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Ashali Varma | A Journalist, Author and Media Consultant

Ashali Varma currently resides in Delhi and is a Freelance Journalist. She writes for The Hindustan Times and India Se, a magazine out of Singapore. Ashali launched her book, The Victoria Cross: A Love Story, on the 21st of November, 2012. It received good reviews in most of the major mainstream newspapers and magazines. Read more to see book reviews

Modi Magic:The Nudge Theory, India, Pakistan, China and More

The book has sections on Congress perfidy, Islamic Terror, western hypocrisy, the Kashmir issues and India in the last 10 years and what we should expect in the future vis a vis China and Pakistan and India.

From Swachh Bharat to UPI payments, to sanitation and to Jammu and Kashmir so much else has been achieved in the last decade in India. More, I would say, than in the last 70 years before, and in contrast, compare this with how China and Pakistan lost out…Check out this collection of astute articles from the pen of a veteran journalist who has watched, worked and reported from around the globe



The Victoria Cross: A Love Story is a narrative of courage and love, spanning six decades—from the battlefields in Africa during World War II to India after Independence and beyond. Lt. Prem Bhagat was the first Indian officer to be awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry in World War II.

His Commanding Officer described his action of clearing 55 miles of a mined road in 96 hours as “the longest continued feat … of sheer cold courage”.