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V. Sudarshan

V. Sudarshan

works as executive editor at 'The New Indian Express'. His previous book, 'Anatomy of an Abduction: How the Indian Hostages in Iraq Were Freed', was published by Penguin in 2008.


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Prisoners of the state

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In jail with their mothers, children grow up in a hard school.

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Jeffrey Wasserstrom

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