World  /  Published 13.05.20

India-origin BBC scribe faces racist abuse

The BBC pulled a live broadcast from the centre of Leicester after one of its Indian women reporters was allegedly subjected to a torrent of racist abuse.The journalist, Sima Kotecha, was about to int...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 09.03.19

A historical connection with India

Something that the distinguished historian, Professor Margaret MacMillan, said when she appeared as a ‘castaway’ on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs to talk about her life and pick eight pieces...
By Amit Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.20

What would Picasso with The Telegraph?

Coolest ManStephen Ward was a society osteopath in 1960s Britain; his patients included the Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Margaret and John Profumo, the minister for war in Harold Macmillan’s cabinet....
By Amit Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.20

Telling art stories

Few Bengali women get the chance to make Western art ‘accessible’ to a British television audience, but Sona Datta has been presenting an hour-long BBC documentary, Michelangelo: The Good, the Bad...
By Amit Roy in

Bihar  /  Published 02.12.18

Slice of Patna in Sinha saga

Patna has been the one constant in the life of Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, who gave a valedictory interview to The Telegraph as he stepped down as Indian high commissioner in London after a distinguished...
By Amit Roy in London


Entertainment  /  Published 08.01.19

Brexit sentiment hits Hercule Poirot

A blood-splattered copy of the ABC railway guide, along with a stocking, is always found at the scene of the murders, which follow the letters of the alphabet. Thus, Alice Ascher is stabbed in her tob...
By Amit Roy in

7 Days  /  Published 16.12.12

Sir Charles Wheeler's BBC stint in Delhi

By Amit Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.19

Tory elite sees the country as the City

Three summers ago in England, I loafed around a polling booth in a church building watching the natives vote on their membership of the European Union. Ever since then I’ve had a proprietorial attit...
By Mukul Kesavan in

Culture  /  Published 25.10.18

Empire an awkward topic for jokes: Andy Zaltzman

Critically acclaimed British satirist, host of the international hit podcast The Bugle, cricket commentator and broadcaster Andy Zaltzman was at CC&FC last month for a live recording for the ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

India  /  Published 13.08.19

Kashmir protest: Don't miss the tweak

By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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