Exclusive excerpt from
A.G. Noorani’s new book,
The Destruction of Hyderabad,
which was launched in
Hyderabad on November 29
In case you missed it, here’s a news report put out from New York by Associated Press on November 13: “There was a flamboyant pop star. A legendary singer.
The germinal mystery in a typical Vish Puri novel uncannily reflects the sort of newspaper stories that an average reader is familiar with. However, the faint hearted need not shudder.
In his latest book, Jaswant Singh takes a sweeping view of the country’s defence and security policies since independence and finds that India has failed to meet the various challenges it has faced.