The Sandip Roy Show

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

Episode 5 August 19, 2018

The Billionaire Raj with James Crabtree

Today Sandip speaks to journalist, author and professor James Crabtree about his recent book The Billionaire Raj. India’s economy might be growing rapidly but this progress leaves many of its citizens behind, with only 1% of the population holding 60% of the wealth. James was the Mumbai bureau chief for the Financial Times and during his tenure made the acquaintance of several of India’s billionaires, tycoons and power brokers, leading him to write a book about his personal journey where he explores the struggle between equality and privilege playing out in India today. James and Sandip talk about the book, the personalities and India’s problem with corruption and crony capitalism.


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The Billionaire Raj with James CrabtreeToday Sandip speaks to journalist, author and professor James Crabtree about his recent book The Billionaire Raj. India's economy might be growing rapidly but this progress leaves many of its citizens behind, with only 1% of the population holding 60% of the wealth. James was the Mumbai bureau chief for the Financial Times and during his tenure made the acquaintance of several of India's billionaires, tycoons and power brokers, leading him to write a book about his personal journey where he explores the struggle between equality and privilege playing out in India today. James and Sandip talk about the book, the personalities and India's problem with corruption and crony capitalism. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes so other people can find us. Our entire podcast catalogue is available on indianexpress.com/audio. You can tweet Sandip @sandipr and James @jamescrabtree