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Autobiography of an Iconoclast

Gopalganj to Raisina: My Political Journey by Lalu Prasad Yadav with Nalin Verma, New Delhi: Rupa, 2019; pp 256, ₹ 500.

Delivering Nutrition to Pregnant Women

To reduce the burden of maternal undernutrition in India, select nutrition interventions are delivered to pregnant women at scale through the National Health Mission. But in Purnea, a district in Bihar, delivery is constrained by poor planning and budgeting, delayed fund flow, and shortage of infrastructure and human resources; and funds are underutilised.

A Substantive Account of Medical Malpractice in India

Healers or Predators? Healthcare Corruption in India edited by Samiran Nundy, Keshav Desiraju and Sanjay Nagral, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp 657, ₹ 750.

Fostering Collective Identity through Theatre

The Freedom Theatre: Performing Cultural Resistance in Palestine edited by Ola Johansson and Johanna Wallin, New Delhi: Leftword Books, 2017; pp 413, ₹ 650, softback.

Quest for a Real Dalit Swaraj

Indian Political Theory: Laying the Groundwork for Svaraj by Aakash Singh Rathore, 2017; Routledge, pp 222, ₹ 450.

In Search of Ahimsa

Nonviolence in Modern Indian History edited by David Hardiman, Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2017; pp ix + 259, ₹ 1,095.

A Mediatised Half-decade

Media’s Shifting Terrain: Five Years That Transformed the Way India Communicates by Pamela Philipose, New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2019; pp 302, ₹ 575.

Piecing the Puzzle

Routledge Handbook of Education in India: Debates, Practices, and Policies edited by Krishna Kumar, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2018; pp xiv + 302, ` 2,495.

Y B Chavan on Politics and Society in Modern India

Yashwantrao Chavan Reflects on India: Society and Politics in conversation with Jayant Lele edited by Prakash Pawar, Pune: Diamond Publications, 2018 ; pp xvii + 582, ₹ 750.

The True State of Development

A Quantum Leap in the Wrong Direction? edited by Rohit Azad, Shouvik Chakraborty, Srinivasan Ramani and Dipa Sinha, Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2019; pp 315, ₹ 495.

Decoding the Silence

A Difficult Transition: The Nepal Papers by Mandira Sharma and Seira Tamang (eds), New Delhi: Zubaan, 2016; pp xxi + 363, ₹ 695.

The Promise of Citizenship

From ‘People’ to ‘Citizen’: Democracy’s Must Take Road by Dipankar Gupta, New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2017; pp xviii + 205, ₹ 650.

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