Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from May

The Spy Chronicles by A.S. Dulat, Aditya Sinha and Asad Durrani   The Spy Chronicles is the first-of-its-kind book anywhere in the world that brings together former chiefs of the intelligence agencies of rival nations. A.S. Dulat headed India's RAW in 1999-2000, while General Asad Durrani helmed Pakistan's ISI in 1990-91. Off the field, though,… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from May

‘Where have I given any hint I will allow the BJP to compromise my secularism?’

by SANKARSHAN THAKUR Midway through the campaign for the assembly elections of 2010, I set out on a three-week road journey across Bihar to take notes on why ‘change’ had become its birdsong after its long lay-off from wishing or wanting . . . Nitish [Kumar] was one of those who had egged me on.… Continue reading ‘Where have I given any hint I will allow the BJP to compromise my secularism?’