ACCIDENTAL INDIA SHANKKAR AIYAR PDF
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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Succeeds in giving overview of important events and concern of India after independence. Jul 30, Virat Sharma rated it it was amazing Shelves: An exceptional review of India inxia how we got here This book will take you towards a ride of big economic mistakes made by our leaders and through passage of accidental success as well. A brilliant critique is proffered in the book by the author regarding Liberalization, Green and White revolution,Nationalization of Banks,Mid-day meal scheme,RTI,Software revolution and both the bird-eye view as well as worm-eye view are presented for each turning points.
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So I was looking to read more from him and this book was in my wish list for a long time. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A quite good read of Indian policy making and it’s history.
Accidental India provides a very good illustration into how India has shaped up to what is today. The book looked like it was 4 years old, I expected it to be in better condition. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Some exaggeration of ideas, events and people.
Journalist-analyst Shankar Aiyar scooped the news of India pledging its gold reserves to the Bank of England during its worst economic crisis since Independence. It led to in depth understanding of many issues and incidents that took place in India till date and also how our politicians’ decision making affected its progress accidentsl modern India. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
His writing style immediately caught my attention. I read Accidental India last year.
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And it was the men and women chronicled in the book iayar made it happen. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Piercing, informative and a little sarcastic. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Feb 13, Vijay Gopal rated it really liked it Shelves: See all 13 reviews. Shankkar Aiyar digs deep into history to analyse the cause and catalysts of game changing moments to demonstrate that very often it is crisis and serendipity—not so much policy or political purpose—that has propelled the India story.
Aiyar has analyzed every Budget since A fascinating narration of watershed events in the Politco-Economic History since independence. India would have reached much greater heights if government had listened to the right suggestions and took the right decisions at the right time.
It led to in depth understanding of many issues and incidents that took place in India till date and also how our politicians’ decision making affected its progress to modern India. Also liked d no nonsense style and d purposeful flow unlike d trend of light books nowadays.
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Showing of 13 reviews. Must read for people wanting to know the major reforms that happened in our country. There is no doubt that there were anachronistic policies that shackled India, fuelled corruption and generated inefficiency; but the fact is that the system was changed and made to deliver. Lists with This Book. It left me a little uncomfortable. Read India After Gandhi before this and then savour it. Certified BuyerChennai.
India has never been a good crisis manager but a nation that has always taken the bull by its horns when no other option remained viable. Shankkar Aiyar is an Indian author, columnist, and journalist-analyst. Preview — Accidental India by Shankkar Aiyar.
India’s post independence history and chain of events is very poorly documented.
But I’d acfidental to let you know that the author expects you to have some brief knowledge of the events like Indo-pak war inINDO-China war inso its better that you read India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha and then Savour every page of this book: SEEPZ was the perfect vehicle to propel software exports.
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It needs to be told over and over again. His basic argument is that Indians had to make things worse before they could make things better.