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Book excerpt: Forget farmer suicide, are we looking at the death of farming?

May 01, 2015

Book excerpt: Forget farmer suicide, are we looking at the death of farming?

Human rights worker Harsh Mander tells the story of one man who tried to make a living as a farmer and what happened to him. This generation will pass somehow, but what about the next? asks Mander. This essay appears in the new book Looking Away- Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India by Harsh Mander (Speaking Tiger). #BookExcerpt #Harsh Mander #Farmer suicide #farmer crisis #Looking Away- Inequality #Prejudice and Indifference
18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in a bookstore in Argentina

Apr 24, 2015

18th-century book stolen in Rome recovered in a bookstore in Argentina

An 18th-century book on the history of Saint Peter's Basilica that was stolen last year in Rome has been recovered at a bookstore in Buenos Aires #World #history #Rome #Book #Argentina #Buenos Aires #Interpol #Stolen #1748
How much do you score on this list of 25 books by Indian authors you must read?

Apr 24, 2015

How much do you score on this list of 25 books by Indian authors you must read?

On the occasion of World Book Day, here's a list of 25 books, in no particular order, written by Indian authors that you must read in this lifetime. How many have you already read? #India #BBC #Must Reads #List #World Book Day #book list #best Indian authors #Indian books
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned: Girlfriend drowns cheating partner's Apple gadgets in water

Apr 23, 2015

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned: Girlfriend drowns cheating partner's Apple gadgets in water

A woman in Japan dumped her partner's Apple gadgets in water as revenge after she discovered that the person was cheating on her. #BuzzPatrol #IPhone #Japan #Twitter #BeatThis #Apple #iPad #Cheating #MacBook #IPod #Revenge
Zomato on acquisition spree again, buys out US firm NexTable

Apr 22, 2015

Zomato on acquisition spree again, buys out US firm NexTable

NexTable enables customers to make restaurant reservations online in real time and includes table management and marketing tools for restaurants. #CompanyWatch #Yelp #Zomato #Foodpanda #UrbanSpoon #MaplePOS #NexTable #Zomato Book #Tiny Owl

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Why we can't blame just Penguin for pulping Doniger's book

Feb 16, 2014

Why we can't blame just Penguin for pulping Doniger's book

We must not blame the law here. The problem is expecting that a benevolent and broadminded judiciary will thread the needle. #Books #India #ToTheContrary #Penguin #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History #Section 295 A
Wendy Doniger controversy When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Feb 11, 2014

Wendy Doniger controversy When did Hinduism become so intolerant?

Intolerance in Islam and Christianity is an established fact. But we are seeing the emergence of intolerance of Hinduism. #ThatsJustWrong #Books #Censorship #Penguin #Penguin India #Wendy Doniger #Wendy Doniger: The Hindus