Sandip Roy's Dispatches from Kolkata

Sandip Roy's Dispatches from Kolkata

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"A lot has been written about the changing India," says writer and NPR contributor Sandip Roy. "But reporting about a changing India is one thing. Living in it and dealing with a country where newspapers are still being launched instead of folding, Internet rumors spark mass exoduses, and cricketers advertise skin-whitening creams called Fair and Handsome is another thing." Sandip delivers an audio diary from Kolkata India every weekMore from Sandip Roy's Dispatches from Kolkata »

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Sandip Roy: Bangalore Rage

Indian officials play 'racism dodge ball' in Bangalore.

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Sandip Roy: Just Shoot Me

Coldplay's new video is the great Western discovery of India all over again.

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Netaji Lives!

The mystery of Subhas Chandra Bose has trumped the actual history of Subhas Bose.

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Sandip Roy: Free Basics

Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better than no...

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Sandip Roy Works From home

Sandip Roy finds working from home is not all pajamas and TV.

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Sandip Roy Calls His Mother

Calling your mother can sometimes feel like your in a spy film.

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Sandip Roy: Merry Montoos

It's hardly Santaland but as Christmas approaches Montoo's bakery, in a dingy lane in central Kolkata, is one of the city's hottest addresses.

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Sandip Roy: Too Late for Suzette

Justice has finally come for Suzette Jordan. Though she was not there to witness it.

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Sandip Roy: Sanjay's Super Team

More than The Good Dinosaur, Pixar's latest and greatest, what really excites me is the short that accompanies it, Sanjay's Super Team. It's a story...

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