His life’s journey & outlook

Editor Unplugged: Media, Magnates, Netas and Me by Vinod Mehta. Penguin. Pages 281. Rs 599 Book review by Roopinder Singh Journalists never retire, even when they walk into the sunset, they toil to produce columns. Sometimes, they write books. The sheer nature of a journalist’s work makes for an exposure to a wide range of situations and people of accomplishment. …


Historical fiction looks at 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The wounds of the victims of one of the darkest periods of recent history haven’t healed yet, and there is constant struggle to seek closure says an author–journalist whose latest novel has one of the many voices from the 1984 anti–Sikh riots. The novella, “Delhi ’84” set between the assassination and cremation of then prime minister Indira Gandhi that claimed …