed solely on Sanjay’s criticisms of the Congress. But there is also an excellent dissection of the state of today’s India & the current regime. It’s a very good book. A must read! – source
Discover the journey of the world's greatest band, The Beatles, as they navigate Beatlemania and the discovery of the sitar that leads them on a path of drug-induced introspection, transnational spirituality, and great music. Experience their search for happiness in India and the unraveling of their band. Across the Universe is a modern fairy tale that delves into the inner dissensions and creative genius of four people the world has loved like no one else.
My review of Ajoy Bose’s meticulously researched book on the love affair between The Beatles & India. It is in Business Standard today – source