Ratan Lal Basu

Biography

ADDRESS: Kolkata, India

EDUCATION

Ph. D. in Economics
Profession: Retired from 1st January, 2009 from the post of Reader in Economics and Teacher-in-Charge, Bhairab Ganguly College, Kolkata, India

Books

Stories of Spies
By Ratan Lal Basu
Price: Free! Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
This e-book depicts the colourful true story of a few real world spies, whose espionage created sensation all over the world. These include both male and female spies of variegated characters and motivations.
Horror of Soviet Secret Police
By Ratan Lal Basu
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
This book depicts the crime against humanity committed by Lenin and Stalin through Secret Police and espionage agencies and slave labor camps in the USSR
Tagore, Hepburn and Shahrukh Khan
By Ratan Lal Basu
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Essay
This booklet contains two articles and some photographs. the first Article about Audrey Hepburn's familiarity with Tagore's works and the second about the popularity of the Indian film star Shahrukh Khan in Indonesia and the photos are of Indian cultural heritage in Indonesia.
Economic Concepts: Ancient and Modern
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: ECONOMICS, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This collection of articles gives a broad idea about economic concepts of Kautliya's Arthasastra (circa 300 B. C.), Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Classical and Neoclassical Economists, Mahatma Gandhi, John Maynard Keynes and post Keynesian Economists
স্বপ্ন স্মৃতি বাস্তব
By Ratan Lal Basu
Price: Free! Words: 34,300. Language: Bengali. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
A HISTORICAL NOVEL BASED ON THE TURBULENT NAXALITE MOVEMENT IN WEST BENGAL DURING 1960s & 1970s. THE AUTHOR LIVED THROUGH THE MOVEMENT AND THIS NOVEL IS A LITERARY TRANSFORMATION OF HIS DIARY WRITTEN DURING THE MOVEMENT.
অ-সাধারণ সুন্দর ও অনান্য গল্প
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: Bengali. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
A collectin of short stories in Bengali
Tantra Cult
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There are many misgivings and superstitions around the Tantra Cult. This booklet attempts a scientific analysis and explanation of the Tantra Cult as originated in India and practiced now a days in various forms all over the world.
Stories for Children
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
This collection contains four stories of animals, trees, hunters and folklore
Tragedy of the Pugilist
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
A poor and naïve boxer loved a girl very deeply. The girl and his father took advantage of this and exploited him ruthlessly to ruin him and his poor mother.
Dream In A Rainy Day
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sandip, a communist revolutionary was released from jail after the movement had completely died down and he found the entire world changed and the dream to create a new world ended in utter frustration
Mod Lady and the Prabhus
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
It is a funny story about two vagabond boys and a famous lady
Horror Of Yakshini
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
The protagonist, a collector of antique goods, buys a nude idol of a yakshini from an old man and uncovers it ignoring warnings of its seller. Thereafter he gets infatuated to the voluptuous idol and encounters horrible consequences.
The Curse Of The Goddess
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
This novel portrays the thrilling adventure of an intrepid Hindu boy and a Buddhist hill girl who undertook to resolve the curse that befell the Buddhist hill people who had inadvertently dishonored a powerful Hindu goddess. This is a story of love, adventure and mystery of tantric cult.
The Oraon And His Tree Friend
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
An Indian tribal while felling a vast mango tree fancies it to be his humanoid friend and in course of his fancied discourse with the tree he unravels the pathos and loneliness of his life and the history and culture of the trabals who were deceived into plantation industries in Bengal and Assam.
Atharva Veda, A Brief Outline
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: HINDU PHILOSOPHY, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This booklet incorporates a representative section headlines from the first ten chapters of the available text of Atharva Veda. They are likely to give a fairly good idea about the non-Aryan characteristics of Atharva Veda, an unique ancient Indian text depicting the superstitious cults of the primitive religions.
Lord Krishna Mystery
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: HINDU PHILOSOPHY, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This booklet endeavors to explain the fact that Lord Krishna is the symbol of the Supreme Lord and not an Avatar (incarnate) of Lord Vishnu of Hindu Puranas.
Bhakti Yoga
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This booklet explains the principle of Bhakti Yoga (Devotional Yoga) and explains why devotion without true wisdom degenerates into self seeking, avenues of fulfilling baser desires, blind ritualism, idolatry and morbid fantasy. The text also explains the relation between science and true wisdom
Principles of Hatha Yoga
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The book gives a general outline of the Hatha Yoga methods as delineated in the Book “Hatha Yoga Pradipika”, written in Sanskrit by Yogi Svatmarama during the fifteenth century A.D.
Karma Yoga
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The book defines different types of Yoga and elaborates the principles of Karma Yoga with personal experience and excerpts from the Hindu sacred text ‘Gita’ & ‘Karma Yoga’ by Swami Vivekananda.
Raj Yoga
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book gives the brief outlines of the Yogic Methods on the basis of Patanjali's 'Yoga Sutra' which is in perfect conformity with Vedic Hindu Religion which is Free From Idolatry, Mysticism and Esoteric Rituals and conceives of a Supreme God who is 'One and Only-one', 'Ubiquitous', 'Invisible' and 'Attribute-free'.
Fantastic Hill Trek
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: TRAVELOGUE, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
The travelogue gives a vivid account of his adventure to Sandhak-Fu, the peak which gives the magnificent views of mount Everest and Kanchenjunga and his journey through vales and forests around this peak.
The Witch's Mirror And Other Stories
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
The stories included in this collection have in their backdrop the turbulent political milieu in West Bengal, India during 1969-2011. The period was characterized by terrorism, political crimes, instability and uncertainly. The stories in this volume depict the struggles of human beings to wade through this abysmal darkness.
The Gladiator And Other Stories
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
This is a collection of eight short stories that depict the nuances of human psychology, the predicament of individuals via-a-vis the complexities of social life and the pains and pleasres of human living.
Mahabharata, the Great Indian Epic: Economic and Political Ideas
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: ECONOMICS, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The book endeavors to depict some of the economic and political ideas embedded in the great Indian epic Mahabharata
Manusmriti, the Hindu Law Book: Economic Ideas
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: ECONOMICS, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Study of this book would give the reader a complete grasp over the economic ideas delineated in the Manusmriti composed before 3000 B.C. by Manu. To enable free reading the English translations of the supporting excerpts from the text has been relegated to the end of the book under 'notes'.
Kautliya's Arthasastra ( 300 B.C.): Economic Ideas
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: ECONOMICS, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book delineates all the economic ideas embedded in the Arthasastra composed around 300 B.C. in India by Kautilya, a great Brahmin scholar and the Prime Minister of the Maurya king. To enable free reading the English translations of the supporting excerpts from the original text has been relegated to the end of the book under 'notes'.
Blue Are the Far Off Mountains
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: FICTION, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Like the blue mountain romantic love endures only if the lovers are at distance from each other. Proximity destroys love as the lovers soon discover the shortcomings of each other and the harsh reality unravels the absurdity of the colorful image each paints about the other. The stories in this collection portrays this truth pertaining to sex-love between men and women.
Material Progress, Ethics & Human Development
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: ECONOMICS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
It is a collection articles related to the relation between material progress and human social ethics -- both in the West and India and also the concepts of human development as historically evolved. In fact, in conventional economic analysis ethical issues are sidetracked, but without ethical aspect economic develoment loses human face. This book endeavors to emphasize this aspect.
Glimpses of the Indian Economy: Ancient & Modern
By Ratan Lal Basu
Series: ECONOMICS, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
The book, consisting of four articles covering burning economic in Modern and Ancient India: Diversification of Agriculture in Eastern and North-Eastern India and the Poor; Ancient India’s Foreign Trade with East Asia; Ethical Basis of Exploitation of the Dalits in India and Public Distribution System in India and Food Security

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