Anticipating India: The Best of National Interest is a collection of editorials from the Editor-In-Chief of The Indian Express.
Summary of the Book
Shekhar Gupta's editorial column in The Indian Express leaves no stone unturned in its search for truth and justice. Over a period of nearly 17 years, the column has touched upon a myriad topics, from the Gujarat riots to the December 2012 gang rape in Delhi which saw the country rise up against rapists everywhere. Gupta favours a variety of tones, always appropriate to the topic, and offers his unbiased views on all of them. Humourous at times and solemn at others, his column began with a barbarous dig at the ambitions of Sitaram Kesri. Direct, riveting and always relevant in its viewpoints, the column has preserved the original essence 17 years on, and still rises up to discuss topics such as the rise of Narendra Modi and the state of affairs under the Congress.
About Shekar Gupta
Shekar Gupta is an Indian journalist, writer and the editor-in-chief of The Indian Express, a popular Indian daily. The host of an interview-based programme Walk the Talk on NDTV 24x7, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2009 for his contributions towards the field of journalism.
A recepient of the 1985 Inlaks award for young journalist of the year, G. K. Reddy Award for Journalism and the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Memorial Award for National Integration, he has leaded The Indian Express towards winning the Vienna-based International Press Institute’s Award for Outstanding Journalism in the Public Interest thrice.
Looking at yesterday to Anticipate tomorrow
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"never switch-off your bullshit detector !!!!"
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A good political and social history of recent times
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Highly Over-hyped... Expected much more