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The Sandip Roy Show

The Indian Express

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What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday
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Sharmila+Tagore+remembers+Satyajit+Ray+on+his+100th+birth+anniversary
access_time4 days ago
Renowned actor Sharmila Tagore joins Sandip to celebrate this occasion, take a look back at his films, and talk about what made him stand apart from others.
Memories+of+food+and+what%E2%80%99s+missing+on+our+plate%2C+with+Anumitra+Dastidar+and+Shalini+Krishan
access_time18 days ago
Sandip talks to the co-founder of Edible Archives, a restaurant-cum-research centre in Goa that is spearheading a new way to think about food memory and food heritage.
The+conundrum+of+BJP%E2%80%99s+meteoric+rise+in+Bengal%2C+with+Neelanjan+Sircar+and+Sajjan+Kumar
access_time1 month ago
In this episode, Sandip is joined by political analyst Sajjan Kumar and Neelajan Sircar, assistant professor of political science at Ashoka University, to talk about the West Bengal state polls 2021.
Anuja+Chauhan+on+the+pleasures+of+murder+and+perils+of+romance
access_time2 months ago
Anuja Chauhan joins Sandip to talk about the new novel, the politics of Delhi (and Bangalore) clubs, the perils of writing romance in the time of ‘love-jihad’, and more.
What%E2%80%99s+next+for+Bihar+after+Lalu+and+Nitish%3F+%E2%80%93+with+Santosh+Singh
access_time2 months ago
Sandip talks to Indian Express' Associate Editor Santosh Singh about what Bihar politics will look like after Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad's lasting impact on the state, and his latest book – JP to BJP: Bihar After Lalu and Nitish.
Stephen+Alter+on+what+Uttarakhand+tells+us+about+fragility+of+Himalaya
access_time2 months ago
Author Stephen Alter on what the history of Himalaya can tell us about the present, lessons we can learn from past disasters, and his latest book ‘Wild Himalaya’.
Dr+Gagandeep+Kang+on+the+mystery+of+India%E2%80%99s+declining+COVID+numbers
access_time3 months ago
While the SARS- COV 2 virus surges around the world and mutates, India's number of COVID-19 deaths went below 100 for the first time since May. So, what's with the COVID-19 mystery in India?
Harsh+Mander+on+how+India%E2%80%99s+Covid+strategy+forgot+its+most+vulnerable
access_time3 months ago
Social activist and Director of the Centre of Equity Studies Harsh Mander talks about his latest book 'Locking Down the Poor: The Pandemic and India’s Moral Centre' (published by Speaking Tiger).
The+A+to+Z+of+ghosts+and+monsters+of+India%2C+with+Rakesh+Khanna
access_time4 months ago
Rakesh Khanna, the founder of Blaft Publications, talks about his new book which is an encyclopedia of ‘Ghosts, Monsters and Demons of India’.
Why+the+BJP+keeps+winning%2C+with+Vinay+Sitapati
access_time4 months ago
Political scientist Dr Vinay Sitapati talks to Sandip about this latest book, Jugalbandi: The BJP before Modi.
Dr+Shashi+Tharoor+on+the+gap+between+nationalism+and+patriotism+in+India
access_time5 months ago
Dr Shashi Tharoor on who does nationalism really mean in the Indian context, and how it is different from patriotism.
Why+India%E2%80%99s+better+placed+to+do+a+huge+vaccine+roll-out+than+most+other+countries%2C+according+to+Dr+Giridhar+R+Babu
access_time5 months ago
Sandip speaks with epidemiologist Dr Giridhar R Babu about the great vaccine race, and whether millions of COVID-19 infections are being undercounted.
The+fascinating+career+of+the+actor+and+fitness+icon%2C+Mandira+Bedi
access_time6 months ago
Sandip talks to Mandira about her career, how she has reinvented herself over the years, and her memoir, Happy For No Reason.
Why+life+won%E2%80%99t+go+back+to+normal+even+after+a+COVID-19+vaccine%2C+with+Dr+Gagandeep+Kang
access_time6 months ago
Sandip talks to Dr Gagandeep Kang about what we’re really looking for in a COVID-19 vaccine, and clears up some burning coronavirus concerns.
The+untold+story+of+the+unraveling+of+Parveen+Babi%E2%80%99s+mind%2C+with+Karishma+Upadhyay
access_time7 months ago
Sandip talks to author Karishma Upadhyay about her new book on Parveen Babi, the glamorous star whose life was turned upside down by her mental health struggles, and discusses how far we've come, or not come, since then.
Romila+Thapar+on+dissent+in+India+from+Vedic+Brahmanism+to+Shaheen+Bagh
access_time7 months ago
Historian Romila Thapar on the history of dissent in India – from Vedic Brahmanism to Shaheen Bagh.
SSR+case+and+why+India%E2%80%99s+drug+laws+are+out+of+date%2C+with+Ronny+Sen
access_time8 months ago
Award winning photographer and filmmaker, Ronny Sen on the questions we should be asking about drug addiction and the issues that India's drug laws fail to address.
Apurva+Asrani+on+whether+Bollywood+has+changed+2+years+after+the+377+verdict
access_time8 months ago
National Award winning film editor and writer Apurva Asrani on why he has been overwhelmed by the changes he has seen in Bollywood since the Section 377 verdict was announced two years back.
Comic+books+as+art%2C+protests+and+propaganda%2C+with+Paul+Gravett
access_time9 months ago
Sandip speaks to Paul Gravett, the world's foremost comic book authorities, about the unique power of comic books to absorb and reflect cultures.
How+to+overcome+anxiety+in+the+middle+of+this+pandemic%2C+with+Dr+Sonali+Gupta
access_time9 months ago
In this episode, Sandip talk to clinical psychologist Dr Sonali Gupta about how to cope with anxiety during this pandemic and her book, 'Anxiety: Overcome It and Live without Fear'.
The+Cisco+case+and+how+Indians+took+casteism+to+the+US%2C+with+Thenmozhi+Soundararajan
access_time9 months ago
In the latest episode of the Sandip Roy Show, Dalit activist Thenmozhi Soundararajan talks about how the Cisco case highlights the problem of caste discrimination in the US.
What+the+Tiktok+ban+means+for+young+India%2C+with+Snigdha+Poonam
access_time10 months ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to journalist Snigdha Poonam about what made TikTok different from other social media apps, how it affected the lives of young Indians, and why it has been a cultural phenomenon.
What+India%E2%80%99s+environment+ministry%E2%80%99s+been+doing+while+we+were+preoccupied+with+COVID-19%2C+with+Kanchi+Kohli
access_time10 months ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to Kanchi Kohli, senior researcher at Center for Policy Research (CPR), about how the pandemic has affected the way the ministry has been taking decisions and changing the fundamentals of the environment assessments process.
Angela+Saini+on+Black+Lives+Matter+and+how+%E2%80%98race+science%E2%80%99+helped+harden+discrimination
access_time11 months ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to award-winning science writer Angela Saini, whose latest book Superior, talks about how the feeling of racial superiority has been hardened through 'race science' that lets people believe that is not prejudice but biology behind these ideas.
How+Cyclone+Amphan+warns+us+about+the+future+of+Sundarbans%2C+with+Nilanjan+Ghosh
access_time11 months ago
Sandip talks to ecological economist, Nilanjan Ghosh, Director of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Kolkata about the future of Sundarbans and the damage that cyclone Amphan has done to the region.
How+to+talk+to+your+kids+about+the+Bois+Locker+Room%2C+with+Tanu+Shree+Singh
access_time12 months ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to psychologist and author, Tanu Shree Singh, about how to talk to your kids about Bois Locker Room and have other difficult conversations.
The+lockdown%E2%80%99s+toll+on+mental+health%2C+with+Dr+Pratima+Murthy
access_time1 year ago
Dr Pratima Murthy on how mental health is suffering during this time. From the toll that the lockdown has taken on people suffering from alcohol addiction and severe mental illness like schizophrenia to the problems being faced by the elderly and the stigma associated with the disease.
What+will+it+take+for+India+to+come+out+of+lockdown%3F+With+Dr+Giridhar+Babu
access_time1 year ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to Dr. Giridhar R Babu, professor and head of life course epidemiology at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) about how we will know whether India is ready to come out of the lockdown on May 3, and the kind of new India that we will emerge into.
Understanding+how+India+migrates%2C+with+Chinmay+Tumbe
access_time1 year ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to Chinmay about India’s internal migrants, the myths that surround them, how the government can better address their problems, the emerging trends in migration and his book, India Moving: A History of Migration.
When+India+locked+up+3%2C000+Chinese-Indians+in+internment+camps%2C+with+Dilip+D%E2%80%99Souza
access_time1 year ago
In this episode, Sandip talk to journalist Dilip D'Souza about this latest book, The Deoliwallahs: The True Story of the 1962 Chinese-Indian Internment.
Getting+a+coronavirus+reality+check%2C+with+Dr+Gagandeep+Kang
access_time1 year ago
In this episode, Dr Gagandeep Kang, one of India's leading clinical scientists, busts myths about coronavirus, talks about why she is hopeful for a vaccine and how climate change affects the spread of such viruses.
Viswanathan+Anand+on+being+a+bad+loser+and+why+he+admires+John+McEnroe
access_time1 year ago
In this episode, Sandip talk to Viswanathan Anand about how he deals with losing, why he admires John McEnroe, his autobiography and more.
How+Congress+helped+the+BJP+come+to+power%2C+with+Kapil+Komireddi
access_time1 year ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to Kapil Komireddi about how secularism was worn down in India, how historians inadvertently contributed to it and his latest book, Malevolent Republic.
What+Ranbaxy+and+Indian+Pharma+don%E2%80%99t+want+you+to+know%2C+with+Katherine+Eban
access_time1 year ago
Investigative journalist, Katherine Eban, on her book Bottle of Lies that documents global fraud, large-scale data fabrication and unsafe practices inside Indian drug plants.
%E2%80%98Oh%2C+but+you+don%E2%80%99t+look+like+a+Muslim%21%E2%80%99+with+Rakhshanda+Jalil
access_time1 year ago
Writer, translator and literary historian, Rakhshanda Jalil, on her collection of essays titled 'But You Don't Look Like A Muslim'.
The+Best+of+Sandip+Roy+Show+2019
access_time1 year ago
The best conversations Sandip had with this year's guests, including Amitav Ghosh, Prannoy Roy, Harsh Mander, Paro Anand, Anjali Gopalan and more.
Trucking+through+India+%E2%80%93+A+Hitchhiking+Adventure+with+Rajat+Ubhaykar
access_time1 year ago
What a hitchhiker learned from riding across India in trucks and the insight it gave him about how corruption works.
The+politics+of+India%E2%80%99s+relationship+with+technology%2C+with+Arun+Sukumar
access_time1 year ago
Over the decades, India's political leadership has had a complicated relationship with scientific innovations. Arun Sukumar, the head of the technology initiative at the Observer Research Foundation of New Delhi joins Sandip to discuss pivotal moments in India's tech history, how Prime Minister Modi sold Indians "a lethal cocktail of faith and technology" and more.
Our+plastic+addiction+and+what+we+can+do+about+it%2C+with+Bharati+Chaturvedi
access_time1 year ago
The myriad ways in which plastic affects our lives and how we can realistically fight it.
William+Dalrymple+on+how+a+private+company+came+to+rule+India
access_time2 years ago
In this episode, Sandip talks to historian William Dalrymple about how the East India Company came to rule India and why many know so little about it.
Why+the+sedition+law+still+exists%2C+with+Chitanshul+Sinha
access_time2 years ago
In this episode Sandip talks to the Supreme Court lawyer about the history of the sedition law in India and why it still exists in the 21st century.
On+being+Gandhi+and+why+he+still+matters%2C+with+Paro+Anand
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to writer Paro Anand about her latest book, Being Gandhi and what we can still learn from the father of the nation.
Sex+and+other+pleasures%2C+a+chat+with+Paromita+Vohra
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to the founder of Agents of Ishq about how ideas of sex and love are evolving and why sex education is important for a good sex life.
Sex+and+other+pleasures%2C+a+chat+with+Paromita+Vohra
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to the founder of Agents of Ishq about how ideas of sex and love are evolving and why sex education is important for a good sex life.
How+much+corporate+India+changed+a+year+after+377%2C+with+Parmesh+Shahani
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to Parmesh Shahani about what corporate India looks like one year after the 377 verdict.
How+much+corporate+India+changed+a+year+after+377%2C+with+Parmesh+Shahani
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to Parmesh Shahani about what corporate India looks like one year after the 377 verdict.
Understanding+depression%2C+the+invisible+illness%2C+with+Amrita+Tripathi
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to Amrita Tripathi, the founder-editor of the Health Collective, about her latest book that tries to open up conversations about depression and tell us that we are not alone in dealing with it.
Understanding+depression%2C+the+invisible+illness%2C+with+Amrita+Tripathi
access_time2 years ago
Sandip talks to Amrita Tripathi, the founder-editor of the Health Collective, about her latest book that tries to open up conversations about depression and tell us that we are not alone in dealing with it.
31%3A+Understanding+depression%2C+the+invisible+illness%2C+with+Amrita+Tripathi
access_time2 years ago
Unlike many other illnesses, depression can be an invisible one. According to the national mental health survey, 150 million Indians suffer from depression which requires immediate intervention. And yet, we don't talk about it. Perhaps because we don't know how to talk about it. In this episode, Sandip talks to Amrita Tripathi, the founder-editor of the Health Collective, who has recently co-written a book with psychologist Arpita Anand called 'Real Stories of dealing with Depression', which tries to open up conversations about depression and tell us that we are not alone in dealing with it or trying to help some about one who has it.
What+we+get+wrong+about+Yoga%2C+with+Devdutt+Pattanaik
access_time2 years ago
Devdutt Pattanaik on what we get wrong about Yoga, how much is it really get connected to faith and why the ancient Indians practiced it.
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