treatment of fringe benefits
New Law Relating to
Valuation of Perquisites & Taxation of Income from House
Taxmann Allied Services Pvt. Ltd. Pages 332+20. Rs. 250.
book endeavours to cover two distinct issues—valuation of
perquisites and income from house property—within the
framework of the prevailing income tax law, supplemented by
the statutory rules framed there under.
as hijacked by the Left
edited by Imtiaz Ahmed et al. Sage, New Delhi. Pages
375. Rs. 325.
aims at promotion of democratic values of equality, pluralism
and secularism and sponsors inter-cultural inter-religious
dialogues to facilitate it.
Africa’s voice of the people
personal association with J. M. Coetzee dates back to the
early ’nineties. I was then at Warren House, the English
Department of Harvard University, on a postdoctoral Fulbright
Award. It was my first trip to the USA and I confess, I was
somewhat disoriented. And then I befriended two visiting
professors from South Africa: Dorothy Driver and John Coetzee.
a walk down history lane
The Twentieth Wife
Sundaresan. Penguin Books. Pages: 388, Price: Rs. 295.
The Twentieth Wife, Indu Sundaresan has made use of a
readymade plot, real historical characters, a royal setting
and real life events for the progression of her story and by
skillfully juxtaposing fact and fiction, she has created a
book that is very readable indeed.
tale of two industrial cities
Entrepreneurship in Hosiery
by Dr. DD Sharma
& Dr. J.S. Saini Northern Book Centre, N. Delhi. Pages:
170. Price: Rs. 500
hosiery has not been able to succeed in establishing its brand
name in the international markets as the Chinese and some of
the Southeast Asian countries have done. Kanpur, Calcutta and
to some extent Mumbai tell you the sad state of India’s
on the tribal situation
The Tribal Situation
edited by K. Suresh Singh, IIAS, Shimla, Pages: 610.
Price: Rs. 600
Hazarika has repeatedly reminded and cautioned successive
Indian governments about the dangers of ignoring the
predominantly tribal North-East. Indian tribals, as is well
known, are the indigenous population of the land. Yet, they
are the most neglected ones—economically, socially and