In 1947, the Chatterjee family moves to Ahmednagar from Kolkata, only to find that the old city has lost its splendor. They make it their home and the children in the family, Swapan, Sukumar, Ashish and Jayashree, try to adjust in the new city. The book takes you through the children’s escapades; from going to picnics with friends, shooting arrows at each other and playing surparambya, to befriending a donkey that went to their school, they have plenty of adventure.
More importantly the children learn about the history of Ahmednagar, from the tales they hear from Grandpa. Does the family respond, as history beckons in Grandpa's Tales of Ahmednagar? ...Read More
In the murky atmosphere of hate and violence unleashed by terrorists, love blooms like an unstained lotus flower in a muddy pool. Uma Chopra, a self-reliant middle class Punjabi girl of Delhi, develops great regard for Gopalkrishna Hegday who hails from Karnataka. Her mother is keen on her marrying a ‘Punjabi puttar’. Gopalkrishna suffers multiple tragedies as consequences of terrorist attacks. What is in store for these two people? The story unfolds with many schemes hatched against Uma, a defenseless girl perceived to be easy game… Will her friendship with Virginia, an American millionaire’s daughter, come to Uma’s aid? Does Uma achieve her goals–personal and professional? This is a book of love, intrigue and crime, set in the backdrop of the upheavals caused by mindless terror attacks. ...Read More