Fri January 4, 2013

Friday Media Roundtable: Protest in Delhi, Al Jazeera on US cable

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Mon December 17, 2012

Today on Your Call: Who Are The Emerging Global Consumers?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the rise in consumer spending in China and India.  By 2020, Consumer spending in China and India is expected to reach 10 trillion dollars a year. Who are these new consumers? And how are they changing their societies? Join us live at 10 or send an email to How is the rise in consumer spending impacting the global economy? It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.


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Wed November 14, 2012
Dispatches from Kolkata

All you can eat India

Buffet table

In America, I discovered coma-inducing lunches of all you can eat chicken tikka masala and saag paneer and naan for just 9.99. Well, what goes around comes around. The great Indian buffet has come - to India - with a vengeance.  

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Wed November 7, 2012
Dispatches from Kolkata

Absentee voter

Why do American elections matter to the world when barely 50 percent of Americans show up at the polling booth? Sandip Roy votes absentee... from India.

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Wed October 31, 2012
Dispatches from Kolkata

Tight pants thwart police, fashion at 11!

Kolkata police in pants that are too tight?