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Harry Potter is most influential book on Facebook

Sep 10, 2014

Harry Potter is most influential book on Facebook

Do you know which book is the most loved one in the Facebook community? It is the Harry Potter series. #facebook #Books #Harry Potter #reading #Lord of The Rings #To Kill A Mockingbird #most influential book #FB status #children books
Delhi gangrape case Juvenile accused paints, learns English to fit in

Sep 02, 2014

Delhi gangrape case Juvenile accused paints, learns English to fit in

The juvenile convict in the Delhi gangrape case has taken to painting and shows no "traces of anger", according to a report. #GoodReads #Juvenile Justice Act #Delhi gangrape #Delhi gangrape case #juvenile #December 16 gangrape case
Modi vs Rajnath Are there serious faultlines in the BJP govt?

Sep 01, 2014

Modi vs Rajnath Are there serious faultlines in the BJP govt?

An editorial argues that the ModiRajnath tale has not ended, but is a longstanding rivalry that will sharpen in coming months. #BJP #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Rajnath Singh #Modi #GoodReads #Union Home Minister #Kiren Rijiju #Cabinet of ministers
No queerness please, we are Indian Devdutt Pattanaik on the stories they don't tell us

Aug 31, 2014

No queerness please, we are Indian Devdutt Pattanaik on the stories they don't tell us

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik explores the stories that fall into the cracks between traditional notions of masculinity and femininity and discovers a treasure-trove of queerness in Hindu lore. #Hinduism #LGBT #Hindu mythology #Devdutt Pattanaik #GoodReads #Shikhandi #Mahabharat #Rajiv Malhotra #Wendy Doniger #Dina Nath Batra
Muzaffarnagar's new ghettos Muslims leave their homes, find safety in numbers

Aug 28, 2014

Muzaffarnagar's new ghettos Muslims leave their homes, find safety in numbers

These localities in Muzaffarnagar where Muslims are settling have neither water nor power, no sanitation nor any medical facilities. #Uttar Pradesh #Akhilesh Yadav #Communal violence #GoodReads #Muzaffarnagar #Western UP #Hindi-Muslim clashes

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Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

Jan 23, 2014

Modi's Mentors: Vasudevrao Talwalkar, the man who lived for RSS

An entire generation of those whom Vasudevrao Talwalkar raised in the Sangh misses him today. And we, who were sheltered in the shadow of this gigantic tree, are forever indebted to him. #Narendra Modi #Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh #GoodReads #Sangh #Vasudevrao Talwalkar
How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

Sep 08, 2013

How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

I am constantly reminded of this as I look for books that were first printed in the centuries before us. #Books #JustSaying #history #Reading history #Moghul empire #Roman Empire #Baburnama

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How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

Sep 23, 2014

Morning Must Reads: September 23

U.S., Allies Strike ISIS in Syria U.S. and allied forces have launched airstrikes against Islamist militants in Syria for the first time, the Pentagon confirmed. The strikes were aimed at key targets of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria as ... #Syria #The Pentagon #Al-Qaeda
How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

Sep 23, 2014

Flash PMI and Richmond Fed Show Mixed Economic Readings

The flash PMI and the Richmond Fed released their numbers on Tuesday morning, giving off mixed economic readings... #Syria #The Pentagon #Al-Qaeda
How some rare history books help reconstruct our past

Sep 23, 2014

Detroit native Dr. Ben Carson says 'likelihood is strong' he'll go on 2016 presidential run; read interview transcript

DETROIT, MI -- World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, a Detroit native, keeps flirting with the idea of running for president in 2016. Now Carson, 63, might be closer to making a real decision as he said Monday in an interview on "The Hugh Hewit... #Detroit, MI #Ben Carson