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March­ing with a Bil­lion: Analysing Naren­dra Modi’s Govern­ment at Midterm Uday Mahurkar

This book of­fers an inside look at the per­spec­tives driv­ing the Modi govern­ment. Touch­ing on top­ics such as for­eign af­fairs, the dig­i­tal revolution, the so­cial un­der­pin­nings of the new nor­mal and of course, de­mon­eti­sa­tion, it of­fers an in­sider’s look at the peo­ple and poli­cies be­hind ‘achhe din’.

Jour­nal­ism through Print: In­for­ma­tion In­ves­ti­ga­tion Im­pact Shyam­lal Ya­dav

The RTI Act’s im­por­tance can be eas­ily mea­sured by the num­ber of scams that have been un­earthed since it was passed. Shyam­lal Ya­dav is among those who have made the best use of it, in­ves­ti­gat­ing ev­ery­thing from min­is­ters’ jun­kets and cor­rup­tion in the IAS to politi­cians’ as­set dec­la­ra­tions.

The Baba Ramdev Phe­nom­e­non: From Mok­sha to Mar­ket Kaushik Deka

In 1965, in the sleepy ham­let of Saidalipur, Haryana, a boy was born to Ram Ni­was Ya­dav, a farmer, and his wife Gu­labo Devi. They named him Ram Kishen. Some 52 years (and hun­dreds of crores of ru­pees) later, we know Ram Kishen as yoga guru—and FMCG gi­ant—Baba Ramdev. This is his story.

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