RMF Summary: Week of April 25 - May 1, 2011

April 26
Successful events on the book in Atlanta
Just returned after a successful weekend in Atlanta. All the copies of "Breaking India" we had sent got sold.

April 26
Srirangam Book Club meeting Public Announcement, The Hindu
Book review in 'The Hindu'
The book, ‘Breaking India'- Western Interventions in Dravidian and Dalit Faultiness by Rajiv Malhotra and Aravindan Neelakandan will be reviewed by M.G.Srinivasan at the monthly meeting of the Book Club Tiruchi. 

April 26

Review published in Center Right
Center Right India (CRI) carried a review of Breaking India some time back.

April 29
The business of faith - Christianity could increase 5 fold by 2050
The commercial thrust has made the last decade one of the most successful for the growth of Christianity in India. According to a forecast by the World Religious Council, India's 25 million-strong Christian population could balloon five-fold by 2050.

May 1
Book Review by MG Srinivasan
Engagement column The Hindu 27.04.2011
The Book Club: Book review - “M.G.Srinivasan reviews ˜Breaking India:

Manas notes:
"While it is mentioned that the "Dravidian" languages have a non-Sanskrit source, the fact the these languages have a rich cornucopia of tatsama, tadbhava words is conveniently left out. Jethmelani mentions the move to remove these tatsama, tadbhava words from the Tamil language, which is left un-addressed in the response".

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