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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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
The Rise and Fall of One of Indias Most Promising Bankers The year was 2004, Indias economy was booming and India Shining seemed like a true slogan. Around the same time, a non-banking financial company applied for and received a licence to operate as a private bank. Yes Bank was born. Its rise was phenomenal and it soon became the fourth-largest p...
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
Kunal Kapur in the kitchen offers mouth-watering recipes replete with memories of dining table conversations from his childhood and layered with the aromas from his grandfather kitchen. This book features dishes like Ham & cheese bread pakora, caramelised onion parantha, Blueberry & Mint lassi, br>mishti doi with Sesame Crisps among others, but wit...
@ChefKunalKapur It’s a great book, Kunal! – source
‘For the first time, I was not so sure that the survival of an idea could be taken for granted. But I was sure of one thing: the battle to salvage it, whether in whole or in part, had to be fought.’Since May 2014, under a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party, it appears that the Nehruvian—read liberal, secular, scientific—Idea of India has come utterly...
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
The music's still playing, fifty years on . . .It is 1965, and John, Paul, George and Ringo have lost themselves. Beatlemania is at its peak and the boys are overwhelmed by screaming fans, more money than they can count, and fame beyond their dreams. But one day, on the sets of the surreal Help!, George discovers the sitar, starting the boys off on...
My review of Ajoy Bose’s meticulously researched book on the love affair between The Beatles & India. It is in Business Standard today – source