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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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Yes Man
The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor
Pavan C. Lall - Dec 22, 2020
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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...
Vir Sanghvi
Mar 21, 2021
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
Kunal Kapur - Jan 01, 2021
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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...
Vir Sanghvi
Mar 16, 2021
@ChefKunalKapur It’s a great book, Kunal!      source
The Great Unravelling
Sanjay Jha - Jan 01, 2020
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‘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...
Vir Sanghvi
Dec 31, 2020
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
Across the Universe
Ajoy Bose - Apr 01, 2018
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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...
Vir Sanghvi
Mar 03, 2018
My review of Ajoy Bose’s meticulously researched book on the love affair between The Beatles & India. It is in Business Standard today      source