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Crime Academy

Crime Academy is unique story of conflicts and conspiracies in a society that prides itself for its history of valour and sacrifices. It tears into the horrific culture prevalent today in parts of modern India where death is celebrated and birth mourned; where the enemy wouldn’t dare but the kin wouldn’t spare!

It is a thrilling exposition of the Gurus and VIPs who patronise crime academies run by dreaded criminals like Leelu Kairia. What happens when Spirituality marries Technology? A jugaad app called ‘EnterYami’ – the sci-fi wonder that would empower Richa and Rhitik with deep penetrating vision is born.  Scientists on the other side create zombies while Babloo Bawla discovers ‘Gangajal’ – a wonder chemical that can dissolve anything! 

Intensely engaging, it ploughs through the socio-political vicissitudes where power hungry leaders flourish through hawala, drug trafficking, organ trade, sex adventures and treason.

It romanticises, excites, horrifies and leaves you wondering: Will India, the Nation, survive and thrive?

Crime Academy is unique story of conflicts and conspiracies in a society that prides itself for its history of valour and sacrifices. It tears into the horrific culture prevalent today in parts of modern India where death is celebrated and birth mourned; where the enemy wouldn’t dare but the kin wouldn’t spare!

It is a thrilling exposition of the Gurus and VIPs who patronise crime academies run by dreaded criminals like Leelu Kairia. What happens when Spirituality marries Technology? A jugaad app called ‘EnterYami’ – the sci-fi wonder that would empower Richa and Rhitik with deep penetrating vision is born.  Scientists on the other side create zombies while Babloo Bawla discovers ‘Gangajal’ – a wonder chemical that can dissolve anything! 

Intensely engaging, it ploughs through the socio-political vicissitudes where power hungry leaders flourish through hawala, drug trafficking, organ trade, sex adventures and treason.

It romanticises, excites, horrifies and leaves you wondering: Will India, the Nation, survive and thrive?

Authored by : Karan Kharb
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2016
Binding : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 978-93-5267-117-5
Subject : Crime Academy
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Kashmir - A Different Perspective (PB)

Kashmir - A Different Perspective tells you what has never been told about Kashmir. Interspersed with glimpses of an era of glory and richness of the Kashmiri culture, the book brings you face to face with the devastation caused by the unending Proxy War. The author has not only exposed Pakistan’s sinister designs to bleed India through a thousand cuts but also the perpetual bankruptcy of statesmanship in the Indian-Kashmiri leadership ever since the Nehru-Sheikh Abdullah era. The painful truth is that the Pakistani champions of the Kashmiri Azadi have delivered only fear, chaos and backwardness to Kashmir that would otherwise be the Valley of Splendour!

Unlike researchers, journalists and desktop analysts compiling and serving you data from libraries of institutes and think tanks, the author is reporting straight from the ground zero. Far from the hustle-bustle of city-life, he takes you on a tour of Siachen, Kargil, villages and hamlets, gullies and ridges, springs and rivulets, ascending cliffy heights, skiing and sliding along icy slopes and gorges where the serene, tranquil calm has become eerie silence that nearly always precedes deadly encounters with the terrorists lying in ambush.  

It’s a revealing exposition; a ruthless treatise that spares none! A moving rendition of a bitter tale from the enchanting vale.

Authored by : Colonel Rajinder Singh
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2017
Binding : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 9788193397305
Subject : Kashmir - A Different Perspective (PB)
Edition : First
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‘China’s Military Modernisation – Global Security Implications’

Readers, military commanders, bureaucrats, diplomats and anyone concerned with Defence, National Security, Foreign Policy never needed it more! A book that exposes China's military capabilities, intentions and limitations, comes at a time when the dragon is fuming fire at Doklam and other hotspots along the LAC!  

China’s Military Modernisation – Global Security Implications’ is a timely call for India and the world to wake up to the new geo-strategic realities that are not only directly affecting India but also transforming power equations in the emerging global scenario. Verily, this book acquires the top niche in its genre because it is the work of one of India’s top military brains who has been a direct participant in the strategic planning and the tactical tug of war that has marked India-China relations for decades. India and China are both fastest growing economies, and both are nuclear powers. Even as trade and economic cooperation between India and China continue to grow, unresolved border disputes between the two still linger. China's strategic initiatives like the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC); annexation of the South China Sea isles and her growing interest in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) now lay bare her expanding hegemonic ambitions in the region.  Projects like the One Belt One Road (OBOR) and the Maritime Silk Route diplomacy are already causing concerns not only for India but also powers like the US, Australia, Japan and smaller nations in the Indo-Pacific. A new boost given by President Xi Jinping to the extensive military reforms and modernisation programme of the PLA has further heightened these concerns.

Written in a simple, direct, lucid style and lavishly illustrated, this book is a concise, compact compendium of knowledge on China’s military and strategic disposition today. It catalyses curiosity and leaves the reader enriched about the emerging geo-strategic matrix in this part of the Globe.

Authored by : Dr Balwant Singh Negi
Language : India
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2017
Binding : HB
ISBN-13 : 13-9788193397336
Subject : ‘China’s Military Modernisation – Global Security Implications’
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Doomsday Next

Dr. Abhishek, the U.N. Secretary-General, on board his flight to Lagos for a vital peace mission is unaware that a spy from a secret hard-core fundamentalist organization is on him.  He is shadowed, kidnapped, hypnotized and even transmuted through a complex web of intrigues and mystiques.  The forces of evil proliferate and manifest through terror and nuclear weapons, rapid industrialization and global warming. The visualization of World War III is so horrific that the surviving minuscule of Humanity transforms itself into a new social order.  

Well, the story is unique! Tiny as a capsule that could be gulped in one sitting, this wonder-book  – ‘Doomsday   Next’ – takes you on a voyage through the mystiques of desire and spirituality, peace and war, pollution and clean energy, politics, and terrorism! It engages the reader so intensely that one starts seeing the characters in flesh and bone, and feels nudged by them into the happenings! The subtle difference between sublime sex and debauchery had never manifested more vividly. It is a stunning story that holds the reader under its spell as it meanders through an incredible journey into the frightful future of Human Civilisation! It is also an apt reminder to the intelligentsia, sociologists, scientists, and politicians across the world to foster synergetic bonding, not conflict, between Nature and Science. 

Authored by : Surendra Nath Saxena & Sajeev Khurana
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2018
Binding : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 978-81-933973-6-7
Subject : Doomsday Next
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The ULFA Insurgency in Assam - Superb Operations by The BIHAR Regiment

The influx of illegal migrants from Bangladesh has altered Assam’s demography over the past few decades to the chagrin of local populace. Another irritant for the local masses has been the outsider domination of Assam’s wealth of natural resources, tea-estates, and business sector. The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) that grew from this popular resentment in 1979 soon emerged as a powerful militant organization in the subsequent years. The covert inflow of funds and weapons from China boosted the morale and potential of such organizations even further.     

The ULFA Insurgency in Assam’ is the most revealing story of the ULFA terror that overshadowed the state power in Assam during the late 1980s. This terror outfit, now in shreds with remnants of its leadership in exile, was different in many ways from the rest anywhere else in the country. The orchestration of their operations – kidnapping, killing or extortion – was always spine-chilling and each strike left behind an eerie awe lurking for long. With the civil administration virtually gone defunct, it was the ULFA “Commanders’ writ” that ruled the state. That was Assam in November 1990 when the Army arrived and launched ‘Operation BAJRANG’ followed by ‘Operation RHINO’. The author, who personally led operations as Commanding Officer of an Army Unit (3 BIHAR), narrates the story in a style that puts the reader on the scene of action. This book is a treasure of education and inspiration for all civilian, military and media personnel having a concern with insurgency and terrorism. 

Authored by : Col Rajinder Singh
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2018
Binding : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 978-81-933973-5-0
Subject : The ULFA Insurgency in Assam - Superb Operations by The BIHAR Regiment
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Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System

 ‘Across the Bench’ is the first book of its kind that delves into the depths of Military Judicial System. It is a concise-precise record of landmark judgements and rulings of the Hon’ble Supreme Court and the AFT on a vast array of subjects covering promotion, pensions, courts-martial, awards, privileges, family discords and a lot more. Diligently arranged, this book enlightens on the whole gamut of problems faced by military personnel, veterans and their families. It is an excellent guide-cum-reference book for all military Headquarters/Establishments, Units, MoD departments, offices, libraries, litigants, lawyers and judges.

Authored by : Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2018
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN-13 : 978-81-933973-9-8
Subject : Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System
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Praise for the Book

 

“The book has assembled all the judgements delivered by the Courts and the Tribunal relevant to most common of the issues that come up for consideration. I am sure that the hard labour of the author will benefit not only the bar, the bench and the students of Military Law, but be of great value and utility even to the Military establishment at different levels.”

- Justice TS Thakur, Former Chief Justice of India

 

“This book would be a beacon for the commanders enriching them in their knowledge and understanding of legal nuances relating to pre-trial investigations, Court Martial procedure, service matters viz pension, disability pension, administrative removals etc.”  

- General Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, Chief of the Army Staff

 

“Being together at the AFT, I have been privy to Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan’s sharp discerning abilities and his dexterous handling of complex issues with remarkable clarity and simplicity. This book is a straight reflection of the depths of military wisdom and judicial sagacity of the author. The enormous wealth of legal and administrative knowledge he has packed so concisely in ‘Across the Bench’, makes it a highly valuable book of reference for all authorities, lawyers, the Bar and the Judiciary.” 

Justice SVS Rathore, Former Judge, Allahabad High Court, Member ‘Judicial’, AFT Regional Bench, Lucknow

 

“I have had the pleasure of working with Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan at AFT Lucknow. His brilliance as a military officer and his sound understanding of legal and judicial matters along with his long experience in AFT is reflected in his book 'Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial system'.  AFTs are handling all kinds of petitions of armed forces personnel, be it disciplinary action, promotion, service conditions, pay and allowances, pensions etc. Thus, every Military commander needs to learn wider perspective of laws across the fence as much as every Judicial officer and functionary needs to learn about Military laws, conventions, operational and administrative functioning of the services. This book is not only the most needed but the only book of its kind in this genre. I congratulate the author for an excellent compilation of invaluable references and guidelines for all litigants, lawyers and authorities in the armed forces.”

-  Air Marshal BBP Sinha, PVSM, AVSM, Member 'A', AFT Regional Bench, Lucknow

 

“Throughout my service, I had felt the need for a handy guide on law for commanders and staff officers at all levels and, of course, for all ranks and their families as well. Later, as President, Indian Ex-Services League (IESL) and as a practising Counsel, I found even lawyers were largely unaware of the complexities of service matters and military law. Thankfully, Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan has now filled that void. Besides being a ready reference book for lawyers and litigants, ‘Across the Bench’ is a ‘companion-compendium’ for commanders at all levels.”         

- Lt Gen BS Yadav, PVSM, VSM**(Retd), Senior Advocate & Accredited Government Pleader at AFT (Principal Bench),

 

“In the Armed Forces whenever a Commanding Officer or a Commander at any level, is trying a person for an act of indiscipline, he always keeps it at the back of his mind that the individual would also be an integral part of him team if the unit goes to war. Despite such compassion there are occasions when justice is not fully done. In my view this happens due to lack of experience or expertise in finer nuances of law. ‘Across the Bench’, by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan, a course mate and fellow member of AFT, would help in filling this knowledge gap. The book has been compiled using his vast experience from an illustrious military career, as well as the judicial experience gained at the Armed Forces Tribunal. It would indeed be useful Guide to Commanders at all levels in the Armed Forces to deal with complex disciplinary issues. I recommend the book to all Armed Forces officers. It would also be a handy reference for lawyers and judicial officers dealing with cases of military personnel.

- Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan, AVSM & BAR, NM, Former Member 'A', AFT, Kochi Bench and Former DG Indian Coast Guard.

 

Across the Bench is an extremely useful treatise on the way forward for resolution of routine legal issues faced by the serving personnel and veterans of the Defence Forces. The author, having had a ring-side view of the happenings on either side of the Bench, has put many issues in their corrective perspective for litigants, lawyers and adjudicators. The book is an insightful illustration of judicious application of the laws of the land and certain land mark judgements which have been delivered by the Judiciary on service matters from time to time. A must-have for all libraries in the Services, the Bar and the Courts.”  

- Maj Gen Prem Sagar, VSM, (Retd), Empanelled Arbitrator, Army HQ, New Delhi.

 

“My experience in command and staff at Unit and Formation levels has been that even though there are loads of policy letters on legal issues, there is no single source where to find them. Rulings of the Higher Judiciary on military cases are hardly found properly arranged.  I was delighted to find this problem very well sorted out by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan in his wonderful book, ‘Across the Bench – Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System’ which enlightens the reader on routine as well as complex legal issues faced by military personnel, veterans and authorities. It will greatly help commanders and staff officers at all levels in handling the legal issues now more easily and efficiently.” 

Brig Dalbir Singh Chahal, SM, Defence Analyst, New Delhi 

 

“The only book of its kind in the market that will educate every military litigant including ex-servicemen and their families on the technical intricacies of their court cases. I am sure this book will also be a wonderful guide and handy reference book for the lawyers handling cases of military personnel at the Court Martials, the AFT or at the Hon’ble Supreme Court.” 

- Col Anand Singh Chauhan (Retd), Advocate, Supreme Court, Delhi High Court and AFT.

 

 

 

 

Leadership Development Add to Cart

MetaMotivation - Rising of the Super Leaders

Even as the Modern Civilisation is racing on the hi-tech hi-speed highway, we are witnessing nations and societies getting engaged in fiercer conflicts – violence, terrorism, disease, poverty, pollution, callous and corrupt governments. Far from making the world safer, the so-called advancement has only pushed us dangerously close to the catastrophic hazards erupting from global warming, the insatiable quest of rival nations for global domination, the emergence of neo-nuclear powers brazenly threatening to wipe out Powers like the erstwhile World Supremo – the United States!  The world had never come so close to the nuclear holocaust!  In a world where all the known tools of statecraft – diplomacy, military, industry, trade, and even the United Nations – all seem ineffective and insufficient, we need a global corps of Super Leaders, to redeem Civilisation and deliver Humanity from its anxiety and insecurity to peace, prosperity, and happiness.

MetaMotivation: Rising of the Super Leaders, authored by a Sahaj Yogi equipped with rich experience of military and the business world, is a book that seeks to change the readers’ outlook from the conventional to the creative vision leading individuals, families and societies to assured peace, wisdom, prosperity and global homogeneity – realisation of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’! A precious pearl in the ocean of books, this one is a must for those who wish to elevate themselves to oversee and influence human behaviour in every aspect of human activity. 

Authored by : Satish C Shukla
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2018
Binding : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 978-81-937831-1-5
Subject : MetaMotivation - Rising of the Super Leaders
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An Indian Backpackers Diary

Internationally praised, ‘An Indian Backpacker’s Diary’ is a captivating travelogue that flows directly from the meticulously maintained diaries of the author who had recorded his experiences as a traveller across borders, countries and societies. Its simple language and vivid portrayal of destinations, interaction with people, and their culture bring alive the world’s exotic scenarios for the reader to perceive and feel the vivacity of the happenings. 

The author flew to Afghanistan from New Delhi in 1975 and from there he backpacked for months traversing across several countries of Europe. He crossed even the Arctic Circle from Sweden and reached Nord Kapp (Norway), the northern most point of the world towards North Pole.

In 2012, at the youthful age of 66 plus, he took another backpacking trip for 80 days when International Youth Hostel Federation (or ‘Hostelling International’ as it is known now) completed 80 years of its formation. This travel took him to 22 countries, even as he had not researched the route or the border crossings nor made any reservations for stay or travel. He had virtually put himself in a black hole.  But the result was wonderful!  He was welcomed everywhere he went – loved and feted by unknown people of unknown places.  

The book provides readers an insight into the essentials that would make even the first-time travellers’ experience most enjoyable, highly informative, adventurous and thrilling. The author has suggested many innovative ideas of transportation and stay viz, ‘youth hostels’, PG, camping, multi-tiered modes of travel including hitchhike, rides, ships, boats, buses, shared cabs, trains and airways.

Dr Harish Saxena has had amazing travel experiences of the World full of nature’s bounty and beauty, and its people with their compassion and understanding, boosting hope for universal peace and harmony. 

Authored by : Dr Harish Saxena
Language : English
Publisher : Turning Point Publishers
Year of Publication : 2018
Binding : Paperback
ISBN-13 : 978-81-937831-3-9
Subject : An Indian Backpackers Diary
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A ‘WORLD’ OF PRAISE FOR THIS BOOK:

 

“Tourists flying in and out of countries today don’t get any sense of distances, or slowly changing landscapes, and climates. Harish Saxena visited 107 countries around the world, but he was not ‘collecting’ destinations. He immersed deeply into the countries he saw, the people he met and different cultures. His mission always has been to contribute to a better mutual understanding and peace. His diaries are not only a personal memory but also an amazing historical document of worldwide travelling…”.

Angela Braasch-Eggert Hamburg, Germany,
President, International Youth Hostel Federation, UK

 

“Dr Harish Saxena, who adorned different positions in IYHF and YHA of India, is a veteran trekker and traveller. He has vast experience in the field of youth hostelling and his sincere efforts as the President of YHAI resulted in setting up several youth hostels in our country which helped young trekkers to stay at a reasonably low cost. His book will be a great asset to those who love travelling and they will surely take guidance from it. His book will be a jewel in the library of any trekker or traveller…”.

Justice Anil Dave,
Former Judge, Supreme Court of India

 

“Dr Harish Saxena was travelling the world as a backpacker all his life long. Harish is a committed supporter of the youth hostel movement ethos and a true believer in peace and international understanding. His book is a useful testimony which could inspire the new generation of travellers and make them aware that travelling is a life experience which opens the door to a great knowledge about the cultural diversity around the world. It is a way to promote peace, tolerance and respect…”.

Edith Arnoult-Brill Past-President HI/IYHF FUAJ General Secretary,
Paris, France

 

 “Harish is truly a diplomatic ambassador of peace and understanding He kept travelling across the world, even after retirement, spreading his experiences and spirit of tolerance and love wherever he went. His experiences are priceless...”.

Dr Mandour MD Ex Dean of Doctors,
Cairo University Hospital, Egypt

 

“It gives me immense pleasure to see this book on Dr. Saxena’s travel experiences. Generations would certainly be benefitted by reading your compilation of experiences. As a staunch believer in Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology, he is a role model for younger generations…”.

Padamshree Dr S.P.Verma,
Vice-President Gandhi Global Family, India

 

“Dr. Saxena arises above the narrow mindedness, prejudices and bigotry which ail the world today. His backpacking travels contribute to the future of friendship and peace. He builds bridges and spreads goodwill wherever he goes. Mark Twain has hailed travel as necessary to ‘broaden your view on life which cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner. His diary both educates and inspires the spirit of adventure...”.

Igor Jurisic President, Hosteling International,
Slovenia

 

“It is a matter of great honour for us that Dr Harish Saxena was the first Indian to serve as President of IFYH for eight years and promoted the apt theme ‘peace and understanding’. His backpacking travel diary of 1975 and 2012 will inspire and motivate many young people to take up such adventures...”.

Dr.CNN Raju Global Council Trustee United Religious
Initiative San Francisco, USA

 

“Dr. Saxena’s exceptional leadership and valuable contributions to the High Hostel association helped promote its philosophy of peace and International understanding around the world. Dr. Saxena has added great value to his journey by writing his book...”.

Sheikh Anis Abdul Malak Former President,
Lebanese YH Federation Beirut, Lebanon

 

“Harish is truly an international person, beyond all political, racial and religious differences. He has promoted international youth tourism by personal example and enthusiasm. This book bears testimony to his sincere efforts...”.

Sardi Gyula Former IYHF Board member Budapest,
Hungary

 

 “As a novice traveller I have always benefitted from Dr. Saxena’s rich experiences in international travel specially during those days when there were scant internet facilities and travel portals. I am sure his present book ‘ An Indian backpacker’s diary’ will inspire many young people to explore the world. For others it may even satisfy their wanderlust without travelling...”.

Prof. Panav Desai, Former Professor and Chairman,
 Centre for studies in Science Policy JNU, New Delhi

 

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