Tales from Shining and Sinking India by debut author, Akash Banerjee, provides an incisive look into India?s recent past.
Summary of the Book
Tales from Shining and Sinking India presents the readers with a realistic and detailed account of how broadcast media and television works in the country. The book consists of twelve chapters that comprises of stories the readers must have come across in the newspapers in the past 4 to 5 years. These stories reflect sinking India such as the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Bihar floods, and other stories which highlight the various accomplishments of shining India, like the launch of Chandrayaan into outer space, among others. These provocative and insightful essays show how broadcast journalists remain dedicated to their jobs and risk their lives to get the job done. This book will make for an interesting and engaging read.
About Akash Banerjee
Akash Banerjee is an Indian journalist, broadcast professional, photographer and author. He has reported on politics and conflicting issues from diverse locations across the Indian subcontinent. He has produced numerous news documentaries and hosted prime time shows on Times Now and Headlines Today. He completed his schooling from La Martiniere Boys’ College. He finished his graduation from Hindu College before completing his Masters in History from St. Stephens College.