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Manohar Singh Gill

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Profile of Manohar Singh Gill

Articles by Manohar Singh Gill

What A Raja Has To Do

What A Raja Has To Do

Sep 09, 2006

Good for a long train or air journey. The tale is interesting and amusing, and describes a period which, thank God, can never be again.

Don't Call The Cavalry

Don't Call The Cavalry

Jun 24, 2006

Lutyens' Delhi is under siege and no one cares. It's an unholy coup d'etat.

Requiem For Ranthambhor

Requiem For Ranthambhor

Feb 18, 2006

Tigers roamed here once. Now, it's a jungle of caterwauling tourists.

History, To Wit

History, To Wit

Feb 11, 2006

. The cartoons are a perceptive history of independent India from earliest times to now such as no one has done before, not even Nehru.

The Lion In Winter

The Lion In Winter

Jan 21, 2006

Classic reissue, of import to both those from the Punjab and those whose lives it shaped

Heir And How

Heir And How

Mar 12, 2005

There are minor errors of dates and facts, which OUP shouldn't have allowed. But it's a small blemish on a fine farewell offering

This is It, Isn't It Mr Dar?

This is It, Isn't It Mr Dar?

Oct 23, 2004

In a way, the little book is a serious history of elections, and our ways with democracy.

Telling A Tale, Tellingly

Telling A Tale, Tellingly

Feb 14, 2004

Privy to political intrigues and personalities' quirks, this autobio is a say-some if not a say-all

Pictorial Traverse

Pictorial Traverse

Jan 31, 2004

A brave attempt to present 150 years of India's social, political and cultural history through photographic images

Roll Call Of The Luminaries

Roll Call Of The Luminaries

Dec 20, 2003

Every graduate course prescribes a book of essays. This book deserves to be there.

Royalty in Flannels

Royalty in Flannels

May 03, 2003

The Finger Is In Place

The Finger Is In Place

Apr 19, 2003

The whole world uses fingerprinting, do they know the footprints lead to Nadia?

Mogulnama: Rangoon Dur Ast

Mogulnama: Rangoon Dur Ast

Mar 29, 2003

In a well-researched book, Cheema resurrects the six major padshahs of the period 1707-1857.

Batman Forever

Batman Forever

May 25, 2002

That's Tendulkar, with brilliance on the field and modesty on his sleeve

Birds, Bees And Squirrels

Birds, Bees And Squirrels

Feb 02, 2002

Free India's mantris and santris have lived amid abundant greenery. But they haven't ever planted a single tree.

His Princely Detachment

His Princely Detachment

Oct 06, 2001

Madhavrao Scindia, like his father, held a liberal, tolerant, catholic view of cultures and people.

Living On Hot Air

Living On Hot Air

Sep 01, 2001

It was absurd to give MPs a salary of Rs 400 per month in 1954. Were they expected to live on air?

Sun, Salmon And Cambridge Spires

Sun, Salmon And Cambridge Spires

Aug 25, 2001

Former CEC M.S. Gill on an English summer, lazy flashbacks ... and lots of cricket

End Of An Insurrection

End Of An Insurrection

Aug 04, 2001

She was hope for women down there. Her death symbolises victory for oppression.

The Hardy Boys, Before Exile

The Hardy Boys, Before Exile

Jun 16, 2001

Lives of an inimitable people, documented in inimitable Khushwant style

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