World  /  Published 06.03.22

Russia stifles war coverage

Russia clamped down harder Friday on news and free speech than at any time in President Vladimir V. Putin’s 22 years in power, blocking access to Facebook and major foreign news outlets, and ena...
By Anton Troianovski

World  /  Published 05.03.22

Russia blocks BBC, Voice of America

Russia’s state communications watchdog said on Friday it had blocked the BBC, Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Deutsche Welle and other media outlets for spreading “fake&...
By Reuters in Moscow

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.22

War: Bhagavad Gita for advice

He had a pet wolf called Boris, named after the former Russian president, Boris Yeltsin. Evgeny’s father, Alexander Lebedev, was once a KGB officer. ...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.22

Restoring an heirloom

Treasured heirloom The Repair Shop is a programme on BBC that restores family heirlooms. It has done just that with a painting of the Jain preacher, Rishabhadeva. The artwork had belonged to Mukta Sh...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 18.01.22

UK to freeze BBC funding for two years

Britain said on Monday it would freeze funding for the BBC for two years and begin a debate on whether a universal licence fee should continue in the modern television age. Culture secretary Nadine D...
By Reuters in London


World  /  Published 07.10.21

Stop talking, PM! journo tells Boris

The Prime Minister was asked by the journalist: “Do you believe that this is a crisis?” The Prime Minister responded with the old trick of talking non-stop without answering uncomfortable...
By Amit Roy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.09.21

BBC's first Hindi news reader dies at 93

Rajni Kaul, a distinguished broadcaster who became the first woman to read a news bulletin in Hindi on BBC nearly 60 years ago, passed away in Faridabad on Tuesday. She was 93. She was cremated on We...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.08.21

Russia expels BBC journalist

Russia has told a BBC journalist working in Moscow to leave the country by the end of this month in retaliation for what it called London’s discrimination against Russian journalists working in ...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 13.07.21

India is deeply within me: Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who was born in Tamil Nadu and grew up in Chennai, said India is deeply rooted in him and a big part of who he is. In an in-depth interview with the BBC at the Google headqu...
By PTI, Reuters in London

Culture  /  Published 06.07.21

What musicians are watching

And I have to talk about The Defiant Ones. It’s about the legendary music producer Dr. Dre crossing paths with Jimmy Iovine, creating something that changed how the world conceives contemporary ...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya


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