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6:45am

Wed May 6, 2015
Dispatch from Kolkata for 5/6/2015

Sandip Roy: Bilateral Relations

Keith Vaz and Abhishek Bachchan

In the last decade Bollywood has snuck into America. Bollywood aerobics. Bollywood theme parties. It even snuck into the Oscars via Slumdog Millionaire.

But nothing prepared me for the oddest couple of all - Bollywood and geopolitics.

 

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7:52am

Wed April 8, 2015
Dispatch from Kolkata for 4/8/2015

Sandip Roy: Om-less Yoga?

Downward Dog

It's safe to do yoga in American schools, so says the 4th District Court of Appeals.

Its great that an Indian tradition has found an American home, but does that mean yoga needs to go Om-less?

 

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6:45am

Wed April 1, 2015
Dispatch from Kolkata for 4/1/2015

Sandip Roy: Free the Internet

Shreya Singhal

  The Internet just became freer in India thanks to a young woman who decided to do something about it instead of just complaining.

Section 66A of the IT Act was declared unconstitutional.

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6:45am

Wed March 25, 2015
Arts & Culture

Sandip Roy: Tale of Two Cities

After growing up in India, America was a culture shock. After 20 years in America living in India was its own culture shock. Everything is different... or is it?

Sandip Roy compares his two homes.  

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12:01am

Tue February 24, 2015
Arts & Culture

Your Call: A conversation with Sandip Roy about his debut novel, Don't Let Him Know

On the February 24th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sandip Roy -- Morning Edition commentator, editor at Firstpost.com, and former host of Your Call.  His new novel Don’t Let Him Know explores migration, sexual identity and India’s complex social landscape. What role does literature play in helping us understand other cultures and people? We’ll take your questions for Sandip Roy on the next Your Call, with guest host Matt Martin and you.

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