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Notes from an Indian Conservative
Notes from an Indian Conservative

Notes from an Indian Conservative

by Jaithirth Rao

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9788129120007 - Year: 2010 - Pages: 320



Jaithirth Rao
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Author: Jaithirth Rao
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 320
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129120007


Notes from An Indian Conservative is a compilation of Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao’s eclectic columns, which regularly appear in The Indian Express. While Rao’s tone and tenor are not meant for the feeble a heart, his bold and bewildering insights into issues of national and international importance have intrigued readers of every hue.This book collects his writing on several subjects, among them political economy, art, literature, culture, international finance, foreign policy, terrorism and obituary. Often, his political positions have been polemical, such as his support for the Bush position in international affairs backed by The Indian Express, and from the National Rural Employment Programme, which succeeded in upsetting his free-market-believing friends. Being a columnist means that, on occasion, one does offend friends,’ he says, in response. ‘So be it. Such crosses are cheerfully borne!’


IntroductionForewordAcknowledgementsSection 1 – Setting the StageSection 2 – Of Matters Literary and CulturalSection 3 – Dealing with the EnvironmentSection 4 – Of Terrorists and CopsSection 5 – OF Working Castes and Changing ClassesSection 6 – Of Remarkable PersonalitiesSection 7 – Of EconomistsSection 8 – About India’s Foreign Policy OptionsSection 9 – About Indian PoliticsSection 10 –Bombay / Mumbai and Bangalore / BengalooruSection 11 – About Indian EconomicsSection 12 – America at Home and AbroadSection 13 – Global Economics Matters

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