A Chronicle of Letters

ISBN Number : 978-93-5142-737-7

Student Price : Rs.230

Student Dollar Price : 9$

Library Price : Rs.750

Library Dollar Price : 30$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 166

Book Weight :204

About The Book

This book "A Chronicle of Letters" contains letters authored by me and published by various newspapers. They pertain to varied variegated topics of national and international affairs. They contain invaluable information on contemporary history an encyclopedia of general nature both educative and informative, even with respect to style of language.

Contents :

1. Andhras in Delhi 2. Brain Drain 3. Self-deception 4. Political Vendetta 5. Kulak Budget 6. Teachers’ Pay 7. Tale of Two PMs 8. Blaming the Press 9. Incomes 10. Limiting Justice 11. Andhra Pradesh 12. Promotions 13. Varsity Migration 14. Assassination and After 15. Muslim Women 16. Research Climate 17. Secularism Defined 18. A Sound Slap 19. Karnarjun 20. Threat to Secularism 21. Reunification 22. A Good Butcher 23. President Should Act 24. Showdown at Ayodhya 25. Utopian Idea 26. Fall of V.P. Singh’s Government 27. Indo-Pak Ties 28. The Yes Vote 29. Revise Property Tax 30. Unpopular Move 31. Anti-arrack Stir 32. The Congress Culture 33. Opposition’s Role 34. Secularism, the Only Hope 35. Not a Hasty Step 36. Essence of Hinduism 37. Vajpayee’s Offer 38. Pak Atrocities 39. Death of Public Life 40. Age Bar on Law Practice 41. Kashmir Row Our Own Creation? 42. Historic, Inspiring 43. Historic Ruling 44. Modern Liberals of Delhi 45. Ground Realities 46. A Statesman Honoured 47. Make the Bomb 48. A Lesson from IRA 49. Help free POK 50. Bill Clinton’s Diplomacy 51. Aurangzeb’s Legacy 52. In Reverse Gear 53. German Ropewalk 54. EU’s Plan for Kashmir 55. Benazir Armed 56. Elections in Kashmir 57. Independence of Judiciary 58. EC Crossing Limits 59. Passing the Buck 60(a). US Rebuff 60(b). Message from the US 61. True Hindutva 62. Press and Political Parties 63. Congress-BSP Alliance 64. Afghan Crisis 65. When Judicial Activism is Good? 66. Judicial Accountability 67(a). Gujral Doctrine is Harmful 67(b). Friend to Foe Policy 68. Demolitions for WB Aid 69. Whence Democracy? 70. Wrongly Crucified 71(a). Now, Poll Panel Activism 71(b). EC Activism 72. Tormentor-in-chief of Vajpayee Government 73. Inept Handling 74. Asylum for Karmapa 75. They Need Food, Clothing, Not IT 76. Should Lawyers Take to Streets? 77. The Black Tuesday 78. Peoples’ Will 79. Democracy in Bangla 80. Suicide Car Bomb 81. The Gainer 82. Parliament Attack 83. Cool Minds vs. Hot Heads 84. No Loose Words 85. Withdrawal Symptoms 86. Help Afghanistan 87. Contempt of Court 88. Armed Forces 89. Hypocrisy 90. POTA 91. Naramedham 92. Babu’s Bluff 93. MLA’s Tour 94. Be Cautious 95. Native 96. Unity in Peril 97. Punishment 98. Compensation 99. Secularism 100. Change of Guard 101(a). Netaji Became an Unsung Hero 101(b). Bose 102. Gilani’s Arrest 103. Communists 104(a). Give Savarkar His Due 104(b). Savarkar Row 105. Racism 106. Kashmiriyat 107. Partition of India was Inevitable 108. YSR Yatra 109. Fighting Someone Else’s War 110. Let Down by Character or Tradition? 111. Beijing Declaration 112. Historic and Momentous Decision 113. v Non-NATO Ally 114. Sanction Pucca Building for ZP School 115. Stir for Telangana 116. Unwarranted 117. Next CM 118. Incumbency Factor 119. Mahatma by Chance 120. EU Expansion 121. Indian Diarchy 122. Ghastly Incident 123. Low Interest Rates Cripple 124. Falling ‘Interest’ 125. Governor’s Sack 126. Separate Andhra 127. Tainted Ministers 128. Separate Andhra 129. Fuel Price Hike 130. EC Missive 131. Split AP into 3? 132. Drought in Delta 133. Separate Rayalaseema 134. Calculated Move 135. Beyond the Realm of Science 136. Pro-rich Government 137. Farewell to Arms 138. Bush Win 139. Uma’s Ouster 140. Night Arrests 141. Secular Ethos of Hinduism 142. Divine Right 143. Unsung Hero 144. Prez Nationality 145. Sino-Indian Tangle 146. Maoist Threat and India’s Role 147. Aid to Nepal 148. Judiciary Wins 149. Biased Punch 150. F-16s to Pak 151. End of an Era 152. China-Pak Axis 153. Lalu Imbroglio 154. Boycott 155. Blair’s Third Term 156. G-4 Summit 157. Bihar Polls 158. Secularism 159. Pathan Sacrifices 160. Advani Emerges Stronger 161. Caged Tiger 162. Gandhi vs. Jinnah 163. Kashmir Policy 164. Wah Taj! 165. PM’s Trip Abroad 166. Nuke Pact 167. Tactical Error 168. Manohar Case 169. YSR Lacks Will 170. Mob Violence 171. Advani Days 172. Death for Post-75 Pensioner? 173. Quoting Scriptures 174. Uncivilised Language 175. KCR Theory Doesn’t Hold Water 176. TRS Guns Boom 177. Minority India 178. TRS Chief’s Statements 179. India Still Can Make Amends 180. UPA Must Lead 181. Tremors on LOC 182. Change of Guard 183. Messiah of Kashmiris 184. Private Acts in Public Places 185. More General Bogies Needed 186. Portraits in ‘Red’ 187. Bofors as Damocles’ Sword 188. More General Bogies Needed 189. Public Sacrifice 190. Minority Welfare 191. Advantage India 192. Speaker’s Role 193. Zinedine Zidane Stands Tall 194. File Notings 195. Salaam Mumbaikars 196. Unwarranted Move 197. Telangana Gimmickry 198. Humour at Best 199. Help Baloch People 200. Modern ‘Tula Ranam’ 201. Exhilarating 202. Indian Army 203. Amusing 204. Always Passive 205. Too Rare 206. Thought-provoking 207. Job Quota 208. Godse Statue 209. Many Doubts over Cooperative Farming 210. Discuss Pressing Problems 211. Time to Mitigate Farmer’s Travails 212. Jaswant’s Expulsion 213. Incisive Article 214. Hyderabad as Capital 215. Telangana Issue 216. Unfulfilled Quest 217. Check Price Rise 218. Great Leader 219. Recover Property Loss from Political Parties 220. Rajpaksa’s Victory 221. Inflation 222. New Look Team 223. Whose Loss? 224. Unpopular Measure 225. Dangerous Indeed 226. MP’s Allowances 227. Change in AP 228. Looking at History 229. JPC Probe 230. Democratic Way Out 231. Egyptian Unrest 232. Modi’s Icon; Sardar Patel

About The Author

B. Raghavendra Rao is a multi-dimensional person. His sweep of working knowledge in various disciplines is immense; it covers subjects as varied as Ballistics to Statistics, Physics to Politics, Chemistry to History, Economics to Social Science and Maths to Logic. He is fundamentally a mathematician, being a double post-graduate in pure Maths and Mathematical Physics. As a college lecturer, he gained proficiency in Physics and Applied Maths. During his tenure in Proof and Experimental Establishment, Chandipore, Directorate of Armaments, Aeronautics and standardization under the Ministry of Defence, New Delhi, he handled teaching assignments on Computer Science and Defence oriented subjects. He has also an expertise in strategic studies.

He has good command over English and his mother tongue Telugu. He is also conversant in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. He began letter-writting to different newspapers as a pastime. And, his present book "A Chronicle of Letters" is a compendium of all such letters. He is presently engaged in writing a book on Bhagwan Krishna, the exponent of Bhagwad Gita, bringing out his all pervasive myriad character and personality.

He is a Senior (life) Member of Computer Society of India and Life Member of Systems Society of India.

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