India Social by Ankit Lal, prominent social media activist and head of Aam Aadmi Party’s IT and social media team, was launched in Delhi by Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal and former Union Minister and recipient of the Padma Bhushan Arun Shourie at an event moderated by well-known NDTV news anchor Nidhi Razdan. India Social takes a close look at the biggest social media movements from #NetNeutrality to #Aadhar to #Nirbhaya and traces how social media has influenced the way Indians think and share. The book is published by Hachette.
A book discussion on Sair-ul-manazil by Sangin Beg, published was Tulika Books was held at IIC, New Delhi.
Shedding the Past, Embracing the Future 1906-2017byArun Bhatnagar and published by Konark Publishers was released recently. The chief guest was Kuldip Nayar,Former Member of the Rajya Sabha while guest speaker was Prof MD Nalapat, editorial director, Sunday Guardian.
Law of Sexual Harassment at Workplace: Practice and Procedure authored by Amish Tandon, advocate and published by Niyogi Books was officially released at National Sports Club of India, New Delhi. The book is a comprehensive treatise on the Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and the Rules thereof.The event was presided over by Hon’ble Justice AK Pathak (judge, High Court of Delhi), Hon’ble Justice Jayant Nath(judge, High Court of Delhi) and Hon’ble Justice VKameswar Rao (judge, High Court of Delhi).
A Word Thrice Uttered: Stories on Life’s Realities by ParveenTalha and published by Niyogi Books, was launched in New Delhi in the presence of Muzaffar Ali, filmmaker, fashion designer &activist; Prof Nalini Jain, academic and author;Sadia Dehlvi, columnist, writer &activist and Saif Mahmood, advocate(Supreme Court of India).A Word Thrice Uttered: Stories on Life’s Realities is a collection of short stories portraying the diverse realities of life through the protagonists- children, women, men, animals, even some supernatural beings. Readers meet fascinating women confronted with irresponsible men and downright evil ones too. But nothing stops these women from taking the first step to a leap into liberation and selfempowerment.