Books On Indian Politics That Make For Interesting Reads

  • 1. India after Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha- Gives a panoramic view of India since its Independence. Truly engaging!
  • 2. Nehru's India: Essays on the Maker of a Nation edited by Nayantara Sahgal- Provides a better understanding of a man greatly misunderstood in our time.
  • 3. Gandhi & Churchill by Arthur Hermann- One of the most acclaimed books to come out in recent times, it throws new light on the period of Freedom Struggle.
  • 4. India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond by Shashi Tharoor. Launched on the 50th anniversary of India, this book gives us a portrait of India as it really is. Eloquent and brilliant.
  • 5. Patriots and Partisans by Ramachandra Guha- Another great work by Guha, who tackles the interesting political questions of our times.
  • 6. Confessions of a Secular Fundamentalist by Mani Shankar Aiyar- A brilliant take on secularism that is worthy of a read.
  • 7. Narendra Modi: The Man, The Times by Nilanjan Mukhopadhayay- Probably the only biography of Modi that analyses him and his life critically. Balanced, informative and readable.

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