10 Aug As a young law graduate in Sialkot (now in Pakistan), Kuldip Nayar of Kuldip Nayar’s widely popular autobiography, Beyond the Lines, now. Kuldip Nayar (born 14 August ) is a veteran Indian journalist, syndicated columnist, human . Nayar’s autobiography is entitled Beyond the Lines. The book. : Beyond the Lines: An Autobiography: Contents: Preface. 1. Childhood and partition. 2. The Nehru years. 3. Early pangs of Governance. 4.

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Medill School of Journalism. It might come across as a bit boring to we-need-sensationalism-or-atleast-judgements generation, but for anyone wanting to see political history of Modern India as a simple collection of memories and then let his own judgement run, this is going to be a very satisfying read.

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Beyond the Lines – an autobiography

The book is let down by too serious a tone. He presented this as a prime condition to rebuilt cordial relations between Hindus and Sikhs.

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Nayar’s autobiography is entitled Beyond the Lines. Their initial idealism begins beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar diminish within a few years of service and they gradually become part of the furniture.

Vaibhav Pandey rated it it was amazing Jul 01, Ludhiana July 23, A must read for all who have even slight interest in modern Indian history.

Though, after reading the book, i have a very pessimistic view on Indian politics and its foreign relations, Mr Nayar has put an extra effort to give the book an optimistic tint. Arooj Iqbal rated beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar it was amazing Jan 23, Hard times seem to be far from being over for Journalist Kuldip Nayar. Mosam Shah rated it really liked it Jul 02, I was keen to pick up the book after having earlier read scoop by the same author. And i do agree with him when he says “Optimism is a moral responsibility”.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kuldip Nayar. Nayar has advocated a policy of bilateral talks and engagement with India’s neighbour Pakistan. From his days as a young journalist in Anjam to heading India? Aug 24, Srinidhi Ng rated it liked it. In this Chapter author has used his personal Diary’s notes as a references to narrate the incidents from 7 September when china first time crossed the MacMohan Line to 4 May In this chapter ,author specially reports about the happenings took place in the meetings of parliamentary committee, their conclusions ,Language Bill, pressure from north indians for imposer of Hindi as principal language all over the Nation.

He was born in Sialkot in and educated at Lahore University before migrating to Delhi with his family at he time of Partition. A good walkthru history Author has penned down his experiences as his professional career advanced, with some of his insider experiences and his views – which u may or may not agree with. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Nayar has watched the system from close quarters and gives an indepth account of happenings after the independece. A good book which tells inside story of the working of Indian political system. Kuldip Nayar born 14 August is beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar veteran Indian journalist, syndicated columnisthuman right activist, author and ex-High commissioner of India to United kingdom noted for his long career as a left-wing political commentator.

The new edition of Kuldip Nayar’s widely popular autobiography, Beyond the Lines, now comes with several changes including his remarks relating to Shekhar Gupta, Editor, the Express Group, and his reference to a former president of Sikh Student’s Union, both of which he retracted and regretted for at the launch.

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An Autobiography Kuldip Nayar No preview available – Feb 17, Pramod Ks rated it it was amazing. He has urged Nayar to withdraw that portion from his authobiography ‘Beyond the lines’ which has hurt Sikh community sentiments. Overall a good read. There is no point throughout the book i felt bored. From events of historical and political relevance like Tashkent Declaration and the war and the liberation of Bangladesh, to interviewing Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar Rahman and from meeting Pakistan?


Vallabh bhai Patel to Jawaharlal Nehru inafter the china’s encroachment over Tibet. The Janata Party Government. He also came under strict surveillance and annoyed certain politicians and party members for disclosing very delicate and clandestine information in his book, India: Subscribe to our RSS feed. Libin Jacob rated it it was ok Oct 22, Salute to His so eventful life. His stand for press freedom during the Emergency, when he was detained; his commitment to better relations between India and Pakistan, beyond the lines an autobiography by kuldip nayar his role as a human rights activist have won him respect and affection in both countries.

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Aug 29, Stalin rated it really liked it. Apr 19, waqar ahmad rated it liked it. As a journalist nayar sahib has taken up political dimensions of his past which shaped the present institutions of the countryas a matter of fact that shaped lives of millions of people. Jun 22, Sambasivan rated it really liked it.

A Jalandhar based Punjabi daily’s senior staff is proactive now-days to pacify Sikh outrage against Kuldip Nayar due to unwarranted and outrageous claims made in his recently released auto-biography titled: As does greater Bengal by many Bengali’s both sides of the border. Follow Sikh Siyasat News at: