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❮Reading❯ ➳ Off the Record ➬ Author Ajith Pillai – American-history.co In a journalist's career the best stories can seldom be published Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai's colourful career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to In a journalist's career the best stories can seldom be published Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai's colourful career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to the icy heights of Kargil yet the stories he has written are only half the story Now for the first time the 'off the record' stories that never found their way to print are presented in this witty and engaging memoir Beginning with a call from a furi.

Ous Chota Shakeel Dawood Ibrahim's right hand man asking him to retract a story on 'Bhai' or face the conseuence Ajith takes the reader on a journey that sees him guide V S Naipaul to meet 'boys' from the underworld follow the sensuous Silk Smitha around the city on a New Year's eve witness the first shots of operation Vijay during the Kargil war track along with a colleague a brigadier accused of high treason across the country come across embar.

record epub Off the pdf Off the Record MOBIOus Chota Shakeel Dawood Ibrahim's right hand man asking him to retract a story on 'Bhai' or face the conseuence Ajith takes the reader on a journey that sees him guide V S Naipaul to meet 'boys' from the underworld follow the sensuous Silk Smitha around the city on a New Year's eve witness the first shots of operation Vijay during the Kargil war track along with a colleague a brigadier accused of high treason across the country come across embar.

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  1. Sachin Dsouza Sachin Dsouza says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIExtremely partial in details He mentions about Bombay riots but choose to talk about only Hindu mobs strikingly silent regarding Muslim violenceHe covered kashmir in 1995 but deafeningly silent regarding kashmire pandits masscare and exodus which taken place just two years beforeAnd about 1993 Mumbai blast he says allegedly done by dawoodI wasted my time on this boo


  2. Girl from Mumbai Girl from Mumbai says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIOff the Record is a collection of memoirs by Senior journalist Ajith Pillai of “Outlook” magazine In today's world where news travels faster than light it was interesting to read about the times when there were no mobile phones or the Internet and the length and breadth at which a journalist had to go to get his story to his editor Mr Pillai has clearly been in the thick of things because he had covered every big story there is


  3. Umesh Kesavan Umesh Kesavan says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIAjith Pillai recounts the most dramatic of his experiences as a reporter in an understated and light styleOutlook has always been my most favorite newsmagazine and to read the stories behind the actual news stories in Outlook makes for fascinating readingFrom a phone call from Dawood Ibrahim to witnessing the auction of a cine star's bikiniAjith Pillai has lived a heady life as a journo and he makes us enjoy his variegated experiences as much as he did


  4. Sukanto Sukanto says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIA senior journalist's candid account of things as they happen in his career never gets boring More so if they include off the record events And what I liked about Ajith Pillai's book is that he takes up the crucial issue of media ownership without resorting to unnecessarily preachy dialogues but exhortations to not discourage but euip the e


  5. Dhritika Saikia Dhritika Saikia says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIThe book gives a candid account of the 25years spend in the adventurous profession of journalism People interested in history of India from 1980 will find this book interesting


  6. Anand Shankar Anand Shankar says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIA concise read for anyone interested in the 90's Ajith is a traveling journo who wrote with a keen mind and a transparent hand Very few times have I come across an author comfortable with their personality ups and downs and it shows in how he remembers tackling his adventures whether it was talking with the Dubai Mafia or jostling with LTTE discussions or even losing his


  7. Anush Anush says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIThis book is an account of a journalist covering the entire country with snippets through his career sharing some chilling and mind boggling encounters reminds us of how murky things can be From politics to underworld he throws light on topics which a common man wouldn't really never know At times funny and thrilling at the same time it sure is a must read


  8. Ramesh Thampi Ramesh Thampi says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIA collection of very interesting non interesting trivial and engaging adventurous stories from the life of Ajith Pillai as a journalist for 28 years in India who worked in Bombay to Madras to Delhi The tales include him getting a threatening call from Chota Shakeel taking V S Naipaul to a gangster team for the research of his new book witnessing and reporting the terrible 1993 riots in Bombay the obsession of Indian parents in making their children cricketers witnessing the Kargil war and the adventures in Kashmir tracking down various people and exposi


  9. Rajat TWIT Rajat TWIT says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBI|Three and half stars| As mentioned in the caption of the title this is a book by a veteran journalist about those stories which either were not pubished or had some interesting background to be shared People who have interest in history and societal activities will find 'off the record' a thorough and insightful read Others may get bored from the book because of different taste and not because of poor content Ajith Pillai has written a gripping and exciting book recounting his journey through his career One could but feel the excitment of exploring the truth whilst reading his accounts He has covered many stories and that has been possible because he has kept the details to be precise and information to be concise His reporting from JK to his time in New Delhi to his reporting of Silk Smita's New Year event or not to his interview with the erudite Dr V Kurien to his insight on Congrss' 90s debacle to his sharp observation of Mumabi riots after 1992 P


  10. Ajitabh Pandey Ajitabh Pandey says:

    ePUB Ajith Pillai õ ePUB Off the Record MOBI Ä Off the PDF/EPUB or õ american history.co record epub, Off the pdf, Off the Record MOBIAn excellent behind the scene accounts of various stories done by Ajith Pillai as a journalist We read magazine articles some we like and some don't but behind every article or story there is uite good amount of efforts and some time life threatening risks taken by the journalist writing these storiesIn the memoir Ajith has shared his memories about some of the fascinating stories he has done and sometime we also get to know what was not published and why


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