KULDIP NAYAR

  • Gandhi's 65th death anniversary: Nation remembers 'Bapu' January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The faintly heard traffic commotion does not affect the serenity of 5, Tees January Marg, a leafy avenue in the heart of the Indian capital, where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life and where he was assassinated on Jan 30, 1948. The expansive premise, which...
  • FTN: Do autobiographies need to be controversial to generate interest? July 12, 2012

    It has become almost a fashion to create a sensation or hype before any book concerning political or historical matters is launched so that maximum sales can be effected. ...
  • Kuldip Nayar's autobiography angers Sikh group July 11, 2012

    Amritsar: Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar has angered a radical Sikh outfit as his recentlyreleased autobiography 'Beyond the Lines' has termed Sikh militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale as a creation of Congress. The book's allegation that Sikh Student's Federation president Bhai Amrik Singh, who died during Operation Blue Star in June 1984,...
  • 'Narasimha Rao prayed when Babri was demolished' July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Yet another book has levelled an allegation that P V Narasimha Rao had connived at the demolition of Babri Masjid claiming that the late Prime Minister had sat in a puja when the kar sevaks began pulling it down and rose only when it was over. The charge relating...
  • Book Review: A Scoop! from history September 28, 2006

    This book is a gem, particularly if you were just starting to figure out that a lot of what you were made to read in your school textbooks was a bunch of lies. Kuldip Nayar's career it turns out, is pretty much the stuff of legends. His lengthy journalistic career...