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Taking stock of Narendra Modi

THE MODI MYTH S Nihal Singh AuthorsUpFront 117 pages; Rs 345 It is awkward to review this book for a variety of reasons. To begin with, the author is among the few surviving venerated editors and the current practice in the ruling establishment of "retiring" elders and not holding them in high esteem is not followed in our profession. Secondly, both in the book and elsewhere, he has bestowed the honour on this writer of having written the most comprehensive biography on the subject of his own book. Does one factor in these points or write a straight review strictly based on ...