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How we vote - The factors that influence voters by Surjit Bhalla and Abhinav Motheram

  Title: How We Vote Authors: Surjit S. Bhalla and Abhinav Motheram "Times may have changed, but the substantive basis on which people vote - their perception of leadership and the improvement in their well-being - remains constant." Economics has been a favourite subject for me in school. Although I had no aptitude for statistics or numbers, the teachers were good. They compelled curiosity in me for the subject. In How We Vote, Surjit S. Bhalla and Abhinav Motheram present an exploration of the evolving dynamics of voting behavior in India. As the nation approaches its eighteenth general election, the authors delve into the intersection of politics, economics, and psephology, offering readers an understanding of what truly influences voter decisions. The book examines historical voting patterns, correlating them with significant changes in income, employment, welfare schemes, and gender equality. It highlights how despite the rapid technological advan
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Happyness - Life Lessons from a Creative Addict" by Dr. Yusuf Merchant

"Happiness is not a destination but a journey of self-discovery, where every step, no matter how small, is a triumph over despair." Dr. Yusuf Merchant's "Happyness - Life Lessons from a Creative Addict" is a guide that looks into the depths of human resilience and the power of self-belief. Drawing from his life experiences, Dr. Merchant shares forty-two insightful strategies to cultivate a fulfilling and serene existence. The book is a fusion of scientific insights and existential reflections, providing readers with practical tools to combat negativity, manage stress, and pursue their dreams. Dr. Merchant's narrative is personal, enriched with stories of overcoming adversity, addiction, and betrayal. His approach to mindfulness and visualization techniques is grounded in both psychological theory and spiritual wisdom. Each chapter is a testament to his belief in the transformative power of self-belief and integrity. One of the book's features

Tenth Avatar - A Quest for Answers by Dr. Kanchan Joshi

"Only when we break the shackles of our perceived limitations can we truly unlock the boundless potential within us." Tenth Avatar by Dr. Kanchan Joshi is a fusion of ancient mythology and modern science, exploring the depths of human potential and spirituality. The narrative brings together a brave prince from ancient times, endowed with superhuman yogic abilities, and a contemporary genius mathematician delving into the mysteries of the universe.  Despite being separated by millennia, their shared quest to unveil the true nature of reality and guide humanity towards its next evolutionary step. Joshi’s expertise in both history and advanced scientific research is evident, making the book an educational read. The blend of ancient wisdom and cutting-edge physics invites readers into a world where spirituality and science converge in fascinating ways. This novel is also a profound exploration of life's deeper questions. Born and brought u

The Last Island by Adam Goodheart

 "In a world rushing towards the future, the last island stands as a beacon of what we leave behind – both the beauty and the burden of history." - Adam Goodheart The Last Island is an exploration of a remote island's struggle against the forces of modern imperialism and technology. Goodheart's narrative begins with a personal obsession and spirals outward into a profound examination of the human condition and the value of contact.  North Sentinel Island is a tiny speck of land in the Indian Ocean, inhabited by a reclusive tribe that has almost no contact with modernity. Located on the fringes of the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, it caught the attention of the world in 2018, when a young, Bible- clutching American missionary tried to visit the island and was killed by islanders.  While not the only reclusive tribe to survive into the twenty-first century, the Sentinelese are the only ones to have an island wholly their own and have been described by Sur

When The Drugs Don't Work by Anirban Mahapatra

 "The age of antibiotics is ending. If we don’t act now, we will soon find ourselves in a world where minor injuries and common infections are deadly once more." 📚 Just finished reading "When The Drugs Don't Work" by Anirban Mahapatra, and it was an eye-opener! Reminded me of another great book Bottle of Lies. Different context, similar recupersesion. Have you ever wondered what would happen if antibiotics stopped working? 🤔💊 The book is a sobering exploration of the crisis of antibiotic resistance. It takes readers through the history of antibiotics, their revolutionary impact on medicine, and the alarming rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.  Mahapatra's narrative sheds light on a future where common infections could once again become deadly. This is a read for anyone concerned about the future of healthcare and the steps we must take to prevent a global health catastrophe.  ANIRBAN MAHAPATRA is the author of the book, COVID-19: Separatin

Top 5 book reads for 2024 by Tushar Mangl

Tushar Mangl's Top 5 Reads for 2024!! 📚✨ Hey! 🌟  Tushar Mangl is here with five compelling reads that promise to enlighten, inspire, and challenge your perspectives and to shape your 2024 reading list Let's explore why these books are must-reads, and don't forget to share your thoughts, tag your friends, and join the conversation! 📖💬 1. "The Economy Class Founder" by Manasij Ganguli  🚀 💼 Uncover the tale of resilience and entrepreneurship that will leave you inspired to chase your dreams. Have you ever embarked on a business journey? Share your startup stories! A true story published by Juggernaut. Pages - 273.   2. "Learning from Loss" by Renuka Narayanan  💔 Renuka Narayanan's exploration of wellness and religion through loss is a transformative experience.  How has a personal loss shaped your perspective on life? Let's share our stories and support one another. Wellness/Religion book Published by Juggernaut. Pages 217. Pric

Christmas Book Recommendations by Tushar Mangl

Gift yourself a good book this Christmas season 🎁 🎁 🎄🎄🎄 📚 Tushar Mangl's Christmas Book Recommendations 🎁 1) "Time for Bharat" by Arun Ganesh and Srinath Sridharan Notion Press  🌟 Dive into the heart of India's history and politics in this enlightening journey, exploring the evolution of Bharat through a nuanced lens. How has time shaped the nation we know today? Share your insights!  2) "My Country My Life" by Lal Krishna Advani 🌟 Embark on a riveting memoir, where Advani reflects on a lifetime dedicated to shaping the destiny of a nation. What lessons can we draw from his experiences? Share your thoughts!   3) "Srimad Bhagavad Gita: A Guide to Daily Living" by Pujya Ma of Arpana Trust 🌟 Discover timeless wisdom that transcends ages. How can the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita enrich your daily life? Share your favorite insights and tag someone who needs this guidance!  4) "The Barber's Trade U