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
Host Sandip Roy talks to a lesbian couple living in Delhi to understand whether lesbian lives have changed since Pride became more celebrated in India.
In this episode, Sandip Roy speaks to Laura T Murphy, professor of human rights and contemporary slavery at Sheffield Hallam University. They speak about the people still living in modern day slavery, the role of...
Historian Ramachandra Guha on the story of seven westerners who went to jail or were expelled from the country for rebelling against the British.
Will we ever know India’s real Covid-19 death count? What do the latest figures by the WHO actually reveal? Is it possible to predict the next wave right now? And what have we learnt about...
Former CEO of BP Ergo, and journalist Aparna Piramal Raje joins Sandip Roy to talk about her book ‘Chemical Khichdi: How I Hacked My Mental Health’, and her struggles with Bipolar disorder.
On this show’s 100th episode, host Sandip Roy is joined by the iconic pop singer Usha Ushup as she takes a trip down memory lane.
Retired diplomat, and former Indian Foreign Secretary Krishnan Srinivasan on the Russian invasion, and how India should walk the diplomatic tightrope.
Veteran journalist Saeed Naqvi talk about his play, The Muslim Vanishes, and how secularism betrayed the Indian Muslim.
Journalist Adrija Roychowdhury joins Sandip Roy to talk about her new book, 'Delhi in Thy Name' which traces the history of the capital city through the naming of its streets.
Economist Shrayana Bhattacharya on why she spent fifteen years interviewing women who are SRK fans, and what that revealed to her about the Indian economy and womanhood.
Data journalist Rukmini S joins host Sandip Roy to talk about her new book Whole Numbers and Half Truths, and what we don’t understand about India’s data.
Best-selling author Johann Hari speaks to Sandip about his new book, Stolen Focus, in which he writes about how we have profoundly misunderstood what’s happening to our attention, and calls for an attention rebellion.
From the Indus Valley civilisation to British policies that still affect us, Mridula Ramesh talks about all that has led to India's grave water crisis.
Srishtaa Aparna Pallavi and Tansha Vohra talk about the practice of eating insects in India, why certain foods are considered inferior, and their favourite insect recipes.
Jnanpith award winner and writer Amitav Ghosh talks about his latest book, The Nutmeg's Curse, and why we may need a new narrative to talk about climate change.
In their latest book, Nehru: The Debates that Defined India, Adeel Hussain and Tripurdaman Singh look at four men debated the first Prime Minister, and how theses exchanges came to shape India as we know...
Josy Joseph joins Sandip Roy to talk about his latest book, The Silent Coup: A History of India's Deep State.
In this episode, Sandip speaks to one of the world's foremost monsoon meteorologists, Dr Sulochana Gadgil about the myths and realities surrounding the monsoons.
Kavitha Rao talks to Sandip Roy about her latest book, 'Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India's First Women in Medicine'.
In this episode, Sandip talks to Jyotirmaya Sharma, professor of political science at the University of Hyderabad, about his new book – Elusive Nonviolence: The Making and Unmaking of Gandhi’s Religion of Ahimsa.
Shivam Shankar Singh and Anand Venkatanarayanan talk about their book, The Art of Conjuring Alternate Realities: How Information Warfare Shapes Your World.
In this episode, Sandip talks to Vidya Dehejia, Barbara Stoler Miller Professor of Indian and South Asian Art at Columbia University, about her latest book, India: A Story through 100 Objects.
Sandip Roy talks to Professor C Raja Mohan about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan, and its implications for India.
Veteran Journalist Kaveree Bamzai talks about her latest book, The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India.
In this episode Sandip talks to author Farah Bashir about her memoir, Rumours of Spring, which is an intimate history of Kashmir told through the eyes of a young girl.