Bye-bye Barkha Dutt and NDTV

This is my first Sunday without Barkha Dutt’s We the People in several years now, and it’s been quite an adjustment. I signed on to Directv’s offering of Hindi channels back in 2006 and it wasn’t long before Barkha Dutt was competing with Tim Russert, then David Gregory and Fareed Zakaria for my attention over […]

Desert Island Discs – Happy 70th!

Today marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, a wonderful programme that you really must check out, if you haven’t listened to it before. For the uninitiated, here’s how the show functions: after a little bit of very languid music and seagull calls, the host speaks to that episode’s guest (a […]