Stories in Words

by: Prof. Niraja Gopal Jayal
Looking back upon everyday urban middle-class life in India before 1991 –that is the only kind of life I can write about from personal experience – the first words that come to mind are scarcity and frugality. These words carry negative connotations...
by: Anil Sharma
One pertinent development which occurred in 1991 was the advent of Star TV. I think it was the first one to come. Today people like me who are serving in a particular force are not very much affected but the kids who are growing up. They have a much...
by: S.N.Ravichandran
The incident that I am about to narrate took place in May 1980. Central Excise was a department which had unfettered rights to enter any company and inspect the books, seize material and arrest company officials if they suspected that Excise duty was...