Day: August 29, 2018

Chalta Hai India When ‘It’s Ok!’ is Not Ok

India once led the world in most fields like science, medicine, religion, art and humanities. So how did we end up becoming a developing nation? People often blame the Chalta Hai (‘It’s okay’, ‘Let it be’) attitude of Indians for the country’s sluggish progress. Can Indians ever shed their Chalta Hai attitude? If yes, then how? And more importantly, how soon? India once commanded a massive 30

We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama

We have been given the first partial, though still substantive, look at Obama’s words, and it is a political partisan’s dream to see them so finely gathered here, says Washington Post about this book. We Are the Change We Seek (Bloomsbury, Price Rs 399) is a collection of Barack Obama’s greatest addresses, beginning with his 2002 speech opposing the Iraq War and closing with his emotional farewell address in Chicago in January 2017. As president, Obama’s words had the power