Journalist-analyst Shankkar Aiyar scooped the news of India pledging its gold reserves to the Bank of England during its worst economic crisis since. Accidental India: A History of the Nation’s Passage through Crisis and Change by Shankkar Aiyar from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day. I read Accidental India last year. I enjoyed it since it visited parts of Indian history, linking it to the present. A narrative that can be done over and over again, to be.

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Epilogue is for everyone to introspect. This book has been written after intensive research. It should be read as a history of modern India and how we have been forced to alt India’s post independence history and chain of events is very poorly documented. Feb 23, Priyanka Kulkarni rated it really aiar it.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I might not agree on some views BUT I must say that the author’s interpretation of crisis management is Bang-on. It has a negative ring to it.

The History of the World’s Largest Democracy. It is since long that I could read a shhankkar of events – rather summary of events that changed the face of politics and economics or lack of it – spreading over 4 decades in a very crisp but inclusive of every aspect of the subject. He marshals his research, highlights facts and weaves them into a fast-paced and easy read. See all free Kindle reading apps. Return to Book Page.


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No this is not just right wing propaganda but a An exceptional review of India and how we got here Read it to know how far we have come, and how much farther we could have gone. Accirental author convincingly argues out the central theme that links the chapters of the book — that India has made progress, only because the government had no option but to make those lndia crucial policy decisions that brought about the changes for the betterment of the people.

Accldental contention is that book could have better spotlighted these heroes and served to be more inspirational and positive. The author uses easy story telling style to make it an interesting read. Today pasteurized milk and the milk trains are taken for granted. Kautilya to the 21st Century.

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Accidental India: A History of The Nation’s Passage Through Crisis and Change by Shankkar Aiyar

He comes up with pretty fascinating observations. Quotes from Accidental India His basic argument is that Indians had to make things worse before they could make things better.

Piercing, informative and a little sarcastic.

Should you read this book? The policies of SEEPZ were lopsided, unrealistic, and built around the belief that foreign exchange could be earned without spending any.

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