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The Srinagar conspiracy

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Based on the present political situation in Kashmir valley.
Paperback, 292 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Penguin Books
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May 03, 2011 Pawan rated it really liked it
If there is one news anchor whom I have liked more than Prannoy Roy on NDTV then it is Vikram Chandra. He has always ventured into new areas, started new concepts and programs and is a true leader in the world of TV news. When I came across this book “The Srinagar Conspiracy” written by him, I was really intrigued. The topic was to my liking and I knew the author as a great TV anchor. But I had no idea how good an author he will turn out to be. I was in for a big s
Mrinal sharma
An amazing read from the hands of the stalwart himself. I remember interviewing Vikram Chandra during my school days and at that time he had just got this book published. When i went into his office it was all filled with photographs of terrorists and all kinds of magazines and cut outs related to the place.

Its one of the best pieces that enmeshes fiction with actual happenings..the way its written makes it very imaginable..and you can see it easily converted to a movie And the last page baffles
Jul 17, 2014 Abhishek rated it really liked it
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A nice novel based on the poltical situation of Kashmir. It traces the rise of militancy in Kashmir and its subsequent spread and ultimate decline. It tells about the problems faced by the people during those period.
Anyone interested in knowing about Kashmir but not wanting to pick a boring history book should read this novel.
Aug 02, 2011 Tarrastarr rated it really liked it
it opened my eyes to things i had no grasp of. his writing style is journalistic but it works very well. very terrifying but well worth it. it will definitely change the way you look at things for a while.
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Jul 05, 2016 Bairavi Vijay rated it liked it
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Too Bollywood a book. While the depiction of Kashmir is beautiful and the problems in Kashmir is atleast made aware; the theme, the coincidences of the characters meeting, Yasmin dying; all the characters' potrayal are all too filmy and cliche
Jun 08, 2013 Jayasri rated it really liked it
Recommended to anyone looking for a simplified narration of Kashmir's political history. Good storytelling
Shraddha Gupta
Jun 07, 2011 Shraddha Gupta rated it liked it
Loved it when I first read it at 13, was strangely obsessed with newspaper editorials, so to speak, then. Doubt if I'll feel the same way now. Extremely tragic, beautiful in parts.
Hemanshu Das
Jun 06, 2013 Hemanshu Das rated it really liked it
The backdrop of Srinagar is well laid out.. and the story is also quite touching if not captivating.
Aug 15, 2011 Juanita rated it it was amazing
I found this facinating. Reading it
gave me a much wider understanding of
the origin of the Kashmir conflict
and the ongoing issues between Pakistan
and India.
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Good read. Fast paced.
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Vikram Chandra is the executive director and CEO of NDTV Group. He has been called in the popular press, one of the top journalists in India today. Chandra's reputation as a journalist was built while covering the Kashmir conflict. He is the former anchor for the Nine O'Clock News and current host of Gadget Guru and anchor of The Big Fight, on which he still appears despite his management ...more
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