NL Interviews – Part 1: According to Devinder Sharma Growth Economics is Violent Economics

Journalist, author & food policy analyst tells Anand Ranganathan the flaws in China’s development model, globalisation, MGNREGA, food policies & GM crops

posted by NL Team|July 27, 2016   in TEEVEE|6 comments

Arvind Kejriwal in conversation with Abhinandan Sekhri

At the launch of Pran Kurup's book, Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi's Chief Minister talked to Abhinandan Sekhri about the possibility of Navjot Singh Sidhu joining AAP, the party's election strategy in Punjab, his own meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, AAP's relation with the media, and more. Bonus: look out for the Nirupa Roy moment in their conversation.

posted by NL Team|July 20, 2016   in TEEVEE|22 comments

NL Interviews – Part 2: Pradip Baijal on his connection with Niira Radia & the role of lobbyists

In this part, among other things, Baijal talks about how he was targeted by CBI to save UPA, NDA leaders and how he ended up working with Niira Radia

posted by NL Team|July 9, 2016   in TEEVEE|4 comments

NL Interviews – Part 1: Bureaucrat Pradip Baijal on how UPA constructed telecom corruption

Former TRAI head talks about Manmohan Singh and Maran pressures on him to be corrupt. CBI harassed him and planted stories.

posted by NL Team|July 9, 2016   in TEEVEE|5 comments


Social issues and graphics, a ‘First Hand’ experience

How did India's first crowd-funded graphic novel come into being and what were the challenges?

posted by NL Team|June 15, 2016   in NL Interviews|no comments

NL Interviews: Rana Ayyub on her new book Gujarat Files

Originally shot for Facebook Live, in this interview, award winning journalist Rana Ayyub speaks about her journey of investigating the Gujarat riots of 2002 and the struggle she faced in getting the book published

posted by NL Team|May 30, 2016   in TEEVEE|36 comments

NL Interviews – Part 2: Anupam Kher on Secularism, JNU & AAP

The actor opens up on sloganeering in JNU, the formation of AAP and more

posted by NL Team|May 27, 2016   in TEEVEE|12 comments

NL Interviews – Part 1: Anupam Kher on FoE & why he prefers teaching to acting

The actor speaks on diversity in India, freedom of expression and what it constitutes, intolerance and more.

posted by NL Team|May 26, 2016   in TEEVEE|8 comments

NL interviews – Part 2: Vivek Agnihotri talks about Jadavpur University, being ‘banged’ & more

Vivek Agnihotri, director of Buddha in a Traffic Jam, talks about Dalit & upper caste conflict, student politics, the difference between being touched and being 'banged', how the plot of his new film came about, and a lot more.

posted by NL Team|May 25, 2016   in TEEVEE|6 comments

NL interviews – Part 1: Vivek Agnihotri on the Left, the Right and a zero-budget marketing strategy

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri tells Abhinandan Sekhri about how Buddha In A Traffic Jam was a super successful marketing exercise with zero budget, it not being an ideological film, his being a moderate and having an equal distaste for the far Left and Right-wing ideologies. Also, he reacts to Abhinandan’s alternate plot for a film.

posted by NL Team|May 25, 2016   in TEEVEE|5 comments

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