Sumeet Naik

Stories By Sumeet Naik

A railway station named Bhainsa

Next station-Panauti: These Indian railway station names will surely tickle your funnybone

Railways have been an integral part of our lives. While many of us are used to station names like Churchgate, Virar and the likes, there ...Read More

An Extraordinary Life: An insightful biography of late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

An Extraordinary Life: An insightful biography of late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

It brings to the fore some unknown facts about the man who went on to become a part of national consciousness

Goa bans sale of fish, import of chicken in wake of ongoing battle against COVID-19

Goa bans sale of fish, import of chicken in wake of ongoing battle against COVID-19

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant also took a preventive measure with regard to some bird flu cases reported in neighbouring states by anno...Read More

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Goa bans sale of fish, import of Chicken

Even as two of the five patients that were tested positive for COVID-19, have now tested negative, Goa on Thursday banned the sale of fis...Read More

Go(A) Corona: Harmal villagers provide solace to stranded foreign tourists

Go(A) Corona: Harmal villagers provide solace to stranded foreign tourists

Meanwhile, the Goa Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant on Monday admitted that there are around 1600 foreigners currently stuck in Goa. "In ...Read More

Go(A) Corona: Amidst lockdown and hunger, Goans resort to social media to vent anger

Go(A) Corona: Amidst lockdown and hunger, Goans resort to social media to vent anger

As the CRPF personnel took positions in some of the sensitive areas in Goa, people took to Twitter and other social media platforms to ve...Read More

Books

Book Review: Lots to learn from it

‘Learning 2.0’ by Manoj Sonawane could well be considered an informative dossier for all those who want to acquire knowledge as well as p...Read More

Book Review: When Congress flaunted its ‘Lotus’

Book Review: When Congress flaunted its ‘Lotus’

Author Ashwini Bhatnagar has played a masterstroke by going for this title for his book, which has nothing to do with the Bharatiya Janat...Read More

Vishwanath Anand's 'Mind Master' is all  about making right moves

Vishwanath Anand's 'Mind Master' is all about making right moves

Mind Master, authored by India’s first Grandmaster with Susan Ninan is undeniably the most awaited book among the chess players as well a...Read More

Finding Chika: Nevertheless, you taught us to live

Finding Chika: Nevertheless, you taught us to live

Book: Finding ChikaAuthor: Mitch AlbomPublisher: SpherePages: 243; Price: Rs 499

Book Review: For once, off the target

Book Review: For once, off the target

One main reason could be the line of approach adopted by the writer suitable or tailor-made for web series or any other larger platforms

Book Review: ‘Uddhav Raj’ in Maharashtra

Book Review: ‘Uddhav Raj’ in Maharashtra

What is the connection between Shiv Sena and the film Broken Arrow? Dhaval, a seasoned journalist with immense expertise

Diwali 2019: Significance behind the celebrations

Diwali 2019: Significance behind the celebrations

SUMEET NAIK recounts the facts behind the festival that might have grown foggy over time

Book review: Fairy tale gone wrong

Book review: Fairy tale gone wrong

Ironically, Ghulam Ali happened to be Ghazal-loving Pushkar’s favourite singer, as mentioned by her childhood friend and author of this b...Read More

In school at home

In school at home

SUMEET NAIK explores the pros and cons of home schooling

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Who is Bharat Mata? Writings by and on Jawaharlal Nehru Book review: Reading Nehru’s mind

As a reader, one comes across many such references in this book, which makes it a collector’s copy, to understand the past while scriptin...Read More

Emissaries on the ‘caste-ing’ couch

Emissaries on the ‘caste-ing’ couch

Revolutions can begin, and often have begun, with reading...Annihilation of Caste is the eighty three year old text of speech, which was ...Read More

How and why of Indian political ‘jugaad’

How and why of Indian political ‘jugaad’

Democracy lies at the very core of every Indian’s DNA, reads the opening line of this book The Verdict.

Playboy to Prime Minister 

Playboy to Prime Minister 

Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi set cricketing pitches on fire with his pace bowling since he made his debut for the Pakistan at the age of 18 way...Read More

Amit Shah and the march of BJP by Anirban Ganguly and Shiwanand Dwivedi: Review

Amit Shah and the march of BJP by Anirban Ganguly and Shiwanand Dwivedi: Review

This book in particular by Ganguly and Dwivedi takes a reader through various paths Shah embarked upon to see himself as well as the part...Read More

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