Does it make any difference to the ordinary citizen which party is in power? Whether it’s a majority or a coalition?
What can we do to better job prospects for India’s youth?
How can we create a more equal society?
How do we create more world-class educational institutes?
What can we do about social..
Love marriages around the world are simple:
Boy loves girl. Girl loves boy.
They get married.
In India, there are a few more steps:
Boy loves Girl. Girl loves Boy.
Girl’s family has to love boy. Boy’s family has to love girl.
Girl’s Family has to love Boy’s Family. Boy’s family has to love gir..
50 Greatest Short Stories is a selection from the best of the world’s short fiction, bringing together writings by great masters such as Anton Chekov, Rudyard Kipling, H.G. Wells, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Saki, O. Henry, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Guy de Maupassant. Each story is a classic, a t..
The Story of My Experiments with Truth narrates the life of a great man, with an even greater soul, in his own words. From his childhood onwards, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has always strived to attain the Absolute Truth. For him, God was Truth. This is not so much an autobiography in his quest to b..
George Orwell (1903-1950) was the pen name of Eric Blair. He was born to Richard Walmesley Blair and Ida Mabel Limonzin as their second child in Motihari, Bengal (India) in 1903 where his father worked as a civil servant..
Autobiography of a Yogi is the story of the life of Paramahansa Yogananda (January 5, 1893–March 7, 1952) first published in 1946. Born as Mukunda Lal Ghosh in Gorakhpur, India, into a Bengali family, this book takes the reader on a journey into the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters w..
Crime and Punishment plunges head first into the feverish mental chatter of Raskolnikov, an intelligent, isolated and penniless student in St. Petersburg. The contemplation of murder is clear, and while the act is rehearsed in meticulous detail, the motive is left vague and arbitrary. What follows i..
Five Point Someone is a story about three friends in IIT who are unable to cope.
The book starts with a disclaimer, “This is not a book to teach you how to get into IIT or even how to live in college. In fact, it describes how screwed up things can get if you don’t think straight.”
The literary offerings of the greatest essayists spanning centuries
Jonathan Swift ‘meditates upon a broomstick’ and Mark Twain tells us ‘how to tell a story’. While Ralph Waldo Emerson indulges in the dilemma of giving that ‘perfect gift’, Francis Bacon ruminates on the expression of ‘truth’. Charl..
Half Girlfriend is a story of Bihari boy Madhav, a Hindi speaking Bihari who falls in love with Riya, an influential Delhi girl on the campus of prestigious St. Stephen’s College. Madhav belongs to middle-class family, while Riya is from a higher class and both have different lifestyles. Madhav prop..
One of India’s greatest martyrs in his own words…undiluted and undaunted.
A portrait of man with an acute scholarly mind and a cheerful socialist heart.
Between the years 1929 in September till March 1931 when he was sent to the gallows a day before his actual hanging date, Bhagat Singh wrote exte..