As a young law graduate in Sialkot (now in Pakistan), Kuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living. Read Beyond the Lines by Kuldip Nayar by Kuldip Nayar by Kuldip Nayar for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Autobiography of an Indian journalist, author, diplomat and parliamentarian.
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Oct 15, Anuj Singh rated it really liked it. Sep 11, Kamil Hayat rated it really liked it. For example, although he was arrested during emergency for 3 months without reasonjailed in a dirty prison, and had bashed Indira in his weekly articles, he felt that the nation would have become much stronger, had the emergency lasted for another year or two.
Nagar book seems more like a newspaper report the author is a newsman after all. He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, as a mild mannered, Gandhian who believes in democratic and peaceful protests.
This a a no nonsense account of events in Mr. In this chapter ,author specially reports about the happenings took place in the meetings of parliamentary committee, their conclusions ,Language Bill, pressure from north indians for imposer of Hindi as principal language all over the Nation. As does greater Bengal by many Bengali’s both sides of the border.
Jul 21, Indian rated it liked it. Wish the author had written more about the other kyldip of India too! He presents, Yasin Malik, the hard-line Hurriyat separatist who is responsible for the death of hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, as a mild mannered, Gan This a a no nonsense account of events in Mr.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography by Kuldip Nayar
Apr 19, waqar ahmad rated it liked it. An exciting and informative book! Deserved to have been edited better. As a nation-state India has been very young, so such thoughts of cultural yearnings are but natural.
Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography
Rifts and competition among founding fathers of India. A very good book for readers interested in Indian history post independence. A good book which tells inside story of the working of Indian political system. Many of the insights he shares with the reader are unique and a testament to his relationships with politicians of all hues.
I was keen to pick up the book after having earlier read scoop by the same author. In this Chapter author has used his personal Diary’s notes as a references to narrate the incidents from 7 September when china first time crossed the MacMohan Line to 4 May Regardless of his biases, the book is an eye-opener of sorts if you intend to know the inner workings of our government. Aug 29, Stalin rated it really liked it.
Sep 06, Peter Adam rated it really liked it. Had his writings in his career been biased towards a certain party or a family, he would have become the President of India today But as a honest journalist, he had always been critical of the wrongdoings of Govts, irrespective of their party.
In fact, Kuldip had said in an interview that his initial manuscript was pages but had to be trimmed down. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Their initial idealism begins to diminish within a few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture. Apart from presentation of facts, he has also reflected upon those events and presented his opinions, majority of them being objective, and some being subjective which might not go down well with fundamentalistsnevertheless insightful, because he had witnessed them first hand and his opinions are in the context of prevailing conditions.
Recommended by Sunday Magzine. No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The more I read this biography the more I was convinced about the unwarranted power of the Lutyens journalists.
India’s premier journalist at his best. A good walkthru history Author has penned down his experiences as his professional career advanced, with some of his insider experiences and his views – which u may or may not agree with.
Salute to His so eventful life. The book is brilliant, Very well written, gives you a virtual walk through of political developments in India from independence to present. Jun 22, Sambasivan rated it really liked it.
Lives upto this reputation in this offering as well. Jul 14, Amit Tyagi fhe it liked it. Quotes from Beyond the Lines Hardcoverpages. As a journalist nayar sahib has taken up political dimensions of his past which shaped the present institutions of the countryas a matter of fact that shaped lives of millions of people.
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Second chapter is about kines Notorious and humiliating defeat of our nation in Indo- Sino war of Apr 07, Rahul Mittal rated it really liked it. Since he was close to the establishment during the 90s you would expect him to write something th that too, nada, you will find a mention of the Kashmir Pandits somewhere at the end of the book.
Still, with Not sure why the publishers have called this an autobiography – memoir would have been a better description.
Though, after reading the book, i have kldip very pessimistic view on Indian politics and its foreign relations, Mr Nayar has put an extra effort to give the book an optimistic tint. Nayar has watched the system from close quarters linea gives an indepth account of happenings after the independece. Kuldip Nayar is a veteran kukdip, and an accomplished columnist without doubt. As a young law graduate in Sialkot now in PakistanKuldip Nayar witnessed at first hand the collapse of trust between Hindus and Muslims who were living together for generations, and like multitude of population he was forced to migrate to Delhi across the blood-stained plains of Punjab.
It might come across as a bit boring to we-need-sensationalism-or-atleast-judgements generation, but for anyone wanting to see political history of Modern India as a simple collection of memories and then let his own judgement run, this is going to be a very s More of memoirs than an autobiography.
Books by Kuldip Nayar. See 1 question about Beyond the Lines…. The more I read this nsyar the more I was convinced about the un A fairly comprehensive coverage of Indian politics across 5 decades